Princess Fawzia bint Fuad of Egypt was a daughter of King Fuad I of Egypt and his wife, Queen Nazli Sabri and the first wife of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran. She was born at Ras al-Tine Palace, in Alexandria, Egypt, on November 5, 1921. Her nickname is Wuzzy.

Princess Fawzia married on March 16, 1939 at Cairo and later divorced November 17, 1948 H.I.M. Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, Shahanshah of Iran (1919 -1980). They had one daughter, Princess Shahnaz (born October 27, 1940; married 1st, Ardeshir Zahedi, Iranian Ambassador to the United States; married 2nd, Khosrow Jahanbani).

On March 28, 1949 in Cairo, she married Colonel Ismail Husain Shirin Bey (1919-1994), the onetime Minister for War and Marine, and had two more children.

Her sister Princess Fawkia's son Ahmad Fakhri Bey was married to Gloria Rubio y Alatorre (1912-1980), better known as Gloria Guinness, one of the great beauties of the 1960s who was one of the "swans" beloved by Truman Capote.