Dubbed the "Rose of Ispahan", the "Green-eyed Diva", or the "Persian Ava Gardner", Soraya Esfandiari Bakhtiari was a princess of exceptional beauty. She was one of the most coveted and photographed women of the
Princess Soraya of Iran (Queen consort Queen Saroya, second wife of the Shah of Iran. He was forced to divorce her since she could not have children. He announced the news in tears. This is a bit of history I had never heard.