Mansoor Pazargard claimed that he was born in Shraz, Iran on 28 December 1896. He became a Court Judge in his country of origin. His son regularly visited the Shah. Later Pazargard moved to London, UK and then to Los Angeles, California in 1978 just before the revolution. Mansoor Pazargard passed away 7 January 2011 in Reseda, California, United States at the claimed age of 114 years, 10 days. He died of pneumonia and complications of a stroke that prevented him from eating normally.