List of monarchs of Persia

Shah of Iran
Standard of the Shahanshah of Iran.svg
Standard of the Shah
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi 2.jpg
Last to reign
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi

16 September 1941 – 11 February 1979
Heir apparentNone (Reza Pahlavi II has no sons), has an heir presumptive (Pahlavi dynasty)
Arsalan Mirza Qajar (Qajar dynasty)
Heir presumptivePatrick Ali Pahlavi (Pahlavi dynasty)
Last monarchMohammad Reza Pahlavi
Formation705 BC
Abolition11 February 1979

This article lists the monarchs of Persia (Iran) from the establishment of the Median Empire by Medes around 705 BC until the deposition of the Pahlavi dynasty in 1979.

Earlier monarchs in the area of modern-day Iran are listed in:

Minor dynasties and vassal monarchs can be found in:

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Bahasa Melayu: Senarai Raja Parsi
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