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June, 17, 1794 A.D.:
Qajar Massacre In Kerman


After a long siege, Kerman was captured by Agha Mohammad Khan's army. The city had given refugee to Fathali Khan, the last Zand ruler and resisted heroically despite famine resulting from the siege that started in December. Fathali Khan finally escaped to nearby Bam in hopes of minimizing civilian c... Read Full Article:


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June, 17, 1797 A.D.:
Agha Mohammad Khan Murdered


In 1791 and 1795, Agha Mohammad Khan marched into Georgia to recover one of the richest provinces of the Safavid dynasty. With the pretext that Georgia sought Russian protection, Catherine the Great responded in 1796 by sending an expedition. Agha Mohammad Khan was on his way to Georgia when he camp... Read Full Article:


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June, 17, 1922 A.D.:
Ghavam Appointed Prime Minister


By a decree from Ahmad Shah, Ghavamossaltaneh was appointed Prime Minister for a second time. As a pro-democracy leader, he soon fell at odds with Reza Khan who was his minister of war at the time. Their disputes reached the 4th Majlis where influential socialists supporting Reza Khan forced him to ... Read Full Article:

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