Beauty is something which every woman wish to have. There is no second opinion in it that in today’s world people are ready to do anything to look handsome, beautiful and attracting. The definition of beauty is not always the same it changes with the passage of time. Today the story we are going to tell you is about the beauty of 19th century and the symbol of beauty of that time Princess Qajar.
In every age the definition of beauty is different but if today someone asks you what is beauty according to you? what is your definition of beauty? will your answer contain a fat girl with a mustache on her face?
Surely Not, but if tell you there was a girl with a fat body and a mustache on her face known as the symbol of beauty of her time.
The story is all about the royal family of Qajar known as Qajar Dynasty. The royal family ruled Persia from 1798 to 1925. The story is about one the daughter of King who ruled Persia from 1848 to 1896. His name was Naser al-din Shah. He ruled Persia for 48 years and was a great king of his time.
The king Naser al-din was famous for his interest in woman’s beauty, he wants to change the old picture on beauty. As he was the king and the strongest person of his ara. He believes that women don’t need white color and a thin body to look attractive.
It was February 4, 1883, when a princess was born in the castle of the king. It was the 12th daughter of the king.
She was named as Zahra Khanom, who later known as Princess Qajar. Her mother name was Maryam Turan al-Saltanah. The princess was famous for her beautiful fat body and her mustache.
He was very successful in his mission as his own daughter with a fat body and mustache on her face was becoming famous and becomes a symbol of beauty and know as Princess Qajar.
According to history, as the princess gets young she was the attraction of beauty and becomes famous day by day. Her mustache and fat body were very famous among people and young boys and thousands of men loves her and wants to marry her.
Among all her lovers, 13 young boys commit suicide after rejected by the princess. All of them was dishearted by the princess and love her.
The princess Zahra Khanom, known as Princess Qajar was married with Amir Hussein Khan Shoja’-al Saltaneh and they had four children – two boys and two girls, but can’t live with each other till death and they got divorced in 1907 because it was an unloving arrange marriage.
The princess got married when she 13 and she urged to have a love marriage and criticized arrange marriage. The story of her lovers includes famous Persian poet Aref Qazvini, who wrote a poem Ey Taj for the princess.
The princess was died in Tehran on 25 January 1936, at the age of 52 and was buried in Zahir al-Dawlah cemetery. But the story doesn’t end here there is a twist in the story and if you want to know what it is clicks below.