Princess Ashraf al-Muluk “Fakhr-ol-Dowleh” In Pictures

She took control of her husband’s huge wealth, together with that of her own inheritance from his father, and managed to make his family the most financially powerful in the country. Most of the district of Elahieh in belonged to her. She also introduced taxis for the first time in Tehran, white Fiats that slowly replaced old horse carriages during the 1950s.