Homayoun, Baroness Renwick, who died 5 July, 2023, aged 83, was the second wife, and widow, of the 2nd Baron Renwick (1935-2020).
Lady Renwick was an Iranian-born socialite who interviewed Ayatollah Khomeini before making her home in Britain, where she was dubbed ‘the caviar queen’
Sh was born 11 July, 1939, as Homayoun Pakzad, one of five children of Major Mahmoud Yazdanparast Pakzad and his wife Nusrat al-Muluk.
She married firstly, in 1960 (divorced 1986), Youssef (Joe) Mazandi, of Los Angeles, California, United States; and married 2ndly, 12 June, 1989, as his second wife, Harry Andrew Renwick, 2nd Baron Renwick (born 10 Oct, 1935), son of the 1st Baron Renwick, KBE (1904-73), and his 1st wife the former Dorothy Mary Parkes. The 2nd Baron Renwick died 2 August, 2020.
She leaves two children from her first marriage, Shariar Mazandi, an artist and hotelier, and Yassi Mazandi Castilla, a sculptor and artist in Los Angeles.