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Thursday, July 11, 2013

For the Record: Princess Fawzia's Funeral

As I noted earlier, in the midst of Egypt's current firestorm, the oldest surviving member of the former Royal Family, Princess Fawzia (last surviving sister of King Farouq and first wife of the late Shah of Iran), died at the age of 91, on July 2, the day before the not-a-coup.

Zeinobia has a post on her subject, complete with a slideshow and this clip of her rather unassuming funeral:

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