Photos of Shah and Soraya’s trip to Miami

She wrote that Perron was a “cunning, perfidious and Machiavellian” man who “roused hatred, stirred gossip, reveled in every intrigue”. Much to her disgust, Mohammad Reza was “fascinated with this diabolical Swiss” who professed to be a “philosopher, poet, and a prophet”; the two men met every morning to discuss all the affairs of state in French as Perron was the man whose advice the Shah valued the most, and, as Soraya soon learned, other matters were discussed as well.