Patrick Bakhtiar, the son of Shapour Bakhtiar, the last prime minister before the Revolution, died. He lived in Irvine, California, in his last years and died in America after twenty years of fighting several types of cancer. He was a dentist and also teaching French in America. Shapour Bakhtiar, son of Mohammad Reza (Sardar-e Fateh) and Naz-Baygom was born in 1915 in the Bakhtiari region. Bakhtiar’s maternal grandfather, Najaf-Gholi Samsam ol-Saltaneh, was appointed prime minister twice: in 1912 and 1918. Bakhtiar’s mother died when he was seven years old. He attended elementary school in Shahr-e Kord and then attended secondary school in Esfahan and Beirut, Lebanon where he received his high school diploma from a French school.