Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary in the picture frame

Soraya was raised in Berlin and Isfahan, and educated in London and Switzerland.In 1948, Soraya was introduced to the recently divorced Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, by Forough Zafar Bakhtiary, a close relative of Soraya’s, via a photograph taken by Goodarz Bakhtiary, in London, per Forough Zafar’s request.