Complete Iranian History Illustrated - Chronologic Photo-Gallery of Persia
PART2


Iranian History Chronicle/Historical Timeline

An Achaemenid Seal showing king Cambyses of Persia defeating Egyptian Paroah Psamtik III in 525 B.C. Psamtik was defeated at Pelusium, and fled to Memphis where he was captured. Cambyses was severely injured and died in March, 522 BC.

Elamite Dynasties (2800 - 550) BC


An Achaemenid Seal showing king Cambyses of Persia defeating Egyptian Paroah Psamtik III in 525 B.C. Psamtik was defeated at Pelusium, and fled to Memphis where he was captured. Cambyses was severely injured and died in March, 522 BC.
History Article :2781 BC, July, 19: The Beginning Of Egyptian History
Tags :Achaemenid , Cambyses , Seal , Psamtik 3 , Pharaoh , Egypt
Prophet Zoroaster or Zarathustra, the founder of the oldest organized religion on earth.Prophet Zoroaster or Zarathustra, the founder of the oldest organized religion on earth.
History Article :1768 BC, March, 25: Zarathustra is born
Tags :Prophet , Zoroaster , Zarathustra
A girl Kisses embossed Achaemenid soldier in PerspolisA girl Kisses embossed Achaemenid soldier in Perspolis
History Article :1738 BC, December, 21: Oldest Record Of YALDA
Tags :Iranian , Girl , Achaemenid , Soldier , Embossed , Perspolis
Phraortes Farvartish Bisotoun

Median Empire (728 - 550) BC


Phraortes Farvartish Bisotoun
History Article :678 BC, March, 21: Khashtrita Founds Medes Kingdom
Tags :Phraortes , Farvartish , Bisotoun
Destruction of Susa of Elam by Ashurbanipal, 693(647?) BC, relief. flames rise from the city as Assyrian soldiers topple it with pickaxes and crowbars and carry off the spoils.Ashurbanipal avenger for the humiliations of the non-semitic Elamite Empire.Destruction of Susa of Elam by Ashurbanipal, 693(647?) BC, relief. flames rise from the city as Assyrian soldiers topple it with pickaxes and crowbars and carry off the spoils.Ashurbanipal avenger for the humiliations of the non-semitic Elamite Empire.
History Article :647 BC, April, 17: Assyrians Destroy Susa
Tags :Elam , Susa , Ashur Banipal , Assyrian , 693 , Relief , Embossed
Yazd Dowlatabad Fire TempleYazd Dowlatabad Fire Temple
History Article :628 BC, March, 26: Happy Zoroaster Birthday
Tags :Yazd , Dowlatabad , Fire , Temple , Firealtar
Embossed image of an Achaemenid spearmen in PerspolisEmbossed image of an Achaemenid spearmen in Perspolis
History Article :625 BC, June, 12: Ecbatana Becomes Median Capital
Tags :Achaemenid , Spearman , Embossed , Perspolis
Dungeon of MedesDungeon of Medes
History Article :614 BC, August, 7: Iranians Conquer Assyria
Tags :Dungeon , Medes
Terrace Wall EcbatanaTerrace Wall Ecbatana
History Article :612 BC, December, 14: Iran-Akkad Alliance Conquers Nineveh
Tags :Terrace , Wall , Ecbatana , Hamedan , Medes
Golden Rhyton EcbatanaGolden Rhyton Ecbatana
History Article :610 BC, September, 7: The War Of Carrhae Episode I
Tags :Gold , Rhyton , Ecbatana
Arian Apadana PerspolisArian Apadana Perspolis
History Article :585 BC, May, 30: The Battle Of The Halys
Tags :Arian , Apadana , Perspolis
Cyrus Cilinder Human Rights Chapter

Achaemenid Empire (550 - 331) BC


Cyrus Cilinder Human Rights Chapter
History Article :539 BC, November, 4: Cyrus Builds Babylon City Walls
Tags :Cyrus Cylinder , Achaemenid , British Museum , Cyrus The Great , Human Rights
Cyrus The Great Cylinder which is believed to be the first charter of human rights is on display British Museum, 2009Cyrus The Great Cylinder which is believed to be the first charter of human rights is on display British Museum, 2009
History Article :539 BC, July, 25: The Battle of Opis
Tags :Cyrus , Cylinder , British , Museum , Human Rights , Achaemenid , Cyrus The Great , British Museum
Cyrus TombCyrus Tomb
History Article :539 BC, September, 30: Cyrus The Great Enters Babylon
Tags :Cyrus , Tomb , Achaemenid , Pasargadae , , Mausoleum
Cyrus Tomb PasargadaeCyrus Tomb Pasargadae
History Article :539 BC, October, 29: World Cyrus Day
Tags :Cyrus , Tomb , Pasargadae , Achaemenid , Mausoleum , Great , Cyrus The Great
Pasargadae Stone Tower AKA Solomon Prison. It's believed to be the tomb of Cambyses of which only one 14m wall has been reconstructed similar to the Cube of Zoroaster in Naghshe Rostam. Some believe this building was the treasury or fire temple.Pasargadae Stone Tower AKA Solomon Prison. It's believed to be the tomb of Cambyses of which only one 14m wall has been reconstructed similar to the Cube of Zoroaster in Naghshe Rostam. Some believe this building was the treasury or fire temple.
History Article :538 BC, March, 27: Cambyses Attends Akitu Festival
Tags :Pasargadae , Stone , Tower , Cambyses , Achaemenid , Tomb
A sketch showing Achaemenid Shah Cambyses capturing Pelusium in 525BC using cats from the book Greatest Nations : Greece published in the early years of the twentieth century contains ten volumes, and covers most of the major countries of world history.A sketch showing Achaemenid Shah Cambyses capturing Pelusium in 525BC using cats from the book Greatest Nations : Greece published in the early years of the twentieth century contains ten volumes, and covers most of the major countries of world history.
History Article :530 BC, August, 31: Cambyses Becomes King And Takes Egypt
Tags :Achaemenid , Cambyses , Pelusium , 525BC , Egypt , Cat
Pasargadae Cyrus The Great TombPasargadae Cyrus The Great Tomb
History Article :530 BC, March, 4: Cyrus The Great Killed In Battlefield
Tags :Pasargadae , Cyrus , Great , Tomb , Achaemenid , Mausoleum
Behistun Inscription shows Achaemenid king Dariush the Great putting his feet over the body of Bardia (Gaumata) or false Smerdis who was a magian claiming to be the brother of Cambyses. Other leaders of concurrent revolts are brought before him in chains.Behistun Inscription shows Achaemenid king Dariush the Great putting his feet over the body of Bardia (Gaumata) or false Smerdis who was a magian claiming to be the brother of Cambyses. Other leaders of concurrent revolts are brought before him in chains.
History Article :522 BC, March, 11: Gaumata Revolts Or Was He Bardia?
Tags :Achaemenid , Dariush the Great , Bardia , Behistun Inscription , Gaumata , Chain
The Shahanshah of the Achaemenid Empire : Cyrus the Great, Cambyses, Dariush the Great, and Smerdis (Bardia) as perceived by Nurembery Chronicle by Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514), a good example of Medieval World Histories.The Shahanshah of the Achaemenid Empire : Cyrus the Great, Cambyses, Dariush the Great, and Smerdis (Bardia) as perceived by Nurembery Chronicle by Hartmann Schedel (1440-1514), a good example of Medieval World Histories.
History Article :522 BC, December, 31: Vaumisa Suppressed Armenian Rebellion
Tags :Achaemenid , Shahanshah , Cyrus , Cambyses , Dariush , Smerdis
Cuneiform Gold Plate PerspolisCuneiform Gold Plate Perspolis
History Article :522 BC, July, 1: Smerdis Proclaims King
Tags :Cuneiform , Gold , Plate , Perspolis , Foundation Tablet
Darius I SealDarius I Seal
History Article :522 BC, December, 13: Dariush Defeats Nidintu-Bel
Tags :Dariush , Seal , Achaemenid , Egypt , Memphis , Caspian horse
Embossed relief of Dariush The Great accepting representatives from alll parts of Achaemenid  Empire In PerspolisEmbossed relief of Dariush The Great accepting representatives from alll parts of Achaemenid Empire In Perspolis
History Article :522 BC, December, 29: Vivana Breaks The Siege In Kapisa
Tags :Dariush , Embossed , Perspolis , Achaemenid
Dariush The GreatDariush The Great
History Article :522 BC, September, 29: The Coup Against Gaumata
Tags :Dariush , Great , Achaemenid , Embossed
Persian Soldier Fighting Beast PerspolisPersian Soldier Fighting Beast Perspolis
History Article :522 BC, October, 3: Nebuchadnezzar 2. Proclaims King
Tags :Persian , Soldier , Fight , Beast , Perspolis , Achaemenid , Artaxerxes
Achaemenid Soldier, an artistic rendering by Iman MalekiAchaemenid Soldier, an artistic rendering by Iman Maleki
History Article :521 BC, August, 25: Arakha Revolts In Babylon
Tags :Achaemenid , Soldier , Painting , Spearman , Iman Maleki
Bisotoun FradaBisotoun Frada
History Article :521 BC, December, 28: Last Revolt Against Dariush Silenced
Tags :Bisotoun , Frada , Achaemenid , Embossed
Dariush Silver Coin SiglosDariush Silver Coin Siglos
History Article :521 BC, July, 15: Vahyazdata Of Persia Arrested
Tags :Dariush , Silver , Coin , Siglos , Achaemenid , Shahi
Embossed Dariush1 InscriptionEmbossed Dariush1 Inscription
History Article :521 BC, May, 8: Median Rebellion Suppressed By Dariush
Tags :Embossed , Dariush , Inscription , Great , Bisotoun
Lamassu or Winged Bulls with human heads at the Gate of All Nations in PerspolisLamassu or Winged Bulls with human heads at the Gate of All Nations in Perspolis
History Article :521 BC, March, 8: Hystaspes Defeats Parthian rebels
Tags :Wing , Bull , Perspolis , Achaemenid
Medes Relief PerspolisMedes Relief Perspolis
History Article :521 BC, July, 11: Hystaspes Defeats Median Uprising
Tags :Medes , Relief , Perspolis , Achaemenid
Naghshe RostamNaghshe Rostam
History Article :521 BC, November, 27: Intaphrenes Takes Back Babylon
Tags :Naghsh Rostam , Achaemenid
Nobleman IranianNobleman Iranian
History Article :521 BC, January, 12: Hydarnes Wins A Victory At Maru
Tags :Nobleman , Iranian , Statue , Bust
Relief from Perspolis: A subject presents a horse, one of many artifacts cut and smuggled out of Iran. Currently kept in FranceRelief from Perspolis: A subject presents a horse, one of many artifacts cut and smuggled out of Iran. Currently kept in France
History Article :521 BC, May, 24: The Battle of Raxa
Tags :Relief , Present , Horse , Perspolis , Achaemenid
Embossed tablet shows Achaemenid king Cambyses Praying the Egyptian god Apis as a sign of respectEmbossed tablet shows Achaemenid king Cambyses Praying the Egyptian god Apis as a sign of respect
History Article :518 BC, November, 9: New Apis Found For Egyptians
Tags :Cambyses , Pray , Apis , Achaemenid , Embossed
Darius Statue Iran MuseumDarius Statue Iran Museum
History Article :515 BC, April, 1: Temple Of The Jews Inaugurated
Tags :Dariush , Statue , Ancient Iran Museum , Achaemenid
Achaemenid Administrative Tablet 1208-101 reads :  And now Parnaka (Dariush's uncle) says: as the King ordered me, so I am ordering you: Give 100 goats to Dukshish Irtashduna, as ordered by the King."Achaemenid Administrative Tablet 1208-101 reads : And now Parnaka (Dariush's uncle) says: as the King ordered me, so I am ordering you: Give 100 goats to Dukshish Irtashduna, as ordered by the King."
History Article :514 BC, September, 24: Persian Army Passes Bosphorus
Tags :Achaemenid , Administration , Tablet , Dariush
Bull head that carry the roof in PerspolisBull head that carry the roof in Perspolis
History Article :513 BC, July, 13: Persians Enter Europe
Tags :Bull , Head , Perspolis , Column , Achaemenid
Flying Bull Mosaic SusaFlying Bull Mosaic Susa
History Article :494 BC, October, 20: Ionian Greeks Defeated Off Lade
Tags :Bull , Mosaic , Susa , Wing , Achaemenid , Louvre , Museum
Gobryas BisotounGobryas Bisotoun
History Article :490 BC, August, 7: Persians Land At Marathon
Tags :Gobryas , Bisotoun , Achaemenid , Embossed
An old man is resting by the side of Perspolis stairways near the gate of all nationsAn old man is resting by the side of Perspolis stairways near the gate of all nations
History Article :490 BC, August, 12: Persians Leave Marathon
Tags :Perspolis , Stairways , Old , Man
Egyptian Admiral Wedjahor ResneEgyptian Admiral Wedjahor Resne
History Article :489 BC, July, 4: Egypt Becomes An Iranian Province
Tags :Egypt , Admiral , Statue , Achaemenid
Darius I TombDarius I Tomb
History Article :486 BC, December, 1: Xerxes Becomes The Successor Of Dariush
Tags :Dariush , Tomb , Achaemenid , Naghsh Rostam
Embossed relief of an Achaemenid legendary deity with a human head and the body of a LionEmbossed relief of an Achaemenid legendary deity with a human head and the body of a Lion
History Article :480 BC, August, 10: Spartans Crushed At Thermopylae
Tags :Achaemenid , Legendary , Deity , Human , Lion , Shirzad
An artist's rendering of Artemis, the first female Iranian admiralAn artist's rendering of Artemis, the first female Iranian admiral
History Article :480 BC, August, 11: Naval Battle Of Artemisium
Tags :Artemis , , Female , Admiral , Achaemenid
One Night With King XerxesOne Night With King Xerxes
History Article :480 BC, September, 27: The Battle Of Salamis
Tags :Night , King , Xerxes , Achaemenid , Movie , Esther
A well preserved relief from Farvahar, Zoroastrian deity in PersepolisA well preserved relief from Farvahar, Zoroastrian deity in Persepolis
History Article :480 BC, September, 27: Persians Capture Athens
Tags :Relief , Faravahar , Perspolis , Achaemenid
Xerxes KhashayarshahXerxes Khashayarshah
History Article :480 BC, October, 19: Xerxes' Alliance With Carthage
Tags :Xerxes , Khashayarshah , Achaemenid
Aspathines BisotounAspathines Bisotoun
History Article :479 BC, October, 21: The Battle Of Amos
Tags :Aspathines , Bisotoun , Achaemenid , Embossed
Esther Tomb HamedanEsther Tomb Hamedan
History Article :479 BC, February, 4: Xerxes Pardons Jews For Esther
Tags :Esther , Tomb , Hamedan , Achaemenid
Embossed figues show a Greeting Ceremony in Perspolis where Xerxes is holding a lotus, behind him the Crown Prince holds a Nymphaea flower, behind them stand the ceremonial guards.This  artwork was originally located in the middle of the Apadana stairway.Embossed figues show a Greeting Ceremony in Perspolis where Xerxes is holding a lotus, behind him the Crown Prince holds a Nymphaea flower, behind them stand the ceremonial guards.This artwork was originally located in the middle of the Apadana stairway.
History Article :479 BC, August, 27: The Battle Of Mycale
Tags :Perspolis , Xerxes , Greeting , Ceremony , Achaemenid , Embossed , Crown Prince
Twin Lions PerspolisTwin Lions Perspolis
History Article :478 BC, April, 23: The Delos Alliance
Tags :Twin , Lion , Perspolis , Achaemenid
Coin Ardashir Artaxerxes I MakrocheirCoin Ardashir Artaxerxes I Makrocheir
History Article :465 BC, August, 8: Artaxerxes I Makrocheir Becomes King
Tags :Coin , Ardeshir , Artaxerxes , Makrocheir , Sassanid
Perspolis Takhtejamshid EntrancePerspolis Takhtejamshid Entrance
History Article :465 BC, April, 16: Perspolis Becomes First Capital
Tags :Perspolis , Takhtejamshid , Entrance , Achaemenid , Palace
Horse Carriers PerspolisHorse Carriers Perspolis
History Article :454 BC, May, 4: Greeks Banned From Entering Egypt
Tags :Horse , Carrier , Perspolis , Achaemenid , Fars Province
A historical Perspolis column is used as a seat at the entrance of a mosqueA historical Perspolis column is used as a seat at the entrance of a mosque
History Article :449 BC, October, 25: Callias Teaty Ends Greco Persian Wars
Tags :Perspolis , Column , Seat , Achaemenid
Achaemenid Dariush II Tomb in Naghshe Rostam is the last from right of the four tombs 23m high and 19m width shaped as a cross. On the top side, the image of Dariush II is seen in front of Ahoura Mazda and Eternal Fire.Achaemenid Dariush II Tomb in Naghshe Rostam is the last from right of the four tombs 23m high and 19m width shaped as a cross. On the top side, the image of Dariush II is seen in front of Ahoura Mazda and Eternal Fire.
History Article :423 BC, January, 10: Dariush 2. Becomes King
Tags :Achaemenid , Dariush 2 , Tomb , Naghsh Rostam
Dariush Gold Coin DaricDariush Gold Coin Daric
History Article :416 BC, March, 21: Special Gold Coins For Norooz
Tags :Dariush I , Gold , Coin , Daric , Shahi
Artaxerxes II Mnemon TombArtaxerxes II Mnemon Tomb
History Article :404 BC, April, 3: Artaxerxes 2. Becomes King
Tags :Artaxerxes , Mnemon , Tomb , Achaemenid
Iranian Stamps PersepolisIranian Stamps Persepolis
History Article :401 BC, October, 5: Battle Of Cunaxa
Tags :Stamp , Perspolis , Achaemenid
Greek statesman and tactician Themistocles (R) asks his former adversary, the Persian king Artaxerxes Longimanus (L, seated) for sanctuaryGreek statesman and tactician Themistocles (R) asks his former adversary, the Persian king Artaxerxes Longimanus (L, seated) for sanctuary
History Article :344 BC, June, 6: Cyprus Revolt Suppressed
Tags :Greek , Themistocles , King , Artaxerxes , Refuge , Achaemenid
Artaxerxes III Chariot CoinArtaxerxes III Chariot Coin
History Article :343 BC, July, 6: Second Persian Occupation Of Egypt
Tags :Artaxerxes 3 , Chariot , Coin , Achaemenid , King
A painting by Le Brun shows the battle of Granicus in 334 BC which took place near the Hellespontine at the crossing of the Granicus River between forces of invading Macedonian Alexander and the Persian Satrapy Arsames.A painting by Le Brun shows the battle of Granicus in 334 BC which took place near the Hellespontine at the crossing of the Granicus River between forces of invading Macedonian Alexander and the Persian Satrapy Arsames.
History Article :334 BC, May, 23: The Battle Of Granicus
Tags :Achaemenid , Battle , Granicus , 334BC , Arsames , Macedonian Alexander
Alexander Dariush III Issus MosaicAlexander Dariush III Issus Mosaic
History Article :333 BC, November, 6: The Battle of Issus
Tags :Alexander , Dariush 3 , Issus , Mosaic , War , Battle of Issus , Achaemenid
An ivory relief sculpted in the 18th century shows Achaemenid Dariush III at Gaugamela battle lost to Macedonian Alexander in 331 B.C. New findings show that this battle was never fought, ending in peace because of a meteorite considered a divine sign.An ivory relief sculpted in the 18th century shows Achaemenid Dariush III at Gaugamela battle lost to Macedonian Alexander in 331 B.C. New findings show that this battle was never fought, ending in peace because of a meteorite considered a divine sign.
History Article :331 BC, October, 1: Battle Of Gaugamela Lost To Alexander
Tags :Achaemenid , , Dariush 3 , Gaugamela , Alexander
Bust AlexanderBust Alexander
History Article :331 BC, September, 3: Alexander Reaches Tigris
Tags :Bust , Alexander
Nabonidus Chronicle

Seleucid Empire (330 - 150) BC


Nabonidus Chronicle
History Article :330 BC, June, 28: Greeks Adopt Achaemenid Calendars
Tags :Nabonidus , Chronicle , Inscription
Persian GatePersian Gate
History Article :330 BC, January, 20: Battle at the Persian Gate
Tags :Persian , Gate , Mountain , River
Ruins of Perspolis, once capital of the world stands the test of time.Ruins of Perspolis, once capital of the world stands the test of time.
History Article :330 BC, February, 4: Perspolis Turns Into Ashes
Tags :Perspolis , Ruin , Achaemenid , Column
Rhagae CitadelRhagae Citadel
History Article :330 BC, May, 19: Rhagae Falls After 3 Days Of Resistance
Tags :Rhagae , Citadel , City
Family of Achaemenid king Dariush the 3d became captive after the Battle of Issus with Macedonian Alexander. Dariush deserted the battlefield leaving behind his wife Statira, his mother Sisygambis, and his daughters Barsineh and Drypteis.Family of Achaemenid king Dariush the 3d became captive after the Battle of Issus with Macedonian Alexander. Dariush deserted the battlefield leaving behind his wife Statira, his mother Sisygambis, and his daughters Barsineh and Drypteis.
History Article :323 BC, June, 16: Sisygambis Passes Away
Tags :Achaemenid , , Dariush 3 , Family , Alexander , Sisygambis , Battle of Issus , Statira , Painting , 333BC , Drypetis , Barsineh
Roxana was the daughter of a Sogdian nobleman named Oxyartes who was killed by Alexander. After his father's death, Roxanne became the official wife of Macedonian Alexander. People speculate that Roxana caused Alexander's early death in 323BC.Roxana was the daughter of a Sogdian nobleman named Oxyartes who was killed by Alexander. After his father's death, Roxanne became the official wife of Macedonian Alexander. People speculate that Roxana caused Alexander's early death in 323BC.
History Article :323 BC, June, 11: Alexander Dies In Babylon
Tags :Achaemenid , Roxana , Alexander , Wedding
Boost of Seleucus Nicator, founder of Seleucid Empire kept in  Louvre museum.Boost of Seleucus Nicator, founder of Seleucid Empire kept in Louvre museum.
History Article :311 BC, May, 25: Seleucia Constructions Started
Tags :Bust , Seleucus , Nicator , Louvre
A 4100 year old statue of Narvandi Goddess found in Susa

Parthian Empire (247 BC - 226 AD)


A 4100 year old statue of Narvandi Goddess found in Susa
History Article :243 BC, October, 1: Ptolemy 3. Retreats From Susa
Tags :Narvandi , Goddess , Susa
Column of embossed spearmen on Takhtejamshid (Perspolis) WallColumn of embossed spearmen on Takhtejamshid (Perspolis) Wall
History Article :173 BC, March, 1: First Constitutional Monarchy In Iran
Tags :Column , Spearman , Takhtejamshid , Wall
Embossed Nation Representatives in Perspolis presenting gifts to Shahanshah (the King of the kings)Embossed Nation Representatives in Perspolis presenting gifts to Shahanshah (the King of the kings)
History Article :154 BC, June, 5: Mehrdad I Captures Babylon
Tags :Representative , Perspolis
Ctesiphon's Taghe-Kasra was ancient city, in central Mesopotamia the of capital the Parthian Empire. After being destroyed by the Romans in the 1st century AD, it was resettled by the Sassanid Empire in 3rd century unti it was conquered by Arabs in 637.Ctesiphon's Taghe-Kasra was ancient city, in central Mesopotamia the of capital the Parthian Empire. After being destroyed by the Romans in the 1st century AD, it was resettled by the Sassanid Empire in 3rd century unti it was conquered by Arabs in 637.
History Article :90 BC, October, 24: Execution Of Ambassador By Mehrdad 2
Tags :Sassanid , Tisfun , Parthian , Taghekasra
Embossed figure of Shirzad, a legendary figure of ancient Persia : combination of lion, human and eagle in PerspolisEmbossed figure of Shirzad, a legendary figure of ancient Persia : combination of lion, human and eagle in Perspolis
History Article :80 BC, April, 11: Orodes The King Of Kings
Tags :Shirzad , Lion , Human , Eagle , Perspolis
All Nation Representatives presenting gifts to the Shahanshah, stairs in PerspolisAll Nation Representatives presenting gifts to the Shahanshah, stairs in Perspolis
History Article :70 BC, January, 27: Farhad 3.Ascends The Throne
Tags :Representative , Present , Gift , Perspolis , Embossed
Embossed Achaemenid spearman with embossed cuneiform in Takhtejamshid (Perspolis)Embossed Achaemenid spearman with embossed cuneiform in Takhtejamshid (Perspolis)
History Article :69 BC, October, 6: Parthia Supports Tigranes Against Tigranes
Tags :Achaemenid , Spearman , Embossed , Cuneiform , Takhtejamshid
Siege Tower Achaemenid 2500 CelebrationsSiege Tower Achaemenid 2500 Celebrations
History Article :52 BC, March, 3: Roman Senate Discusses Carrhae Defeat
Tags :Siege , Tower , Achaemenid , 2500 Years , Celebration
Toy Persian ChariotToy Persian Chariot
History Article :44 BC, March, 15: Caesars Assassination Relieves Iranians
Tags :Persian , Chariot , Achaemenid , Toy
Embossed Bouquets of Lotus, a symbol of Persian empire in ruins of PerspolisEmbossed Bouquets of Lotus, a symbol of Persian empire in ruins of Perspolis
History Article :40 BC, August, 8: Iran Takes Syria Back From Romans
Tags :Embossed , Bouquet , Lotus , Perspolis , Takhtejamshid
Coin of Ord 2, King of Parthia (c. 56 - 37 BC) The reverse shows a seated archer with a bow. The Greek inscription means: king of kings, great Arsaces, and founder. Ord 2. retired in favor of his son Farhad 4. who murdered him shortly after.Coin of Ord 2, King of Parthia (c. 56 - 37 BC) The reverse shows a seated archer with a bow. The Greek inscription means: king of kings, great Arsaces, and founder. Ord 2. retired in favor of his son Farhad 4. who murdered him shortly after.
History Article :36 BC, June, 2: Ord 2. Descends The Parthian Throne
Tags :Parthia , Ord 2 , Coin , Bow , Archer
The bust of Parthian Queen Musa, Italian wife of Farhad IV wearing both a seleucid diadem and achaemenid Tiara at the Iran Bastaan (ancient) Museum. The beautiful lady was also known as the goddess of welfare and victory (Tyche) .The bust of Parthian Queen Musa, Italian wife of Farhad IV wearing both a seleucid diadem and achaemenid Tiara at the Iran Bastaan (ancient) Museum. The beautiful lady was also known as the goddess of welfare and victory (Tyche) .
History Article :2 BC, April, 1: Farhad 4 Murdered
Tags :Parthian , Queen , Musa , Bust , Achaemenid , Tiara
Chariots Achaemenids 2500 CelebrationsChariots Achaemenids 2500 Celebrations
History Article :9 AD, April, 20: Artabanus 3. Becomes King
Tags :Chariot , Achaemenid , 2500 Years , Celebration , Soldier , Army
A bas Relief in Behistun historical complex shows Parthian King Goodarz 2 on a horse attacking with a spear to another armored cavalryman. It can be the scene of his victory over Mehrdad who crossed the Euphrates in 49 by the help of the Romans.A bas Relief in Behistun historical complex shows Parthian King Goodarz 2 on a horse attacking with a spear to another armored cavalryman. It can be the scene of his victory over Mehrdad who crossed the Euphrates in 49 by the help of the Romans.
History Article :51 AD, September, 12: Vonones 2.Becomes King Of Parthia
Tags :Parthian , King , Goodarz , Relief , Behistun , Bisotoun , Mithridates I of Parthia , Gotarzes II of Parthia
A Coin from Parthian King Balash  (Vologases) who reigned from 51 to 78 A.D. The reign of Balash marked an Iranian revival against Hellenism. He went back to Iranian customs and traditions of Achamenid era.A Coin from Parthian King Balash (Vologases) who reigned from 51 to 78 A.D. The reign of Balash marked an Iranian revival against Hellenism. He went back to Iranian customs and traditions of Achamenid era.
History Article :52 AD, April, 5: Balash Was Elected King
Tags :Parthian , King , Balash , Coin , British Museum
Anahita Temple KangavarAnahita Temple Kangavar
History Article :66 AD, October, 19: Tirdad Visits Rome
Tags :Anahita , Temple , Kangavar , Kermanshah
Anahita Temple Walls KangavarAnahita Temple Walls Kangavar
History Article :77 AD, July, 30: Balash I Dies
Tags :Anahita , Temple , Wall , Kangavar , Kermanshah
Original bases of the Atashgah (Firealtar) belong to Elamid era 2 km west of Isfahan on the Najafabad rd.Original bases of the Atashgah (Firealtar) belong to Elamid era 2 km west of Isfahan on the Najafabad rd.
History Article :94 AD, August, 13: China Becomes Iran's Neighbor
Tags :Isfahan , Firealtar , Zoroaster , Religion , Elamite , Sassanid
Sassanid Gavmishan Bridge at the cross section of Simareh and Kashkan riversSassanid Gavmishan Bridge at the cross section of Simareh and Kashkan rivers
History Article :102 AD, February, 14: Defeat of Chinese Forces In Transoxiana
Tags :Sassanid , Gavmishan , Bridge , Simareh , Kashkan
Hatra: one of 18 Parthian Kingdoms, picture taken 1911 a strongly fortified ancient Iranian city in Upper MesopotamiaHatra: one of 18 Parthian Kingdoms, picture taken 1911 a strongly fortified ancient Iranian city in Upper Mesopotamia
History Article :117 AD, August, 11: Hadrianus Makes Peace With Iran
Tags :Hatra , Parthian , Kingdom , 1911 , Ruin
Parthian king Balash 5 Coin.Balash IV sent a peace messenger to Roman Emperor Severus in 199 AD, and then started on an expedition that forced Khazars to flee from the Caspian Sea region to the north of Darband in Caucasia.Parthian king Balash 5 Coin.Balash IV sent a peace messenger to Roman Emperor Severus in 199 AD, and then started on an expedition that forced Khazars to flee from the Caspian Sea region to the north of Darband in Caucasia.
History Article :199 AD, July, 26: Khazars Pushed Back North Of Darband
Tags :Parthian , Balash 5 , Coin
Leaf from a Manichaean Book. Khocho, Ruin K. 8th/9th century AD. Painting on paper shows Manichaeism Priests. 17.2x 11.2 cm. Mani believed humans are created as vegetarians and that lust and passion towards women can corrupt a man.Leaf from a Manichaean Book. Khocho, Ruin K. 8th/9th century AD. Painting on paper shows Manichaeism Priests. 17.2x 11.2 cm. Mani believed humans are created as vegetarians and that lust and passion towards women can corrupt a man.
History Article :216 AD, April, 14: Prophet Mani Is Born
Tags :Sassanid , Manichaeism , Painting , Priest , Mani , Arts , Book
Bust of Roman Emperor Caracalla, he was assassinated while urinating near Carrhae River on 8 April 217 with a single sword stroke. This practiacally ended his War with Parthia tricked the Parthians into believing that he'd accepted a peace proposal.Bust of Roman Emperor Caracalla, he was assassinated while urinating near Carrhae River on 8 April 217 with a single sword stroke. This practiacally ended his War with Parthia tricked the Parthians into believing that he'd accepted a peace proposal.
History Article :217 AD, April, 8: Roman Caracalla Assassinated In Carrhae
Tags :Roman , Emperor , Caracalla , Bust
Officers from Parthian Iron Army, first examples of completely armoured cavalryOfficers from Parthian Iron Army, first examples of completely armoured cavalry
History Article :224 AD, April, 28: Ardeshir Defeats Parthian King
Tags :Parthian , Iron , Army
Ardeshir Babakan Palace Firouzabad Persis

Sassanid Empire (226 - 651) AD


Ardeshir Babakan Palace Firouzabad Persis
History Article :226 AD, June, 11: Eternal Fire Decorates Coins Of Iran
Tags :Ardeshir , Babakan , Palace , Firouzabad , Persis , Sassanid
Bisotoun BridgeBisotoun Bridge
History Article :226 AD, September, 26: Beginning Of The Sassanid Dynasty
Tags :Bisotoun , Bridge , Safavid
Silhouette of a Chariot running towards Tisfun PalaceSilhouette of a Chariot running towards Tisfun Palace
History Article :226 AD, October, 3: Ardeshir Marries Mitra
Tags :Chariot , Tisfun , Sassanid , Palace , Taghekasra
Taghebostan, a combination of Stone, green and water in Kermanshah Embossed Ardeshir is shown taking sacred diadem from Ahouramazda Mitra.It's a beautiful setting along an historic Silk Road caravan route waypoint and campground.Taghebostan, a combination of Stone, green and water in Kermanshah Embossed Ardeshir is shown taking sacred diadem from Ahouramazda Mitra.It's a beautiful setting along an historic Silk Road caravan route waypoint and campground.
History Article :233 AD, December, 21: Zoroastrianism Announced Official State Religion
Tags :Taghebostan , Kermanshah , Ardeshir , Ahouramazda , Mitra , Sassanid , Embossed
Giant Sassanid Shapour statue in a cave in Bishabour near Kazeroon was found in this situation in 1938.  The 6 meter tall statue, curved out of stone, weighed around 30 tons. It's though that Arab invaders had broken it.Giant Sassanid Shapour statue in a cave in Bishabour near Kazeroon was found in this situation in 1938. The 6 meter tall statue, curved out of stone, weighed around 30 tons. It's though that Arab invaders had broken it.
History Article :244 AD, March, 14: Romans Defeated At Misikhe
Tags :Sassanid , Shapour , Cave , Statue , Kazeroon , Bishapour
Shapour Statue BishapourShapour Statue Bishapour
History Article :245 AD, November, 3: Foundation Of Caspian City
Tags :Shapour , Statue , Bishapour , Sassanid
Chartaghi made of bricks and mud a Sassanid era Firealtar standing test of time in Darrehshahr of Elam province,Chartaghi made of bricks and mud a Sassanid era Firealtar standing test of time in Darrehshahr of Elam province,
History Article :247 AD, December, 22: Tirdad Ascends The Throne
Tags :Sassanid , Fire , Temple , Elam , Firealtar
Takhte Soleyman Castle Takab Azarbaijan Sassanid, on the south side, Khosrau's terrace and bedroom are locatedTakhte Soleyman Castle Takab Azarbaijan Sassanid, on the south side, Khosrau's terrace and bedroom are located
History Article :250 AD, June, 11: Gondishapour Library Inaugurated
Tags :Soleyman , Castle , Takab , Azarbaijan , Sassanid , Firealtar , Khosrau
Zahhak Castle of Maragheh is located 30 km from Ajabshir on the east coast or Urmia lakeZahhak Castle of Maragheh is located 30 km from Ajabshir on the east coast or Urmia lake
History Article :256 AD, June, 10: Selucus Captured
Tags :Zahhak , Castle , Maragheh , Azarbaijan , Sassanid
ShapurI Cave BishapourShapurI Cave Bishapour
History Article :266 AD, November, 24: Construction of Bishapour Was Completed.
Tags :Shapour , Cave , Bishapour , Sassanid
Hormazd I CoinHormazd I Coin
History Article :272 AD, September, 14: Hormazd I Becomes King
Tags :King , Hormazd , Coin , Sassanid
Bahram I CoinBahram I Coin
History Article :273 AD, September, 14: Bahram I Becomes King
Tags :Bahram 1 , Coin , Sassanid
Bahram II CoinBahram II Coin
History Article :276 AD, September, 13: Bahram 2. Becomes King
Tags :Bahram 2 , Coin , Sassanid
Sassanid era a drawing from Prophet Mani.Mani believed humans are created as vegetarians and that lust and passion towards women can corrupt a man. Unlike Sufism, Mani preached hard work and his followers were useful members of the society.Sassanid era a drawing from Prophet Mani.Mani believed humans are created as vegetarians and that lust and passion towards women can corrupt a man. Unlike Sufism, Mani preached hard work and his followers were useful members of the society.
History Article :277 AD, February, 16: Prophet Mani Executed
Tags :Sassanid , Prophet , Mani , Manichaeism , Painting
Sasanian Bronze StatueteSasanian Bronze Statuete
History Article :280 AD, September, 28: Bahram 2. Rejects Roman Offer
Tags :Sassanid , Bronze , Statue , Art
Bahram III CoinBahram III Coin
History Article :293 AD, September, 9: Bahram 3. Becomes King
Tags :Bahram 3 , Coin , Sassanid
Sassanid Hormazd II CoinSassanid Hormazd II Coin
History Article :302 AD, September, 7: Hormazd 2. Becomes King
Tags :Sassanid , Hormazd , Coin
Shapour 2nd of Sassanid dynastyShapour 2nd of Sassanid dynasty
History Article :309 AD, September, 5: Shapour 2. Becomes King
Tags :Shapour 2 , Sassanid , King , Zolaktaf
Arc of Rayn: The city of Rayn built during Sassanid dynasty is located 100 lm south of KermanArc of Rayn: The city of Rayn built during Sassanid dynasty is located 100 lm south of Kerman
History Article :331 AD, April, 18: Expulsion Of Invading Arabs To Kerman
Tags :Arc , Rayn , Kerman , Sassanid
Bosotun Khosrau BridgeBosotun Khosrau Bridge
History Article :336 AD, April, 10: Norooz Cease-Fire Brings Peace with Romans
Tags :Bisotoun , Khosrau , Bridge , Sassanid
Sassanid king Ardeshir Babakan castleSassanid king Ardeshir Babakan castle
History Article :337 AD, September, 22: Start Of Persian Roman Wars
Tags :Ardeshir , Castle , Sassanid , Ghaledokhtar
Shapour Valerian OvalShapour Valerian Oval
History Article :359 AD, December, 3: Shapour 2. Gives A Last Ultimatum To Romans
Tags :Shapour 2 , Valerian , Sassanid , Painting , Fight , Zolaktaf
This Silver plate shows Sassanid king Shapour II Hunting. He is mounted on the back of a deer pushing his dagger into its neck. Shapour II (309-379) became king when he was a fetus! During Shapour II's reign, the Sassanid Empire reached its glory again.This Silver plate shows Sassanid king Shapour II Hunting. He is mounted on the back of a deer pushing his dagger into its neck. Shapour II (309-379) became king when he was a fetus! During Shapour II's reign, the Sassanid Empire reached its glory again.
History Article :363 AD, May, 26: The Battle Of Ctesiphon (Tisfun)
Tags :Sassanid , Shapour 2 , Hunt , Silver , British Museum , Crown , Zolaktaf
Valerian Philip ShapourValerian Philip Shapour
History Article :363 AD, June, 26: The Battle Of Samara
Tags :Valerian , Philip , Shapour 2 , Sassanid , Relief , Zolaktaf
Sassanid Palace Sarvestan ShirazSassanid Palace Sarvestan Shiraz
History Article :378 AD, August, 28: Shapour Rejects War Proposal
Tags :Sassanid , Palace , Sarvestan , Shiraz
Ardeshir III CoinArdeshir III Coin
History Article :379 AD, August, 19: Ardeshir 3. Becomes King
Tags :Ardeshir , Coin , Sassanid
Nana Maryam Church UrmiaNana Maryam Church Urmia
History Article :388 AD, March, 11: Bahram IV Becomes King
Tags :Church , Urmia , St Mary , Sassanid , Azarbaijan , Religion
Firealtar Sassanid Magian PrayingFirealtar Sassanid Magian Praying
History Article :399 AD, March, 21: Christians Free To Practice
Tags :Firealtar , Sassanid , Magian , Pray , Ceremony
Yazd FirealtarYazd Firealtar
History Article :399 AD, October, 22: Yazdgerd Wants Peace With Romans
Tags :Yazd , Firealtar , Temple , Fire , Zoroaster
Rock relief in Barmedelak (Barm-e Dilak) 9 km SE Shiraz near Abunasr Palace shows Sassanid prince probably Bahram II offering flowers to his wife Anahid, showing such affection and love is very significant. Queen's dress is also remarkable.Rock relief in Barmedelak (Barm-e Dilak) 9 km SE Shiraz near Abunasr Palace shows Sassanid prince probably Bahram II offering flowers to his wife Anahid, showing such affection and love is very significant. Queen's dress is also remarkable.
History Article :402 AD, December, 13: The Iranian Army Divided By Four
Tags :Shiraz , Barmedelak , Bahram 2 , Anahid , Relief , Flower , Love , Queen , Sassanid
Derafsh KavianiDerafsh Kaviani
History Article :420 AD, May, 12: War Starts With Romans
Tags :Derafsh , Kaviani , Flag , Sassanid , Faravahar , Jewel , Iranian Flag
A painting depicting Sassanid king Bahram 5 showing off hunting skills by hitting a deer with an arrow that tied its foot to its ear, a poem by Nezami Ganjavi. Azadeh, Shah's maid who challenged the king is playing her harp in disbelief.A painting depicting Sassanid king Bahram 5 showing off hunting skills by hitting a deer with an arrow that tied its foot to its ear, a poem by Nezami Ganjavi. Azadeh, Shah's maid who challenged the king is playing her harp in disbelief.
History Article :420 AD, November, 18: Bahram 5. Proclaims King
Tags :Sassanid , Bahram 5 , Nezami , Azadeh , Hunting , Persian poets
Bahram V CoinBahram V Coin
History Article :429 AD, August, 26: Bahram V replaces Governor Of Armenia
Tags :Bahram 5 , Coin , Sassanid , King
Anahita Temple StairsAnahita Temple Stairs
History Article :441 AD, March, 25: Yazdgerd 2. Declares War On Roman Empire
Tags :Anahita , Temple , Stairways
Famous Iranian philosopher, mathematician, poet; Omar Khayyam's mausoleum located in a garden belonging to himself in NeishabourFamous Iranian philosopher, mathematician, poet; Omar Khayyam's mausoleum located in a garden belonging to himself in Neishabour
History Article :441 AD, August, 21: Neishabour Becomes Capital
Tags :Omar Khayyam , Mausoleum , Neishabour , Poet , Khorasan
Sassanid Coin Yazdgerd I. Yazdgerd was very powerful both in military and diplomacy and very opportunistic. Like his Achaemenid ancestors, he advocated freedom of religion and worship and provided space for religious minorities.Sassanid Coin Yazdgerd I. Yazdgerd was very powerful both in military and diplomacy and very opportunistic. Like his Achaemenid ancestors, he advocated freedom of religion and worship and provided space for religious minorities.
History Article :451 AD, May, 26: Sassanid Victory In Armenia
Tags :Sassanid , Coin , Yazdgerd , King
Yazdgerd II CoinYazdgerd II Coin
History Article :451 AD, January, 21: Revolt In Armenia
Tags :Yazdgerd , Coin , King , Sassanid
Sassanid Harsin BasinSassanid Harsin Basin
History Article :467 AD, November, 14: First Rain After 3 Years Of Drought
Tags :Sassanid , Harsin , Basin
Sarvestan Palace Shiraz Built by Sassanid king Bahram V (Goor) reign (420-438)Sarvestan Palace Shiraz Built by Sassanid king Bahram V (Goor) reign (420-438)
History Article :473 AD, January, 13: Bahram's Arab Trainer Dies
Tags :Sarvestan , Palace , Shiraz , Sassanid , Bahram 5
Embossed Balash Volgases Rock ReliefEmbossed Balash Volgases Rock Relief
History Article :487 AD, November, 17: King Balash Dethroned
Tags :Embossed , Balash , Volgases
Mazdak, the Iranian prophetMazdak, the Iranian prophet
History Article :488 AD, November, 21: Mazdak Announces His Socialism Doctrine
Tags :Mazdak , Prophet , Mazdakism
Map Khosrau Palace GhasreshirinMap Khosrau Palace Ghasreshirin
History Article :519 AD, March, 23: Khosrau Anoushirvan Becomes Crown Prince
Tags :Khosrau , Palace , Ghasreshirin , Map
Ghobad I CoinGhobad I Coin
History Article :520 AD, November, 20: Iran Declares War On East Roman Empire
Tags :Ghobad , Coin , Sassanid
Sassanid Hezar Darb (Thousand Gates) Castle in Darreshahr of ElamSassanid Hezar Darb (Thousand Gates) Castle in Darreshahr of Elam
History Article :525 AD, December, 12: The City Of Argan Built
Tags :Hezar Darb , Castle , Sassanid , Elam
Embossed Bird and Ram Sassanid 4-6 ADEmbossed Bird and Ram Sassanid 4-6 AD
History Article :527 AD, July, 5: Order Restored In Darband
Tags :Embossed , Bird , Ram , Sassanid
Byzantine Emperor Constantine and the Council of Nicaea. The burning of Arian books by holy fathers is illustrated below. Arianism is the theological teaching attributed to Arius (ca. AD 250–336), a Christian presbyter from Alexandria,Byzantine Emperor Constantine and the Council of Nicaea. The burning of Arian books by holy fathers is illustrated below. Arianism is the theological teaching attributed to Arius (ca. AD 250–336), a Christian presbyter from Alexandria,
History Article :531 AD, April, 19: Roman Army Defeated At Callinicum
Tags :Byzantine , Constantine I , Arian , Book , Fire
Sassanid Gavmishan bridge on Simara riverSassanid Gavmishan bridge on Simara river
History Article :542 AD, September, 23: Sukhumi Taken Back From Roman Occupation
Tags :Sassanid , Gavmishan , Bridge
Shiraz Barmedelak :Rock Relief of Two Sassanid kings probably Bahram and Shapour during a ceremony at the firealtarShiraz Barmedelak :Rock Relief of Two Sassanid kings probably Bahram and Shapour during a ceremony at the firealtar
History Article :551 AD, March, 9: Tagh-e-Kasra Construction Completed
Tags :Shiraz , Barmedelak , Bahram 1 , Shapour , Relief , Sassanid
Embossed Anoushirvan The Just on Tehran court of justiceEmbossed Anoushirvan The Just on Tehran court of justice
History Article :552 AD, September, 25: Iran-Roman Peace Treaty
Tags :Anoushirvan , Embossed , Tehran , Court
Fouman Roodkhan CastleFouman Roodkhan Castle
History Article :560 AD, February, 22: Avar Invaders Defeated
Tags :Fouman , Roodkhan , Castle , Gilan , Sassanid
Khusrau I Anoushirvan CoinKhusrau I Anoushirvan Coin
History Article :560 AD, January, 26: Anoushirvan Introduces Dehgan System
Tags :Khosrau , Anoushirvan , Coin , Sassanid , King
Sassanid Mithraseum (Mehrabeh) unearthed in Ostia ItalySassanid Mithraseum (Mehrabeh) unearthed in Ostia Italy
History Article :562 AD, September, 8: Yemen Seeks Persian Help
Tags :Sassanid , Italy , Mitra , Temple
When the king of India sent the chessboard to Sassanid king Khosrau Anoushirvan, Bozorgmehr not only won the Indian ambassador in the game but also invented backgammon. The story is depicted in the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi in Persian poems.When the king of India sent the chessboard to Sassanid king Khosrau Anoushirvan, Bozorgmehr not only won the Indian ambassador in the game but also invented backgammon. The story is depicted in the Shahnameh of Ferdowsi in Persian poems.
History Article :579 AD, October, 5: Syria Taken Back From Romans
Tags :Sassanid , Anoushirvan , Bozorgmehr , Shahnameh , Chess
Toy Persian CavalryToy Persian Cavalry
History Article :588 AD, November, 28: Khaghan Shabeh of China killed
Tags :Persian , Cavalry , Toy , Achaemenid
Anahita Temple Khosrau Parviz PalaceAnahita Temple Khosrau Parviz Palace
History Article :589 AD, November, 23: Khosrau 2. Escapes To Constantinople
Tags :Anahita , Temple , Khosrau Parviz , Palace
Kufa Imam Ali HouseKufa Imam Ali House
History Article :599 AD, October, 11: Ali Is Born
Tags :Kufa , Imam Ali , House
Khusrau II Parviz CoinKhusrau II Parviz Coin
History Article :605 AD, July, 12: Khosrau Parviz Attacks Romans
Tags :Khosrau , Parviz , Coin , Sassanid , King
Mecca Prophet Mosque Green DomeMecca Prophet Mosque Green Dome
History Article :610 AD, July, 9: First Revelation Of Mohammad
Tags :Mecca , Prophet , Mosque , Dome , Islamic , Green , Mohammad
Copper plate shows Sassanid Khosrau Parviz submitting to Roman emperor Heraclius (Cherub: an angel on the left is watching) Khosrau started a in 602 that lasted for 25 years and exhausted both the Sassanid and the Byzantine Empires.Copper plate shows Sassanid Khosrau Parviz submitting to Roman emperor Heraclius (Cherub: an angel on the left is watching) Khosrau started a in 602 that lasted for 25 years and exhausted both the Sassanid and the Byzantine Empires.
History Article :622 AD, December, 9: Heraclius Defeats The Iranian Army
Tags :Sassanid , Rome , Khosrau , Heraclius
Hajj Pilgrims perform rituals around holy Mecca in Saudi ArabiaHajj Pilgrims perform rituals around holy Mecca in Saudi Arabia
History Article :623 AD, July, 25: Muslims Turn From Qods To Mecca
Tags :Mecca , Islamic , Arabia , Pilgrim , Haji , Muslim , Night
Byzantine Heraclius Khosrau II. Khosrau Parviz started a in 602 that lasted for 25 years and exhausted both the Sassanid and the Byzantine Empires.Byzantine Heraclius Khosrau II. Khosrau Parviz started a in 602 that lasted for 25 years and exhausted both the Sassanid and the Byzantine Empires.
History Article :624 AD, March, 25: Byzantine Assault On Persia
Tags :Byzantine , Heraclius , Khosrau , Sassanid , Painting
Sassanid Glass with an image of Khosrau 2. Sassanid glass is frequently referred to as Pre-Islamic Glass in which decorations usually consists of solid and visual motifs from the mould (reliefs),.Sassanid Glass with an image of Khosrau 2. Sassanid glass is frequently referred to as Pre-Islamic Glass in which decorations usually consists of solid and visual motifs from the mould (reliefs),.
History Article :627 AD, December, 12: Roma Defeats Persia At Neynava
Tags :Sassanid , Glass , Khosrau , Khosrau Parviz , King
Embossed figure of the Sassanid king Khosrau Hunting on a Golden PlateEmbossed figure of the Sassanid king Khosrau Hunting on a Golden Plate
History Article :628 AD, April, 3: Khosrau Parviz Executed
Tags :Sassanid , Khosrau , Hunt , Golden , Plate , Khosau Anoushirvan
Artaxerxes III ChronicleArtaxerxes III Chronicle
History Article :630 AD, April, 27: Ardeshir 3. Died
Tags :Artaxerxes , Chronicle , Ardeshir , Sassanid , Inscription
Taghebostan Bisotoun Embossed King Hunting wild boarTaghebostan Bisotoun Embossed King Hunting wild boar
History Article :630 AD, December, 25: Iran Signs Peace Treaty With Romans
Tags :Bisotoun , Embossed , Hunt , King , Taghebostan , Sassanid
Kermanshah Taghebostan Relief SassanidKermanshah Taghebostan Relief Sassanid
History Article :630 AD, June, 9: Pourandokht Becomes Queen
Tags :Kermanshah , Taghebostan , Relief , Sassanid
Imam Ali Shrine Najaf IraqImam Ali Shrine Najaf Iraq
History Article :632 AD, March, 19: Prophet Mohammad Appoints Successor
Tags :Imam Ali , Shrine , Najaf , Iraq , Islamic
Sassanid king Yazdgerd 3 Coin Sekestan mint Dated Reignal year 11 (642 AD) Yazdgerd 3 was the 35th and the last king of the Sassanid Dynasty. Yazdgerd 3 was the grandson of Khosrau Parviz and Shirin.Sassanid king Yazdgerd 3 Coin Sekestan mint Dated Reignal year 11 (642 AD) Yazdgerd 3 was the 35th and the last king of the Sassanid Dynasty. Yazdgerd 3 was the grandson of Khosrau Parviz and Shirin.
History Article :632 AD, June, 16: Yazdgerd 3.Ascends The Throne
Tags :Sassanid , Yazdgerd 3 , Coin , Sekestan
Sassanid Silver Dirham Coin with image of Khosrau Parviz, On the edges Arabic words Allah & Mohammad are seen. The coin has been mint in 1st century AH during the governorship of Omar Bin Obeydollah in Basra.Sassanid Silver Dirham Coin with image of Khosrau Parviz, On the edges Arabic words Allah & Mohammad are seen. The coin has been mint in 1st century AH during the governorship of Omar Bin Obeydollah in Basra.
History Article :635 AD, September, 27: The Battle Of Qadesiya
Tags :Sassanid , Coin , Khosrau Parviz , Silver , Dirham , Allah , Mohammad
Yazdgerd III CoinYazdgerd III Coin
History Article :636 AD, July, 28: Moving Capital From Tisfun Approved
Tags :Yazdgerd , Coin , Sassanid , King
Sassanid Tisfun Taghekasra. Tisfun rose to prominence during the Parthian Empire in the 1st century BC, and was the seat of government for most of its rulers.Sassanid Tisfun Taghekasra. Tisfun rose to prominence during the Parthian Empire in the 1st century BC, and was the seat of government for most of its rulers.
History Article :637 AD, March, 3: Arabs Capture Tisfun
Tags :Sassanid , Tisfun , Taghekasra
Above:The last photograph from Sassanid Nahavand Castle  taken by Naseroddin Shah Qajar before destroying it in search of treasures. The images below show the main gate that was only accessible through a bridge.Above:The last photograph from Sassanid Nahavand Castle taken by Naseroddin Shah Qajar before destroying it in search of treasures. The images below show the main gate that was only accessible through a bridge.
History Article :641 AD, February, 20: The Battle Of Nahavand
Tags :Sassanid , Nahavand , Castle
Taarikhaane, First Iranian Mosque near Damghan. It's a historical building that used to be a fire altar in before the Arab invasionTaarikhaane, First Iranian Mosque near Damghan. It's a historical building that used to be a fire altar in before the Arab invasion
History Article :641 AD, October, 31: Sepahan Becomes Isfahan
Tags :Taarikhaane , First , Iranian , Mosque
Narin/Narenj Castle in Meybod of Yazd is a pre-Islamic building which has been repaired many times.Narin/Narenj Castle in Meybod of Yazd is a pre-Islamic building which has been repaired many times.
History Article :642 AD, November, 30: Yazd Falls
Tags :Castle , Meybod , Yazd , Sassanid
Every year, near the end of the winter Amoo Norooz or Haji Firooz is seen around Iran dancing and singing with the joy of a new spring.Every year, near the end of the winter Amoo Norooz or Haji Firooz is seen around Iran dancing and singing with the joy of a new spring.
History Article :644 AD, November, 7: Caliph Omar Assassinated
Tags :Norooz , Haji Firooz , 2011
Remains of the Rhagae Citadel from South 2009. These city walls were built to protect the city from invaders around 4000 BC. Dimensions used to be 2500m x 1800m circling an area of 4500000 meters where the city was located.Remains of the Rhagae Citadel from South 2009. These city walls were built to protect the city from invaders around 4000 BC. Dimensions used to be 2500m x 1800m circling an area of 4500000 meters where the city was located.
History Article :645 AD, July, 25: Rhagae Uprising Against Caliphates
Tags :Rhagae Citadel , South , 2009 , Arc , 4000BC
An illustration from Qajar era Iranian painter Darvish Sevrugian from Shahnameh of Ferdowsi. Having received an important letter of their army commander Geshdawz, Giv, Goodarz, Bahram, Farhad and Gorgin meet at Toos to discuss it.An illustration from Qajar era Iranian painter Darvish Sevrugian from Shahnameh of Ferdowsi. Having received an important letter of their army commander Geshdawz, Giv, Goodarz, Bahram, Farhad and Gorgin meet at Toos to discuss it.
History Article :652 AD, June, 4: Qaran Resistence Broken Near Herat
Tags :Qajar , Shahnameh , Darvish Sevrugian , Ferdowsi , Shahnameh
The first Coins used in the Ismaic realm by the Rashedin Caliph Osman was a Sassanid Silver coin with the Arabic phrase Bismillah (meaning in the name of Allah) by the image of the last ruler of the Sassanid Empire Yazdgerd 3rd.The first Coins used in the Ismaic realm by the Rashedin Caliph Osman was a Sassanid Silver coin with the Arabic phrase Bismillah (meaning in the name of Allah) by the image of the last ruler of the Sassanid Empire Yazdgerd 3rd.
History Article :656 AD, June, 20: Caliph Osman Killed By Mojahedin
Tags :Sassanid , Silver , Coin , Islamic , Osman , Caliph , Omavi , Rashedin , Yazdgerd 3
In Chekchekoo Firealtar near Ardakan of Yazd,  there are constantly waterdrops from mountains that have given the name to this temple.

Omavi Caliphates (661 - 750) AD


In Chekchekoo Firealtar near Ardakan of Yazd, there are constantly waterdrops from mountains that have given the name to this temple.
History Article :663 AD, January, 6: Bactra Falls
Tags :Firealtar , Yazd , Sassanid , Religion , Zoroaster , Temple , Chekchekoo
Millions of Muslim pilgrims flock to the symbol of martyrdom, Imam Hossein's Shrine in Karbala-IraqMillions of Muslim pilgrims flock to the symbol of martyrdom, Imam Hossein's Shrine in Karbala-Iraq
History Article :680 AD, October, 10: Ashura: The Battle Of Karbala
Tags :Imam , Hossein , Shrine , Karbala , Iraq , Muslim
Baldeh Castle located in Noor Mazandaran, used to be a very well fortified stronghold. Built during the Sassanid era, it was used until the beginning of the Safavid dynasty.Baldeh Castle located in Noor Mazandaran, used to be a very well fortified stronghold. Built during the Sassanid era, it was used until the beginning of the Safavid dynasty.
History Article :714 AD, May, 31: Gilan Remains Invincible
Tags :Baldeh , Castle , Noor , Mazandaran
Sassanid Pottery Rhagae DancersSassanid Pottery Rhagae Dancers
History Article :721 AD, March, 24: Failed Attempts To Revive Sassanid Dynasty
Tags :Sassanid , Pottery , Rhagae , Dance
The Persian version of Tabari History (History of the Prophets and Kings) by another Iranian named Balami. This book is one of the oldest Persian scripts from the Samanian era. Many ancient Persian words have been used in this book.The Persian version of Tabari History (History of the Prophets and Kings) by another Iranian named Balami. This book is one of the oldest Persian scripts from the Samanian era. Many ancient Persian words have been used in this book.
History Article :730 AD, December, 9: Battle Of Ardabil
Tags :Iranian , Tabari , Bal'ami , Bal'ami History , History of the Prophets and Kings , Samanian
Bazehor Firealtar Mashhad SassanidBazehor Firealtar Mashhad Sassanid
History Article :744 AD, April, 9: Behafarid Revolts
Tags :Firealtar , Mashhad , Sassanid , Zoroaster , Religion
Radkan Tower in Chenaran / Khorasan Razavi provinceRadkan Tower in Chenaran / Khorasan Razavi province
History Article :745 AD, July, 31: Abu Muslim Enters Khorasan
Tags :Tower , Chenaran , Khorasan , Brick
Silver Coin of Omavi Caliph Al Walid mint Darabgerd 96 LH. He was the 6th Omavi Caliph of the Umayyad Dynasty who reigned from 705 to 715 AD. He was a powerful and expansionist ruler.He died at the age of 48 in Damascus.Silver Coin of Omavi Caliph Al Walid mint Darabgerd 96 LH. He was the 6th Omavi Caliph of the Umayyad Dynasty who reigned from 705 to 715 AD. He was a powerful and expansionist ruler.He died at the age of 48 in Damascus.
History Article :747 AD, June, 19: Abu Muslim Uprising
Tags :Omavi , Caliph , Al Walid , Silver , Coin , Darabgerd , Dirham
Iraq Kurdistan Zaab River

Abbasi Caliphates (750 - 1258) AD


Iraq Kurdistan Zaab River
History Article :750 AD, January, 27: Abu Muslim Defeats Marvan 2.
Tags :Iraq , Kurdistan , Zab , River , Great Zab
Laleh Rokh (Tulip Face); An illustration from the book Lalla Rookh by Thomas MooreLaleh Rokh (Tulip Face); An illustration from the book Lalla Rookh by Thomas Moore
History Article :766 AD, May, 24: Al Moghanna uprising
Tags :Laleh , Rokh , Tulip , Face
The Imam Reza Shrine in Mashhad is a luxurious Mausoleum with its Golden Dome and minaret. Imam Reza was the seventh descendant of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and the eighth of the Twelve Imams. His given name was Ali-ebne-Musa-bne-Jafar.The Imam Reza Shrine in Mashhad is a luxurious Mausoleum with its Golden Dome and minaret. Imam Reza was the seventh descendant of the Islamic prophet Muhammad and the eighth of the Twelve Imams. His given name was Ali-ebne-Musa-bne-Jafar.
History Article :766 AD, February, 1: Imam Reza Is Born
Tags :Mashhad , Imam Reza , Shrine , Gold , Dome , 2005
Zahhak Castle SaravanZahhak Castle Saravan
History Article :767 AD, June, 8: Ostadsis Uprising
Tags :Zahhak , Castle , Saravan
Taarikhaane was one of first Sassanid firealtars turning into mosqueTaarikhaane was one of first Sassanid firealtars turning into mosque
History Article :794 AD, December, 9: Arab Caliph Appoints Iranian Vezir
Tags :Taarikhaane , Mosque , Islamic
Babak Khorramdin Castle in East Azarbaijan, the city of KliberBabak Khorramdin Castle in East Azarbaijan, the city of Kliber
History Article :798 AD, January, 11: Uprising Of Azarak Sons
Tags :Babak Khorramdin , Castle , East , Azarbaijan , Kalibar , Babak Castle
Yazd Historical CityYazd Historical City
History Article :809 AD, March, 24: Harunolrashid Dies
Tags :Yazd , Mosque , Minaret , Amir Chaqmaq Mosque
Mashhad holy Imam Reza's Shrine and a view of the City during 1970s before major developments took place. Imam Reza's shrine is a major Shiite pilgrimage site of great historical and religious value.Mashhad holy Imam Reza's Shrine and a view of the City during 1970s before major developments took place. Imam Reza's shrine is a major Shiite pilgrimage site of great historical and religious value.
History Article :811 AD, May, 1: Mamun Wins Battle Of Rhagae
Tags :Mashhad , Imam Reza , Shrine , City , Dome , Shiite
Babak Khorramdin leaded one of the first successful uprisings against the Caliph assimilation. His Statue is erected in several cities in the Azarbaijan Republic. Meanwhile in Iran, pan-Arab zealots are destroying Iranian national symbols.

Taherian Dynasty (821 - 873) AD


Babak Khorramdin leaded one of the first successful uprisings against the Caliph assimilation. His Statue is erected in several cities in the Azarbaijan Republic. Meanwhile in Iran, pan-Arab zealots are destroying Iranian national symbols.
History Article :833 AD, August, 9: Al Motasem Becomes Caliph
Tags :Azarbaijan , Babak Khorramdin , Statue
Babak/Jomhour Castle in Kalibar, East AzarbaijanBabak/Jomhour Castle in Kalibar, East Azarbaijan
History Article :837 AD, August, 3: Babak Khorramdin Arrested
Tags :Babak Khorramdin , Castle , Jomhour , Azarbaijan , Kalibar , Babak Castle
Abbasid forces led by Iranian General Afshin  defeat the Byzantine army at the Battle of Anzen on July 21, 838. Miniature from Madrid Skylitzes shows Emperor Theophilos retreating towards a mountain.Abbasid forces led by Iranian General Afshin defeat the Byzantine army at the Battle of Anzen on July 21, 838. Miniature from Madrid Skylitzes shows Emperor Theophilos retreating towards a mountain.
History Article :838 AD, July, 21: Afshin Wins Battle Of Anzen
Tags :Abbasi , Byzantine , Afshin , Battle , Anzen , Painting
Babak Khorramdin's Castle on top of a mountain in East AzerbaijanBabak Khorramdin's Castle on top of a mountain in East Azerbaijan
History Article :838 AD, January, 7: Babak Khorramdin Executed
Tags :Babak Khorramdin , Castle , Azarbaijan , Kalibar , Babak Castle
After the death of Javidan, Iranian national hero Babak Khorramdin became the leader of Javidanian or Khorramian sect and staged an uprising against Abbasi Caliphs in 816 AD. Babak was betrayed by Afshin who handed him to the Abbasi Caliph.After the death of Javidan, Iranian national hero Babak Khorramdin became the leader of Javidanian or Khorramian sect and staged an uprising against Abbasi Caliphs in 816 AD. Babak was betrayed by Afshin who handed him to the Abbasi Caliph.
History Article :839 AD, July, 3: Maziar Executed In Samara
Tags :Iranian , Babak , Khorramdin
Abbasi era national hero Babak Khorramdin's Castle in NoorAbbasi era national hero Babak Khorramdin's Castle in Noor
History Article :842 AD, November, 24: Red Revolution Across Iran
Tags :Abbasi , Babak Khorramdin , Castle , Noor
Hamedan: A statue of Abu Ali Sina (Avicenna), the great Iranian philosopher and scientist who is known as the father of modern medicine with his famous book Qanun which introduced scientific medical approaches. His statue stands in front of his mausoleum.Hamedan: A statue of Abu Ali Sina (Avicenna), the great Iranian philosopher and scientist who is known as the father of modern medicine with his famous book Qanun which introduced scientific medical approaches. His statue stands in front of his mausoleum.
History Article :849 AD, May, 24: Amir Ismail Samani Is Born
Tags :Hamedan , Avicenna , Statue , Mausoleum , Scientist , Medicine , Qanun of Medicine , Iranian , Samanid
Statue of Yaghub Leis Saffar (867-879) in Dezful. He was the founder of the Saffarid dynasty in Sistan who restored some of the most revered Iranian traditions. It was during his rule that Persian was introduced as the official language,

Alavid Dynasty (864 - 928) AD


Statue of Yaghub Leis Saffar (867-879) in Dezful. He was the founder of the Saffarid dynasty in Sistan who restored some of the most revered Iranian traditions. It was during his rule that Persian was introduced as the official language,
History Article :867 AD, February, 9: Bactria Regains Independence From Abbasids
Tags :Dezful , Yaghub Saffar , Statue
Rhagae Shah Abdolazim Shrine Golden Dome, Minarets and poolRhagae Shah Abdolazim Shrine Golden Dome, Minarets and pool
History Article :868 AD, July, 2: Imam Hadi Murdered
Tags :Rhagae , Abdolazim , Shrine , Minaret , Golden , Dome
Qom Jamkaran Mosque 2008Qom Jamkaran Mosque 2008
History Article :869 AD, August, 2: Imam Mehdi Is Born
Tags :Qom , Jamkaran , Mosque , 2008 , Islamic , Square , Dome , Persian Blue , Imam Mehdi
Statue of Yaghub Saffar (Leis), founder of the Saffarian dynasty in Dezful. The Saffarian or the Saffarid dynasty were Persians ruling in Sistan (861-1003) They gave great care to the Persian culture and under their rule Persian literature was revived.

Samanid Dynasty (875 - 999) AD


Statue of Yaghub Saffar (Leis), founder of the Saffarian dynasty in Dezful. The Saffarian or the Saffarid dynasty were Persians ruling in Sistan (861-1003) They gave great care to the Persian culture and under their rule Persian literature was revived.
History Article :876 AD, April, 8: Abbasids defeat Saffarids
Tags :Saffarian , Yaghub Saffar , Statue , Dezful
Teimur Castle ZahedanTeimur Castle Zahedan
History Article :879 AD, May, 28: Divdastian Uprising
Tags :Teimurid , Castle , Zahedan
Construction of Jolfa Armenian Vank (Salvation for all) Church was completed in 1664 AD, a symbol of co-existence between Muslim and Christian communities.Construction of Jolfa Armenian Vank (Salvation for all) Church was completed in 1664 AD, a symbol of co-existence between Muslim and Christian communities.
History Article :885 AD, August, 6: Armenia Declares Independence
Tags :Jolfa , Church , Isfahan , Safavid , Isfahan , Winter , Religion
Two lions guarding the Statue of Amir Ismail Samani in the city of Doshanbeh, capital of Tajikistan. Amir Ismail Samani was the founder of the Samanian Dynasty, a vassal of the Abbasid Caliph that ruled over the Greater Khorasan and VararoodTwo lions guarding the Statue of Amir Ismail Samani in the city of Doshanbeh, capital of Tajikistan. Amir Ismail Samani was the founder of the Samanian Dynasty, a vassal of the Abbasid Caliph that ruled over the Greater Khorasan and Vararood
History Article :900 AD, October, 8: Ismail Samani Defeats Mohammad Bin Zeyd
Tags :Tajikistan , Doshanbeh , Ismail Samani , Statue , Samanian Dynasty , Lion , Crown
Silver Coin of Amro Leis Saffari mint in Gonaveh, Amro was the second and last ruler of Saffarian Dynasty.He submitted to the Caliph. Iand ruled Fars, Khorasan and Sistan which his brother had taken back by sword as vassal ruler.Silver Coin of Amro Leis Saffari mint in Gonaveh, Amro was the second and last ruler of Saffarian Dynasty.He submitted to the Caliph. Iand ruled Fars, Khorasan and Sistan which his brother had taken back by sword as vassal ruler.
History Article :901 AD, August, 6: Amro Leis Saffari Starves In Prison
Tags :Saffarian , Amro Leis , Saffar , Silver , Coin , Saffarian Dynasty , Dirham , Gonaveh
The statue of Mansour Hallaj in Shiraz wax Museum Samanid era Sufi poet and preacher fell at odds with mainstream clerics soon after he started asking for reforms. His famous verse means with my death, I'll revive.The statue of Mansour Hallaj in Shiraz wax Museum Samanid era Sufi poet and preacher fell at odds with mainstream clerics soon after he started asking for reforms. His famous verse means with my death, I'll revive.
History Article :922 AD, March, 27: Hallaj Executed In Baghdad
Tags :Samanid , Mansour Hallaj , Shiraz , Museum
Ekbatan Ecbatana Hamedan small

Ziyarid Dynasty (928 - 1043) AD


Ekbatan Ecbatana Hamedan small
History Article :931 AD, July, 16: Hamedan Liberated By Mardaviz
Tags :Ecbatana , Hamedan , Aerial
Isfahan 33polIsfahan 33pol
History Article :931 AD, December, 2: Iran Regains Independence
Tags :Isfahan , 33pol , Bridge , Night
Deylami Tower in the village of Komrood in the Alborz Mountains near Noor. It’s the mausoleum of Fakroddoleh Deylami. The Deylami dynasty was one of the first Iranian resistence movements against the Arab invasion that led to fall of Caliph of Baghdad.

Buyid Dynasty (934 - 1062) AD


Deylami Tower in the village of Komrood in the Alborz Mountains near Noor. It’s the mausoleum of Fakroddoleh Deylami. The Deylami dynasty was one of the first Iranian resistence movements against the Arab invasion that led to fall of Caliph of Baghdad.
History Article :946 AD, January, 15: Baghdad Conquered
Tags :Deylami , Tower , Fakhroddoleh , Komrood , Mausoleum
Silver Coin of Samanian ruler Abdolmalek 1st son of Nuh 1st mint Samarkand. On the coin the Arabic Shahadatayn phrase and name of Al Mostakfi Bellah shows they were vassals of the Caliph of Baghdad at the time. Quranic verses on margins.Silver Coin of Samanian ruler Abdolmalek 1st son of Nuh 1st mint Samarkand. On the coin the Arabic Shahadatayn phrase and name of Al Mostakfi Bellah shows they were vassals of the Caliph of Baghdad at the time. Quranic verses on margins.
History Article :954 AD, May, 17: Samanian Nuh Dies
Tags :Samanian , Silver , Coin , Dirham , Abdolmalek 1 , Samarkand , Al Mostakfi , Samanian Dynasty
Silver Coin of Abolhasan Booyeh (932-967AD) given title Moezzoddoleh by Baghdad Caliph Al Mostakfi. The Buyid Family (Al-e Booyeh)  were originally fishermen from Deylaman area of Gilan who succeeded in taking back most of Iran.Silver Coin of Abolhasan Booyeh (932-967AD) given title Moezzoddoleh by Baghdad Caliph Al Mostakfi. The Buyid Family (Al-e Booyeh) were originally fishermen from Deylaman area of Gilan who succeeded in taking back most of Iran.
History Article :963 AD, February, 13: Mourning In New Lunar Years
Tags :Booyeh , Moezzoddoleh , Silver , Coin , Dirham , Deylami
A Dirham coin from Deylami era kings Azoddoleh (abu Shoja) on one side and Roknoddoleh (Abu Ali) on the back mint of Sirjan 972 AD. In times of Deylamian dynasty Baghdad was ruled by Iranians.

Ghaznavid Dynasty (977 - 1186) AD


A Dirham coin from Deylami era kings Azoddoleh (abu Shoja) on one side and Roknoddoleh (Abu Ali) on the back mint of Sirjan 972 AD. In times of Deylamian dynasty Baghdad was ruled by Iranians.
History Article :978 AD, March, 22: Azodi Hospital Opens In Baghdad
Tags :Deylami , Coin , Azoddoleh , Roknoddoleh , Dirham
Band-e-Amir Bridge/Dam in Marvdasht built by Azoddoleh of Deylami dynastyBand-e-Amir Bridge/Dam in Marvdasht built by Azoddoleh of Deylami dynasty
History Article :987 AD, October, 15: Inauguration Of Deylami Observatory
Tags :Bandamir , Bridge , Marvdasht , Deylami
Rhagae Abdolazim Museum Silver Coin GhaznaviRhagae Abdolazim Museum Silver Coin Ghaznavi
History Article :988 AD, November, 15: Foundation Of Ghaznavi Dynasty
Tags :Rhagae , Abdolazim , Museum , Silver , Coin , Ghaznavi
Ferdowsi Square in Tehran became scene of street protests against fraud during presidential elections in 2009Ferdowsi Square in Tehran became scene of street protests against fraud during presidential elections in 2009
History Article :1010 AD, March, 16: Ferdowsi Completes Shahnameh
Tags :Green , Election , Ferdowsi , 2009 , Square , Ferdowsi Statues
Ghaznavi Sultan Masood Coin with Shahi design. In 1040 The Seljuks defeat Masood at the Battle of Dandanaqan. Masood withdraws and moves capital from Ghazni to Lahore. His army mutined and he was killed by his brother Mohammad.Ghaznavi Sultan Masood Coin with Shahi design. In 1040 The Seljuks defeat Masood at the Battle of Dandanaqan. Masood withdraws and moves capital from Ghazni to Lahore. His army mutined and he was killed by his brother Mohammad.
History Article :1030 AD, July, 1: Mohammad Blinded By Masood Ghaznavi
Tags :Ghaznavi , Sultan , Masood Ghaznavi , Ghazneh , Coin , Shahi
West Radkan Tower in Kordkoy / Golestan Started in 1017 and finished in 1021 AD, it's the resting place of one of Tabarestan generals named Abu Jafar MohammadWest Radkan Tower in Kordkoy / Golestan Started in 1017 and finished in 1021 AD, it's the resting place of one of Tabarestan generals named Abu Jafar Mohammad
History Article :1030 AD, April, 30: Mahmoud Ghaznavi Died
Tags :Radkan , Tower , Golestan , 1021 , Tabarestan
Ghaznavi Sultan Mahmoud Coin Silver jital coin o Sultan  Mahmoud Ghaznavi  with Arabic and Sanskrit minted in Lahore 1208 in the British Museum.Sultan Mahmoud Ghaznavi (Ma?mood of Ghazna) : born November 2, 971, died April 30?, 1030, Ghazna,Ghaznavi Sultan Mahmoud Coin Silver jital coin o Sultan Mahmoud Ghaznavi with Arabic and Sanskrit minted in Lahore 1208 in the British Museum.Sultan Mahmoud Ghaznavi (Ma?mood of Ghazna) : born November 2, 971, died April 30?, 1030, Ghazna,
History Article :1033 AD, May, 13: Masood Ghaznavi Appoints New Vezir
Tags :Ghaznavi , Sultan Mahmoud Ghaznavi , Coin , 1208 , Lahore
The Toghrol Tower which is a brick round building is located in Rhagae. This 2010 photo has a glimpse through the entrance that has an exit on the opposite side. The inscription on top of this door is dated 1301 Loonar Hijri when Marv separated from Iran.

Seljuk Empire (1037 - 1194) AD


The Toghrol Tower which is a brick round building is located in Rhagae. This 2010 photo has a glimpse through the entrance that has an exit on the opposite side. The inscription on top of this door is dated 1301 Loonar Hijri when Marv separated from Iran.
History Article :1040 AD, May, 23: Ghaznavi-Seljuk Clash At Dandanaghan
Tags :Rhagae , Toghrol Tower , 2010 , Toghrol , Seljuk
A Map shows Iranian traveller Naser Khosrau's 7 years expedition of 19000 km from Marv on March, 6, 1046 visiting cities along the Caspian sea, Mesopotamia, Syria, Egypt and ended his journey after 7 years on Oct, 23, 1052.A Map shows Iranian traveller Naser Khosrau's 7 years expedition of 19000 km from Marv on March, 6, 1046 visiting cities along the Caspian sea, Mesopotamia, Syria, Egypt and ended his journey after 7 years on Oct, 23, 1052.
History Article :1052 AD, October, 23: Naser Khosrau's Journey Ends
Tags :Iranian , Naser Khosrau , Map , 1052 , Marv , Jerusalem , Mecca , Syria , Damascus , Cairo , Balkh , Tabriz , Basra , Baghdad , Herat
An Aerial view from Isfahan with Zayanderood River cutting the city in halfAn Aerial view from Isfahan with Zayanderood River cutting the city in half
History Article :1052 AD, August, 9: Toghrol Captures Isfahan
Tags :Isfahan , Aerial , Zayanderood , River , Landscape
Toghrol Tower Rhagae is the Mausoleum of Toghrol of Seljuk EmpireToghrol Tower Rhagae is the Mausoleum of Toghrol of Seljuk Empire
History Article :1063 AD, September, 4: Seljuk Toghrol Dies
Tags :Toghrol , Tower , Rhagae , Seljuk , Toghrol Tower
Toghrol Tower in Rhagae is attributed to Toghrol Bey from the Seljuk dynasty. The 20m tall Brick has a 15m outer and 11m inner diameter and 24 sleeves. Inscriptions and most of inner decorations have been destroyed during Qajar era.Toghrol Tower in Rhagae is attributed to Toghrol Bey from the Seljuk dynasty. The 20m tall Brick has a 15m outer and 11m inner diameter and 24 sleeves. Inscriptions and most of inner decorations have been destroyed during Qajar era.
History Article :1064 AD, April, 27: Alparslan Ascends The Throne
Tags :Rhagae , Toghrol , Tower , Seljuk , Toghrol Tower
Located 25 km southwest of Fouman Roodkhan Castle is a military complex which had been constructed during the Seljuk Dynasty.The Castle is built on two tips of a mount, with an area of 50,000 square meters.Located 25 km southwest of Fouman Roodkhan Castle is a military complex which had been constructed during the Seljuk Dynasty.The Castle is built on two tips of a mount, with an area of 50,000 square meters.
History Article :1071 AD, August, 26: The Battle of Manzikert
Tags :Fouman , Roodkhan , Castle , Seljuk , Gilan , Sassanid
Rhagae Abdolazim Museum: A Bowl made of clay Seljuk eraRhagae Abdolazim Museum: A Bowl made of clay Seljuk era
History Article :1071 AD, July, 7: The Silent Rise Of Hasan Sabbah
Tags :Rhagae , Abdolazim , Museum , Bowl , Seljuk , Pottery
Khosrogerd Minaret Sabzevar Seljuk era. The inscriptions on this building is dated to 505 Lunar HijriKhosrogerd Minaret Sabzevar Seljuk era. The inscriptions on this building is dated to 505 Lunar Hijri
History Article :1072 AD, November, 25: Alparslan Killed
Tags :Minaret , Sabzevar , Seljuk , Islamic , Khorasan
11 century famous poet, scientist, astronomer ;Hakim Omar Khayyam's Mausoleum in Neishabour at Night

Kharazm Dynasty (1077 - 1231) AD


11 century famous poet, scientist, astronomer ;Hakim Omar Khayyam's Mausoleum in Neishabour at Night
History Article :1079 AD, March, 6: Jalali/Persian Calendar Invented
Tags :Neishabour , Omar , Khayyam , Mausoleum , Night , Poet
Heydarabad Castle KhashHeydarabad Castle Khash
History Article :1083 AD, October, 31: Turanshah Becomes King Of Kerman
Tags :Heydarabad , Castle , Khash
Qazvin Alamout Castle, or,Ghaleh Hasan Sabbah on a cliff on mountain top near the Gazor Khan village has an area of 2000 m2. In 1090 the fortress was infiltrated and occupied by Hasan Sabbah the founder of powerful Assassins or HashashinQazvin Alamout Castle, or,Ghaleh Hasan Sabbah on a cliff on mountain top near the Gazor Khan village has an area of 2000 m2. In 1090 the fortress was infiltrated and occupied by Hasan Sabbah the founder of powerful Assassins or Hashashin
History Article :1090 AD, September, 3: Hasan Sabbah Captures Alamout
Tags :Qazvin , Alamout , Castle , Mountain , Citadel , Hashashin
Qazvin Alamout Castle cheep donkey ride is available for fun or people with disabilitiesQazvin Alamout Castle cheep donkey ride is available for fun or people with disabilities
History Article :1092 AD, November, 2: Nezamolmolk Assassinated
Tags :Qazvin , Alamout , Castle , Donkey , Transport
Boroujerd  St (Emamzadeh) Jafar Mausoleum belongs to Seljuk era, rebuilt in 1789, it has been decorated during Safavid and Qajar era.Boroujerd St (Emamzadeh) Jafar Mausoleum belongs to Seljuk era, rebuilt in 1789, it has been decorated during Safavid and Qajar era.
History Article :1097 AD, May, 21: First Crusaders Defeat Seljuks
Tags :Boroujerd , Mausoleum , Islamic , Lorestan , Seljuk
Firoozabad Minaret Kaashmar SeljukFiroozabad Minaret Kaashmar Seljuk
History Article :1119 AD, May, 10: Seljuk Kings Clash At Saveh
Tags :Minaret , Kashmar , Seljuk , Islamic , Khorasan , Brick
Shirvan Domes is a 15th century mausoleum and imperial graveyard of the Shervanshah rulers; Iranian satraps of Achaemenid and Sassanid Persia in Shamakhi, Azerbaijan. The historical site is located at the foot of Gulistan Fortress.Shirvan Domes is a 15th century mausoleum and imperial graveyard of the Shervanshah rulers; Iranian satraps of Achaemenid and Sassanid Persia in Shamakhi, Azerbaijan. The historical site is located at the foot of Gulistan Fortress.
History Article :1120 AD, March, 30: Manouchehr 2. Becomes Shervan King
Tags :Shirvan , Shamakhi , Dome , Shervanshah , Shervan , Mausoleum
Qazvin: Rocks form Shapes that resemble Human face on top of the Alamout CastleQazvin: Rocks form Shapes that resemble Human face on top of the Alamout Castle
History Article :1124 AD, June, 19: Hassan Sabbah Dies
Tags :Qazvin , Alamout , Castle , Human
Stable for Horses inside the Alamout Castle/ QazvinStable for Horses inside the Alamout Castle/ Qazvin
History Article :1138 AD, January, 20: Assassin Master Kia Bozorg Dies
Tags :Qazvin , Alamout , Castle , Horse , Stable
A Shatranj(Chess) game set Glass from Seljuk era 12th century discovered in Iran, now on display in New York museum. Although chess is known as a board game played by two people, explorers have reported a more sophisticated version played by 3 in Iran.A Shatranj(Chess) game set Glass from Seljuk era 12th century discovered in Iran, now on display in New York museum. Although chess is known as a board game played by two people, explorers have reported a more sophisticated version played by 3 in Iran.
History Article :1194 AD, March, 26: Last Seljuk King Killed
Tags :Seljuk , Chess , Glass , Game
Gharluja Kliber Tower Mongol era East AzarbaijanGharluja Kliber Tower Mongol era East Azarbaijan
History Article :1227 AD, August, 18: Chengiz Khan Dies In Kansu
Tags :Tower , Mongol , Azarbaijan
Landscape view of primitive houses in Kerman's historical Meymand village of Babak city.Landscape view of primitive houses in Kerman's historical Meymand village of Babak city.
History Article :1227 AD, August, 16: Farakhtay Turks Capture Kerman
Tags :Kerman , Meymand , Village , Primitive
Jalaladdin Kharazmshah, the last ruler of the Kharazmian Dynasty on Coin from Uzbekistan.Jalaladdin Kharazmshah was a very brave and restless fighter who has been praised by Iranian, Turkish and Arab historians for his resistance against Mongol invasion.Jalaladdin Kharazmshah, the last ruler of the Kharazmian Dynasty on Coin from Uzbekistan.Jalaladdin Kharazmshah was a very brave and restless fighter who has been praised by Iranian, Turkish and Arab historians for his resistance against Mongol invasion.
History Article :1230 AD, August, 10: Last Battle Of Kharazmshah
Tags :Uzbekistan , Jalaladdin Kharazmshah , Coin , Kharazmian
Khajeh Nasir Observatory in Maragheh Mongol Ilkhanates periodKhajeh Nasir Observatory in Maragheh Mongol Ilkhanates period
History Article :1231 AD, August, 15: Jalaladdin Kharazmshah Assassinated
Tags :Observatory , Maragheh , Mongol , Building , Azarbaijan
The Aliabad Tower is located 42 km from Kashmar Mongol height:18mThe Aliabad Tower is located 42 km from Kashmar Mongol height:18m
History Article :1251 AD, July, 1: Second Mongol Expedition Of Persia
Tags :Tower , Kashmar , Mongol , Khorasan , Brick
Qazvin: ruins of the famous Alamout Castle where the word assassination was born

Mongol Ilkhanates (1256 - 1353) AD


Qazvin: ruins of the famous Alamout Castle where the word assassination was born
History Article :1256 AD, November, 19: Alamout Surrenders To Hulagu
Tags :Qazvin , Alamout , Castle , Hashashin
Neishabour: the Mausoleum of Attar Neishabouri, a prominent poet whose works became basis for Sufism. Attar lands of love are: Quest, Love, Understanding, Independence and Detachment, Unity, Astonishment and Bewilderment, Deprivation and DeathNeishabour: the Mausoleum of Attar Neishabouri, a prominent poet whose works became basis for Sufism. Attar lands of love are: Quest, Love, Understanding, Independence and Detachment, Unity, Astonishment and Bewilderment, Deprivation and Death
History Article :1267 AD, November, 22: Earthquake Destroys Neishabour
Tags :Neishabour , Attar Neishabouri , Mausoleum , Khorasan , Darvish
Qazvin, the once blue Soltaniyeh Dome is the tomb of the Ilkhanate Oljaitu who converted to Islam and took the name Mohammad Khodabandeh. Soltaniyeh remains the best known monument of Ilkhanate Persia.Qazvin, the once blue Soltaniyeh Dome is the tomb of the Ilkhanate Oljaitu who converted to Islam and took the name Mohammad Khodabandeh. Soltaniyeh remains the best known monument of Ilkhanate Persia.
History Article :1295 AD, June, 16: Ilkhanates Embrace Islam
Tags :Qazvin , Soltaniyeh , Dome , Ilkhanate , Oljaitu
Iranian Poet Hafez Shirazi was a revered master of Persian poetry with his famous masterpiece Divan which has been part of Iranian lifestyle for since 1300s. He perfected ghazal as a verse form of 6-15 couplets linked by unity of subject and symbolism.Iranian Poet Hafez Shirazi was a revered master of Persian poetry with his famous masterpiece Divan which has been part of Iranian lifestyle for since 1300s. He perfected ghazal as a verse form of 6-15 couplets linked by unity of subject and symbolism.
History Article :1301 AD, February, 26: Amir Mobarezoddin Is Born
Tags :Iranian , Persian , Poet , Hafez , Shirazi , Tomb of Hafez
Khajeh Nasir Observatory in Maragheh was built during Hulagu Khan / Ilkhanates: 1260 ADKhajeh Nasir Observatory in Maragheh was built during Hulagu Khan / Ilkhanates: 1260 AD
History Article :1304 AD, May, 11: Ghazan Khan Dies
Tags :Observatory , Maragheh , Mongol , Building , Azarbaijan
Shah Shoja Mausoleum Shiraz built in 1971. Son of Mobarezoddin, he was the greatest king of the Al-Mozaffar family.Shah Shoja Mausoleum Shiraz built in 1971. Son of Mobarezoddin, he was the greatest king of the Al-Mozaffar family.
History Article :1323 AD, January, 17: Mobarezoddin Mohammad Proclaims King
Tags :Shah , Shoja , Mausoleum , Shiraz , 1971
Shiraz : Inside of Shah Shoja Mausoleum. Shah Shoja was the second ruler of the Mozaffarid dynasty who imprisoned and blinded his father Mobarezoddin who was known for his cruelty in 1358. Mobarezoddin died in prison in 1363.Shiraz : Inside of Shah Shoja Mausoleum. Shah Shoja was the second ruler of the Mozaffarid dynasty who imprisoned and blinded his father Mobarezoddin who was known for his cruelty in 1358. Mobarezoddin died in prison in 1363.
History Article :1333 AD, March, 10: Mozaffarid Shah Shoja Is Born
Tags :Shiraz , Shah , Shoja , Mausoleum , Inside , Mozaffarid
Gonbad Kabood Dome in Maragheh is said to be the tomb of Hulagu's motherGonbad Kabood Dome in Maragheh is said to be the tomb of Hulagu's mother
History Article :1336 AD, April, 10: End OF Mongol Persia
Tags :Maragheh , Azarbaijan , Mongol , Ilkhanate
The three Dashkesin Caves are located 10 km SW Soltaniyeh Abhar/Zanjan. First used for Mithraism ceremonies, Oljaitu had brought Chinese artists to curve dragons on the rocks.The three Dashkesin Caves are located 10 km SW Soltaniyeh Abhar/Zanjan. First used for Mithraism ceremonies, Oljaitu had brought Chinese artists to curve dragons on the rocks.
History Article :1342 AD, July, 18: Sarbedaran's Early Downfall
Tags :Cave , Abhar , Zanjan , Oljaitu , Mithraism , Ilkhanate , Dragon
Silver Coins of 2 Dinars value belonging to Mozaffarid Shah Shoja (1335-1364, 1366-1384). Shah Shoja was the second ruler of the Mozaffarid Dynasty who ruled in Shiraz and was contemporary to Hafez, great Iranian poet.Silver Coins of 2 Dinars value belonging to Mozaffarid Shah Shoja (1335-1364, 1366-1384). Shah Shoja was the second ruler of the Mozaffarid Dynasty who ruled in Shiraz and was contemporary to Hafez, great Iranian poet.
History Article :1343 AD, May, 29: Nosratoddin Shah Yahya Is Born
Tags :Mozaffarid , Coin , Shah Shoja , Money , Silver , Dinar
Teimur Lang Statue

Timurid Empire (1370 - 1506) AD


Teimur Lang Statue
History Article :1387 AD, August, 27: Teimur Conquers Isfahan
Tags :Teimur Lang , Statue
Miran Shah (1366 – 16 April 1408) was a son of Teimur Lang, and a Teimurid (Goorkani) governor during his father's lifetime.Toos, the famous birthplace of Ferdowsi was destroyed by Miran Shah, Painting opaque watercolor and gold on paper (1875 - 1900)Miran Shah (1366 – 16 April 1408) was a son of Teimur Lang, and a Teimurid (Goorkani) governor during his father's lifetime.Toos, the famous birthplace of Ferdowsi was destroyed by Miran Shah, Painting opaque watercolor and gold on paper (1875 - 1900)
History Article :1389 AD, May, 18: Toos Destroyed
Tags :Teimurid , Miran , Shah , Painting , Throne
Shah Shoja Mausoleum from Al Mozaffar (Mozaffarid) dynasty who died in 1384 in Shiraz. Shah Shoja was less tyrannic figure, but he was constantly fighting with his brothers, causing a long period of instability.Shah Shoja Mausoleum from Al Mozaffar (Mozaffarid) dynasty who died in 1384 in Shiraz. Shah Shoja was less tyrannic figure, but he was constantly fighting with his brothers, causing a long period of instability.
History Article :1393 AD, May, 22: Teimur Exterminates The Mozaffarids
Tags :Shiraz , Shah Shoja , Mausoleum , Mozaffarid
Painting shows Teimur Lang imprisoned Ottoman Sultan Bayazid. Teimur is the standing figure. He was lame, and is seen walking with a cane. He is also armed with a sword. Bayazid became POW during the Battle of Ankara and died one year later.Painting shows Teimur Lang imprisoned Ottoman Sultan Bayazid. Teimur is the standing figure. He was lame, and is seen walking with a cane. He is also armed with a sword. Bayazid became POW during the Battle of Ankara and died one year later.
History Article :1405 AD, February, 27: Teimur Lang Is Dead
Tags :Teimurid , Teimur Lang , Ottoman , Sultan , Beyazit , Arts , Painting
Goharshad Mosque built in 1418 by Shahrokh Teimuri's wife in Mashhad

Kara Koyunlu (1407 - 1468) AD


Goharshad Mosque built in 1418 by Shahrokh Teimuri's wife in Mashhad
History Article :1447 AD, March, 12: Shahrokh Mirza Teimuri Dies
Tags :Goharshad , Mosque , 1418 , Mashhad , Teimurid , Persian Blue , Dome
Safavid king Shah Ismaiil's Helmet sits on his armor.He captured Tabriz in 1501 and proclaimed himself shah of Iran, bringing the whole country and portions of modern-day Iraq under his control and proclaimed Shiite faith as the official creed.Safavid king Shah Ismaiil's Helmet sits on his armor.He captured Tabriz in 1501 and proclaimed himself shah of Iran, bringing the whole country and portions of modern-day Iraq under his control and proclaimed Shiite faith as the official creed.
History Article :1473 AD, August, 11: Fatih Sultan Mehmet Defeats Uzun Hasan
Tags :Safavid , Shah Ismail , Helmet , Armour , Safavian Dynasty
Qanun of Medicine : Samanid scientist Avicenna operating on a woman, operation tools are displayed top-left. His Canon of Medicine was long a standard work in the field.Qanun of Medicine : Samanid scientist Avicenna operating on a woman, operation tools are displayed top-left. His Canon of Medicine was long a standard work in the field.
History Article :1477 AD, December, 1: Qanun Of Medicine Published In Europe
Tags :Samanid , Avicenna , Qanun of Medicine , Painting , Medicine , Book
Safavid Shah Tahmasp Flag:  The Safavid dynasty was a descendent of Ak Koyunlu (White Sheep) tribeSafavid Shah Tahmasp Flag: The Safavid dynasty was a descendent of Ak Koyunlu (White Sheep) tribe
History Article :1478 AD, July, 15: Ak Koyunlu Clash At The Battle Of Khoy
Tags :Ak Koyunlu , Shah Tahmasp , Flag , Safavid
Shah Ismail Safavi Statue FountainShah Ismail Safavi Statue Fountain
History Article :1487 AD, July, 17: Shah Ismail Is Born
Tags :Shah Ismail , Safavid , Statue , Fountain , King , Baku , Safavian Dynasty
Shah Ismail Safavi

Safavid Dynasty (1502 - 1736) AD


Shah Ismail Safavi
History Article :1502 AD, March, 11: Shah Ismail Becomes King
Tags :Shah Ismail , Safavid , Statue , Baku , Safavian Dynasty
Site of the Chaldiran Battle in which Shah Ismail Safavid was defeated due to lack of modern arms.Consequences of this defeat were psychological for Shah Ismail and destroyed Ismail's belief in his invincibility, based on his claimed divine status.Site of the Chaldiran Battle in which Shah Ismail Safavid was defeated due to lack of modern arms.Consequences of this defeat were psychological for Shah Ismail and destroyed Ismail's belief in his invincibility, based on his claimed divine status.
History Article :1503 AD, June, 21: Shah Ismail Defeats Ak Koyunlu Leader
Tags :Chaldoran , Battle , Battle of Chaldoran , Safavid , Shah Ismail
A Safavid era painting shows soldiers playing Chowgun, known today as poloA Safavid era painting shows soldiers playing Chowgun, known today as polo
History Article :1508 AD, September, 3: Shah Ismail Appoints Governor Of Khuzestan
Tags :Safavid , Painting , Play , Chowgun , Polo , Art
Chehelsotoon Palace of Isfahan: A well preserved Safavid  painting shows the battle of Marv, in 1510 in which Shah Ismail defeated the Uzbek army headed by Sheybak Khan.Chehelsotoon Palace of Isfahan: A well preserved Safavid painting shows the battle of Marv, in 1510 in which Shah Ismail defeated the Uzbek army headed by Sheybak Khan.
History Article :1510 AD, December, 2: The Battle Of Marv
Tags :Safavid , Chehelsotoon , Isfahan , Shah Ismail , Sheybak Khan , 1510 , Uzbek , Palace , Safavian Dynasty
Safavid Shah Ismail : Born into a Shiite family with close ties to the Sufi tradition, he became head of a Shiite military force, the Kizilbash, at the age of 14. He promoted Shiite faith in Iran and helped the country regain its cultural independence.Safavid Shah Ismail : Born into a Shiite family with close ties to the Sufi tradition, he became head of a Shiite military force, the Kizilbash, at the age of 14. He promoted Shiite faith in Iran and helped the country regain its cultural independence.
History Article :1512 AD, November, 24: Uzbeks Defeat Safavid-Mughal Alliance
Tags :Safavid , Shah Ismail , Painting , Safavian Dynasty
Shah Ismail Safavi's ProfileShah Ismail Safavi's Profile
History Article :1514 AD, August, 23: Shah Ismail Loses The Chaldoran War
Tags :Shah Ismail , Safavid , Safavian Dynasty
This Portuguese Cannon made of brass from Hormoz Island is on display at the Miyanposhteh Palace and Military Museum in Anzali. The Portuguese Occupied Hormoz Island on May, 4/, 515This Portuguese Cannon made of brass from Hormoz Island is on display at the Miyanposhteh Palace and Military Museum in Anzali. The Portuguese Occupied Hormoz Island on May, 4/, 515
History Article :1515 AD, May, 4: Portuguese Occupy Hormoz Island
Tags :Anzali , Miyanposhteh , Palace , Museum , Cannon , Hormoz Island , Portuguese , Military , Gilan
City of Isfahan Safavid era 33 Pol bridge on a snowy dayCity of Isfahan Safavid era 33 Pol bridge on a snowy day
History Article :1524 AD, May, 23: Shah Ismail Safavi Dies
Tags :Isfahan , Safavid , Snow , Bridge , Khajoo , Khaju Bridge
Shah Ismail Safavi's Portrait. Shah Ismail was king of Iran (1501-1524) and founder of the Safavid Dynasty. His father was Sheikh Heydar and his mother was Alamshah (daughter of Uzun Hasan Ak Koyunlu)Shah Ismail Safavi's Portrait. Shah Ismail was king of Iran (1501-1524) and founder of the Safavid Dynasty. His father was Sheikh Heydar and his mother was Alamshah (daughter of Uzun Hasan Ak Koyunlu)
History Article :1529 AD, February, 18: Habsburg-Persian Alliance Against Ottomans
Tags :Shah Ismail , Safavid , Portrait , King , Safavian Dynasty
A 16th century map of Tabriz by Ottoman historian Matrakchi Nasuh who wrote a historical piece on the Iran campaign of Suleiman 1st titled "Fetihname-i Karabu?dan".The Library of Istanbul University hosts the only copy of this unique work.A 16th century map of Tabriz by Ottoman historian Matrakchi Nasuh who wrote a historical piece on the Iran campaign of Suleiman 1st titled "Fetihname-i Karabu?dan".The Library of Istanbul University hosts the only copy of this unique work.
History Article :1534 AD, July, 12: Tabriz Captured By Ottomans
Tags :Tabriz , Ottoman , Map , Matrakchi Nasuh , 1534 , Safavid
A painting shows Shah Tahmasp honoring Homayoon Shah of India in a partyA painting shows Shah Tahmasp honoring Homayoon Shah of India in a party
History Article :1540 AD, June, 28: Indian King Seeks Assylum In Iran
Tags :Shah Tahmasp , Dance , Painting , Safavid , Isfahan , Indian , Alighapoo , Safavian Dynasty
Tabriz historical Bazaar is one of its kind with its unique design and brick roofsTabriz historical Bazaar is one of its kind with its unique design and brick roofs
History Article :1548 AD, July, 27: 4th Occupation Of Tabriz By Ottomans
Tags :Tabriz , Bazaar , Roof , Brick
Safavid Shah Tahmasp is seen in a Painting at Chelsotoon palace in the historical city of Isfahan.Safavid Shah Tahmasp is seen in a Painting at Chelsotoon palace in the historical city of Isfahan.
History Article :1551 AD, August, 15: Vardzia Evacuated
Tags :Safavid , Shah Tahmasp , Isfahan , Painting , Chehelsotoon , Safavian Dynasty
Isfahan Menarjonban or shaking minarets a great architectural achievement of Safavi eraIsfahan Menarjonban or shaking minarets a great architectural achievement of Safavi era
History Article :1552 AD, July, 8: Ottomans Attack Hormoz Island
Tags :Isfahan , Menarjonban , Shake , Minaret , Safavid
Isfahan Alighapoo state building located in Naghshejahan squareIsfahan Alighapoo state building located in Naghshejahan square
History Article :1555 AD, March, 29: Peace Treaty Signed With Ottoman Empire
Tags :Isfahan , Alighapoo , Naghshejahan , Safavid , Square
Isfahan Alighapoo building used to be  the headquarters of Safavi empireIsfahan Alighapoo building used to be the headquarters of Safavi empire
History Article :1571 AD, January, 27: Prince Abbas Is Born
Tags :Isfahan , Alighapoo , Building , Safavid
Ghotaboddin Heidar mausoleum built in 1579 in Torbat HeidariyehGhotaboddin Heidar mausoleum built in 1579 in Torbat Heidariyeh
History Article :1576 AD, June, 20: Ibrahim Mirza Killed
Tags :Ghotaboddin Heidar , Torbat , Heidariyeh , 1579
A cow shaped Gorz (Mace) belonging to the Safavid king Shah tahmasp.Gorz was an ancient weapon in Iran which consisted of a heavy top, usually an Iron ball with sharp extensions that used to be mounted on a shaft or tied to a chain.A cow shaped Gorz (Mace) belonging to the Safavid king Shah tahmasp.Gorz was an ancient weapon in Iran which consisted of a heavy top, usually an Iron ball with sharp extensions that used to be mounted on a shaft or tied to a chain.
History Article :1576 AD, September, 1: Shah Ismail 2.Ascends The Throne
Tags :Safavid , Shah Tahmasp , Gorz , Cow , Safavian Dynasty
Safavid PaintingSafavid Painting
History Article :1577 AD, November, 24: Shah Ismail 2. Of Safavid Dynasty Dies
Tags :Safavid , Painting , Dance , Alighapoo , Shah Abbas 2 , Safavian Dynasty
Isfahan beautiful Chaharbagh gardensIsfahan beautiful Chaharbagh gardens
History Article :1578 AD, April, 5: Ottomans Invade Iranian Territory
Tags :Isfahan , Chaharbagh , Garden , Paradise
Radkan Tower in Chenaran / Khorasan Razavi provinceRadkan Tower in Chenaran / Khorasan Razavi province
History Article :1578 AD, August, 9: Ottomans Capture Caucasia
Tags :Tower , Chenaran , Khorasan , Brick
Isfahan's magnificient Shah Abbasi Mosque on the southern side of the Naghshejahan square.Isfahan's magnificient Shah Abbasi Mosque on the southern side of the Naghshejahan square.
History Article :1587 AD, October, 1: Abbas 1st Proclaims Shah Of Persia
Tags :Isfahan , Shah , Abbasi , Mosque , Naghshejahan , 2010 , Safavid , Shah Abbas , Dome , Imam Mosque Isfahan
The Shah Abbas Mosque located south of the Naghshejahan sq, Isfahan. The new minarets and entrance were added later to make it accessible through the world's second largest squareThe Shah Abbas Mosque located south of the Naghshejahan sq, Isfahan. The new minarets and entrance were added later to make it accessible through the world's second largest square
History Article :1589 AD, July, 23: Shah Abbas Eliminates Guardian
Tags :Shah Abbas , Mosque , Safavid , Islamic , Night , Isfahan , Religion , Dome , Imam Mosque Isfahan
Safavi Isfahan Naghshejahan Square constructed between 1598 and 1629, it is now an important historical site, and one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. It's the world's second largest square. The photo probably belongs to Qajar era.Safavi Isfahan Naghshejahan Square constructed between 1598 and 1629, it is now an important historical site, and one of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites. It's the world's second largest square. The photo probably belongs to Qajar era.
History Article :1590 AD, May, 21: Peace Treaty of Istanbul
Tags :Safavid , Isfahan , Naghshejahan , Square , Alighapoo , Shah Abbas
Dehnarmak Carvansaray Garmsaar one of the 9999 inns constructed by a decree from Shah AbbasDehnarmak Carvansaray Garmsaar one of the 9999 inns constructed by a decree from Shah Abbas
History Article :1598 AD, June, 19: Shah Abbas Meets Shirley Brothers
Tags :Dehnarmak , Caravansaray , Garmsar , Safavid
Isfahan NightsIsfahan Nights
History Article :1598 AD, November, 12: Isfahan Becomes Iran's Capital
Tags :Isfahan , Night , Naghshejahan , Alighapoo , Safavid
Safavid era painting in Chehelsotoon: Shah Abbas the Great received Uzbek Vali Muhammad Khan in 1611 and accepted to help him against his nephew Imam Gholi Khan but Mohammad Khan fell in love with a charming girl named Golpari in Isfahan and setlled thereSafavid era painting in Chehelsotoon: Shah Abbas the Great received Uzbek Vali Muhammad Khan in 1611 and accepted to help him against his nephew Imam Gholi Khan but Mohammad Khan fell in love with a charming girl named Golpari in Isfahan and setlled there
History Article :1599 AD, July, 19: Shah Abbas Liberated Mashhad
Tags :Safavid , Shah Abbas , Great , Uzbek , Vali Mohammad Khan , 1611 , Chehelsotoon , Motreb , Dance , Safavian Dynasty
A painting at the Safavid Chehelsotoon palace in Isfahan shows people celebrating Charshanbeh Souri, a feast taking place on the eve of the last Tuesday night of Norooz (Persian solar new year on March, 20)A painting at the Safavid Chehelsotoon palace in Isfahan shows people celebrating Charshanbeh Souri, a feast taking place on the eve of the last Tuesday night of Norooz (Persian solar new year on March, 20)
History Article :1602 AD, September, 2: Shah Abbas Expands His Harem
Tags :Safavid , Chehelsotoon , Isfahan , Charshanbeh Souri , Painting , Dance , Fire , Norooz
El Goli (People's Lake) and Palace in Tabriz are said to be constructed by Shah Goli. During reconstruction in early 1970s, the original building was renovated and became a public park.El Goli (People's Lake) and Palace in Tabriz are said to be constructed by Shah Goli. During reconstruction in early 1970s, the original building was renovated and became a public park.
History Article :1603 AD, September, 28: Tabriz Taken Back From Ottomans
Tags :El Goli , Palace , Tabriz , Lake
Safavid king Shah Abbas 1st in a Book 	by Dominicus Custos, Atrium heroicum, Augsburg 1600-1602. Shah Abbas The Great  (January 27, 1571 – January 19, 1629) was generally considered the greatest ruler of the Safavid dynasty.Safavid king Shah Abbas 1st in a Book by Dominicus Custos, Atrium heroicum, Augsburg 1600-1602. Shah Abbas The Great (January 27, 1571 – January 19, 1629) was generally considered the greatest ruler of the Safavid dynasty.
History Article :1603 AD, August, 15: Shah Abbas Starts Azerbaijan Campaign
Tags :Safavid , Shah Abbas , Great , Book , Safavian Dynasty
Safavid era Shah Abbas Mosque in Erivan/Armenia. This Mosque was built by Sheykh Bahaddin in 1606 at the same time with Shah Abbas Mosque in Ganjeh. As an educational center, it has a school and a library.Safavid era Shah Abbas Mosque in Erivan/Armenia. This Mosque was built by Sheykh Bahaddin in 1606 at the same time with Shah Abbas Mosque in Ganjeh. As an educational center, it has a school and a library.
History Article :1604 AD, May, 28: Erivan Liberated
Tags :Safavid , Shah Abbas , Mosque , Erivan , Dome
The Shah Abbas Mosque is one of few remaining Safavid era monuments in Ganjeh in today's Azerbaijan Republic.The original brick dome, (probably destroyed) has been replaced by a tin one. Russians Ganjeh took Ganjeh from Iran in 1813.The Shah Abbas Mosque is one of few remaining Safavid era monuments in Ganjeh in today's Azerbaijan Republic.The original brick dome, (probably destroyed) has been replaced by a tin one. Russians Ganjeh took Ganjeh from Iran in 1813.
History Article :1606 AD, July, 5: Ganjeh Taken Back From Ottomans
Tags :Ganjeh , Shah Abbas , Mosque , Safavid , Dome
The Shah Abbasi Hotel Isfahan was originally a caravansaray built at the time of Sultan Hossein about 300 years ago as a caravansaray. The 1974 film Ten Little Indians, starring Oliver Reed and Elke Sommer, was shot here.The Shah Abbasi Hotel Isfahan was originally a caravansaray built at the time of Sultan Hossein about 300 years ago as a caravansaray. The 1974 film Ten Little Indians, starring Oliver Reed and Elke Sommer, was shot here.
History Article :1606 AD, October, 9: An Ottoman Messenger To Persia
Tags :Isfahan , Shah Abbas , Hotel , Night , Pool , Restaurant , Caravansaray , Safavid
Sassanid era Ghaledokhtar (Maiden Tower) in Baku / Azarbaijan. Also known as Qiz Qalesi or Kiz Kulesi in Turkish, the structure had been target of many invasions and it was almost destroyed defending against Russian cannons in 1723.Sassanid era Ghaledokhtar (Maiden Tower) in Baku / Azarbaijan. Also known as Qiz Qalesi or Kiz Kulesi in Turkish, the structure had been target of many invasions and it was almost destroyed defending against Russian cannons in 1723.
History Article :1607 AD, July, 26: Darband, Baku, Shamakhi Recovered
Tags :Sassanid , Baku , Ghaledokhtar , Tower
Safavid king Shah Abbas sent Ambassadors Europe who visited Russia, Norway, Germany, and Italy. Fresco in the Doge's Palace in Venice depicting Doge Mariano Grimani receiving the Persian Ambassadors, 1599.Safavid king Shah Abbas sent Ambassadors Europe who visited Russia, Norway, Germany, and Italy. Fresco in the Doge's Palace in Venice depicting Doge Mariano Grimani receiving the Persian Ambassadors, 1599.
History Article :1612 AD, October, 20: Ottomans Offer Peace
Tags :Safavid , Shah Abbas , Ambassador , Europe , 1599 , Safavian Dynasty
The magnificent Roof at the Safavid Chehelsotoon Palace in Isfahan with various colorful designs is a materpiece that has been inspiring carpet makers, painters, and other artists in Iran.The magnificent Roof at the Safavid Chehelsotoon Palace in Isfahan with various colorful designs is a materpiece that has been inspiring carpet makers, painters, and other artists in Iran.
History Article :1613 AD, April, 16: The Isfahan Treaty With Ottomans
Tags :Safavid , Isfahan , Chehelsotoon , Palace , Roof
An antique Persian Carpet from Safavid era made in Isfahan around 1660, during the reign of Shah Abbas. In 2008, this artwork was sold in an auction in New York for 4.5 million dollars, another reason why buying hand-woven Persian carpets is an investmentAn antique Persian Carpet from Safavid era made in Isfahan around 1660, during the reign of Shah Abbas. In 2008, this artwork was sold in an auction in New York for 4.5 million dollars, another reason why buying hand-woven Persian carpets is an investment
History Article :1613 AD, October, 17: Safavid Venture In Georgia
Tags :Safavid , Persian , Carpet , Isfahan , 1660
Alighapoo Building Isfahan, built as state headquarters was built during Shah Abbas and was a ceremonial gathering placeAlighapoo Building Isfahan, built as state headquarters was built during Shah Abbas and was a ceremonial gathering place
History Article :1614 AD, May, 27: Spain Offer For Bahrain Rejected
Tags :Alighapoo , Building , Isfahan , Safavid , Shah Abbas
A Portrait of Safavid king Shah Abbas. Shah Abbas was name of two Safavid Emperors:
- Shah Abbas 1st the Great was the 5th Safavid King (1588-1629)
- Shah Abbas 2nd was Shah of Iran from 1642 to 1666.A Portrait of Safavid king Shah Abbas. Shah Abbas was name of two Safavid Emperors: - Shah Abbas 1st the Great was the 5th Safavid King (1588-1629) - Shah Abbas 2nd was Shah of Iran from 1642 to 1666.
History Article :1617 AD, November, 22: War Inherited From Sultan Ahmet
Tags :Safavid , Shah Abbas , Portrait , Safavian Dynasty
A portrait of the Safavid king Shah Abbas the Great in a European style hat with a moustache. The greatest of the Safavid monarchs came to power in 1587 at the age 16 following the forced abdication of his father, Shah Muhammad Khodabandeh.A portrait of the Safavid king Shah Abbas the Great in a European style hat with a moustache. The greatest of the Safavid monarchs came to power in 1587 at the age 16 following the forced abdication of his father, Shah Muhammad Khodabandeh.
History Article :1618 AD, September, 26: Sarab Peace Treaty With Ottomans
Tags :Safavid , Shah Abbas , Great , Moustache , Hat , Safavian Dynasty
A 16th century map of the city of Soltaniyeh by Ottoman Nasuh. Mongol Ilkhanate ruler Oljaitu also known as Mohammad Khodabandeh intended Soltaniyeh to be the largest and most magnificent city in the world.A 16th century map of the city of Soltaniyeh by Ottoman Nasuh. Mongol Ilkhanate ruler Oljaitu also known as Mohammad Khodabandeh intended Soltaniyeh to be the largest and most magnificent city in the world.
History Article :1618 AD, September, 10: Battle Of Pol Shekasteh
Tags :Soltaniyeh , Map , Ottoman , Matrakchi Nasuh
A view from the inside of Portugese Castle in Qeshm IslandA view from the inside of Portugese Castle in Qeshm Island
History Article :1622 AD, April, 21: Hormoz Island Liberated
Tags :Qeshm , Island , Portugese , Castle
The Hakim Mosque of Isfahan is a Safavid era historical heritage. Located at the end of the Rangrezan Bazaar, it was built by Hakim Mohammad Davoud, the personal doctor of Shah Abbas 2 on the ruins of Jameh Deylami Mosque from the 4th century Hijri.The Hakim Mosque of Isfahan is a Safavid era historical heritage. Located at the end of the Rangrezan Bazaar, it was built by Hakim Mohammad Davoud, the personal doctor of Shah Abbas 2 on the ruins of Jameh Deylami Mosque from the 4th century Hijri.
History Article :1623 AD, January, 25: Iranians Conquer Baghdad
Tags :Isfahan , Safavid , Hakim Mosque , Mosque , Islamic
Jolfa Vank Church Altar with stunning 400 year old paintings and decorationsJolfa Vank Church Altar with stunning 400 year old paintings and decorations
History Article :1623 AD, January, 22: Pope Offers Support Against Ottomans
Tags :Jolfa , Church , Altar , Isfahan , Safavid , Religion
Chehelsotoon Palace and Garden of Isfahan was built during Shah Abbas I on a land 67000 sq.meters. Shah Abbas II added Mirror Hall, 18 column Hall, balconies, and the pool in front.Chehelsotoon Palace and Garden of Isfahan was built during Shah Abbas I on a land 67000 sq.meters. Shah Abbas II added Mirror Hall, 18 column Hall, balconies, and the pool in front.
History Article :1629 AD, January, 19: Shah Abbas Dies
Tags :Chehelsotoon , Palace , Garden , Isfahan
Robert Shirley; wearing the exotic Persian clothes and his Circassian wife Teresia  wearing her native style of dress but also holds a pistol and a pocket watch, as symbols of European technology.Robert Shirley; wearing the exotic Persian clothes and his Circassian wife Teresia wearing her native style of dress but also holds a pistol and a pocket watch, as symbols of European technology.
History Article :1629 AD, January, 28: Shah Safi Ascends The Throne
Tags :Robert , Shirley , Court , British , Safavid , Painting , Circassia
Rhagae Abdolazim Museum : A bronze Bowl from Safavid era with Quranic InscriptionsRhagae Abdolazim Museum : A bronze Bowl from Safavid era with Quranic Inscriptions
History Article :1638 AD, September, 20: Ottomans Lay Siege To Baghdad
Tags :Rhagae , Abdolazim , Museum , Bowl , Safavid , Inscription , Quran
A painting shows Sheikh Safi's Wedding with Sheikh Zahed Gilani's Daughter Bibi Fatemeh. Sheikh Safi was the founder of the Safavid DynastyA painting shows Sheikh Safi's Wedding with Sheikh Zahed Gilani's Daughter Bibi Fatemeh. Sheikh Safi was the founder of the Safavid Dynasty
History Article :1638 AD, December, 25: Ottomans Capture Baghdad
Tags :Safavid , Sheikh Safi , Wedding , Sheikh Zahed Gilani , Daughter , Safavian Dynasty
Safavid era Shah Abbas Mosque in Ganjeh, modern Azarbaijan. The photo is from late 19th century and the minarets have been destroyed under the Soviet rule as part of assimilation of ethnic minorities.Safavid era Shah Abbas Mosque in Ganjeh, modern Azarbaijan. The photo is from late 19th century and the minarets have been destroyed under the Soviet rule as part of assimilation of ethnic minorities.
History Article :1639 AD, May, 17: Treaty of Ghasreshirin
Tags :Safavid , Shah Abbas , Mosque , Ganjeh
A portrait of a figure presumed to be Shah Abbas 2 of Safavian Dynasty hunting with an eagle.He personally marched from Isfahan with an army of 40,000 and liberated Kandahar on February 22nd 1649.A portrait of a figure presumed to be Shah Abbas 2 of Safavian Dynasty hunting with an eagle.He personally marched from Isfahan with an army of 40,000 and liberated Kandahar on February 22nd 1649.
History Article :1642 AD, May, 15: Shah Abbas 2. Ascends The Throne
Tags :Safavian Dynasty , Shah Abbas 2 , Hunt
Curvings in the Roof of the music room at the Alighapoo Palace was designed in a way that two musicians created enough echo for impression of a full orchestra.Curvings in the Roof of the music room at the Alighapoo Palace was designed in a way that two musicians created enough echo for impression of a full orchestra.
History Article :1645 AD, October, 11: Vezir Saru Taghi Assassinated
Tags :Music , Alighapoo , Palace , Roof , Hall , Safavid , Isfahan
A miniature from Padeshahnameh shows Safavid governors of Ghandahar Surrendering the Citadel to Shah Jahan in 1638. Shah Abbas 2 personally leaded an army and drove Indian invaders out of Ghandahar on Jan, 3, 1649.A miniature from Padeshahnameh shows Safavid governors of Ghandahar Surrendering the Citadel to Shah Jahan in 1638. Shah Abbas 2 personally leaded an army and drove Indian invaders out of Ghandahar on Jan, 3, 1649.
History Article :1649 AD, January, 3: Mughals Driven Out Of Ghandahar
Tags :Ghandahar , Citadel , Mughal , Surrender , Safavid , 1638 , Padeshahnameh , Afghanistan , India , Battle , Horse , Sword , Shah Jahan , Ali Mardan Khan , Safavian Dynasty
Chehelsotoon Palace Isfahan Painting showing Shah Abbas in the battlefieldChehelsotoon Palace Isfahan Painting showing Shah Abbas in the battlefield
History Article :1650 AD, December, 18: Mughals Defeated In Ghandahar Again
Tags :Chehelsotoon , Palace , Isfahan , Painting , Safavid , 1510 , Sheybak Khan , Uzbek , Shah Ismail , Safavian Dynasty
The dome at Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is used as a classical design on Persian carpets. At center, glittering tiles form a shape that resembles a peacock always pointing the KiblahThe dome at Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is used as a classical design on Persian carpets. At center, glittering tiles form a shape that resembles a peacock always pointing the Kiblah
History Article :1694 AD, August, 6: Sultan Hossein Ascends The Throne
Tags :Mosque , Dome , Safavid , Isfahan , Islamic , Religion
Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque is located at the Eastern corner of the Naghshejahan square in Isfahan. With no minarets, it was used as the royal mosque and a secret gathering place for Safavid officialsSheikh Lotfollah Mosque is located at the Eastern corner of the Naghshejahan square in Isfahan. With no minarets, it was used as the royal mosque and a secret gathering place for Safavid officials
History Article :1694 AD, August, 14: Hossein Becomes King
Tags :Mosque , Isfahan , Islamic , Safavid , Naghshejahan , Religion , Dome
Nader Shah Caravansaray near IsfahanNader Shah Caravansaray near Isfahan
History Article :1698 AD, August, 6: Nader Shah's Birthday
Tags :Nader Shah , Caravansaray , Isfahan , Afshar
Landscape View of IsfahanLandscape View of Isfahan
History Article :1699 AD, November, 19: The Return Of Mir Weis Khan To Ghandahar
Tags :Landscape , Isfahan
Isfahan 1704 : A sketch of what seems to be a part of Naghshejahan Square by Dutch explorer and artist  Cornelis de BruijnIsfahan 1704 : A sketch of what seems to be a part of Naghshejahan Square by Dutch explorer and artist Cornelis de Bruijn
History Article :1704 AD, January, 24: Louis XIV Offers French Iranian Treaty
Tags :Isfahan , Naghshejahan , Square , 1704 , Safavid , Caravansaray
Painting shows Safavid Ambassador of Persia at the court of Louis XIV of France on Feb, 19, 1715. Wishing to reinforce exchanges with France, Shah Hossein sent an Embassy led by Mohammad Reza Beg.Painting shows Safavid Ambassador of Persia at the court of Louis XIV of France on Feb, 19, 1715. Wishing to reinforce exchanges with France, Shah Hossein sent an Embassy led by Mohammad Reza Beg.
History Article :1715 AD, February, 7: Persian Ambassador In Paris
Tags :Safavid , Ambassador , Persia , France , Louis XIV , 1715 , Mohammad Reza Bey , Safavian Dynasty
Ashraf Hall Isfahan Roof DecorationAshraf Hall Isfahan Roof Decoration
History Article :1721 AD, August, 18: Massacre Of Shiites In Shamakhi
Tags :Ashraf , Hall , Isfahan , Roof , Decoration , Safavid , Palace
Satellite view of Tabriz city, the sharp trace of North Tabriz Fault is obvious in northern boundary
of the city that oriented in NW-SE trend. Historical Earthquakes of NTF (1042, 1721, 1780 A.C) considered as characteristic earthquake of this fault.Satellite view of Tabriz city, the sharp trace of North Tabriz Fault is obvious in northern boundary of the city that oriented in NW-SE trend. Historical Earthquakes of NTF (1042, 1721, 1780 A.C) considered as characteristic earthquake of this fault.
History Article :1721 AD, April, 26: 1721 Tabriz earthquake
Tags :Tabriz , Earthquake , Satellite , Earthquake
Ashraf Hall Isfahan : Built from wood during Shah Abbas II's reign, it is located inside the imperial palace.

Hotaki Dynasty (1722 - 1729) AD


Ashraf Hall Isfahan : Built from wood during Shah Abbas II's reign, it is located inside the imperial palace.
History Article :1722 AD, March, 8: Royal Army Defeated By Ghilzai Chieftains
Tags :Ashraf , Hall , Isfahan , Safavid , Palace
Isfahan Naghshejahan SquareIsfahan Naghshejahan Square
History Article :1722 AD, October, 12: Epic Fall Of Safavid Capital Isfahan
Tags :Isfahan , Naghshejahan , Square , Safavid
A Russian sketch from Army officers after they captured Derbent in 1722.The declining Safavi dynasty was an opportunity for Peter the great, to deploy 22,000 men and his newly built Caspian fleet and easily capture Darband in southern Daghestan.A Russian sketch from Army officers after they captured Derbent in 1722.The declining Safavi dynasty was an opportunity for Peter the great, to deploy 22,000 men and his newly built Caspian fleet and easily capture Darband in southern Daghestan.
History Article :1722 AD, August, 23: Darband Captured By Russians
Tags :Safavid , Derbent , 1722 , Russia , Army , Rifle , Soldier , Officer , Spearman
1897 photo of Afshar era Blue Mosque of Erivan/Armenia: Built by Nader Shah.in 1736. In the latter half of the 1990s the mosque underwent a heavy restoration, funded by Iran. Blue Mosque is the only active mosque operating in Yerevan.1897 photo of Afshar era Blue Mosque of Erivan/Armenia: Built by Nader Shah.in 1736. In the latter half of the 1990s the mosque underwent a heavy restoration, funded by Iran. Blue Mosque is the only active mosque operating in Yerevan.
History Article :1723 AD, September, 12: Iran Surrenders Gilan And Mazandaran
Tags :Afshar , Mosque , Erivan , Dome
Jamalabad Caravansaray in Miyaneh, one of several building during Shah Abbas Safavi that aimed to promote trade and transport safetyJamalabad Caravansaray in Miyaneh, one of several building during Shah Abbas Safavi that aimed to promote trade and transport safety
History Article :1723 AD, June, 26: Russians Capture Baku
Tags :Jamalabad , Caravansaray , Miyaneh , Azarbaijan , Safavid , Shah Abbas
Shah Abbas Caravansaray AharShah Abbas Caravansaray Ahar
History Article :1723 AD, April, 12: Mir Mahmoud Forces Defeated In Qazvin
Tags :Shah Abbas , Caravansaray , Ahar , Azarbaijan , Safavid
Ganjnameh Xerxes Inscriptions HamedanGanjnameh Xerxes Inscriptions Hamedan
History Article :1724 AD, August, 31: Ottomans Capture Hamedan
Tags :Ganjnameh , Xerxes , Inscription , Hamedan , Achaemenid
The Music Hall at the Alighapoo Palace in Isfahan was designed to enjoy live musicThe Music Hall at the Alighapoo Palace in Isfahan was designed to enjoy live music
History Article :1724 AD, October, 4: Ottomans And Russians Divide Iran
Tags :Music , Hall , Alighapoo , Palace , Isfahan , Safavid
Panoramic view of Imam Reza Shrine at night / MashadPanoramic view of Imam Reza Shrine at night / Mashad
History Article :1727 AD, November, 29: Mashhad Liberated By Nader's Army
Tags :Imam , Reza , Shrine , Mashhad , Islamic , Night , Khorasan
Artist rendering of Nader Shah Afshar by Reza ForouziArtist rendering of Nader Shah Afshar by Reza Forouzi
History Article :1728 AD, July, 27: Nader Begins Ariana Expedition
Tags :Nader Shah , Afshar , Rendering , Art
Hasht Behesht (8 Paradises) Palace Isfahan was built during Shah Soleyman SafaviHasht Behesht (8 Paradises) Palace Isfahan was built during Shah Soleyman Safavi
History Article :1729 AD, December, 20: Tahmasp Restored To Throne In Isfahan
Tags :Hasht Behesht , Paradise , Palace , Isfahan
Naderi Sun (Khorshid) Palace is located in Kalat 150km north of KhorasanNaderi Sun (Khorshid) Palace is located in Kalat 150km north of Khorasan
History Article :1729 AD, September, 20: The Battle Of Damghan
Tags :Khorasan , Kalat , Sun , Palace , 2009 , Afshar
World Famous Iranian Poet Ferdowsi Statue in Mashhad-Toos . Ferdowsi is credited with revival of Persian language long after the Arab invasion.World Famous Iranian Poet Ferdowsi Statue in Mashhad-Toos . Ferdowsi is credited with revival of Persian language long after the Arab invasion.
History Article :1730 AD, July, 27: Afghan Prince Beseiges Mashhad
Tags :Mashhad , Toos , Ferdowsi , Statue , Poet , Ferdowsi Statues
A miniature painting shows Ottoman Victory over Safavid ruler and capturing of Nakhjevan ÐÛ Sultan Suleyman forces. Caucasia was the scene of endless wars between Iran and Ottoman Empire.A miniature painting shows Ottoman Victory over Safavid ruler and capturing of Nakhjevan ÐÛ Sultan Suleyman forces. Caucasia was the scene of endless wars between Iran and Ottoman Empire.
History Article :1731 AD, September, 15: Sultan Tahmasp 2. Defeated By Ottomans
Tags :Safavid , Nakhjevan , Ottoman , Victory , Sultan Suleyman , Painting , 1514 , Safavian Dynasty
Illustration of Persian Warrior Afshar king Nader Shah on Horse back by Jonas Hanway from his book Reliable history. Nader was a galant restless fighter who inspired many writers and shaped the history of Persia by defeating invaders.Illustration of Persian Warrior Afshar king Nader Shah on Horse back by Jonas Hanway from his book Reliable history. Nader was a galant restless fighter who inspired many writers and shaped the history of Persia by defeating invaders.
History Article :1732 AD, January, 21: Russians Withdraw From Iranian Territories
Tags :Afshar , Nader Shah , Horse , Warrior
Safavi Cavalary UnitSafavi Cavalary Unit
History Article :1732 AD, August, 18: 8 Month Old Abbas Becomes King
Tags :Safavid , Cavalry , Painting
A page from Haftorang, the most important book of the Safavid era after the Shahnameh of Shah Tahmasp. It shows a hamam (Persian bath) Apart from cleaning and shaving, hamam was also a place for socializing eating, drinking and entertainment.A page from Haftorang, the most important book of the Safavid era after the Shahnameh of Shah Tahmasp. It shows a hamam (Persian bath) Apart from cleaning and shaving, hamam was also a place for socializing eating, drinking and entertainment.
History Article :1732 AD, January, 10: Persian-Ottoman Peace Treaty
Tags :Safavid , Book , Haftorang , Hamam , Horse , Safavian Dynasty
An Indian Rupee 1739 minted by Afshar king Nader Shah in Sind after his conquest of India in 1739. Although Nader did not occupy India for a long time and restored Mughal Mohammad Shah to the throne, this coin was like an -I was here sign-.An Indian Rupee 1739 minted by Afshar king Nader Shah in Sind after his conquest of India in 1739. Although Nader did not occupy India for a long time and restored Mughal Mohammad Shah to the throne, this coin was like an -I was here sign-.
History Article :1733 AD, December, 2: Second Siege Of Baghdad Ends In Peace
Tags :Afshar , Nader Shah , Coin , Delhi , Rupee , 1739
Body Armour called Four Mirrors used by Iranian soldiers in 17th and 18th centuryBody Armour called Four Mirrors used by Iranian soldiers in 17th and 18th century
History Article :1733 AD, January, 12: Baghdad Under Nader Siege
Tags :Body , Armour , Four , Mirror , Army , Helmet
The site of the Furg Citadel west of Birjand has been used in many eras. It was used by Sabbah followers alongside Alaout. Constructions of the present form, began during Nader Shah's reign by Mirza Bagha Khan and copleted by his son Mirza Rafi Khan.The site of the Furg Citadel west of Birjand has been used in many eras. It was used by Sabbah followers alongside Alaout. Constructions of the present form, began during Nader Shah's reign by Mirza Bagha Khan and copleted by his son Mirza Rafi Khan.
History Article :1734 AD, June, 14: The Turkish War
Tags :Afshar , Birjand , Citadel
Nader Shah Afshar/Naderi Throne

Afshar Dynasty (1736 - 1750) AD


Nader Shah Afshar/Naderi Throne
History Article :1736 AD, February, 26: Nader Ascends The Throne
Tags :Nader Shah , Afshar , Throne , Jewel , Museum
Naderi observation tower was made of bricks near Bam to guide caravansNaderi observation tower was made of bricks near Bam to guide caravans
History Article :1737 AD, March, 10: The Siege Of Ghandahar
Tags :Tower , Bam , Nader Shah , Afshar
The 183 karats Daryayenoor (ocean of light) pink diamond is the twin of the Koohenoor (mountain of light) and one of the oldest known jewels in the world. Plunered by Teimur, it was retrieved by Nader Shah in 1739 from India.The 183 karats Daryayenoor (ocean of light) pink diamond is the twin of the Koohenoor (mountain of light) and one of the oldest known jewels in the world. Plunered by Teimur, it was retrieved by Nader Shah in 1739 from India.
History Article :1738 AD, August, 10: Jalalabad Surrenders
Tags :Diamond , Jewel , Museum , Daryayenoor
Founder of Afsharid dynasty Nader Shah (center) is amalgamated with some of the later Mughals; a steel engraving from the 1790's, with modern hand coloring. Nader's conquest of India began when Mughul Emperor for nurturing Hotaki fugitives.Founder of Afsharid dynasty Nader Shah (center) is amalgamated with some of the later Mughals; a steel engraving from the 1790's, with modern hand coloring. Nader's conquest of India began when Mughul Emperor for nurturing Hotaki fugitives.
History Article :1739 AD, February, 13: Victory For Nader Shah At Karnal
Tags :Afshar , Nader Shah , Mughal , King , 1790
Nader Shah Afshar TentNader Shah Afshar Tent
History Article :1739 AD, March, 20: Nader Shah Enters Delhi
Tags :Nader Shah , Afshar , Tent , Painting
Afshar king Nader Shah's famous Shield which was made of Rhino skin. It was later adorn with precious jewels such as emeralds and rubiesAfshar king Nader Shah's famous Shield which was made of Rhino skin. It was later adorn with precious jewels such as emeralds and rubies
History Article :1740 AD, July, 31: The War In Tartary
Tags :Afshar , Nader , Shah , Shield , Jewel
A statue of Nader Shah stands on the entrance of his tomb in MashhadA statue of Nader Shah stands on the entrance of his tomb in Mashhad
History Article :1741 AD, May, 15: Nader Shah's Assassination Attempt Failed
Tags :Nader Shah , Tomb , Mashhad , Afshar
The tomb of Nader Shah in his Mausoleum MashhadThe tomb of Nader Shah in his Mausoleum Mashhad
History Article :1742 AD, April, 3: Ottomans Declare War
Tags :Nader Shah , Mausoleum , Mashhad , Afshar , Museum
Zanbourak was an assault unit in Iranian Afshar army comprised of a light canon mounted on a camelZanbourak was an assault unit in Iranian Afshar army comprised of a light canon mounted on a camel
History Article :1743 AD, August, 2: Nader Attacks Ottomans In Iraq
Tags :Zanbourak , Camel , Cannon , Afshar , Army
A portrait of Nader Shah Afshar by Bahram Naghash-Bashi. A horse and the mountains are visible in the back.Nader Shah was born in Dastgerd into a clan of the Afshars, a semi-nomadic Qizilbash tribe in Khorasan.A portrait of Nader Shah Afshar by Bahram Naghash-Bashi. A horse and the mountains are visible in the back.Nader Shah was born in Dastgerd into a clan of the Afshars, a semi-nomadic Qizilbash tribe in Khorasan.
History Article :1744 AD, July, 31: The Siege Of Kars
Tags :Afshar , Nader Shah , Horse
Afshar king Nader Shah sitting on the Throne with his Sword. A holy light circles around his head.Afshar king Nader Shah sitting on the Throne with his Sword. A holy light circles around his head.
History Article :1745 AD, July, 30: Ottomans Give Battle To Iranians
Tags :Afshar , Nader Shah , Throne , Sword , Painting
The Castle in Kalat built by Nader Shah also called the building of the sunThe Castle in Kalat built by Nader Shah also called the building of the sun
History Article :1746 AD, September, 4: Iran-Ottomans Sign A Lasting Peace Treaty
Tags :Castle , Kalat , Nader Shah , Afshar
Nader and Sons: Afshar king Nader Shah is seen appointing his son as crown prince. Famous Daryayenoor diamond is seen on his Crown.Nader and Sons: Afshar king Nader Shah is seen appointing his son as crown prince. Famous Daryayenoor diamond is seen on his Crown.
History Article :1747 AD, June, 25: Ali Shah Crowned
Tags :Afshar , Nader , Shah , Daryayenoor , Crown , Jewel
Emarat Khorshid or Kalat Naderi was a building Nader planned to spend his retirement inEmarat Khorshid or Kalat Naderi was a building Nader planned to spend his retirement in
History Article :1747 AD, June, 10: Nader Shah Assassinated
Tags :Emarat , Khorshid , Kalat , Nader Shah , Afshar
Interior of the Zand Vakil Hamam in Kerman that's being used as a teahouse now

Zand Dynasty (1750 - 1794) AD


Interior of the Zand Vakil Hamam in Kerman that's being used as a teahouse now
History Article :1759 AD, February, 27: Peace Treaty Signed With Ottomans
Tags :Zand , Vakil , Tea , House , Kerman , Roof , Teahouse
Bust of Karimkhan Zand, founder of the Zand Dynasty in Shiraz,Also known as the Zandieh dynasty, they ruled southern and central Iran (1750–1794) in the 18th century. Karimkhan was one of Nader Shah's generals but revolted after Adil Shah became king.Bust of Karimkhan Zand, founder of the Zand Dynasty in Shiraz,Also known as the Zandieh dynasty, they ruled southern and central Iran (1750–1794) in the 18th century. Karimkhan was one of Nader Shah's generals but revolted after Adil Shah became king.
History Article :1765 AD, December, 24: Iran Warns India About Colonial Britain
Tags :Zand Dynasty , Bust , Shiraz , Karim Khan Zand
Shiraz Arc of Karimkhan and a view of the Toopkhaneh (Canon) SquareShiraz Arc of Karimkhan and a view of the Toopkhaneh (Canon) Square
History Article :1770 AD, November, 27: Karimkhan Zand Rejects Russia's Alliance Offer
Tags :Arc , Karimkhan , Toopkhaneh , Square , Zand , Cannon , Karimkhan Arc
Karim Khan Zand Arc Castle ShirazKarim Khan Zand Arc Castle Shiraz
History Article :1779 AD, August, 22: Sadegh Khan Proclaims Shah
Tags :Karimkhan , Zand , Arc , Castle , Shiraz , Karimkhan Arc
Pots of Flowers lined up beautifuly by a small stream inside Karimkhan Zand Arc in Shiraz 2010. Orange trees fill the garden space with a nice aroma.Pots of Flowers lined up beautifuly by a small stream inside Karimkhan Zand Arc in Shiraz 2010. Orange trees fill the garden space with a nice aroma.
History Article :1779 AD, June, 19: Abolfath Khan Ascends Zand Throne
Tags :Shiraz , Karimkhan , Zand , Arc , Flower , 2010 , Citadel , Karimkhan Arc
A Portrait of Karimkhan Zand sitting with Sword and dagger adorn with jewelsA Portrait of Karimkhan Zand sitting with Sword and dagger adorn with jewels
History Article :1779 AD, March, 5: Downfall Of Zand Dynasty
Tags :Zand , Karimkhan , Portrait , Sword , Jewel , Painting
Interior of the Zand Vakil Hamam in Kerman that's being used as a teahouse nowInterior of the Zand Vakil Hamam in Kerman that's being used as a teahouse now
History Article :1779 AD, March, 1: Karim Khan Zand Dies
Tags :Zand , Vakil , Hamam , Kerman , Roof , Teahouse
Khatun Bridge built around 1780 in Khoy, West AzarbaijanKhatun Bridge built around 1780 in Khoy, West Azarbaijan
History Article :1781 AD, March, 14: Ali Morad Khan Captures Shiraz
Tags :Khatun , Bridge , 1780 , Khoy , Zand , Azarbaijan
Shiraz Vakil Bazaar 1750Shiraz Vakil Bazaar 1750
History Article :1785 AD, February, 18: Jafar Khan Ascends The Throne
Tags :Shiraz , Vakil , Bazaar , 1750 , Zand
Colorful glassworks decorate a hall at Shiraz Karimkhan Zand Arc 2010Colorful glassworks decorate a hall at Shiraz Karimkhan Zand Arc 2010
History Article :1789 AD, January, 23: Sayed Morad Proclaims Shah Of Persia
Tags :Shiraz , Karimkhan , Zand , Arc , Glass , 2010 , Citadel , Karimkhan Arc
Tehran Bazaar Lotfali Khan Zand Tomb : The place is not in shape and the signs directing to a museum are fake.Tehran Bazaar Lotfali Khan Zand Tomb : The place is not in shape and the signs directing to a museum are fake.
History Article :1789 AD, May, 10: Lotfali Khan Becomes Last Zand King
Tags :Tehran , Bazaar , Lotfali , Khan , Zand , Tomb , 2009
Dowlatabad Garden and palace of Yazd has been built by Mohammad Taghi Khan of Zan dynastyDowlatabad Garden and palace of Yazd has been built by Mohammad Taghi Khan of Zan dynasty
History Article :1792 AD, June, 5: Zand / Qajar Clash Near Perspolis
Tags :Garden , Yazd , Palace , Zand
Karim Khan's Arc in ShirazKarim Khan's Arc in Shiraz
History Article :1792 AD, August, 29: Body Of Karim Khan Zand Exhumed
Tags :Karimkhan , Arc , Shiraz , Zand , Citadel , Karimkhan Arc
Women wearing chador shopping in historical Bazaar of Kerman

Qajar Dynasty (1794 - 1925) AD


Women wearing chador shopping in historical Bazaar of Kerman
History Article :1794 AD, June, 17: Qajar Massacre In Kerman
Tags :Kerman , Bazaar , Woman , Veil , Chador , Shop , Iranian Woman
Qajar Infantry 2500 Years CelebrationsQajar Infantry 2500 Years Celebrations
History Article :1795 AD, March, 21: Agha Mohammad Khan Becomes King
Tags :Qajar , Infantry , 2500 Years , Celebration , 1971
Qajar era Persian Darvish in a marketplace in Georgia. Darvish is a Muslim member of a Sufi fraternity, sometimes wandering around barefoot with no wealth.Qajar era Persian Darvish in a marketplace in Georgia. Darvish is a Muslim member of a Sufi fraternity, sometimes wandering around barefoot with no wealth.
History Article :1795 AD, September, 11: Persia Takes Back Georgia
Tags :Qajar , Persian , Darvish , Georgia
Agha Mohammad Khan QajarAgha Mohammad Khan Qajar
History Article :1796 AD, May, 10: Russians Storm Darband
Tags :Agha Mohammad Khan , Qajar , King
Traveling in Persia 1895, A painting by Edwin Lord Weeks from a journalTraveling in Persia 1895, A painting by Edwin Lord Weeks from a journal
History Article :1796 AD, April, 10: Tehran Becomes Iran's Capital
Tags :Travel , Persia , 1895 , Painting , Art
Old Persian Mullahs: Muslim PriestsOld Persian Mullahs: Muslim Priests
History Article :1797 AD, June, 17: Agha Mohammad Khan Murdered
Tags :Old , Persian , Mullah , Muslim , Priest
Fathali Shah's famous sword which was adorn with jewelsFathali Shah's famous sword which was adorn with jewels
History Article :1801 AD, April, 15: Etemadoddoleh Arrested
Tags :Fathali Shah , Sword , Jewel , Qajar
Napoleon I accepts Persian envoy Mirza Mohammed Reza Qazvini at the Finkenstein Castle, Painting by Francois_Mulard at Versailles MuseumNapoleon I accepts Persian envoy Mirza Mohammed Reza Qazvini at the Finkenstein Castle, Painting by Francois_Mulard at Versailles Museum
History Article :1805 AD, February, 11: Napoleon Sends Envoy To Iran
Tags :Mirza , Finkenstein , Castle , Napoleon , Qajar , Treaty , Ambassador , Painting , France
A group of Persian DarvishesA group of Persian Darvishes
History Article :1807 AD, May, 4: Treaty Of Finckenstein Signed With France
Tags :Persian , Darvish , Sufism
Fresco of the Persian embassy envoy of Shah Abbas 1st to Europe (1609–1615) visiting Pope Paul V in Rome, painted in 1615-1616. Sala dei Corazzieri, Palazzo del Quirinale, Rome. This period marks a significant advance in Iranian foreign policy.Fresco of the Persian embassy envoy of Shah Abbas 1st to Europe (1609–1615) visiting Pope Paul V in Rome, painted in 1615-1616. Sala dei Corazzieri, Palazzo del Quirinale, Rome. This period marks a significant advance in Iranian foreign policy.
History Article :1808 AD, August, 12: First British Ambassador To Persia
Tags :Safavid , Ambassador , Shah Abbas , Europe , Pope Paul V , Rome , 1609 , Ali Gholi Beyg , Robert Shirley , Persian Embassy
Fathali Shah Qajar StandingFathali Shah Qajar Standing
History Article :1809 AD, February, 13: French General Leaves Iran
Tags :Fathali Shah , Qajar , Stand
Naseroddin Shah BanknoteNaseroddin Shah Banknote
History Article :1809 AD, May, 1: Loan Bank Of Russia Founded
Tags :Naseroddin Shah , Banknote , Qajar
Iranian Girls Group Performing ArtsIranian Girls Group Performing Arts
History Article :1811 AD, July, 7: Iranian Students Sent To England
Tags :Iranian , Girl , Group , Perform , Art , Qajar Girls
Painting shows Persian victory over Russians in Soltanabad on Feb, 13, 1812.Qajar Prince Abbas Mirza is seen in blue jacket commanding his troops.Russian banners have two headed eagles on them while Iranian flags have the royal Lion & Sun.Painting shows Persian victory over Russians in Soltanabad on Feb, 13, 1812.Qajar Prince Abbas Mirza is seen in blue jacket commanding his troops.Russian banners have two headed eagles on them while Iranian flags have the royal Lion & Sun.
History Article :1812 AD, February, 13: Russians Defeated At Sultanabad
Tags :Qajar , Aslandooz , Battle , Russia , 1812 , Soltanabad , Abbas Mirza , Lion & Sun , Iranian Flag , Battle of Sultanabad
A Gold Medallion (Plate) with a painting of the Qajar king Fathali Shah in the middle. For some unknown reason, Shah is quite Bald and is not wearing a crown, nonetheless he has a very long beard and somehow a funny look.A Gold Medallion (Plate) with a painting of the Qajar king Fathali Shah in the middle. For some unknown reason, Shah is quite Bald and is not wearing a crown, nonetheless he has a very long beard and somehow a funny look.
History Article :1812 AD, October, 31: The Battle Of Aslandooz
Tags :Qajar , Fathali Shah , Bald , Plate , Gold , Medallion , Jewel , Beard , Painting
Iranian Borders After Gulistan TreatyIranian Borders After Gulistan Treaty
History Article :1813 AD, October, 24: The Gulistan Treaty Signed With Russia
Tags :Iranian , Border , Map , , Gulistan , Treaty , Golestan , Russia , Qajar
Ashraf Hall Isfahan : Built from wood during Shah Abbas II's reign, it is located inside the imperial palace.Ashraf Hall Isfahan : Built from wood during Shah Abbas II's reign, it is located inside the imperial palace.
History Article :1823 AD, July, 28: Erzurum Peace Treaty With Ottomans
Tags :Ashraf , Hall , Isfahan , Safavid , Palace
A Persian Café : Painting by Lord Edwin (1849-1903)A Persian Café : Painting by Lord Edwin (1849-1903)
History Article :1826 AD, July, 28: Abbas Mirza Attacks Russians
Tags :Persian , Cafe , Painting
Fathali Shah QajarFathali Shah Qajar
History Article :1827 AD, October, 1: Russians Capture Erivan
Tags :Fathali Shah , Qajar , King
Borders Turkmenchai TreatyBorders Turkmenchai Treaty
History Article :1828 AD, February, 22: Infamous Turkmenchai Agreement
Tags :Border , Turkmenchai , Treaty , Russia , Map , 1828
Tehran Qajar era : Soldiers pose with group of citizens at Darvazeh-Dowlat GateTehran Qajar era : Soldiers pose with group of citizens at Darvazeh-Dowlat Gate
History Article :1829 AD, February, 11: Russia's Minister Plenipotentiary Killed In Tehran
Tags :Tehran , Qajar , Darvazeh , Dowlat , Gate
Tehran Qajar era : Shah Abdolazim GateTehran Qajar era : Shah Abdolazim Gate
History Article :1833 AD, October, 25: Abbas Mirza Dies
Tags :Tehran , Qajar , Abdolazim , Gate
A person descends from his horse to show his allegiance to Fathali Shah : From the book ShahanshahnamehA person descends from his horse to show his allegiance to Fathali Shah : From the book Shahanshahnameh
History Article :1834 AD, October, 23: Fathali Shah Dies
Tags :Fathali Shah , Shahanshahnameh , Qajar , Painting
Haji Mirza AghasiHaji Mirza Aghasi
History Article :1834 AD, December, 16: Mohammad Shah's Coronation
Tags :Haji , Mirza , Aghasi , Mohammad Shah , Qajar , Vezir
Iranian Qajar Girl Sahebgharaniye PalaceIranian Qajar Girl Sahebgharaniye Palace
History Article :1834 AD, December, 25: Iran Purchases Coinage Machine
Tags :Qajar , Girl , Sahebgharaniye , Palace , Dress , Niyavaran , Qajar Girls
Naseroddin Shah Ceremonial FuneralNaseroddin Shah Ceremonial Funeral
History Article :1835 AD, June, 26: Ghaem Magham Farahani Killed
Tags :Naseroddin Shah , Qajar , Funeral
Mohammad Shah QajarMohammad Shah Qajar
History Article :1837 AD, September, 20: Afghanistan Separated From Motherland
Tags :Mohammad Shah , Qajar
Bisotoon Embossed InscriptionsBisotoon Embossed Inscriptions
History Article :1846 AD, November, 16: Ancient Inscriptions Decoded
Tags :Bisotoun , Embossed , Dariush , Inscription , Kermanshah
A painting from the second Qajar king Fathali Shah wearing the Kiani crown on a jewel box. The Shah is wearing a dress adorn with jewels and the poetry in Persian on his right has flattering words about him.A painting from the second Qajar king Fathali Shah wearing the Kiani crown on a jewel box. The Shah is wearing a dress adorn with jewels and the poetry in Persian on his right has flattering words about him.
History Article :1847 AD, June, 2: Iran/Ottomans Sign Erzurum Treaty
Tags :Qajar , Fathali Shah , Kiani crown
Young Naseoddin Shah's Portrait in Louvre MuseumYoung Naseoddin Shah's Portrait in Louvre Museum
History Article :1848 AD, September, 13: Naseroddin Shah Ascends The Throne
Tags :Young , Naseroddin Shah , Portrait , Qajar
Mirza Taghi Khan Amirkabir; Naseroddin Shah's VezirMirza Taghi Khan Amirkabir; Naseroddin Shah's Vezir
History Article :1849 AD, February, 15: Amirkabir Marries Shah's Sister
Tags :Qajar , Vezir , Amirkabir
Naseroddin Shah and some of the Qajar family members seen during a camping. Shah is smoking hooka, a traditional heritage to date left from Qajar dynastyNaseroddin Shah and some of the Qajar family members seen during a camping. Shah is smoking hooka, a traditional heritage to date left from Qajar dynasty
History Article :1850 AD, July, 9: Bahai Leader Bab Executed
Tags :Naseroddin Shah , Qajar , Camp , Smoke , Hooka , King
Inside the Kashan Feen Hamam (Persian Bath) Amirkabir's murder scene 2008Inside the Kashan Feen Hamam (Persian Bath) Amirkabir's murder scene 2008
History Article :1851 AD, January, 8: Second Persian Newspaper Published
Tags :Kashan , Feen , Hamam , Amirkabir , 2008
Qajar king Naseroddin Shah in Uniform in his 50s.Naseroddin Shah liked photography and was photographed hundreds of times. He granted a series of concessionary rights to foreigners in return for large payments that went into his own pockets.Qajar king Naseroddin Shah in Uniform in his 50s.Naseroddin Shah liked photography and was photographed hundreds of times. He granted a series of concessionary rights to foreigners in return for large payments that went into his own pockets.
History Article :1851 AD, December, 17: Etemadoddoleh Becomes Vezir
Tags :Qajar , Naseroddin Shah , Uniform , Moustache
The historical buiding of the Darolfonoon School founded by Amirkabir / Naserkhosro Street, Tehran  2009The historical buiding of the Darolfonoon School founded by Amirkabir / Naserkhosro Street, Tehran 2009
History Article :1851 AD, December, 23: Darolfonoon Inaugurated
Tags :Tehran , Darolfonoon , School , 2009 , AmirKabir , Qajar , Naser Khosrau
Mirza Taqi Khan AmirkabirMirza Taqi Khan Amirkabir
History Article :1852 AD, January, 10: Vezir Amirkabir Murdered
Tags :Amirkabir , , Qajar , Vezir , 1848
Safavid arts evolved in many directions such were paintings on the walls and in books. The fine example of bookbinding shows a scene where the royal family rest and entertain themselves in the nature: trees, flowers, animals were used fo decoration.Safavid arts evolved in many directions such were paintings on the walls and in books. The fine example of bookbinding shows a scene where the royal family rest and entertain themselves in the nature: trees, flowers, animals were used fo decoration.
History Article :1853 AD, May, 11: Ottoman Victory At The Battle Of Torches
Tags :Safavid , Book , Music , Horse , Safavian Dynasty
Henry Rawlinson British Diplomat, ambassador to Persia 1859-1860Henry Rawlinson British Diplomat, ambassador to Persia 1859-1860
History Article :1855 AD, November, 20: Britain Breaks Off Diplomatic Relations With Iran
Tags :Henry Rawlinson , British , Diplomat , Ambassador
Crown Prince Abbas Mirza QajarCrown Prince Abbas Mirza Qajar
History Article :1856 AD, November, 1: Britain Declares War On Iran
Tags :Crown Prince , Abbas Mirza , Qajar
Persian War Map 1856Persian War Map 1856
History Article :1856 AD, December, 9: Anglo-Persian Wars : Bushehr Resistance
Tags :Persian , War , Map , 1856 , Persian Gulf
First bus in IranFirst bus in Iran
History Article :1857 AD, March, 4: Iran Surrenders Afghanistan To Britain
Tags :First , Bus , Iran , Transport
The Qajar embassy to France Ferouk Khan on the pages of Illustrated London news in 1857. His negotiations led to the March 1857 Treaty of Paris, which put an end to the Anglo-Persian War  (1856-1857) after which Afghanistan was separated from Iran.The Qajar embassy to France Ferouk Khan on the pages of Illustrated London news in 1857. His negotiations led to the March 1857 Treaty of Paris, which put an end to the Anglo-Persian War (1856-1857) after which Afghanistan was separated from Iran.
History Article :1857 AD, June, 25: Germany–Iran First Diplomatic Contact
Tags :Qajar , Ferouk Khan , 1857
Qajar Naseroddin Shah in Britain sitting between Princessed of Wales and Russia at a concert in Robert Hall. Shah's European trips to indulge his lust cost the nation alot as he ran out of money and gave away concessions to borrow money.Qajar Naseroddin Shah in Britain sitting between Princessed of Wales and Russia at a concert in Robert Hall. Shah's European trips to indulge his lust cost the nation alot as he ran out of money and gave away concessions to borrow money.
History Article :1857 AD, January, 23: British Forces Capture Bushehr
Tags :Qajar , Naseroddin Shah , Britain , Princess , Wales , Russia , 1899 , Illustration
Iran's first train named Mashin Doodi (Smoking Machine) operating on a short trace in 1860sIran's first train named Mashin Doodi (Smoking Machine) operating on a short trace in 1860s
History Article :1869 AD, January, 1: Iran Joins International Teleghraph Union
Tags :Smoke , Machine , 1860s , Transport , Train
A painting from the founder of Qajar dynasty, Agha Mohammad Khan's younghoodA painting from the founder of Qajar dynasty, Agha Mohammad Khan's younghood
History Article :1872 AD, March, 21: Sari Becomes Qajar Capital
Tags :Qajar , Agha Mohammad Khan , Young , Painting
First Bank Notes Iran GermanFirst Bank Notes Iran German
History Article :1873 AD, June, 11: German-Iranian Friendship Treaty
Tags :Banknote , German , Iran , Money
Naseroddin Shah's coachNaseroddin Shah's coach
History Article :1873 AD, May, 30: Naseroddin Shah In Berlin
Tags :Naseroddin Shah , Qajar , Coach
Qajar Postal Services: Chapar Horses used to carry letters and packages all across Iran. Two postal couriers on their horses, supposedly belonging to Mazandaran post office.Qajar Postal Services: Chapar Horses used to carry letters and packages all across Iran. Two postal couriers on their horses, supposedly belonging to Mazandaran post office.
History Article :1876 AD, February, 13: Tehran-Tabriz Postal Services
Tags :Qajar , Postal , Service , Chapar , Horse , Mazandaran
Iranians gather to get a glimpse at the first baloon to fly over Tehran skies, Iran 1877Iranians gather to get a glimpse at the first baloon to fly over Tehran skies, Iran 1877
History Article :1877 AD, March, 24: Hot Air Balloons In Tehran Skies
Tags :First , Baloon , Iran , 1877
A collection of Qajar postal stampsA collection of Qajar postal stamps
History Article :1878 AD, October, 16: Iran Joins International Postal Union
Tags :Qajar , Post , Stamp
Qajar people were very fond of taking photos of dead Persian Leopards and Gazelles. This crazy habits of Hunting spree that led to extinction of some species was indeed a Europen import from Africa by which a male proved he became a man although an idiot.Qajar people were very fond of taking photos of dead Persian Leopards and Gazelles. This crazy habits of Hunting spree that led to extinction of some species was indeed a Europen import from Africa by which a male proved he became a man although an idiot.
History Article :1881 AD, May, 7: The Gold Rush Of Naseroddin Shah
Tags :Qajar , Persian , Leopard , Gazelle , Hunt
People Travelling in Kajaveh (Palanquin)People Travelling in Kajaveh (Palanquin)
History Article :1881 AD, February, 28: Marv Separated From Iran
Tags :Travel , Kajaveh , Palanquin , Qajar
A Qajar postal Stamp with photo of Naseroddin Shah from 1882. Face value is 1 Toman or 10 Francs of Post Persane (Persian). On the 29th October 1851, a senior employee by the name of Shafi Khan was appointed by the prime minister as the first postmaster.A Qajar postal Stamp with photo of Naseroddin Shah from 1882. Face value is 1 Toman or 10 Francs of Post Persane (Persian). On the 29th October 1851, a senior employee by the name of Shafi Khan was appointed by the prime minister as the first postmaster.
History Article :1884 AD, October, 20: Germany Diplomatic Representation In Iran
Tags :Qajar , Naseroddin Shah , Stamp , 1882 , Post
Mirza Hossein Gholikhan, titled Sadrossaltaneh was the first Persian ambassador to New York 1909-1915 seen with his wife. He became famous as Haji Washington after he made headlines by sacrificing a lamb at Waldorf Hotel balcony!Mirza Hossein Gholikhan, titled Sadrossaltaneh was the first Persian ambassador to New York 1909-1915 seen with his wife. He became famous as Haji Washington after he made headlines by sacrificing a lamb at Waldorf Hotel balcony!
History Article :1885 AD, November, 20: Second American Minister To Persia
Tags :Mirza , Gholi Khan , Wife , Persian , Ambassador , New York , Carriage , Coach , Sadrossaltaneh , Hossein Gholi Khan Nouri , Haji Washington
Iran 1890: A 1000 Toman Banknote issued by the British Imperial Bank of PersiaIran 1890: A 1000 Toman Banknote issued by the British Imperial Bank of Persia
History Article :1890 AD, March, 31: Imperial Bank Of Persia Inaugurated
Tags :1890 , 1000 , Toman , Banknote , Imperial , Bank , Persia , Imperial Bank of Persia
Unknown Young Lady in Qajar outfit is sitting on a carpet and leaning on pillows on her back while smoking Hooka which is bad habit inherited from the Qajar era. The decoration shows that it was a rich building belonging to elite or royal people.Unknown Young Lady in Qajar outfit is sitting on a carpet and leaning on pillows on her back while smoking Hooka which is bad habit inherited from the Qajar era. The decoration shows that it was a rich building belonging to elite or royal people.
History Article :1890 AD, March, 8: Shah Signs Tobbaco Concessions
Tags :Qajar , Young , Lady , Hooka , Girl , Qajar Girls
Qajar girls at the Harem smoking Hooka! This bizarre smoking habit became an icon of the Naseroddin Shah era when people were pacified while the country was being sold in Great Game, an implanted culture that still lingers on.Qajar girls at the Harem smoking Hooka! This bizarre smoking habit became an icon of the Naseroddin Shah era when people were pacified while the country was being sold in Great Game, an implanted culture that still lingers on.
History Article :1891 AD, December, 18: The Tobacco Uprising
Tags :Qajar , Harem , Hooka , Girl , Qajar Girls , Antoine Sevruguin
Qajar Mullahs Smoking Hooka in the open air, RTL: Sheikh Hadi Karbalayi, Seyed Esmail Rizi, Sheikh Mohammad Taghi Agha Najafi, Haji Agha Nurollah, Seyed Serajeddin SadrQajar Mullahs Smoking Hooka in the open air, RTL: Sheikh Hadi Karbalayi, Seyed Esmail Rizi, Sheikh Mohammad Taghi Agha Najafi, Haji Agha Nurollah, Seyed Serajeddin Sadr
History Article :1892 AD, May, 14: Cancellation Of Tobacco Concession
Tags :Qajar , Mullah , Smoke , Hooka
Qajar Public Transportation, people travelling in cartsQajar Public Transportation, people travelling in carts
History Article :1893 AD, May, 27: Shah Gives Firooz Region To Russia
Tags :Qajar , Public , Transport
Naseroldin Shah Takhte TavoosNaseroldin Shah Takhte Tavoos
History Article :1896 AD, May, 1: Naseroddin Shah Assassinated
Tags :Naseroddin Shah , Takhte Tavoos , Qajar , King
Qajar king Mozaffaroddin Shah is sitting in the middle of people from the royal court while leaning on a walking cane. His successor Prince Mohammad Ali Shah is seen in the backQajar king Mozaffaroddin Shah is sitting in the middle of people from the royal court while leaning on a walking cane. His successor Prince Mohammad Ali Shah is seen in the back
History Article :1896 AD, June, 7: Mozaffaroddin Mirza Enters Tehran
Tags :Qajar , Mozaffaroddin Shah , Mohammad Ali Shah
the Assassin of the Qajar king Naseroddin Shah, Mirza Reza Kermani in chains in 1896.After months of interrogation, Kermani was executed on August 10, 1896.It marked a turning point in Iranian Constitutional Revolution.the Assassin of the Qajar king Naseroddin Shah, Mirza Reza Kermani in chains in 1896.After months of interrogation, Kermani was executed on August 10, 1896.It marked a turning point in Iranian Constitutional Revolution.
History Article :1897 AD, August, 11: Mirza Reza Kermani Hanged
Tags :Qajar , Naseroddin Shah , Assassination , Mirza Reza Kermani , 1896
Askar Khan Afshar was a Persian ambassador who was sent to Paris, during the period of the Franco-Persian alliance (Qajar Dynasty). He arrived in Paris on 20 July 1808 and was able to meet Napoleon on 4 September 1808 at Château de Saint-Cloud.Askar Khan Afshar was a Persian ambassador who was sent to Paris, during the period of the Franco-Persian alliance (Qajar Dynasty). He arrived in Paris on 20 July 1808 and was able to meet Napoleon on 4 September 1808 at Château de Saint-Cloud.
History Article :1900 AD, May, 14: First Iranian Competes In Olympics
Tags :Qajar , Askar Khan Afshar , Ambassador , France
Assassination attempt against Qajar king Mozaffaroddin Shah while riding in his Coach in Paris on Au, 2, 1900. On his way to purchase some automobiles a French man approached the coach but before he could pull the trigger Hakimolmolk grabbed his hand.Assassination attempt against Qajar king Mozaffaroddin Shah while riding in his Coach in Paris on Au, 2, 1900. On his way to purchase some automobiles a French man approached the coach but before he could pull the trigger Hakimolmolk grabbed his hand.
History Article :1900 AD, August, 2: Terror Plot Against Mozaffaroddin Shah
Tags :Qajar , Mozaffaroddin Shah , Coach , 1900 , Assassination
Mozaffaroldin Shah seen with Seyyed Bahreyni in a hunting campMozaffaroldin Shah seen with Seyyed Bahreyni in a hunting camp
History Article :1901 AD, May, 28: The Infamous D'Arcy Agreement Signed
Tags :Mozaffaroddin Shah , Hunt , Qajar , Leopard
Chief office of the Imperial Bank Persia Tehran, 1938Chief office of the Imperial Bank Persia Tehran, 1938
History Article :1902 AD, March, 30: Telegraph Line Connects India-Europe
Tags :Imperial , Bank , Persia , 1938 , Transport , Street , Imperial Bank of Persia
Qajar era : Imam Khomeini during his ChildhoodQajar era : Imam Khomeini during his Childhood
History Article :1902 AD, September, 25: Ruhollah Khomeini Is Born
Tags :Qajar , Khomeini , Child
A rare portratit of Mozaffaroddin Shah QajarA rare portratit of Mozaffaroddin Shah Qajar
History Article :1903 AD, February, 14: Commercial Convention : A Russian Victory
Tags :Mozaffaroddin Shah , Qajar , King , Kiani Crown , Moustache
A portrait of Mozaffaroddin Shah of Persia Sporting Moustache by Spy (Leslie Ward)A portrait of Mozaffaroddin Shah of Persia Sporting Moustache by Spy (Leslie Ward)
History Article :1905 AD, September, 4: Mozaffaroddin Shah Visits Russia
Tags :Mozaffaroddin Shah , Qajar , Moustache , King
Mozaffaroddin Shah Qajar HorsebackMozaffaroddin Shah Qajar Horseback
History Article :1906 AD, July, 27: Constitutional Monarchy Approved
Tags :Mozaffaroddin Shah , Qajar , Horseback
Naseroddin Shah Funeral CeremonyNaseroddin Shah Funeral Ceremony
History Article :1906 AD, August, 1: Moshiroddoleh Appointed Vezir
Tags :Naseroddin Shah , Qajar , Funeral , Ceremony
Qajar Majlis (Parliament ) first term RepresentativesQajar Majlis (Parliament ) first term Representatives
History Article :1906 AD, October, 7: Majlis First Term Begins
Tags :Qajar , Majlis , Parliament , Representative , First
Qajar Mokhberoddoleh: Aligholi Khan Mokhberoddoleh, one of important political figures (Vezir) during Naseroddin Shah and Mozaffaroddin Shah's reign.Qajar Mokhberoddoleh: Aligholi Khan Mokhberoddoleh, one of important political figures (Vezir) during Naseroddin Shah and Mozaffaroddin Shah's reign.
History Article :1906 AD, October, 8: Sanioddoleh Heads The Majlis
Tags :Qajar , Mokhberoddoleh , Vezir , Politician , Nobleman
Tehran Mozaffaroddin Shah Qajar signs Constitutional Monarchy decree 1906Tehran Mozaffaroddin Shah Qajar signs Constitutional Monarchy decree 1906
History Article :1906 AD, August, 17: First Iranian Parliament Is Born
Tags :Tehran , Mozaffaroddin Shah , Constitutional Monarchy , 1906 , Qajar
The map of Anglo Russian Entente signed in 1907The map of Anglo Russian Entente signed in 1907
History Article :1907 AD, August, 31: Dividing Persia:Anglo-Russian Entente
Tags :Britain , Russia , Entente , 1907 , Map , Persian Gulf
Kiani Crown was used by Qajar kings. This crown was ordered by Fathali Shah. Stones used are emerald, ruby, diamond, and pearl.Kiani Crown was used by Qajar kings. This crown was ordered by Fathali Shah. Stones used are emerald, ruby, diamond, and pearl.
History Article :1907 AD, January, 20: Mohammad Ali Shah Crowned
Tags :Kiani Crown , Qajar , Jewel , Fathali Shah , Museum
Tehran 1907 : Political prisoners during Constitutional Movement in Bagheshah (Shah's garden)Tehran 1907 : Political prisoners during Constitutional Movement in Bagheshah (Shah's garden)
History Article :1907 AD, August, 30: Aminossoltan Assassinated
Tags :Political , Prisoner , Bagheshah , Tehran , 1907 , Constitutional Monarchy , Revolution , Chain
Qajar Majlis First Term Representatives composed of merchants, clerics, and noblemen and trusted people in front of the Sepahsalar MosqueQajar Majlis First Term Representatives composed of merchants, clerics, and noblemen and trusted people in front of the Sepahsalar Mosque
History Article :1907 AD, June, 2: Majlis Passes Municipality/City Council Law
Tags :Qajar , Majlis , First , Representative , Parliament , Constitutional Monarchy , 1906
Nematollah Boroujerdi was a supporter of the Iranian Constitutional Revolution who shot Qavamolmolk Shirazi to death on March, 7, 1908.  After shooting four times, he shot himself and took his own life.Nematollah Boroujerdi was a supporter of the Iranian Constitutional Revolution who shot Qavamolmolk Shirazi to death on March, 7, 1908. After shooting four times, he shot himself and took his own life.
History Article :1908 AD, March, 7: Qavamolmolk Assassinated In Shiraz
Tags :Iranian , Nematollah Boroujerdi
Mohammad Ali Shah QajarMohammad Ali Shah Qajar
History Article :1908 AD, June, 23: Russians Bombard Iranian Parliament
Tags :Mohammad Ali Shah , Qajar
Mohammad Ali Shah QajarMohammad Ali Shah Qajar
History Article :1908 AD, February, 28: Bomb Explosion Near Mohammad Ali Shah's Coach
Tags :Mohammad Ali Shah , Qajar , King
Oil Well Masjed Soleyman 1908Oil Well Masjed Soleyman 1908
History Article :1908 AD, May, 26: First Oil Well Drilled In Masjed Soleyman
Tags :Oil , Well , Masjed Soleyman , 1908
Greeting ceremony at Bagheshah Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar is sitting on the throne: Einoddoleh, Sadroddoleh, Majdoddoleh, Salarossaltaneh, Jalaloddoleh, Ahmad Shah, Naserossaltaneh Diba, Nezamolmolk Khatib are present in uniformsGreeting ceremony at Bagheshah Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar is sitting on the throne: Einoddoleh, Sadroddoleh, Majdoddoleh, Salarossaltaneh, Jalaloddoleh, Ahmad Shah, Naserossaltaneh Diba, Nezamolmolk Khatib are present in uniforms
History Article :1908 AD, June, 22: Cossack Commander In Charge of Tehran
Tags :Qajar , Mohammad Ali Shah , Bagheshah , Garden , Throne , Einoddoleh
Sheikh Fazlollah Nouri Hanging ExecutionSheikh Fazlollah Nouri Hanging Execution
History Article :1908 AD, November, 13: Sheikh Fazlollah Hanged
Tags :Sheikh Fazlollah Nouri , Hanging , Execution , Constitutional Monarchy , Revolution
Howard Baskerville Bust TabrizHoward Baskerville Bust Tabriz
History Article :1909 AD, April, 19: American Teacher Killed In Tabriz
Tags :Howard Baskerville , Bust , Tabriz , American , Constitutional Monarchy , Martyr
Representatives from Majles (Parliament) Second TermRepresentatives from Majles (Parliament) Second Term
History Article :1909 AD, November, 15: Majlis Second Term Begins
Tags :Second , Majlis , Parliament
Unrest in Tehran in front of the Majlis Parliament Tehran / SoldiersUnrest in Tehran in front of the Majlis Parliament Tehran / Soldiers
History Article :1909 AD, July, 1: Regulations For Second Parliament Elections
Tags :Majlis , Parliament , Tehran , Unrest , Soldier
Persian Qajar Woman Pilgrim strapped to her mule she is jolted  closely veiled upon arrival at the shrine of Imam Reza in MashhadPersian Qajar Woman Pilgrim strapped to her mule she is jolted closely veiled upon arrival at the shrine of Imam Reza in Mashhad
History Article :1909 AD, February, 13: Yepram Khan Leads The Uprising
Tags :Persian , Qajar , Woman , Pilgrim , Hijab , Horse , Iranian Woman
Young Qajar king Ahmad Shah fully Decorated with a sword, medallions, and jewels in a uniform. This is a very good example of a development in photography in Iran. The light and contrast are perfect and every detail is well captured.Young Qajar king Ahmad Shah fully Decorated with a sword, medallions, and jewels in a uniform. This is a very good example of a development in photography in Iran. The light and contrast are perfect and every detail is well captured.
History Article :1909 AD, July, 23: Ahmad Qajar Leaves Russian Embassy
Tags :Qajar , Ahmad Shah , Sword , Medallion , Hat
Qajar Mohammad Ali Shah wearing a feather hat, medallions and holding on to his sword. No matter how many royal photos he took, he was never accepted as king and became history as a Russian puppet.Qajar Mohammad Ali Shah wearing a feather hat, medallions and holding on to his sword. No matter how many royal photos he took, he was never accepted as king and became history as a Russian puppet.
History Article :1909 AD, July, 16: Shah Seeks Refuge At Russian Embassy
Tags :Qajar , Mohammad Ali Shah , Sword
Eleven year old Qajar Prince Ahmad Mirza Shah. Ahmad Shah succeeded his father Mohammad Ali Shah to the throne after he sought refugee at the Russian embassy on July, 16, 1909; to become the last Qajar ruler of Iran.Eleven year old Qajar Prince Ahmad Mirza Shah. Ahmad Shah succeeded his father Mohammad Ali Shah to the throne after he sought refugee at the Russian embassy on July, 16, 1909; to become the last Qajar ruler of Iran.
History Article :1909 AD, November, 22: 13 Year Old Becomes Last Qajar King
Tags :Qajar , Prince , Ahmad Shah , Mirza , Shah , 1909
Road and Railroad bridge built over the Rhada river near the oil fieldsRoad and Railroad bridge built over the Rhada river near the oil fields
History Article :1909 AD, April, 14: British Persian Petroleum Company Registered
Tags :Railway , Bridge , Oil , Field , Train , Transport
The bodyguard of Persian Consulate 1910 USThe bodyguard of Persian Consulate 1910 US
History Article :1910 AD, May, 26: Newspapers Banned
Tags :Guard , Persian , Consulate , 1910 , US
Qajar era Iranian Jews special gathering in front of Jewish (Kalimi) synagogueQajar era Iranian Jews special gathering in front of Jewish (Kalimi) synagogue
History Article :1910 AD, October, 30: Shiraz Blood Libel
Tags :Qajar , Iranian , Jew , Synagogue
A poster showing Tehran conquest, a decisive victory for Constitutional Monarchy MovementA poster showing Tehran conquest, a decisive victory for Constitutional Monarchy Movement
History Article :1910 AD, March, 19: Sattar Khan And Bagher Khan Depart For Tehran
Tags :Tehran , Victory , Constitutional Monarchy , Painting , Poster , 1909 , Sardar Asad , Mohammad Vali Khan Tonekaboni
Young Ahmad Shah ý(Jan, 21, 1898 – Feb, 21 1930), the last Qajar king seen in Majlis (Parliament) He ascended the throne at the age of 13. He  was Shah of Iran (Persia) from Jul, 16, 1909, to Oct, 31, 1925.Young Ahmad Shah ý(Jan, 21, 1898 – Feb, 21 1930), the last Qajar king seen in Majlis (Parliament) He ascended the throne at the age of 13. He was Shah of Iran (Persia) from Jul, 16, 1909, to Oct, 31, 1925.
History Article :1911 AD, February, 3: First Head Of Parliament Assassinated
Tags :Ahmad Shah , Qajar , Parliament , Majlis
Garden palace Maku, West Azerbaijan was built during Mozaffaroddin Shah's reign in the middle of a gardenGarden palace Maku, West Azerbaijan was built during Mozaffaroddin Shah's reign in the middle of a garden
History Article :1911 AD, November, 28: Second Russian Ultimatum
Tags :Garden , Palace , Maku , West , Azarbaijan , Qajar , Mozaffaroddin Shah
American Morgan Shuster who was employed by Iranian government to modernize tax system.American Morgan Shuster who was employed by Iranian government to modernize tax system.
History Article :1911 AD, July, 17: Russia Pops Up Puppet Shah
Tags :Morgan Shuster , American
Morgan Shuster Atabak Palace TehranMorgan Shuster Atabak Palace Tehran
History Article :1911 AD, May, 7: Morgan Shuster Comes To Iran
Tags :Morgan Shuster , Atabak , Palace , Tehran , American
A Caravan is passing the Qajar era Rasht Tehran Road. Built in Jan, 1899, it connected Pir-Bazar to Qazvin and Tehran. The journey took 72-80 hours, a week in bad weather conditions for that many teahouses (Khahvekhaneh) were available for travellers.A Caravan is passing the Qajar era Rasht Tehran Road. Built in Jan, 1899, it connected Pir-Bazar to Qazvin and Tehran. The journey took 72-80 hours, a week in bad weather conditions for that many teahouses (Khahvekhaneh) were available for travellers.
History Article :1911 AD, September, 20: Nobel Brothers Rasht Pipeline
Tags :Qajar , Rasht , Tehran , Road , Caravan , Horse , Travel , Transport
Russian Cossacks greet the imperial Qajar coach Iran 1910Russian Cossacks greet the imperial Qajar coach Iran 1910
History Article :1911 AD, July, 29: Shah Wanted, Dead Or Alive
Tags :Russia , Cossack , Iran , 1910 , Soldier , Russian
Fourteen year old Ahmad Mirza Shah Qajar Sahinshah (king of kings) at the head of his army 1912Fourteen year old Ahmad Mirza Shah Qajar Sahinshah (king of kings) at the head of his army 1912
History Article :1912 AD, May, 6: Salaroddoleh Uprising
Tags :Ahmad Shah , Qajar , Sahanshah , 1912 , King
The Russian cannon bullet that penetrated the dome in Imam Reza Shrine in 1912, Mashhad MuseumThe Russian cannon bullet that penetrated the dome in Imam Reza Shrine in 1912, Mashhad Museum
History Article :1912 AD, March, 30: Russians Bombard Imam Reza's Shrine
Tags :Cannon , Museum , Imam Reza , 1912 , Bullet , Khorasan
Parade of Indian Cavalry in Shiraz 1912.Parade of Indian Cavalry in Shiraz 1912.
History Article :1912 AD, February, 7: British Telegram Changes Soviet Stance
Tags :Shiraz , 1912 , Parade , Indian , Cavalry
Workers having a break at the Abadan Refinery 1913Workers having a break at the Abadan Refinery 1913
History Article :1913 AD, February, 6: Russians Acquire Railway Concessions
Tags :Abadan , Refinery , 1913 , Oil , Qajar , Khuzestan , Abadan Refinery
Two Englishmen and four citizens of Yazd showing off their bicyclesTwo Englishmen and four citizens of Yazd showing off their bicycles
History Article :1913 AD, April, 5: Earthquake Devastates Boinzahra
Tags :English , Yazd , Bicycle
Ahmad Shah Qajar EuropeAhmad Shah Qajar Europe
History Article :1914 AD, April, 14: Borrowing For Coronation Ceremony
Tags :Ahmad Shah , Qajar , Europe , Trip
Karoon River: A Boat sails towards Shushtar 1914Karoon River: A Boat sails towards Shushtar 1914
History Article :1914 AD, May, 20: British Royal Navy Invests In Iran
Tags :Karoon , River , Boat , Shushtar , 1914 , Khuzestan
Qajar Sharafoddoleh was the representative of Tabriz in first Majlis term from Tabriz during the Constitutional Monarchy Movement. Full name :Mirza Ebrahim Khan Kalantari Baghmisheh (b. 1856, died March, 23, 1932)Qajar Sharafoddoleh was the representative of Tabriz in first Majlis term from Tabriz during the Constitutional Monarchy Movement. Full name :Mirza Ebrahim Khan Kalantari Baghmisheh (b. 1856, died March, 23, 1932)
History Article :1914 AD, December, 6: Majlis Third Term Begins
Tags :Qajar , Sharafoddoleh , Majlis , Constitutional Monarchy
Colonel PesyanColonel Pesyan
History Article :1915 AD, November, 21: Colonel Pesyan Takes Back Hamedan
Tags :Colonel Pesyan , Army , Military
Iranian anti-colonial hero Rais Ali Delvari and his comrades, He was the leader of the Tangestan resistance fighters who relentlessly fought against the British occupation of Iran during the World War I.Iranian anti-colonial hero Rais Ali Delvari and his comrades, He was the leader of the Tangestan resistance fighters who relentlessly fought against the British occupation of Iran during the World War I.
History Article :1915 AD, September, 3: Rais Ali Delvari Assassinated
Tags :Iranian , Rais Ali Delvari , Tangestan , World War I
Last Qajar King Ahmad Shah. Ahmad Shah  was the last Qajar king who ascended the throne at the age of 13. Ahmad Shah Qajar ý(Jan, 21, 1898 – Feb, 21 1930) was Shah of Iran (Persia) from Jul, 16, 1909, to Oct, 31, 1925.Last Qajar King Ahmad Shah. Ahmad Shah was the last Qajar king who ascended the throne at the age of 13. Ahmad Shah Qajar ý(Jan, 21, 1898 – Feb, 21 1930) was Shah of Iran (Persia) from Jul, 16, 1909, to Oct, 31, 1925.
History Article :1915 AD, November, 15: Moving The Capital To Isfahan: Shah Undecided
Tags :Qajar , King , Ahmad Shah
A 1916 Illustration from a French Magazine (Le petite Journal) shows Russian cossack army in Isfahan.As usual Iran's declaration of neutrality before the World War I was not honored by invading Russia and Britain.A 1916 Illustration from a French Magazine (Le petite Journal) shows Russian cossack army in Isfahan.As usual Iran's declaration of neutrality before the World War I was not honored by invading Russia and Britain.
History Article :1916 AD, February, 25: Russians Occupy Kermanshah
Tags :Isfahan , Russian , Army , 1916 , Illustration , French , Magazine , Cossack
Young Qajar king Ahmad Shah standing in Uniforms. He's holding on to a sword adorn with jewels. A medallion is on his chest and a light hat with feathers on top which was used instead of the 2.5kg Kiani Crown is seen on his head.Young Qajar king Ahmad Shah standing in Uniforms. He's holding on to a sword adorn with jewels. A medallion is on his chest and a light hat with feathers on top which was used instead of the 2.5kg Kiani Crown is seen on his head.
History Article :1916 AD, August, 20: Ahmad Shah Urged To Stay In Tehran
Tags :Qajar , Ahmad Shah , Uniform , Sword , Jewel
Hunting : Young Ahmad Shah poses with dead jaguarHunting : Young Ahmad Shah poses with dead jaguar
History Article :1917 AD, May, 29: Alaossaltaneh Announces His Cabinet Of Ministers
Tags :Ahmad , Shah , Hunt , Sports , Qajar , Leopard
Iranian Cavalry 1930sIranian Cavalry 1930s
History Article :1917 AD, March, 29: Iran Acknowledges British Military Presence
Tags :Iranian , Cavalry , 1930s , Horse , Soldier , Army
Qajar Ahmad Shah CeremonyQajar Ahmad Shah Ceremony
History Article :1917 AD, May, 15: Demonstrations Against Prime Minister
Tags :Qajar , Ahmad Shah , Ceremony , King , Coronation
PM VosooghoddolehPM Vosooghoddoleh
History Article :1917 AD, December, 14: USSR Nullifies Treaties Imposed On Iran
Tags :Vosooghoddoleh , Qajar , Prime Minister
Darvazeh Shemiran 1900s WinterDarvazeh Shemiran 1900s Winter
History Article :1918 AD, July, 13: Execution Of 14 Iranian Officers By The British
Tags :Darvazeh , Shemiran , 1900s , Winter , Darvazeh Shemiran
Vagon Asbi: Horse wagon late Qajar periodVagon Asbi: Horse wagon late Qajar period
History Article :1918 AD, September, 24: Civil Registration Office Founded
Tags :Horse , Wagon , Qajar , Transport , Carriage
Boats row along remains of a deserted harbour in Caspian SeaBoats row along remains of a deserted harbour in Caspian Sea
History Article :1919 AD, July, 20: Russian Obtains Fishery Concession
Tags :Boat , Caspian , Sea , Harbor
Reza Khan poses with a machine gun as Major in Hamedan in 1919Reza Khan poses with a machine gun as Major in Hamedan in 1919
History Article :1919 AD, August, 9: Iran-Britain Treaty Signed Secretly
Tags :Reza Khan , Machine , Gun , Army
A panaroma view of the Abadan Port seen from a tanker in the Persian GulfA panaroma view of the Abadan Port seen from a tanker in the Persian Gulf
History Article :1920 AD, December, 22: Armitage Settles Iran-Britain Disputes
Tags :Abadan , Port , Persian Gulf , Khuzestan , Abadan Refinery
Mirza Kouchak Khan Jangali, the leader of the Jungle Movement of Gilan near his Kasma headquarters.The Jungle movement was a rebellion against the Qajar rule as an extension of Constitutional Monarchy Revolution from 1914 to 1921.Mirza Kouchak Khan Jangali, the leader of the Jungle Movement of Gilan near his Kasma headquarters.The Jungle movement was a rebellion against the Qajar rule as an extension of Constitutional Monarchy Revolution from 1914 to 1921.
History Article :1920 AD, June, 7: Red Revolution Committee Of Gilan Founded
Tags :Gilan , Kasma , Mirza Kouchak Khan , Jungle Movement
Mosadegh's youth as governor of the Fars provinceMosadegh's youth as governor of the Fars province
History Article :1920 AD, December, 2: British Warning To Iran
Tags :Mosaddegh , Fars , Governor , Freedom Movement , Nationalization of Oil
Tabriz American Memorial School 42th term opening on Aug, 30,1923.Established in Tabriz in 1881 as a prominent school of its kind. the school was renamed Parvin High School after the World War II.Tabriz American Memorial School 42th term opening on Aug, 30,1923.Established in Tabriz in 1881 as a prominent school of its kind. the school was renamed Parvin High School after the World War II.
History Article :1920 AD, July, 8: Khiabani Uprising In Tabriz
Tags :Tabriz , American , School , 1923 , American Memorial School in Tabriz
1920 Abadan Refinery 13001920 Abadan Refinery 1300
History Article :1921 AD, June, 22: Majlis Denounces British Colonial Agreement
Tags :1920 , Abadan , Refinery , Oil , Petroleum , Abadan Refinery
Eleven times Iranian prime minister, Ahmad Qavam AKA GhavamossaltanehEleven times Iranian prime minister, Ahmad Qavam AKA Ghavamossaltaneh
History Article :1921 AD, April, 2: Ahmad Ghavam Arrested
Tags :Ahmad , Qavam , Ghavamossaltaneh , Qajar , Pahlavi
Darvazeh Ghazvin Gate of Tehran 1900sDarvazeh Ghazvin Gate of Tehran 1900s
History Article :1921 AD, February, 26: USSR Signs Friendship Treaty With Iran
Tags :Darvazeh , Qazvin , Gate , 1900s
Darvazeh Ghazvin Gate of TehranDarvazeh Ghazvin Gate of Tehran
History Article :1921 AD, October, 2: Colonel Pesyan Killed
Tags :Darvazeh , Qazvin , Gate , Tehran
Darvazeh Shemiran 1900s: one of many gates of TehranDarvazeh Shemiran 1900s: one of many gates of Tehran
History Article :1921 AD, April, 11: Soviets Name Greater Khorasan as Turkestan
Tags :Darvazeh , Shemiran , 1900s
Inside Golestan PalaceInside Golestan Palace
History Article :1921 AD, June, 21: Majlis Fourth Term Begins
Tags :Golestan Palace , Gulistan
Mossadegh at the junta courtMossadegh at the junta court
History Article :1921 AD, November, 21: Standard Oil Deal Approved
Tags :Mosaddegh , Junta , Court , Coup , Freedom Movement , Nationalization of Oil
Reza Khan seen as the guard at the Embassy of NetherlandsReza Khan seen as the guard at the Embassy of Netherlands
History Article :1921 AD, April, 30: British General Ironside Leaves Iran
Tags :Pahlavi , Shah , Reza Khan , Holland , Embassy
Tehran: The mansion of Qajar Vezir Ghavamossaltaneh who survived through Pahlavi reign too. Ghavamossaltaneh is getting in his car. The house has turned into Abgineh Musum.Tehran: The mansion of Qajar Vezir Ghavamossaltaneh who survived through Pahlavi reign too. Ghavamossaltaneh is getting in his car. The house has turned into Abgineh Musum.
History Article :1921 AD, August, 24: Wanted : Colonel Pesyan
Tags :Tehran , Ghavamossaltaneh , Abgineh Museum , Qajar , Vezir , Prime Minister
Tehran Lalezar 1944Tehran Lalezar 1944
History Article :1921 AD, February, 21: The Coup d'état Of Reza Khan
Tags :Tehran , Lalezar , 1944 , Street
Coup Cabinet Reza Khan (first left) 1921Coup Cabinet Reza Khan (first left) 1921
History Article :1922 AD, June, 17: Ghavam Appointed Prime Minister
Tags :Coup , Cabinet , Reza Khan , 1921 , Minister , Seyyed Ziaoddin Tabatabayi
Mirza Kouchak Khan JangaliMirza Kouchak Khan Jangali
History Article :1922 AD, December, 2: Warlord Of Jungle Decapitated
Tags :Mirza Kouchak Khan , Jangal , Jungle Movement
Qom: Saint Masoumeh Mausoleum at Night. She was the sister of Imam Reza.Qom: Saint Masoumeh Mausoleum at Night. She was the sister of Imam Reza.
History Article :1922 AD, March, 24: Cleric School Founded In Qom
Tags :Qom , Saint , Masoumeh , Mausoleum , Night , Imam Reza , Islamic
A caravan transporting oil on horseback in deserts of IranA caravan transporting oil on horseback in deserts of Iran
History Article :1923 AD, December, 20: Oil Deal Signed With Sinclair
Tags :Caravan , Transport , Oil , Horseback , Desert
Reza Khan seen in the Savadkoohi BrigadeReza Khan seen in the Savadkoohi Brigade
History Article :1923 AD, October, 25: Sardar Sepah Becomes Prime Minister
Tags :Reza Khan , Savadkooh , Brigade , Qajar
Girl Students from a primary school in 1923Girl Students from a primary school in 1923
History Article :1923 AD, February, 15: Mostofiolmamalek Becomes Prime Minister
Tags :Tehran , Girl , Primary , School , 1923 , Student
1924 Workers seen during an oil well drilling operation (1304)1924 Workers seen during an oil well drilling operation (1304)
History Article :1924 AD, February, 11: Majlis Fifth Term Begins
Tags :1924 , Oil , Well , Drill
An artist rendering of Babek Khorramdin depicts itself as a magnificient Statue in Nakhjevan. It's a nice work although the outfit resembles more like greek armor rather than what Iranian warriors used to wear.An artist rendering of Babek Khorramdin depicts itself as a magnificient Statue in Nakhjevan. It's a nice work although the outfit resembles more like greek armor rather than what Iranian warriors used to wear.
History Article :1924 AD, February, 9: Nakhjevan Declares Independence
Tags :Nakhjevan , Babak Khorramdin , Statue
Pumping Station and Power Plant in the background parts of the Oil facilitiesPumping Station and Power Plant in the background parts of the Oil facilities
History Article :1924 AD, July, 8: North Petroleum Decree Approved
Tags :Qajar , Pump , Station , Power , Plant , Oil
The tomb of Robert Imbrie in Arlington Cemetry, TX, USAThe tomb of Robert Imbrie in Arlington Cemetry, TX, USA
History Article :1924 AD, July, 18: Mob Murders U. S. Vice Consul In Tehran
Tags :Robert Imbrie , Arlington , Cemetery , US , Officer
1900 Darvazeh Tehran Gate : One of many entrances to the city1900 Darvazeh Tehran Gate : One of many entrances to the city
History Article :1925 AD, April, 5: Mohammad Ali Shah Dies In Italy
Tags :1900 , Darvazeh , Tehran , Gate
1925 Ghashghayi tribe in their Winter tent hosting members of the oil Company1925 Ghashghayi tribe in their Winter tent hosting members of the oil Company
History Article :1925 AD, January, 1: Soviets Play Game Of Geography
Tags :1925 , Tent , Winter , Camp , Company , Ghashghayi
Mazandaran Savadkooh Veresk BridgeMazandaran Savadkooh Veresk Bridge
History Article :1925 AD, May, 22: State Monopoly On Sugar
Tags :Mazandaran , Savadkooh , Veresk , Bridge , Pahlavi
Reza Khan seen with his children Shams, Ashraf and Mohammad Reza. Reza Khan's second wife Tajolmolouk gave birth to four children.Reza Khan seen with his children Shams, Ashraf and Mohammad Reza. Reza Khan's second wife Tajolmolouk gave birth to four children.
History Article :1925 AD, December, 12: The Qajar Dynasty Overthrown
Tags :Reza Khan , Ashraf , Mohammad Reza Shah , Pahlavi , Shams Pahlavi
Tehran Pahlavi era Doshantappeh airport a two wing airplane from 1930s. Iran Air Force was one of the top priority organizations, specially when young Mohammad Reza Shah got his pilot license from the chief commander of the IAF.Tehran Pahlavi era Doshantappeh airport a two wing airplane from 1930s. Iran Air Force was one of the top priority organizations, specially when young Mohammad Reza Shah got his pilot license from the chief commander of the IAF.
History Article :1925 AD, February, 25: First Fully Trained Iranian Pilots
Tags :Tehran , Pahlavi , Doshan Tappeh , Plane , 1930s
Colonel Ahmad Nakhjavan earned the title to be the first IIAF pilot to fly a Breguet 19 airplane marked with Iranian flag and logo from Paris and arrive at Ghaleh Morghi Airbase of Tehran on Feb, 24, 1926.

Pahlavi Dynasty (1926 - 1979) AD


Colonel Ahmad Nakhjavan earned the title to be the first IIAF pilot to fly a Breguet 19 airplane marked with Iranian flag and logo from Paris and arrive at Ghaleh Morghi Airbase of Tehran on Feb, 24, 1926.
History Article :1926 AD, February, 24: First IIAF Pilot Flies From Paris To Tehran
Tags :Iranian , Ahmad Nakhjevan , IIAF , 1335 , Pilot
Iranian Embassy  Ankara 1944 :LIFEIranian Embassy Ankara 1944 :LIFE
History Article :1926 AD, April, 22: Iran-Turkey Sign Friendship Treaty
Tags :Embassy , Ankara , 1944 , Turkey
The old Majles (Parliament) Entrance with statues of 2 lions holding swordsThe old Majles (Parliament) Entrance with statues of 2 lions holding swords
History Article :1926 AD, January, 30: Majlis Library Inaugurated
Tags :Majlis , Entrance , Lion , Sword
First Qajar Interim Government Cabinet of ministers headed by Sepahdar Tonekaboni. There were two son-in-laws of Mozaffaroddin Shah: Farmanfarma and Sanioddoleh among themFirst Qajar Interim Government Cabinet of ministers headed by Sepahdar Tonekaboni. There were two son-in-laws of Mozaffaroddin Shah: Farmanfarma and Sanioddoleh among them
History Article :1926 AD, September, 19: Sepahdar Tonekaboni Commits Suicide
Tags :Qajar , Interim , Government , Cabinet , Sepahdar Tonekaboni , Constitutional Monarchy
Reza Shah takes oath at the MajlisReza Shah takes oath at the Majlis
History Article :1926 AD, July, 10: Majlis Sixth Term Begins
Tags :Reza Shah , Majlis , Pahlavi , Parliament , Baharestan
Reza Shah on the throne. Self crowned coronation ceremonyReza Shah on the throne. Self crowned coronation ceremony
History Article :1926 AD, April, 25: Reza Khan Becomes Reza Shah
Tags :Reza Shah , Coronation , Ceremony , Pahlavi
Khuzestan 1929: Reza Shah's automobile passes the Karoon River on the boats tied together. Despite its huge mineral wealth and natural resources, the area remained backwards due to British imperialistic policies.Khuzestan 1929: Reza Shah's automobile passes the Karoon River on the boats tied together. Despite its huge mineral wealth and natural resources, the area remained backwards due to British imperialistic policies.
History Article :1927 AD, February, 22: First Fatal Car Accident In Iran
Tags :Khuzestan , Karoon , River , 1929 , Reza Shah , Pahlavi , Car , Iranian Flag , Old Cars
Pahlavi Bank Melli Branches 1.Sari 2.Bandar Gaz 3.Tabriz 4.Shahi 5.Qazvin 6.MarkaziPahlavi Bank Melli Branches 1.Sari 2.Bandar Gaz 3.Tabriz 4.Shahi 5.Qazvin 6.Markazi
History Article :1927 AD, May, 5: Majlis Approves National Banking Bill
Tags :Pahlavi , Bank Melli , Branch , Sari , Bandar Gaz , Tabriz , Shahi , Qazvin , Markazi
A caravan of horses, donkeys and mules carry the heavy load in front of the Majlis (parliament) around 1927. Iranian flags and two photos most probably from Reza Shah show a special event maybe acknowledging the Pahlavi dynasty founded in 1926.A caravan of horses, donkeys and mules carry the heavy load in front of the Majlis (parliament) around 1927. Iranian flags and two photos most probably from Reza Shah show a special event maybe acknowledging the Pahlavi dynasty founded in 1926.
History Article :1927 AD, May, 9: Cancellation Of Capitulation Rights
Tags :Tehran , Majlis , Horse , Reza Shah , Pahlavi , 1927
Bank Melli (National Bank) Iran 1946, the first national Iranian bank. The bank was established in 1927 by the order of the Majlis (the Iranian Parliament) and since then has consistently been one of the most influential Iranian banks.Bank Melli (National Bank) Iran 1946, the first national Iranian bank. The bank was established in 1927 by the order of the Majlis (the Iranian Parliament) and since then has consistently been one of the most influential Iranian banks.
History Article :1928 AD, September, 11: Bank Melli Officially Inaugurated
Tags :Iran , National , Bank Melli , 1946 , Street
Iranian in their traditional Qajar costumes in a bakery(Sangaki) making traditional bread named Sangak which is baked on a bed of small stones.Iranian in their traditional Qajar costumes in a bakery(Sangaki) making traditional bread named Sangak which is baked on a bed of small stones.
History Article :1928 AD, December, 27: Majlis Passes Dress Code
Tags :Iranian , Traditional , Bread , Costume
An old car passing by the historical Majlis Parliament building Tehran BaharestanAn old car passing by the historical Majlis Parliament building Tehran Baharestan
History Article :1928 AD, October, 6: Majlis Seventh Term Begins
Tags :Majlis , Parliament , Tehran , Baharestan , Car , Square , Old Cars
Iran Baastan National Museum /Tehran. The oldest objects on display date back to prehistoric eras. There is a three dimensional map at the entrance of the first Building on which one can see all parts of historical Iran.Iran Baastan National Museum /Tehran. The oldest objects on display date back to prehistoric eras. There is a three dimensional map at the entrance of the first Building on which one can see all parts of historical Iran.
History Article :1928 AD, December, 19: Frenchman In Charge Of Cultural Heritage
Tags :National , Ancient Iran Museum , Tehran
Tehran Ghaleh Morghi Airbase 1923-1924. F13 Junkers were first airplanes sent to Iran. The man standing is Colonel Ahmad Khan Nakhjevan. These planes mostly used for air transportation between Tehran and other major cities operated under Junkers Company.Tehran Ghaleh Morghi Airbase 1923-1924. F13 Junkers were first airplanes sent to Iran. The man standing is Colonel Ahmad Khan Nakhjevan. These planes mostly used for air transportation between Tehran and other major cities operated under Junkers Company.
History Article :1929 AD, April, 27: German Company Acquires Air Postal Concessions
Tags :Tehran , Ghaleh Morghi , Junkers , Lufthansa , 1924 , Ahmad Nakhjevan
Illustration of a British Pirate battleship attachking Bandar Abbas on the Persian Gulf. Starting from the 16th centuriy, Europeans mastered naval navigation and plundered America and Africa and left them in misery. The Persian Gult was an exception.Illustration of a British Pirate battleship attachking Bandar Abbas on the Persian Gulf. Starting from the 16th centuriy, Europeans mastered naval navigation and plundered America and Africa and left them in misery. The Persian Gult was an exception.
History Article :1930 AD, February, 24: British Flags On Iranian Islands
Tags :Bandar Abbas , Persian Gulf , British , Pirate , Warship
Reza Shah Pahlavi  and a group of officers testing first Iran made Mauser rifles in 1932Reza Shah Pahlavi and a group of officers testing first Iran made Mauser rifles in 1932
History Article :1930 AD, January, 27: Mauser Becomes Iran's Rifle
Tags :Pahlavi , Reza Shah , Mauser , 1932
Representative from Parliament (Majlis) eighth termRepresentative from Parliament (Majlis) eighth term
History Article :1930 AD, December, 15: Majlis Eighth Term Begins
Tags :Parliament , Majlis , Eight , Representative
The last Qajar king Ahmad Shah is wearing an european style jacket and tie and a hat. It is interesting to know that one of the four speakers in the Majlis against the motion to depose Ahmad Shah was Mossadegh,The last Qajar king Ahmad Shah is wearing an european style jacket and tie and a hat. It is interesting to know that one of the four speakers in the Majlis against the motion to depose Ahmad Shah was Mossadegh,
History Article :1930 AD, February, 28: Ahmad Shah Dies In Paris
Tags :Qajar , Ahmad Shah , Tie
Rhagae Abdolazim Museum All Pahlavi Money banknotesRhagae Abdolazim Museum All Pahlavi Money banknotes
History Article :1930 AD, March, 18: Iran Switches To Rial
Tags :Rhagae , Abdolazim , Museum , Pahlavi , Money , Banknote
Tehran Toopkhaneh/Sepah Square 1930s. The building belonged to the Imperial Bank of Persia is seen on the east side of the square. Fortunately it is still remaining quite in shape to this date and is operated by Bank Tejarat of Iran.Tehran Toopkhaneh/Sepah Square 1930s. The building belonged to the Imperial Bank of Persia is seen on the east side of the square. Fortunately it is still remaining quite in shape to this date and is operated by Bank Tejarat of Iran.
History Article :1930 AD, May, 10: First School Of Cinema Opens In Tehran
Tags :Tehran , Toopkhaneh , Square , 1930s , Imperial Bank of Persia
A street packed with crowd, cars and carriages, gives a nice glimpse at Historical Tehran during 1930sA street packed with crowd, cars and carriages, gives a nice glimpse at Historical Tehran during 1930s
History Article :1931 AD, April, 6: Political Police Organization Founded
Tags :1930s , Street , Car , Traffic , Transport , Old Cars
Female students gather at Tehran University central Library in 1978 before the revolution.Female students gather at Tehran University central Library in 1978 before the revolution.
History Article :1931 AD, March, 31: Tehran University Foundation Step
Tags :Tehran , University , Library , 1970s , Tehran University , Iranian Woman , Girl , Female
Historical Tehran: Oldest photo from Bank Melli (National) of IranHistorical Tehran: Oldest photo from Bank Melli (National) of Iran
History Article :1932 AD, March, 13: Bank Melli Authorized To Publish Banknotes
Tags :Bank Melli , Iran , Money , Bank , Tehran
Inscription of Xerxes The Great in Van Citadel in Turkey on a smoothed section of the rock face, some 20 meters above the ground near the fortress. The niche was originally carved out by Xerxes' father Dariush the Great.Inscription of Xerxes The Great in Van Citadel in Turkey on a smoothed section of the rock face, some 20 meters above the ground near the fortress. The niche was originally carved out by Xerxes' father Dariush the Great.
History Article :1932 AD, January, 23: Iran–Turkey Sign Non-aggression Treaty
Tags :Xerxes , Inscription , Van , Turkey , Achaemenid
Majlis Parliament Tehran, a passerby takes a souvenir photograph. Before the Islamic Revolution, Majlis was also the name of the lower house of the Iranian Legislature from 1906 to 1979, the upper house being the Senate.Majlis Parliament Tehran, a passerby takes a souvenir photograph. Before the Islamic Revolution, Majlis was also the name of the lower house of the Iranian Legislature from 1906 to 1979, the upper house being the Senate.
History Article :1933 AD, March, 15: Majlis Ninth Term Begins
Tags :Majlis , Parliament , Tehran , Souvenir
Cabinet of Prime Minister Mohammad Ali Foroughi in Majlis 1934 (Foroughi, Jam, Davar, Hassan-Ali Mansour, Sadr, Nezamedin Hekmat, Ali Alsghar Hekmat, Gen. Ahmad Nakhjavan, Morteza Gholi Bayat, Mozaffar Alam, Soheyli)Cabinet of Prime Minister Mohammad Ali Foroughi in Majlis 1934 (Foroughi, Jam, Davar, Hassan-Ali Mansour, Sadr, Nezamedin Hekmat, Ali Alsghar Hekmat, Gen. Ahmad Nakhjavan, Morteza Gholi Bayat, Mozaffar Alam, Soheyli)
History Article :1933 AD, May, 28: Majlis Ratifies New Oil Agreement
Tags :Tehran , Majlis , 1934 , Mohammad-Ali Foroughi , Hassan-Ali Mansur , Mohsen Sadr , Ahmad Nakhjevan , Morteza Gholi Bayat , Mozaffar Alam , Ali Soheili
The Post Telegraph Building in Toopkhaneh , a major town square  and a neighborhood in the south of the central district of Tehran in 1950s. The beautiful historical building was destroyed and replaced by an ugly rectangular piece of junk.The Post Telegraph Building in Toopkhaneh , a major town square and a neighborhood in the south of the central district of Tehran in 1950s. The beautiful historical building was destroyed and replaced by an ugly rectangular piece of junk.
History Article :1933 AD, July, 29: Post Office Building Completed
Tags :Tehran , Toopkhaneh , Square , Post , Telegraph , Building
Famous Persian poet Ferdowsi's Statue in his Mausoleum in ToosFamous Persian poet Ferdowsi's Statue in his Mausoleum in Toos
History Article :1934 AD, May, 3: No Foreign Words In Formal Communications
Tags :Ferdowsi , Statue , Mausoleum , Toos , Khorasan , Persian , Poet , Ferdowsi Statues
Reza Shah adored the Turkish leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk as the founder of modern TurkeyReza Shah adored the Turkish leader Mustafa Kemal Ataturk as the founder of modern Turkey
History Article :1934 AD, June, 11: Reza Shah Visits Turkey
Tags :Reza Shah , Pahlavi , Ataturk , Turkey
Cabinet of Prime Minister Mohammad Ali Foroughi in Majlis 1934 (Foroughi, Jam, Davar, Hassan-Ali Mansour, Sadr, Nezamedin Hekmat, Ali Alsghar Hekmat, Gen. Ahmad Nakhjavan, Morteza Gholi Bayat, Mozaffar Alam, Soheyli)Cabinet of Prime Minister Mohammad Ali Foroughi in Majlis 1934 (Foroughi, Jam, Davar, Hassan-Ali Mansour, Sadr, Nezamedin Hekmat, Ali Alsghar Hekmat, Gen. Ahmad Nakhjavan, Morteza Gholi Bayat, Mozaffar Alam, Soheyli)
History Article :1934 AD, August, 10: Pars News Agency Founded
Tags :Tehran , Majlis , 1934 , Mohammad-Ali Foroughi , Hassan-Ali Mansur , Mohsen Sadr , Ahmad Nakhjevan , Morteza Gholi Bayat , Mozaffar Alam , Ali Soheili
German Dr Hjalmar Schacht served as the Currency Commissioner and President of the Reichsbank under the Weimar Republic. He travelled twice to Iran as an economic advisor and proposed his famous economic plan without petroleum.German Dr Hjalmar Schacht served as the Currency Commissioner and President of the Reichsbank under the Weimar Republic. He travelled twice to Iran as an economic advisor and proposed his famous economic plan without petroleum.
History Article :1935 AD, November, 11: Dr. Schacht Visits Tehran
Tags :German , Hjalmar Schacht
Reza Shah 500 IrlsReza Shah 500 Irls
History Article :1935 AD, December, 1: Reza Shah Dismisses Prime Minister
Tags :Reza Shah , Pahlavi , Shah , Banknote , Bank Melli Iran
Reza Shah Cabinet MinistersReza Shah Cabinet Ministers
History Article :1935 AD, June, 15: Majlis Tenth Term Begins
Tags :Reza , Shah , Cabinet , Minister , Reza Shah , Pahlavi
TIME cover 09-08-1941 of Iranian leader Reza Shah PahlaviTIME cover 09-08-1941 of Iranian leader Reza Shah Pahlavi
History Article :1935 AD, March, 22: Persia Shall Be Called Iran
Tags :Reza Shah , Pahlavi , 1941 , TIME , Magazine
The royal court of Ahmad Shah, the last Qajar king (third from right) and Reza Khan (third from left) who was later to establish Pahlavi dynastyThe royal court of Ahmad Shah, the last Qajar king (third from right) and Reza Khan (third from left) who was later to establish Pahlavi dynasty
History Article :1936 AD, March, 31: Thrusting U. S. Into Diplomatic Limbo
Tags :Ahmad Shah , Reza Khan , Qajar
The historical White Bridge of Ahvaz was inaugurated in 1936. The lead engineer was a German who passed away during the construction but his wife continued his work despite all problems and completed the project as expected.The historical White Bridge of Ahvaz was inaugurated in 1936. The lead engineer was a German who passed away during the construction but his wife continued his work despite all problems and completed the project as expected.
History Article :1936 AD, September, 21: White Bridge of Ahvaz Completed
Tags :Ahvaz , Bridge , White Bridge of Ahvaz , Karun
Book Cover: Iran and the rise of Reza Shah by Cyrus Ghani: From Qajar collapse to Pahlavi powerBook Cover: Iran and the rise of Reza Shah by Cyrus Ghani: From Qajar collapse to Pahlavi power
History Article :1936 AD, February, 16: Relations With The U.S.A. Suspended
Tags :Book , Reza Pahlavi , Shah
Boats by the Sheikh Khazal PalaceBoats by the Sheikh Khazal Palace
History Article :1936 AD, August, 5: Sheikh Khazal Dies In Custody
Tags :Khazal , Palace , River , Boat , Sheikh
Olive trees oversee the Island in the middle of the Manjil Dam in Gilan province of Iran, 2010. The Manjil Dam is built on the intersection of the Qezel Owzan (Sefidrood) and Shahrood rivers near the city of ManjilOlive trees oversee the Island in the middle of the Manjil Dam in Gilan province of Iran, 2010. The Manjil Dam is built on the intersection of the Qezel Owzan (Sefidrood) and Shahrood rivers near the city of Manjil
History Article :1936 AD, October, 17: Foundation of The Ministry of Energy
Tags :Manjil , Dam , Island , Gilan , 2010 , Manjil Dam
The Veresk Bridge under Construction: During WWII, it was known as the Pol-e Piroozi ("The bridge of victory")åÝ stands at 110 m tall and its arch measures 66 m long. The bridge serves the Trans-Iranian Railway network in Northern Iran.The Veresk Bridge under Construction: During WWII, it was known as the Pol-e Piroozi ("The bridge of victory")åÝ stands at 110 m tall and its arch measures 66 m long. The bridge serves the Trans-Iranian Railway network in Northern Iran.
History Article :1936 AD, April, 12: Veresk Bridge Inaugurated
Tags :Mazandaran , Veresk Bridge , Construction , 1936
Reza Shah and his son Mohammadreza visit school children after fifting veilReza Shah and his son Mohammadreza visit school children after fifting veil
History Article :1936 AD, January, 8: Reza Shah Bans Hijab
Tags :Reza Shah , Mohammad Reza Shah , Pahlavi , Shah , Lift , Veil , Unveil
1900 Meydan Sepah Square1900 Meydan Sepah Square
History Article :1937 AD, December, 29: Iran Ships Opium To Japan
Tags :1900 , Meydan , Sepah , Square
Site of Iranian oil refineries in Khuzestan provinceSite of Iranian oil refineries in Khuzestan province
History Article :1937 AD, February, 4: Parliament Ratifies Amiranian Deal
Tags :Refinery , Khuzestan , Oil
Legendary Kiani Hero Arash the Archer in Saadabad complex of Tehran. The amazing figures that decorated the Iranian history of bravery and manhood are intensively becoming themes of movies, 3D games, digital arts and animations.Legendary Kiani Hero Arash the Archer in Saadabad complex of Tehran. The amazing figures that decorated the Iranian history of bravery and manhood are intensively becoming themes of movies, 3D games, digital arts and animations.
History Article :1937 AD, July, 8: Saadabad Treaty Signed
Tags :Kiani , Hero , Arash , Archer , Statue , Tehran , Saadabad
Qajar diplomats Musa Nuri-esfandiari (Iran’s Ambassador to Berlin), Hossein Esfandiari AKA Mohtashamossaltaneh Majlis Speaker meet with Adof Hitler in Berlin in 1937. Mohtashamossaltaneh was on the way to attend coronation of George VI of EnglandQajar diplomats Musa Nuri-esfandiari (Iran’s Ambassador to Berlin), Hossein Esfandiari AKA Mohtashamossaltaneh Majlis Speaker meet with Adof Hitler in Berlin in 1937. Mohtashamossaltaneh was on the way to attend coronation of George VI of England
History Article :1937 AD, January, 18: Iran Withdraws Minister From Paris
Tags :Qajar , Mohtashamossaltaneh , Hitler , Berlin , 1937 , Nazi
Soldiers look on Shah's MercedesSoldiers look on Shah's Mercedes
History Article :1937 AD, September, 11: Majlis Eleventh Term Begins
Tags :Shah , Mercedes , Soldier , Transport , Gothic , British , Embassy
Mazandaran Savadkooh : A beautiful view from the historical Veresk BridgeMazandaran Savadkooh : A beautiful view from the historical Veresk Bridge
History Article :1938 AD, August, 18: Trans-Iranian Railway Completed
Tags :Mazandaran , Savadkooh , Veresk , Bridge
1900 Meydan Hasanabad Square1900 Meydan Hasanabad Square
History Article :1939 AD, October, 29: PM Daftari Presents His Cabinet
Tags :1900 , Meydan , Hasanabad , Square
Abadan Institute TechnologyAbadan Institute Technology
History Article :1939 AD, September, 23: Abadan Institute Of Technology Founded
Tags :Abadan , Institute , Technology , British , Khuzestan , Petroleum University of Technology
Iranian Farrokhi YazdiIranian Farrokhi Yazdi
History Article :1939 AD, October, 18: Reza Shah Kills Farrokhi Yazdi
Tags :Iranian , Mohammad Farrokhi Yazdi
Pahlavi Reza Shah takes Oath during a Ceremony Majlis Moassesan (Founders Parliament). The Constitutional Monarchy obliged the king to take his power from the parliament, however Reza Shah took the path to become a despot.Pahlavi Reza Shah takes Oath during a Ceremony Majlis Moassesan (Founders Parliament). The Constitutional Monarchy obliged the king to take his power from the parliament, however Reza Shah took the path to become a despot.
History Article :1939 AD, October, 25: Majlis Twelveth Terms Begins
Tags :Pahlavi , Reza Shah , Ceremony , Oath , Majlis , Constitutional Monarchy
Queen Fouziye FawziaQueen Fouziye Fawzia
History Article :1939 AD, March, 15: Prince Of Persia Marries Egyptian Fawzia
Tags :Queen , Fouziyeh , Egypt
On June, 26, 1941 Iran Declared Neutrality At WWII but Allied Powers Invade Iran in August and plundered the country. American Airplanes in Abadan airfield are ready to be delivered to USSR on a loan to own basis.On June, 26, 1941 Iran Declared Neutrality At WWII but Allied Powers Invade Iran in August and plundered the country. American Airplanes in Abadan airfield are ready to be delivered to USSR on a loan to own basis.
History Article :1940 AD, March, 3: Britain Refuses Selling Airplanes To Iran
Tags :Abadan , American , Airplane , World War II , War , US , USSR , 1941 , Plane
Iranian politician Rajab Ali Mansour aka MansurolMolk, (1895 - 8 December 1974 in Tehran) was a Prime Minister of Iran twice. He was the father of Hasan Ali Mansour.Born in Tehran, he served as an unpopular Governor of Khorasan and Azarbaijan provinces,Iranian politician Rajab Ali Mansour aka MansurolMolk, (1895 - 8 December 1974 in Tehran) was a Prime Minister of Iran twice. He was the father of Hasan Ali Mansour.Born in Tehran, he served as an unpopular Governor of Khorasan and Azarbaijan provinces,
History Article :1940 AD, June, 25: Mansour Appointed Prime Minister
Tags :Iranian , , Rajabali Mansour
Mossadegh the leader of Nationalization of Oil Movement living in exile, under house arrest in Ahmadabad. Putting political opposition under house arrest has become a tradition presented to the Iranian society by CIA backed coup of 1953.Mossadegh the leader of Nationalization of Oil Movement living in exile, under house arrest in Ahmadabad. Putting political opposition under house arrest has become a tradition presented to the Iranian society by CIA backed coup of 1953.
History Article :1940 AD, December, 4: Mosaddegh Sent To Exile In Ahmadabad
Tags :Mosaddegh , Ahmadabad , Freedom Movement , Nationalization of Oil
The first radio station building in Tehran 1941The first radio station building in Tehran 1941
History Article :1940 AD, April, 24: Radio Tehran Founded
Tags :Radio , Tehran , Building , 1941
Reza Shah Pahlavi UniformReza Shah Pahlavi Uniform
History Article :1940 AD, February, 1: Iran Offers Alliance To Britain
Tags :Reza Shah , Pahlavi , Uniform
1941 Saadi Street Tehran1941 Saadi Street Tehran
History Article :1941 AD, November, 13: Majlis Thirteenth Terms Begins
Tags :1941 , Saadi , Street , Tehran , Traffic , Transport , People , Car , Old Cars
World War II: British occupation forces enter Abadan refinery. The British colonial establishment has a racist aristocratic attitude towards other nations giving themselves the right to kill, steal, spy and justify any wrongdoing in the name of the queen.World War II: British occupation forces enter Abadan refinery. The British colonial establishment has a racist aristocratic attitude towards other nations giving themselves the right to kill, steal, spy and justify any wrongdoing in the name of the queen.
History Article :1941 AD, June, 26: Iran Declares Neutrality At WWII
Tags :Abadan , British , Occupation , Soldier , Army , World War II , Refinery , Occupation , Khuzestan , 1941 , Abadan Refinery
Mohammad Ali Foroughi Zoka-ol-Molk (1877 – 1942) was a teacher, diplomat, writer, politician and Prime Minister of Iran. Foroughi is known to have been a freemason, instrumental in installation of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi proclaimed as king after Reza Shah.Mohammad Ali Foroughi Zoka-ol-Molk (1877 – 1942) was a teacher, diplomat, writer, politician and Prime Minister of Iran. Foroughi is known to have been a freemason, instrumental in installation of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi proclaimed as king after Reza Shah.
History Article :1941 AD, September, 21: Foroughi Becomes Prime Minister Again
Tags :Iranian , Mohammad Ali Foroughi
Iranian politician Rajabali Mansour while he was the governor of Azaerbaijan.Born in Tehran, he also served as Governor of Khorasan, and as Ambassador to Italy, The Vatican, Turkey, and served twice as Prime Minister and six times as cabinet Minister.Iranian politician Rajabali Mansour while he was the governor of Azaerbaijan.Born in Tehran, he also served as Governor of Khorasan, and as Ambassador to Italy, The Vatican, Turkey, and served twice as Prime Minister and six times as cabinet Minister.
History Article :1941 AD, August, 27: PM Mansour Forced To Resign
Tags :Iranian , Rajabali Mansour
A border post over the Jolfa-Nakhjevan Bridge over the Aras River that connects two sides of Azerbaijan by railway built during Reza Shah's reign. It became the scene of a fiece fighting between 3 Iranian guards and the Red Army in 1941.A border post over the Jolfa-Nakhjevan Bridge over the Aras River that connects two sides of Azerbaijan by railway built during Reza Shah's reign. It became the scene of a fiece fighting between 3 Iranian guards and the Red Army in 1941.
History Article :1941 AD, August, 25: 3 Iranians Stop The Red Army
Tags :Jolfa , Nakhjevan , Bridge , Railway , Aras River
Reza Shah Pahlavi's Navy Drown by a sting attack from the British during the World War IIReza Shah Pahlavi's Navy Drown by a sting attack from the British during the World War II
History Article :1941 AD, August, 25: Allied Powers Invade Iran
Tags :Pahlavi , Navy , Drown , 1941 , Reza Shah
Pahlavi era : Reza Shah listens to a report by his army Commanders. General Zargham.Pahlavi era : Reza Shah listens to a report by his army Commanders. General Zargham.
History Article :1941 AD, September, 18: Reza Shah Helps Germans Escape
Tags :Pahlavi , Reza Shah , Commander , Officer , Soldier
The Qajar Cabinet of ministers in 1923 with Sardar Sepah, later known as Reza Shah as PM & Minister of War, Mohammad-Ali Foroughi (Zokaolmolk), Adibossaltaneh, Sardar Asad, Sardar Moazzam, Amir Eqtedar.The Qajar Cabinet of ministers in 1923 with Sardar Sepah, later known as Reza Shah as PM & Minister of War, Mohammad-Ali Foroughi (Zokaolmolk), Adibossaltaneh, Sardar Asad, Sardar Moazzam, Amir Eqtedar.
History Article :1941 AD, December, 6: Foroughi Presents New Cabinet Of Ministers
Tags :Qajar , Cabinet , Sardar Sepah , 1923 , Reza Shah , Mosharolmolk , Mosharoddoleh , Mohammad-Ali Foroughi , Adibossaltaneh , Sardar Asad , Sardar Moazzam , Amir Eqtedar
A photo of Reza Shah in civil suits during last years of his lifeA photo of Reza Shah in civil suits during last years of his life
History Article :1941 AD, September, 16: Reza Shah Resigns
Tags :Reza Shah , Pahlavi , Shah , Last
A historical image of the Toopkhane (Artillery) Square and the Municipality in TehranA historical image of the Toopkhane (Artillery) Square and the Municipality in Tehran
History Article :1941 AD, July, 8: Statistics Of Foreign Nationals
Tags :Toopkhaneh , Square , Municipality , Tehran
World War II: British and Soviet Occupation of Iran in 1941. In 2009, the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that his country suffered during the invasions during World War II, and that he would stand to the end to get full compensation.World War II: British and Soviet Occupation of Iran in 1941. In 2009, the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said that his country suffered during the invasions during World War II, and that he would stand to the end to get full compensation.
History Article :1941 AD, September, 16: Iran Cuts Ties With Bulgaria, Italy, Romania, Hungary
Tags :World War II , British , Occupation , Iran , 1941
1900 darvazeh Shemiran Gate1900 darvazeh Shemiran Gate
History Article :1942 AD, December, 24: Mandatory Education Draft Presented To Parliament
Tags :1900 , Darvazeh , Shemiran , Gate
1900 Meydan Ghazvin Square1900 Meydan Ghazvin Square
History Article :1942 AD, November, 1: German Spy Network Busted
Tags :1940s , Meydan , Qazvin , Square
The British Imperial Bank Persia, later known as Bank Bazargani Tehran, 1942The British Imperial Bank Persia, later known as Bank Bazargani Tehran, 1942
History Article :1942 AD, May, 26: Iran / U.K. Trade Treaty
Tags :1942 , Imperial , Bank , Persia , Street , Car , Imperial Bank of Persia , Old Cars
People gathering at Baharestan SquarePeople gathering at Baharestan Square
History Article :1942 AD, December, 8: Bread Riots Emerge In Tehran
Tags :Baharestan , Square , People
Pahlavi Mesbahzadeh Shah Farah NoroozPahlavi Mesbahzadeh Shah Farah Norooz
History Article :1942 AD, March, 10: Kayhan Newspaper Founded
Tags :Pahlavi , Mostafa Mesbahzadeh , Mohammad Reza Shah , Norooz , Farah Diba , Tiara
Famous Iranian poet Saadi Mausoleum in Shiraz built in 1942Famous Iranian poet Saadi Mausoleum in Shiraz built in 1942
History Article :1942 AD, March, 10: US Approves Iran Aid Package
Tags :Saadi , Mausoleum , Shiraz , 1942
Tehran Darvazeh Dowlat : Modern style encountering Traditional school of thought.Tehran Darvazeh Dowlat : Modern style encountering Traditional school of thought.
History Article :1942 AD, September, 27: U.S. Founds Iranian Military Mission
Tags :Tehran , Darvazeh , Dowlat , Modern , Traditional
A very nice picture from Tehran's Hasanabad Square : Cars and horse Carriages line up for passengers, Passage to 20th century machines is visible.A very nice picture from Tehran's Hasanabad Square : Cars and horse Carriages line up for passengers, Passage to 20th century machines is visible.
History Article :1942 AD, March, 9: Soheili Becomes Prime Minister
Tags :Tehran , Hasanabad , Square , Car , Carriage , Modern , Traditional
Different means of postal delivery are on display at Tehran's ICT Museum. A blue Bicycle, a horse carriage, a Tricycle postal car, and a Plane at service in Mehrshar of Karaj, are fragments of a network of hard-work and dedication.Different means of postal delivery are on display at Tehran's ICT Museum. A blue Bicycle, a horse carriage, a Tricycle postal car, and a Plane at service in Mehrshar of Karaj, are fragments of a network of hard-work and dedication.
History Article :1942 AD, February, 23: Iran Asks Resumption Of Postal Flights
Tags :Tehran , ICT Museum , Tricycle , Plane , Bicycle , Chapar
1900 Darvazeh Ghazvin Gate1900 Darvazeh Ghazvin Gate
History Article :1943 AD, December, 1: The Tehran Declaration 1943
Tags :1900 , Darvazeh , Qazvin , Gate
The commemorative plaque installed in the chapel of the Sisters of Charity by the Polish community in lsfahan on October 7, 1943The commemorative plaque installed in the chapel of the Sisters of Charity by the Polish community in lsfahan on October 7, 1943
History Article :1943 AD, September, 9: Iran Declares War On Germany
Tags :Honor , Chapel , Sister , Polish , Community , lsfahan , 1943 , Refuge
Iran was occupied by Allied Powers during WWII. A convoy of trucks is hauling foor and other supplies from Iran to USSR leaving local people in misery. Millions of people starved from hunger during a war in which Iran had declared neutral.Iran was occupied by Allied Powers during WWII. A convoy of trucks is hauling foor and other supplies from Iran to USSR leaving local people in misery. Millions of people starved from hunger during a war in which Iran had declared neutral.
History Article :1943 AD, January, 23: Russians Force Iran To Unfair Treaty
Tags :Iran , WWII , Allied Powers , Russia , USSR , Occupation , Chador , Iranian Woman
Pahlavi Banknote 10 Rials Reza ShahPahlavi Banknote 10 Rials Reza Shah
History Article :1943 AD, January, 29: Dr. Millspaugh Arrives In Tehran
Tags :Pahlavi , Banknote , Rial , Reza , Shah , Bank Melli Iran
Iran under occupation, Pahlavi era 1943 Allied Powers propaganda : a female doctor probably a missionary examines poor children during occupation by allied forces.Iran under occupation, Pahlavi era 1943 Allied Powers propaganda : a female doctor probably a missionary examines poor children during occupation by allied forces.
History Article :1943 AD, September, 14: Iran Joins The United Nations
Tags :Pahlavi , Woman , Doctor , Poor , Children , 1943 , Allied Powers , Occupation , World War II
The first US Navy warship to visit Persian Gulf was Ticonderonga which passed the Strait of Hormoz in Dec, 1879. With the start of the World War II, Allied Powers invaded Iran. This gave US a pretext for continuous presence in the Persian Gulf.The first US Navy warship to visit Persian Gulf was Ticonderonga which passed the Strait of Hormoz in Dec, 1879. With the start of the World War II, Allied Powers invaded Iran. This gave US a pretext for continuous presence in the Persian Gulf.
History Article :1943 AD, October, 31: Vote Of Confidence For Soheili
Tags :Persian Gulf , US , Navy , Ship , Harbor , Warship
Tehran 1943: Winston Churchill, the British Prime Minister shakes hands with his appointed puppet king Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi. On the left Ali Soheili, the Iranian Prime Minister who provided for Tehran Conference is seen.Tehran 1943: Winston Churchill, the British Prime Minister shakes hands with his appointed puppet king Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi. On the left Ali Soheili, the Iranian Prime Minister who provided for Tehran Conference is seen.
History Article :1943 AD, February, 17: Soheili Presents Cabinet
Tags :Tehran , Churchill , Shah , Soheili , Mohammad Reza Shah , 1943 , Tehran Conference
Tehran Conference 1943Tehran Conference 1943
History Article :1943 AD, November, 28: Stalin, Roosevelt And Churchill In Tehran
Tags :Tehran , Conference , 1943 , Churchill , Roosevelt , Stalin
Welcome Shah WashingtonWelcome Shah Washington
History Article :1943 AD, November, 15: Iran Offers Oil Concessions To The U.S.
Tags :Welcome , Mohammad Reza Shah , Washington , US , 1949 , Pahlavi
Occupation forces of the Allied Powers in Abadan during Wolrd War II. Soviet pilots arrived in Abadan airbase for acceptance of the Lend-Lease and ferrying aircraft to the USSR. Meanwhile they dried out Iran's resources causing large scale femine.Occupation forces of the Allied Powers in Abadan during Wolrd War II. Soviet pilots arrived in Abadan airbase for acceptance of the Lend-Lease and ferrying aircraft to the USSR. Meanwhile they dried out Iran's resources causing large scale femine.
History Article :1944 AD, October, 9: Saed Stands Against USSR
Tags :Abadan , Allied Powers , World War II , Pilot , Soviet , USSR , 1942
Abadan under occupation during World War II. Russian Pilots are assembling Airplanes arriving from USA in 1943. following Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran in 1941, Reza Shah's son was installed as puppet Shah of Iran and ruled until 1979.Abadan under occupation during World War II. Russian Pilots are assembling Airplanes arriving from USA in 1943. following Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran in 1941, Reza Shah's son was installed as puppet Shah of Iran and ruled until 1979.
History Article :1944 AD, February, 10: Iran / U.S. Diplomacy Reaches Embassy Level
Tags :Abadan , World War II , Russia , Pilot , USA , Airplane , 1943 , USSR , War , Occupation , Plane
First Iranian bank note worth 10 Irls with Mohammad Reza Shah's photoFirst Iranian bank note worth 10 Irls with Mohammad Reza Shah's photo
History Article :1944 AD, November, 8: USSR's Ultimatum To Iran
Tags :Mohammad Reza Shah , Pahlavi , Shah , Banknote , Bank Melli Iran
Children enjoy an animated show which was the first form of the Iranian Cinema called Shahrefarang (the western city) on the streetsChildren enjoy an animated show which was the first form of the Iranian Cinema called Shahrefarang (the western city) on the streets
History Article :1944 AD, September, 6: Saed Presents Cabinet Of Ministers
Tags :Iranian , Cinema , Shahrefarang , Street , Theatre
Iranian activist Khosrow Golesorkhi (b.Rasht 1322/1943 d.Tehran 1353/1974) and his comrade Keramat Daneshian two shining figures of the history of the Iranian peoples struggles were executed in the darkest days of the puppet Shah’s dictator regime .Iranian activist Khosrow Golesorkhi (b.Rasht 1322/1943 d.Tehran 1353/1974) and his comrade Keramat Daneshian two shining figures of the history of the Iranian peoples struggles were executed in the darkest days of the puppet Shah’s dictator regime .
History Article :1944 AD, January, 22: Khosrow Golesorkhi Is Born
Tags :Iranian , Khosrow Golsorkhi , Martyr
Hajj Pilgrims perform rituals around holy Mecca in Saudi ArabiaHajj Pilgrims perform rituals around holy Mecca in Saudi Arabia
History Article :1944 AD, January, 19: Iran Cuts Ties With Saudi Arabia
Tags :Mecca , Islamic , Arabia , Pilgrim , Haji , Muslim , Night
World War II; Occupation forces: British,Russian,American Commanders celebrating in QazvinWorld War II; Occupation forces: British,Russian,American Commanders celebrating in Qazvin
History Article :1944 AD, November, 26: Warning From India About U.S.
Tags :Qazvin , Occupation , Commander , Soldier , Army , World War II , British , Russian , American
Reza Shah Pahlavi's ceremonial funeral in Egypt after his exile and death in Johannesburg 1944Reza Shah Pahlavi's ceremonial funeral in Egypt after his exile and death in Johannesburg 1944
History Article :1944 AD, February, 26: Majlis Fourteenth Terms Begins
Tags :Reza Shah , Pahlavi , Funeral , Egypt , 1944
Reza Shah MummyReza Shah Mummy
History Article :1944 AD, July, 4: Reza Shah Dies In Exile
Tags :Reza Shah , Pahlavi , Mummy , Corpse
Ararat Stadium is a stadium located in Vanak Neighborhood in northern Tehran, Iran and owned by F.C. Ararat Tehran. The Club was established on July, 4 1944 by a group of Armenian-Iranians, one of few clubs to have its own stadium and training facilities.Ararat Stadium is a stadium located in Vanak Neighborhood in northern Tehran, Iran and owned by F.C. Ararat Tehran. The Club was established on July, 4 1944 by a group of Armenian-Iranians, one of few clubs to have its own stadium and training facilities.
History Article :1944 AD, July, 4: Ararat Club Founded
Tags :Tehran , Ararat Stadium , F.C. Ararat Tehran , Vanak , Armenian
Abolhasan Ebtehaj, Governor of the National Bank of Iran, from Tehran and Alexander Argyropulos who represents the Greek government arrive at LaGuardia field, New York, on June 21, 1944 to attend United Nations Monetary Conference.Abolhasan Ebtehaj, Governor of the National Bank of Iran, from Tehran and Alexander Argyropulos who represents the Greek government arrive at LaGuardia field, New York, on June 21, 1944 to attend United Nations Monetary Conference.
History Article :1944 AD, November, 25: Bayat Presents Cabinet
Tags :US , Ebtehaj , IMF , 1944 , New York
Iranian cavalry units passing Darvazeh Dowlat, one of several gates to Historical TehranIranian cavalry units passing Darvazeh Dowlat, one of several gates to Historical Tehran
History Article :1945 AD, August, 10: Toodeh Unrest In Azerbaijan
Tags :Iranian , Cavalry , Darvazeh , Dowlat , Army , Soldier , Horse , Gate
Iranian Shah Mohammadreza Pahlavi on TIME magazine cover 12/17/1945Iranian Shah Mohammadreza Pahlavi on TIME magazine cover 12/17/1945
History Article :1945 AD, May, 16: Churchill Responds To Hakimi
Tags :Mohammad Reza Shah , Pahlavi , TIME , 1945 , Magazine , Shah , 1945
Mossadegh PM 1951Mossadegh PM 1951
History Article :1945 AD, March, 3: Russians Urged To Pull Out Troops
Tags :Mosaddegh , 1951 , Freedom Movement , Nationalization of Oil
Pahlavi era politician, Prime Minister Ebrahim Hakimi shakes hands with Mohammad Reza Shah during a greeting ceremony. Three times Iranian Prime Minister of Iran, Hakimi was born in Tabriz in 1871 and became a medical doctor in France.Pahlavi era politician, Prime Minister Ebrahim Hakimi shakes hands with Mohammad Reza Shah during a greeting ceremony. Three times Iranian Prime Minister of Iran, Hakimi was born in Tabriz in 1871 and became a medical doctor in France.
History Article :1945 AD, November, 8: Majlis Approves Hakimi's Cabinet
Tags :Pahlavi , Mohammad Reza Shah , Ebrahim Hakimi , 1943 , Uniform
Mohsen Sadr received his title Sadrolashraf after the death of his paternal uncle Seyyed Sadrodin, who had been the son-in-law of the very influential courtier Anoushirvan (Shir) Khan Qajar Qovanlou Ein olmolk, Etezadoddoleh (a cousin of Naseroddin Shah).Mohsen Sadr received his title Sadrolashraf after the death of his paternal uncle Seyyed Sadrodin, who had been the son-in-law of the very influential courtier Anoushirvan (Shir) Khan Qajar Qovanlou Ein olmolk, Etezadoddoleh (a cousin of Naseroddin Shah).
History Article :1945 AD, June, 5: Mohsen Sadr Becomes Prime Minister
Tags :Pahlavi , Politician , Mohsen Sadr , Mullah
Shahrefarang : First Iranian Movie Theatres so-to-say. Iranians got first glimpses from West through these units that could serve 2-3 at a time.Shahrefarang : First Iranian Movie Theatres so-to-say. Iranians got first glimpses from West through these units that could serve 2-3 at a time.
History Article :1945 AD, February, 4: Sidelines Of The Yalta Conference
Tags :Shahrefarang , First , Iranian , Movie , Theatre , Cinema
25 year old Mohammad Reza Shah of Iran with visiting American Wendell Willkie during the later's stopover on world tour aboard his plane the Gulliver. Shah was taking an airplane ride for the first time in his life 194225 year old Mohammad Reza Shah of Iran with visiting American Wendell Willkie during the later's stopover on world tour aboard his plane the Gulliver. Shah was taking an airplane ride for the first time in his life 1942
History Article :1945 AD, May, 19: Iran Asks Allied Forces To Leave
Tags :Young , Mohammad Reza Shah , Pahlavi , King , Airplane , 1942 , LIFE
1946 Masjed Soltani Bazaar Tehran1946 Masjed Soltani Bazaar Tehran
History Article :1946 AD, October, 17: Toodeh Becomes Democrat Party
Tags :1946 , Masjid , Soltani , Bazaar , Tehran , Mosque
1946 Tehran 1325 Commercial District Lalezar Street1946 Tehran 1325 Commercial District Lalezar Street
History Article :1946 AD, March, 7: Negotiators Return From Moscow
Tags :1946 , Tehran , Lalezar
1946 Tehran 1326:Cars and people around the College intersection1946 Tehran 1326:Cars and people around the College intersection
History Article :1946 AD, July, 14: Abadan Workers On Strike
Tags :1946 , Tehran , College , Intersection
Ahmad Kasravi from younghood to death. Murderers at court.Ahmad Kasravi from younghood to death. Murderers at court.
History Article :1946 AD, March, 11: Historian Ahmad Kasravi murdered
Tags :Ahmad Kasravi , Young , Death , Murder
People walk around in front of the central post administration office, Tehran 1946People walk around in front of the central post administration office, Tehran 1946
History Article :1946 AD, April, 28: Pishevari Arrives In Tehran
Tags :Central , Post , Administration , Tehran , 1946
Pahlavi Document Nov, 8, 1945 Majlis issues Vote of Confidence to Hakimi cabinet. Majlis issued him a vote of confidence to proceed with the new government despite opposition by Seyyed Ziaoddin Tabatabaee and the Toodeh Party.Pahlavi Document Nov, 8, 1945 Majlis issues Vote of Confidence to Hakimi cabinet. Majlis issued him a vote of confidence to proceed with the new government despite opposition by Seyyed Ziaoddin Tabatabaee and the Toodeh Party.
History Article :1946 AD, January, 20: Prime Minister Hakimi Resigns
Tags :Pahlavi , Document , 1945 , Ebrahim Hakimi , Vote , Confidence , majlis
Sassanid Poledokhtar Bridge in Miyaneh, East Azarbaijan was partly destroyed by a mine that Soviet backed Democrat Party militia planted.Sassanid Poledokhtar Bridge in Miyaneh, East Azarbaijan was partly destroyed by a mine that Soviet backed Democrat Party militia planted.
History Article :1946 AD, December, 12: Azerbaijan Separatists Busted
Tags :Poledokhtar , Bridge , Miyaneh , Sassanid , Azarbaijan , Russia
Tehran 1946 AD  (1325 H) Bank Melli - National Bank of IranTehran 1946 AD (1325 H) Bank Melli - National Bank of Iran
History Article :1946 AD, January, 5: Tripartite Commission For Persian Affairs
Tags :Tehran , 1946 , Bank Melli
A historical photograph from Tehran's Naserkhosro Street with old cars and buses in1946A historical photograph from Tehran's Naserkhosro Street with old cars and buses in1946
History Article :1946 AD, January, 11: Democrats Of Kurdistan Declare Independence
Tags :Tehran , Naser Khosrau , Street , 1946
1326 Shams Pahlavi Khandaniha Magazine1326 Shams Pahlavi Khandaniha Magazine
History Article :1947 AD, March, 30: Separatist Kumeleh Leaders Executed
Tags :Pahlavi , Khandaniha , Magazine , Shams Pahlavi
1947 Sepahsalar Mosque1947 Sepahsalar Mosque
History Article :1947 AD, July, 17: Majlis Fifteenth Terms Begins
Tags :1947 , Sepahsalar , Mosque , Islamic , Tehran , Street
1947 Tehran 1326 Lalezar Street1947 Tehran 1326 Lalezar Street
History Article :1947 AD, September, 10: Newspaper Unveils Foreign Conspiracy
Tags :1947 , Tehran , Lalezar , Street
Mohamed Reza Shah meets President Truman at the Oval Office Nov, 18, 1949Mohamed Reza Shah meets President Truman at the Oval Office Nov, 18, 1949
History Article :1947 AD, March, 12: Iran In The Truman Doctrine
Tags :Mohammad Reza Shah , President , Truman , Oval Office , 1949 , Washington , US
Soldiers in modern attires stay guard by the statue of an Acaemenid spearman at Royal Guard Headquarters in TehranSoldiers in modern attires stay guard by the statue of an Acaemenid spearman at Royal Guard Headquarters in Tehran
History Article :1947 AD, January, 2: 23 Pishevari Officers Executed
Tags :Royal , Guard , Headquarters , Tehran , Soldier
1948 Persian International Orchestra1948 Persian International Orchestra
History Article :1948 AD, January, 31: Iran-USSR Diplomatic Tensions
Tags :1948 , Iranian , International , Orchestra , Music , Society
The splendid Dome at the house of Senate in Tehran was an architectural challenge of the time reflecting imperial ambitions of the Shah. The Senate building is now used by elite clerics; members of the Assembly of Experts of the Leadership.The splendid Dome at the house of Senate in Tehran was an architectural challenge of the time reflecting imperial ambitions of the Shah. The Senate building is now used by elite clerics; members of the Assembly of Experts of the Leadership.
History Article :1948 AD, May, 9: Foundation Of The Senate House
Tags :Tehran , Senate , Dome
President Truman shaking hands with the Mohammad Reza Shah of Iran at Washington National Airport. 11-16-1949President Truman shaking hands with the Mohammad Reza Shah of Iran at Washington National Airport. 11-16-1949
History Article :1949 AD, February, 4: Assassination Attempt Against Shah Failed
Tags :Mohammad Reza Shah , President , Truman , Washington , 1949 , Pahlavi , Airport , Airplane , US , Plane
Mohamed Reza Shah makes a speech during a visit to US at Washington Airport Nov, 16, 1949Mohamed Reza Shah makes a speech during a visit to US at Washington Airport Nov, 16, 1949
History Article :1949 AD, December, 30: Shah Completes US Tour
Tags :Mohammad Reza Shah , US , 1949 , Pahlavi
Ayatollah Kashani visits Dr.Mosaddegh. Kashani's Islamic scholars, as well as the Toodeh Party, proved to be two of Mosaddegh's key political allies, although relations with both were often strained.Ayatollah Kashani visits Dr.Mosaddegh. Kashani's Islamic scholars, as well as the Toodeh Party, proved to be two of Mosaddegh's key political allies, although relations with both were often strained.
History Article :1950 AD, November, 25: Majlis Rejects AIOC Agreement
Tags :Ayatollah , Ayatollah Kashani , Mosaddegh , Freedom Movement , Nationalization of Oil
The Iranian delegation to the ICJ defending against Britain: Prime Minister Mosaddegh looking at Nasrollah Entezam, Ambassador, former Minister and the only Iranian to have served as President of the UN General Assembly.The Iranian delegation to the ICJ defending against Britain: Prime Minister Mosaddegh looking at Nasrollah Entezam, Ambassador, former Minister and the only Iranian to have served as President of the UN General Assembly.
History Article :1950 AD, January, 1: Iranian President Of UN General Assembly
Tags :Hague , ICJ , Mosaddegh , 1952 , Nationalization of Oil , Abadan Crisis , Nasrollah Entezam
1958 Isfahan's Shah Madrasa, a mosque which is used as a traditional school of theology./ Photograph from Qajar era1958 Isfahan's Shah Madrasa, a mosque which is used as a traditional school of theology./ Photograph from Qajar era
History Article :1950 AD, October, 29: Educating Doctors In Isfahan
Tags :Isfahan , Shah , Madrasa , Safavid
Tehran Majlis Pahlavi era late 1950s. American cars lined up in front of the Iranian parliament gate guarded by soldiers with two lions on top. The buiding with high Achaemenid columns and a clock that shows 7:25.Tehran Majlis Pahlavi era late 1950s. American cars lined up in front of the Iranian parliament gate guarded by soldiers with two lions on top. The buiding with high Achaemenid columns and a clock that shows 7:25.
History Article :1950 AD, February, 9: Majlis Sixteenth Terms Begins
Tags :Tehran , Majlis , Pahlavi , 1950s
Tehran Toopkhaneh/Sepah Square (Imam Khomeini Sq.)Aug, 1953. Toodeh Party Demonstrations destabilized the political power of the democratic government of Dr. Mohammad Mosaddegh leading to the coup that brought back the dictator (statue seen on the horse)Tehran Toopkhaneh/Sepah Square (Imam Khomeini Sq.)Aug, 1953. Toodeh Party Demonstrations destabilized the political power of the democratic government of Dr. Mohammad Mosaddegh leading to the coup that brought back the dictator (statue seen on the horse)
History Article :1950 AD, December, 15: Toodeh Party Founders Escape From Prison
Tags :Tehran , Toopkhaneh , Imam Khomeini , Sepah , Square , 1953 , Toodeh , Demonstration
Nationalization of oil:1950 Iranians hanging a sign that reads Interim board of directors of Nationalization of Oil industry.Nationalization of oil:1950 Iranians hanging a sign that reads Interim board of directors of Nationalization of Oil industry.
History Article :1951 AD, June, 20: Iranian Flag Waving On Abadan Refinery
Tags :1950 , Iran , National , Oil , Company , Nationalization , Petroleum
Ship seen at sunrise at the Abadan port/harbor 1951Ship seen at sunrise at the Abadan port/harbor 1951
History Article :1951 AD, August, 22: Britain Imposes Economic Sanctions on Iran
Tags :Abadan , Harbor , Ship , 1951 , Oil , Khuzestan , Persian Gulf , Abadan Refinery
Mossadegh, being assisted by his son, enters the Peace Palace, seat of the ICJ during the proceedings.On July 22, 1952 by a 9-5 vote, the ICJ declared that the 1933 agreement could not constitute a treaty between the two states as the UK claimedMossadegh, being assisted by his son, enters the Peace Palace, seat of the ICJ during the proceedings.On July 22, 1952 by a 9-5 vote, the ICJ declared that the 1933 agreement could not constitute a treaty between the two states as the UK claimed
History Article :1951 AD, July, 15: US Mediation Between Iran-Britain
Tags :Hague , ICJ , Mosaddegh , 1952 , Nationalization of Oil , Abadan Crisis
Iranian DemonstrationIranian Demonstration
History Article :1951 AD, March, 3: Demonstrations For Nationalization Of Oil
Tags :Iranian , Demonstration , Revolution
Painting from great Iranian politician and anti-imperialist fighter Mohammad Mosaddegh.Mohammad (May 19, 1882 – March 5, 1967) He was a major figure in modern Iranian history who served as the Prime Minister of Iran.Painting from great Iranian politician and anti-imperialist fighter Mohammad Mosaddegh.Mohammad (May 19, 1882 – March 5, 1967) He was a major figure in modern Iranian history who served as the Prime Minister of Iran.
History Article :1951 AD, April, 28: Iranian Oil Industry Nationalized By Law
Tags :Iranian , Mosaddegh , Portrait , Painting , Nationalization of Oil , Freedom Movement
Workers of NIOC trying hard to construct Iranian oil pipeline.After withdrawal of the British workers in the fall of 1951, Iranians felt confident that they could easily run the industry and then quickly train their own nationals to replace them.Workers of NIOC trying hard to construct Iranian oil pipeline.After withdrawal of the British workers in the fall of 1951, Iranians felt confident that they could easily run the industry and then quickly train their own nationals to replace them.
History Article :1951 AD, January, 5: Shah Endorses Nationalization Of Oil
Tags :Iranian , Pipeline , NIOC
Iranian Politician Mohammad Mosaddegh at the military junta court after the CIA backed coup of 1953 that disrupted Iran's democratic course forever. He was convicted of treason and spent three years in prison and the rest of his life under house arrest.Iranian Politician Mohammad Mosaddegh at the military junta court after the CIA backed coup of 1953 that disrupted Iran's democratic course forever. He was convicted of treason and spent three years in prison and the rest of his life under house arrest.
History Article :1951 AD, March, 20: Nationalization Of Oil Day
Tags :Iranian , Politician , Mosaddegh , Court , Freedom Movement , Nationalization of Oil
Iranian Queen SorayyaIranian Queen Sorayya
History Article :1951 AD, February, 12: Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Marries Sorayya
Tags :Queen , Sorayya , Esfandiari
Dr. Mosaddegh and Dr. Fatemi during a speech at the United NationsDr. Mosaddegh and Dr. Fatemi during a speech at the United Nations
History Article :1951 AD, October, 1: UK Files Complaint Against Iran
Tags :Mosaddegh , Fatemi , United Nations , Freedom Movement , Nationalization of Oil , ICJ , 1952
Pahlavi era : Two friends atten Sepahbod Haji Ali Razmara's Funeral 1951. He was assassinated by Khalil Tahmasebi.Pahlavi era : Two friends atten Sepahbod Haji Ali Razmara's Funeral 1951. He was assassinated by Khalil Tahmasebi.
History Article :1951 AD, March, 7: PM Razmara Assassinated
Tags :Pahlavi , Razmara , Funeral , 1951
Tehran Malek Museum Vosooghoddoleh Painting by KamalolmolkTehran Malek Museum Vosooghoddoleh Painting by Kamalolmolk
History Article :1951 AD, January, 25: Vosooghoddoleh Dies
Tags :Tehran , Malek Museum , Vosooghoddoleh , Painting , Qajar , Kamalolmolk
1952 Mosaddegh addresses a crowd of people in front of the Majles1952 Mosaddegh addresses a crowd of people in front of the Majles
History Article :1952 AD, April, 25: Majlis Seventeenth Terms Begins
Tags :1952 , Mosaddegh , Majlis , Parliament , People , Freedom Movement , Nationalization of Oil
Ahmadabad : Dr. Mosaddegh during the last days of his lifeAhmadabad : Dr. Mosaddegh during the last days of his life
History Article :1952 AD, July, 22: ICJ Dismisses UK Complaint Against Iran
Tags :Ahmadabad , Mosaddegh , Freedom Movement , Nationalization of Oil
A mise-en scene of British Empire vs. Iranian Shah joint crisis discussing Bahrain’s declaration of independence which ends with secession of Iran's 14th province.In 1927, Reza Shah demanded the return of Bahrain in a letter to the League of Nations.A mise-en scene of British Empire vs. Iranian Shah joint crisis discussing Bahrain’s declaration of independence which ends with secession of Iran's 14th province.In 1927, Reza Shah demanded the return of Bahrain in a letter to the League of Nations.
History Article :1952 AD, May, 2: British Ultimatum On Bahrain
Tags :Bahrain , UN , Iranian Flag , Ardeshir Zahedi
Abadan: Superfractionating unit, crude oil distillation unit and docks all shut down during Anglo-Iranian oil disputes-July-1951Abadan: Superfractionating unit, crude oil distillation unit and docks all shut down during Anglo-Iranian oil disputes-July-1951
History Article :1952 AD, October, 18: Iran Cuts Ties With UK
Tags :Crude , Oil , Distillation , Abadan , Refinery , Nationalization , Abadan Refinery
Evolution of Iran's Bank Saderat Logos in time. The first logo was taken from an old ring that resembled the seal of a Sassanid king. The second logo was designed after the revolution. The last cheap logo shows two hands holding a coin.Evolution of Iran's Bank Saderat Logos in time. The first logo was taken from an old ring that resembled the seal of a Sassanid king. The second logo was designed after the revolution. The last cheap logo shows two hands holding a coin.
History Article :1952 AD, September, 6: Bank Saderat Founded
Tags :Iran , Bank Saderat , Logo , Money
Mosadegh 100th Year StampMosadegh 100th Year Stamp
History Article :1952 AD, November, 19: Refining The Iranian Judicial System
Tags :Mosaddegh , Stamp , Post , Freedom Movement , Nationalization of Oil
Mosadegh's HandwritingMosadegh's Handwriting
History Article :1952 AD, November, 20: Price Of Gold Coin, Mosaddegh Times
Tags :Mosaddegh , Handwriting , Freedom Movement , Nationalization of Oil
Nader Shah AfsharNader Shah Afshar
History Article :1952 AD, November, 23: Purchasing Iran's Document Of Ownership
Tags :Nader Shah , Afshar , Painting
Supporting Mosaddegh MajlisSupporting Mosaddegh Majlis
History Article :1952 AD, July, 21: Great Iranian Uprising
Tags :Mosaddegh , Majlis , Parliament , Demonstration , Freedom Movement , Nationalization of Oil
Bandits who created terror on the streets of Iran during coup in 1953Bandits who created terror on the streets of Iran during coup in 1953
History Article :1953 AD, August, 13: Shah Dismisses The Prime Minister
Tags :Bandit , Coup , 1953 , Plaincloth , Militia , Mob
Iranians Burning US FlagIranians Burning US Flag
History Article :1953 AD, August, 19: CIA Backed Coup Topples Mosaddegh
Tags :US , Flag , Fire , Iranian , Embassy , Hostage , Crisis
Mohammadreza Shah Richard Nixon WashingtonMohammadreza Shah Richard Nixon Washington
History Article :1953 AD, December, 7: Students Shot Dead At Tehran University
Tags :Mohammad Reza Shah , Richard Nixon , Washington , Pahlavi
Prime Minister Mosaddegh and American President TrumanPrime Minister Mosaddegh and American President Truman
History Article :1953 AD, January, 15: The American Ambassador Meets Mosaddegh
Tags :Mosaddegh , Truman , President , US , Prime Minister , Freedom Movement , Nationalization of Oil
Tehran Airport: One week after the coup, the military junta awaits exiled Mohammad Reza Shah in 1953Tehran Airport: One week after the coup, the military junta awaits exiled Mohammad Reza Shah in 1953
History Article :1953 AD, June, 19: CIA Agent Kermit Creeps In
Tags :Tehran , Airport , Shah , 1953
Tehran University Demonstrations in support of Dr. Mosaddegh that turn into a general demonstration on Mar, 2, 1953. Left and right groups instigated opressed Iranian people to take it to the streets on every occasion.Tehran University Demonstrations in support of Dr. Mosaddegh that turn into a general demonstration on Mar, 2, 1953. Left and right groups instigated opressed Iranian people to take it to the streets on every occasion.
History Article :1953 AD, August, 20: The Day After Operation TP-AJAX
Tags :Tehran , Demonstration , 1953 , Mosaddegh , Coup , TP-AJAX , Freedom Movement , Nationalization of Oil
A Tehran police officer directs traffic at Naderi Intersection south of the British Embassy 1935. Today, the historical Tehran is overflowing with noise and air polution and little is done to protect whatever is left of it.A Tehran police officer directs traffic at Naderi Intersection south of the British Embassy 1935. Today, the historical Tehran is overflowing with noise and air polution and little is done to protect whatever is left of it.
History Article :1953 AD, November, 24: British Diplomats To Reopen Tehran Embassy
Tags :Tehran , Naderi , Intersection , British , Embassy , 1935
Ayatollah Kashani poses with a group of people including Shaban JafariAyatollah Kashani poses with a group of people including Shaban Jafari
History Article :1954 AD, November, 10: Dr. Fatemi Executed
Tags :Ayatollah , Ayatollah Kashani , Shaban Jafari , Coup
Pahlavi era famous Iranian politician Prime Minister Dr. Mohammad Mosaddegh in Hospital visited by Dr. Hossein Fatemi, Minister of Foreign Affairs. A close associate of Mosaddegh, Fatemi proposed Nationalization of Oil and gas assets.Pahlavi era famous Iranian politician Prime Minister Dr. Mohammad Mosaddegh in Hospital visited by Dr. Hossein Fatemi, Minister of Foreign Affairs. A close associate of Mosaddegh, Fatemi proposed Nationalization of Oil and gas assets.
History Article :1954 AD, March, 13: Dr. Fatemi Arrested
Tags :Pahlavi , Mosaddegh , Hossein Fatemi , Hospital , Freedom Movement , Nationalization of Oil
Tehran Bazaar 1954Tehran Bazaar 1954
History Article :1954 AD, March, 28: Legalizing The Oil Consortium
Tags :Tehran , Bazaar , 1954 , Shop
Tehan city Municipality (Persian : Shahrdari)  (Arabic : Baladiyeh)Tehan city Municipality (Persian : Shahrdari) (Arabic : Baladiyeh)
History Article :1955 AD, June, 24: New Additions To Municipality Law
Tags :Tehran , Municipality , 1900s
	Three U.S. Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II aircraft parked at Shiraz Air Base (Iran) during exercise Cento, 1 August 1977. Modeled after NATO, CENTO aimed to counter the threat of Soviet expansion into the Middle East. Three U.S. Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II aircraft parked at Shiraz Air Base (Iran) during exercise Cento, 1 August 1977. Modeled after NATO, CENTO aimed to counter the threat of Soviet expansion into the Middle East.
History Article :1955 AD, February, 18: Grounds For CENTO Treaty Provided
Tags :Shiraz , CENTO , Phantom , US , 1977
Mosaddegh Laughing with Harry Truman while holding replica of an oil well.Mosaddegh Laughing with Harry Truman while holding replica of an oil well.
History Article :1956 AD, August, 4: Mosaddegh Sent To Exile In Ahmadabad Again
Tags :Mosaddegh , Laugh , Truman , US , President , Prime Minister , Freedom Movement , Nationalization of Oil
Queen Soraya of Iran Ostankino Palace Russia 1956Queen Soraya of Iran Ostankino Palace Russia 1956
History Article :1956 AD, November, 13: Population Of Iran 1956
Tags :Queen , Sorayya , Ostankino , Palace , Russia , 1956 , Esfandiari
Americans playing golf, view of Tehran's Hilton Hotel built on the outskirts of Alborz mountains; photo from Life MagazineAmericans playing golf, view of Tehran's Hilton Hotel built on the outskirts of Alborz mountains; photo from Life Magazine
History Article :1956 AD, September, 19: Foundation Of SAVAK
Tags :Tehran , Hilton , Hotel , Landscape , 1970s
Bagheshah/Hor Square 1957Bagheshah/Hor Square 1957
History Article :1957 AD, April, 1: PM Ala Resigns Over Murders
Tags :Shah , Square , 1957 , Garden , Statue
Portable Barber Shop Tehran 1958. Some barbers used to carry their stuff from neighborhood to neighborhood because the population was not dense. They used to offer cinnamon tea as promotion to their clients.Portable Barber Shop Tehran 1958. Some barbers used to carry their stuff from neighborhood to neighborhood because the population was not dense. They used to offer cinnamon tea as promotion to their clients.
History Article :1958 AD, May, 11: Khosrau Rouzbeh Executed
Tags :Portable , Barber , Shop , Tehran , 1958
India's Prime Minister Javaherlaal Nehru, Queen Sorayya, Mohammad Reza Shah, and Indian President Dr. Rajendra Prasad before their return from an official visit to India.India's Prime Minister Javaherlaal Nehru, Queen Sorayya, Mohammad Reza Shah, and Indian President Dr. Rajendra Prasad before their return from an official visit to India.
History Article :1959 AD, September, 19: Nehru Visits Tehran
Tags :India , Nehru , Sorayya , Shah , 1956
Mohammadreza Shah Farah Diba EngagementMohammadreza Shah Farah Diba Engagement
History Article :1959 AD, November, 22: Mohammad Reza Shah Marries Farah
Tags :Mohammad Reza Shah , Pahlavi , Shah , Farah Diba , Engagement
Ahvaz White Bridge (Pol-e-Sefid) on Karoon River in Khuzestan provinceAhvaz White Bridge (Pol-e-Sefid) on Karoon River in Khuzestan province
History Article :1960 AD, March, 6: Ahvaz Sugar Factory Inaugurated
Tags :Ahvaz , Bridge , Karoon , River , Khuzestan , White Bridge of Ahvaz , Karun
Tehran 1960: Tajrish/Shemiran (1340 H) Sareband, the first stop for hikers and mountain climbersTehran 1960: Tajrish/Shemiran (1340 H) Sareband, the first stop for hikers and mountain climbers
History Article :1960 AD, December, 5: Iran To Import Wheat From The U.S.
Tags :Tehran , 1960 , Tajrish , Sareband
British two story Talbot buses seen on the Streets of TehranBritish two story Talbot buses seen on the Streets of Tehran
History Article :1961 AD, April, 21: Teachers' Demonstration In Tehran
Tags :British , Talbot , Bus , , Tehran , Street , Traffic , 1970s
Iranian politician Ali Amini after he was appointed as PM in 1961. In 1962, however, he was replaced by the Shah's close friend and a major Birjand landowner Asadollah Alam.He served as advisor to the Shah during the final days of the Pahlavi Dynasty.Iranian politician Ali Amini after he was appointed as PM in 1961. In 1962, however, he was replaced by the Shah's close friend and a major Birjand landowner Asadollah Alam.He served as advisor to the Shah during the final days of the Pahlavi Dynasty.
History Article :1961 AD, May, 5: Amini Becomes Prime Minister
Tags :Iranian , Ali Amini , 1961
Amirkabir Dam Karaj is the first multi-purpose dam in Iran built in 1963Amirkabir Dam Karaj is the first multi-purpose dam in Iran built in 1963
History Article :1961 AD, October, 25: Amirkabir Dam Inaugurated
Tags :Karaj , Amirkabir , Dam
Mohammad Reza Shah presents a gift at the wedding of his daughter Shahnaz from first wife Fouzieh with Ardeshir ZahediMohammad Reza Shah presents a gift at the wedding of his daughter Shahnaz from first wife Fouzieh with Ardeshir Zahedi
History Article :1961 AD, January, 9: Nullification Of Fraudulent Parliament Elections
Tags :Mohammad Reza Shah , Shahnaz , Wedding
Pahlavi Prime Minister Dr Amini visiting Paris.In 1979, He moved from Iran to Paris, France. He wrote his biography published by Harvard University.He died on 12 December 1992 at the age of 87. His body was buried in Passy Cemetery.Pahlavi Prime Minister Dr Amini visiting Paris.In 1979, He moved from Iran to Paris, France. He wrote his biography published by Harvard University.He died on 12 December 1992 at the age of 87. His body was buried in Passy Cemetery.
History Article :1961 AD, February, 21: Majlis Twentieth Terms Begins
Tags :Paris , Ali Amini , Prime Minister
Students from Sharif University of TechnologyStudents from Sharif University of Technology
History Article :1961 AD, February, 14: Inauguration Of Melli University
Tags :Student , Sharif , University , Technology , Girl
An old ad by National Iran Air(Homa) running in an American magazineAn old ad by National Iran Air(Homa) running in an American magazine
History Article :1962 AD, January, 20: Aviation Industry Nationalized
Tags :Iran Air , Homa , Advertising , Magazine
The puppet king Mohammad Reza Shah arrives in Tehran after the coupThe puppet king Mohammad Reza Shah arrives in Tehran after the coup
History Article :1962 AD, January, 30: Mosaddegh Supporters Arrested
Tags :Mohammad Reza Shah , Pahlavi , Shah , Coup , 1953
Pahlavi Mohammad Reza Shah, US president John F. Kennedy, his vice president Lyndel Johnson, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara at Onslow Beach, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina 4-11-1962Pahlavi Mohammad Reza Shah, US president John F. Kennedy, his vice president Lyndel Johnson, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara at Onslow Beach, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina 4-11-1962
History Article :1962 AD, August, 25: Lindel Johnson Arrives In Tehran
Tags :Pahlavi , Mohammad Reza Shah , Kennedy , Lyndon Johnson , 1962
Peykan HillmanPeykan Hillman
History Article :1962 AD, October, 13: Peykan Car Factory Founded
Tags :Peykan , Hillman , Car , 2007 , Taxi
A view from streets of Tehran in 1960s packed with American and German carsA view from streets of Tehran in 1960s packed with American and German cars
History Article :1962 AD, March, 27: The End Of Cold War Between Iran And USSR
Tags :Tehran , 1960 , Street , Traffic
Iranian Girl soldiers in their Sepah Danesh Uniforms march in front of the Senate building in Tehran, part of the propaganda campaign for the White Revolution reforms during the reign of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi.Iranian Girl soldiers in their Sepah Danesh Uniforms march in front of the Senate building in Tehran, part of the propaganda campaign for the White Revolution reforms during the reign of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi.
History Article :1962 AD, October, 14: Sepah Danesh Corps Founded
Tags :Tehran , Sepah Danesh , Senate , Girl , Uniform
Mohammad Reza Shah meets President Kennedy, Robert McNamara in White House Washington, Cabinet Room  04-13-1962Mohammad Reza Shah meets President Kennedy, Robert McNamara in White House Washington, Cabinet Room 04-13-1962
History Article :1962 AD, April, 13: Shah Meets Kennedy At White House
Tags :Washington , White House , Mohammad Reza Shah , President , Kennedy , 1962 , US
24Esfand Square which changed name to Enghelab (revolution) Square 1963 with the Universal Cinema in the background24Esfand Square which changed name to Enghelab (revolution) Square 1963 with the Universal Cinema in the background
History Article :1963 AD, January, 16: Iranian Jets Bomb Katanga Airport In Congo
Tags :24Esfand , Enghelab , Square , 1963 , Universal Cinema , General Electric , Pool
Iranian Women Voting. During what the Pahlavi regime called the referandum on White Revolution in 1963, Iranian women experience their right to vote for the first time on major issues such as land reforms.Iranian Women Voting. During what the Pahlavi regime called the referandum on White Revolution in 1963, Iranian women experience their right to vote for the first time on major issues such as land reforms.
History Article :1963 AD, January, 26: Referendum On White Revolution
Tags :Pahlavi , Iranian , Woman , Vote , White Revolution , 1963 , Iranian Woman
Mohammad Reza Shah and his wife Farah Diba meet Leonid Brezhnev in Moscow in 1965. Relations between Russia and Iran started in 1592, with the Safavids in power. Since then, mutual relations has not been in Iran's best benefit.Mohammad Reza Shah and his wife Farah Diba meet Leonid Brezhnev in Moscow in 1965. Relations between Russia and Iran started in 1592, with the Safavids in power. Since then, mutual relations has not been in Iran's best benefit.
History Article :1963 AD, November, 17: Soviet Leader In Tehran
Tags :Pahlavi , Mohammad Reza Shah , Farah Diba , Leonid Brezhnev , Moscow , 1970 , USSR
Visitors perform prayers inside the Imam Khomeini Shrine in Tehran's Behesht Zahra Cemetery. Imam Khomeini was the leader of the revolution in 1979 and founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Posters of his sons hang on the wall.Visitors perform prayers inside the Imam Khomeini Shrine in Tehran's Behesht Zahra Cemetery. Imam Khomeini was the leader of the revolution in 1979 and founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Posters of his sons hang on the wall.
History Article :1963 AD, June, 5: The 15 Khordad Uprising
Tags :Tehran , Behesht Zahra , Cemetery , Imam Khomeini , Shrine
Tehran Mosalla Quran exhibition: A poster mocking the famous brand Coca Cola which is supposed to support a pro-Palestine cause.Tehran Mosalla Quran exhibition: A poster mocking the famous brand Coca Cola which is supposed to support a pro-Palestine cause.
History Article :1963 AD, June, 29: Shah Censors Israel Relations
Tags :Tehran , Mosalla , Poster , Coca Cola , Palestine
Eram Garden & Palace in Shiraz went under supervision of Shiraz University after a bill was passed at the Majlis on June, 6, 1967. The garden became Eram Botanical Garden of Shiraz University.Eram Garden & Palace in Shiraz went under supervision of Shiraz University after a bill was passed at the Majlis on June, 6, 1967. The garden became Eram Botanical Garden of Shiraz University.
History Article :1964 AD, November, 6: Foundation of Shiraz University
Tags :Eram , Garden , Palace , Shiraz , Zand , Eram Garden , Shiraz University
Two Iranian girls pose by an iconic statue in Darband 1964Two Iranian girls pose by an iconic statue in Darband 1964
History Article :1964 AD, April, 17: Civil Disorder In Fars, Troops Deployed
Tags :Iranian , Girl , Statue , Darband , 1964
An old lady seen under posters of Ayatollah Khomeini and Behrooz VosooghiAn old lady seen under posters of Ayatollah Khomeini and Behrooz Vosooghi
History Article :1964 AD, April, 7: Imam Khomeini Freed From Prison
Tags :Ayatollah , Khomeini , Vosooghi , Old , Lady
Shiraz Asadollah Alam(middle) among important people of Fars Province.According to the source, 3 people in this photo(Naser Taheri, Hossein Gholi Rostam, Habibollah Shahbazi) were briefly executed after this meeting.Shiraz Asadollah Alam(middle) among important people of Fars Province.According to the source, 3 people in this photo(Naser Taheri, Hossein Gholi Rostam, Habibollah Shahbazi) were briefly executed after this meeting.
History Article :1964 AD, March, 7: Prime Minister Alam Resigns
Tags :Shiraz , Asadollah Alam , Fars , Province
Iranian Prime Minister Hasanali Mansour and his Cabinet of Ministers at Golestan Palace in1964. At 10am Jan 22, 1965, Mansour was assassinated by Mohammad Bokharayi (Navvab Safavi) at Baharestan Square near Majlis.Iranian Prime Minister Hasanali Mansour and his Cabinet of Ministers at Golestan Palace in1964. At 10am Jan 22, 1965, Mansour was assassinated by Mohammad Bokharayi (Navvab Safavi) at Baharestan Square near Majlis.
History Article :1965 AD, January, 21: Prime Minister Mansour Assassinated
Tags :Iranian , Hassan-Ali Mansur , Cabinet , 1964
Trained as an officer, Mohammadreza Shah is in boots firing a rifleTrained as an officer, Mohammadreza Shah is in boots firing a rifle
History Article :1965 AD, April, 10: Assassination Attempt Against Shah Failed
Tags :Mohammad Reza Shah , Pahlavi , Rifle
Amirabbas Hoveida is kissing the hands of Pahlavi dictator Mohammad Reza Shah. Hoveida, who served as the Prime Minister of Iran from 1965 to 1977, was often called a Bahai and was put in prison during the late days of the Pahlavi regime.Amirabbas Hoveida is kissing the hands of Pahlavi dictator Mohammad Reza Shah. Hoveida, who served as the Prime Minister of Iran from 1965 to 1977, was often called a Bahai and was put in prison during the late days of the Pahlavi regime.
History Article :1965 AD, January, 27: Hoveida Becomes Prime Minister
Tags :Pahlavi , Mohammad Reza Shah , Amirabbas Hoveida
People entertaining at the Abeali Ski Resort 1966People entertaining at the Abeali Ski Resort 1966
History Article :1966 AD, January, 7: Iraq-Iran Kurdish Clash
Tags :Abeali , Ski , Resort , 1966 , Sports , Snow , Car , Old Cars
6 year-old Prince Reza Cyrus Ali Pahlavi Drinking champagne after his father Mohamedreza's coronation Nov-19676 year-old Prince Reza Cyrus Ali Pahlavi Drinking champagne after his father Mohamedreza's coronation Nov-1967
History Article :1966 AD, January, 26: Iran Enters UNESCO
Tags :Prince Reza , Pahlavi , Drink
On June, 2, 1967 Mohammad Reza Shah visited West-Berlin. This picture from Der Spiegel shows the tragic moment of Benno Ohnesorg’s death, a student who was shot during anti-Shah protests. A female student is holding his head.On June, 2, 1967 Mohammad Reza Shah visited West-Berlin. This picture from Der Spiegel shows the tragic moment of Benno Ohnesorg’s death, a student who was shot during anti-Shah protests. A female student is holding his head.
History Article :1967 AD, June, 2: Shah Visits Germany: Student Shot Dead
Tags :Germany , West Berlin , 1967 , Student , Dead , Protest
Iranian Politician Mohammad Mosaddegh (born 16 June 1882, Tehran, died March 8, 1967) Writing, wearing a nice suit and tie. The photo is signed by him to a representative of Majlis. He was the leader of Nationalization of Oil.Iranian Politician Mohammad Mosaddegh (born 16 June 1882, Tehran, died March 8, 1967) Writing, wearing a nice suit and tie. The photo is signed by him to a representative of Majlis. He was the leader of Nationalization of Oil.
History Article :1967 AD, March, 5: Mosaddegh Dies In Confinement
Tags :Iranian , Politician , Mosaddegh , Freedom Movement , Nationalization of Oil
Queen Farah Pahlavi receives the crown from Mohammadreza ShahQueen Farah Pahlavi receives the crown from Mohammadreza Shah
History Article :1967 AD, October, 26: Mohammad Reza Crowns Himself
Tags :Mohammad Reza Shah , Coronation , Queen , Farah Diba , Crown
Dancers Douglas Dunn (left), Carolyn Brown (rear) and Merce Cunningham (far right) perform at Shiraz Arts Festival, in Perspolis in 1972.The festival included music, dance and theater but the main goal was to promote Iranian cultural heritage.Dancers Douglas Dunn (left), Carolyn Brown (rear) and Merce Cunningham (far right) perform at Shiraz Arts Festival, in Perspolis in 1972.The festival included music, dance and theater but the main goal was to promote Iranian cultural heritage.
History Article :1967 AD, September, 11: First Opening of Shiraz Arts Festival
Tags :Shiraz , Shiraz Arts Festival , 1972 , Dance , Perspolis
Soldiers during a Military Curfew in Tehran, look on as an Iranian Girl passes by in high heels. Stones on the ground are signs of possible clashes between demonstrators and the army. Such confrontations sometimes became bloody with heavy death tolls.Soldiers during a Military Curfew in Tehran, look on as an Iranian Girl passes by in high heels. Stones on the ground are signs of possible clashes between demonstrators and the army. Such confrontations sometimes became bloody with heavy death tolls.
History Article :1967 AD, March, 20: National Iranian Television Inaugurated
Tags :Tehran , Military , Curfew , Girl , Soldier , Revolution , Protest , 1979
On Jan, 13, 1966 Majlis approved an agreement made between Iran and USSR according to which Soviets were to build a steel mill in Isfahan with an output capacity of 550,000 tons of steel per year. By Jan, 1971 the plant was fully operational.On Jan, 13, 1966 Majlis approved an agreement made between Iran and USSR according to which Soviets were to build a steel mill in Isfahan with an output capacity of 550,000 tons of steel per year. By Jan, 1971 the plant was fully operational.
History Article :1968 AD, April, 2: Soviet PM Visits Tehran
Tags :Isfahan , Zobahan , USSR , Factory , IRI
First Iranian female Minister Dr. Farrokhroo ParsayFirst Iranian female Minister Dr. Farrokhroo Parsay
History Article :1968 AD, August, 27: Iran's First Female Minister
Tags :Minister , Farrokhroo , Parsay , Female , First
First Iranian female Pilots graduated in Ghalemorghi military airfield. Sassandokht Sassani (L) and Akram Monfared ®First Iranian female Pilots graduated in Ghalemorghi military airfield. Sassandokht Sassani (L) and Akram Monfared ®
History Article :1968 AD, September, 18: Phantoms Arrive In Iran
Tags :Pahlavi , Woman , Pilot , Girl , Iranian , Iranian Woman
Rhagae Babouyeh cemetery famous wrestler Takhti's Tomb 2009Rhagae Babouyeh cemetery famous wrestler Takhti's Tomb 2009
History Article :1968 AD, January, 7: Wrestling Champion Takhti Found Dead
Tags :Rhagae , Babouyeh , Takhti , Tomb , 2009
Pahlavi General Teimur Bakhtiar in uniforms. He was a high ranking military officer in Shah's regime who served as the head of SAVAK, governor of Tehran, and head of Imperial Guards before being dismissed.Pahlavi General Teimur Bakhtiar in uniforms. He was a high ranking military officer in Shah's regime who served as the head of SAVAK, governor of Tehran, and head of Imperial Guards before being dismissed.
History Article :1969 AD, April, 2: Iran Breaks Ties With Lebanon
Tags :Pahlavi , Teimur Bakhtiar , Uniform , General
Shiraz Quran Gate 1969/ Photograph from Qajar era.Two precious Qurans written by Shahrokh Gurkani, known to weight Hefdah-man used to be kept at the small room on top for blessing to passengers.Shiraz Quran Gate 1969/ Photograph from Qajar era.Two precious Qurans written by Shahrokh Gurkani, known to weight Hefdah-man used to be kept at the small room on top for blessing to passengers.
History Article :1969 AD, April, 24: Iran Claims Her Share Of Arvand River
Tags :Shiraz , Quran , Gate , 1969 , Darvazeh , Quran Gate
Iranian Protester Akbar Amini on top of a crane in Tehran on Feb, 14, 2011. The significance of his protest was high as it sparked demonstations accross Tehran. The crane has been used for executions in Iran to hang people and show it off in public.Iranian Protester Akbar Amini on top of a crane in Tehran on Feb, 14, 2011. The significance of his protest was high as it sparked demonstations accross Tehran. The crane has been used for executions in Iran to hang people and show it off in public.
History Article :1969 AD, December, 26: Ten Drug Dealers Executed
Tags :Tehran , Crane , Akbar Amini , Protest , Execution , Iranian Flag , Green , IRI
A newspaper clip showing Iranian girls team playing soccer(Football) during 1970s before the Islamic RevolutionA newspaper clip showing Iranian girls team playing soccer(Football) during 1970s before the Islamic Revolution
History Article :1970 AD, November, 10: Iranian Plane Hijacked
Tags :Iranian , Girl , Soccer , Football , Team , 1970s , Sports
Deposed Shah and his family. From left to right :Leyla, Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, Crown Prince Reza, Queen Farah Diba, Shahnaz, Ali RezaDeposed Shah and his family. From left to right :Leyla, Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, Crown Prince Reza, Queen Farah Diba, Shahnaz, Ali Reza
History Article :1970 AD, March, 27: Princess Leyla Pahlavi Is Born
Tags :Mohammad Reza Shah , Farah Diba , Children , Pahlavi
Gilan Siahkal Pashouran Lake and God made Gilan the heaven on earth… Gilan province, with a myriad of natural, historical, and touristic attractions shines like a star in the skies of Iran as the main tourist destination during holidays.Gilan Siahkal Pashouran Lake and God made Gilan the heaven on earth… Gilan province, with a myriad of natural, historical, and touristic attractions shines like a star in the skies of Iran as the main tourist destination during holidays.
History Article :1971 AD, February, 8: Anti-Shah Rebels Clash In Siahkal
Tags :Gilan , Siahkal , Lake
A movie Theatre (Golden City Cinema) in Tehran in 1971 featuring Gregory Peck and Sophia Loren in ArabesqueA movie Theatre (Golden City Cinema) in Tehran in 1971 featuring Gregory Peck and Sophia Loren in Arabesque
History Article :1971 AD, February, 25: Iran Leads Oil Price Rise
Tags :Golden , City , Cinema , Tehran , 1971
Mohammad Reza Shah's Crown adorned in precious jewelsMohammad Reza Shah's Crown adorned in precious jewels
History Article :1971 AD, October, 12: 2500 Years Celebrations Ceremony
Tags :Mohammad Reza Shah , Pahlavi , Shah , Crown
Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi is visiting the notorious Anti-Terror Joint Committee prison in Tehran where prisoners of conscience were tortured to death under supervision of the secret police named SAVAK.Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi is visiting the notorious Anti-Terror Joint Committee prison in Tehran where prisoners of conscience were tortured to death under supervision of the secret police named SAVAK.
History Article :1971 AD, March, 17: 17 Pahlavi Dissidents executed
Tags :Pahlavi , Anti-Terror Joint Committee Prison , Mohammad Reza Shah
Tents erected in the back of Persepolis ruins during 2500 Years Celebrations in 1971Tents erected in the back of Persepolis ruins during 2500 Years Celebrations in 1971
History Article :1971 AD, August, 14: Bahrain Declares Independence
Tags :Perspolis , 2500 Years , Celebration , 1971 , Aerial , Achaemenid , LIFE
Satellite photo from the Persian GulfSatellite photo from the Persian Gulf
History Article :1971 AD, November, 30: Iran Takes Back Her Islands
Tags :Persian Gulf , Aerial
Ramsar Hotel 1951Ramsar Hotel 1951
History Article :1971 AD, February, 2: The Ramsar Convention On Wetlands
Tags :Ramsar , Hotel , 1951
Anti-Terror Joint Committee Prison was a secret detention centre in Tehran under the Pahlavi Regime where SAVAK widely practiced torture against opponents of Mohammad-Reza Shah. It became Towhid Prison after the revolution, now is called the Ebrat Museum.Anti-Terror Joint Committee Prison was a secret detention centre in Tehran under the Pahlavi Regime where SAVAK widely practiced torture against opponents of Mohammad-Reza Shah. It became Towhid Prison after the revolution, now is called the Ebrat Museum.
History Article :1971 AD, April, 7: General Farsio Assassinated
Tags :Tehran , , Anti-Terror Joint Committee Prison , Towhid Detention Center , Ebrat Museum
Pahlavi Prime Minister Amirabbas HoveidaPahlavi Prime Minister Amirabbas Hoveida
History Article :1972 AD, April, 10: Quake Destroys Qir
Tags :Pahlavi , Prime , Minister , Amirabbas Hoveida
Heavy Snow in Rasht, Winter of 1950. In 20th century, extreme weather conditions have been recorded in Iran. In 1972, 3 meters of snow across rural areas in northwestern, central and southern Iran buried some cities leaving 4000 dead.Heavy Snow in Rasht, Winter of 1950. In 20th century, extreme weather conditions have been recorded in Iran. In 1972, 3 meters of snow across rural areas in northwestern, central and southern Iran buried some cities leaving 4000 dead.
History Article :1972 AD, February, 3: Heavy Snow Kills 4000
Tags :Rasht , Snow , Winter , 1950 , Gilan
Camels Passing by Shahyad/Azadi Square Construction siteCamels Passing by Shahyad/Azadi Square Construction site
History Article :1972 AD, January, 14: Shahyad Tower Completed
Tags :Shahyad , Square , Construction , Camel , Pass , 1966
A baby is being examined at Tehran's Pediatrics Hospital  by a female Doctor in 1972. Women have always played a crucial role in the Iranian society although their basic rights have constantly been violated.A baby is being examined at Tehran's Pediatrics Hospital by a female Doctor in 1972. Women have always played a crucial role in the Iranian society although their basic rights have constantly been violated.
History Article :1972 AD, June, 2: American Colonel Assassinated In Tehran
Tags :Tehran , Hospital , Baby , Doctor , 1972 , Pahlavi
Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi posing for a photograph at the Marble PalaceMohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi posing for a photograph at the Marble Palace
History Article :1973 AD, October, 30: Marmar Palace Becomes Museum
Tags :Marble , Palace , Mohammad Reza Shah , Pahlavi , Art , Marmar
Pahlavi Prime Minister, Amirabbas Hoveida is driving a Peykan, a domestic car. On November 7, 1978, Hoveida was arrested by order of Mohammad Reza Shah and was executed shortly after the Islamic Revolution in April, 1979.Pahlavi Prime Minister, Amirabbas Hoveida is driving a Peykan, a domestic car. On November 7, 1978, Hoveida was arrested by order of Mohammad Reza Shah and was executed shortly after the Islamic Revolution in April, 1979.
History Article :1973 AD, March, 1: CIA Director Ambassador To Tehran
Tags :Pahlavi , Prime Minister , Amirabbas Hoveida , Peykan
An IIAF Phantom II F-4D piloted by Keyvan Nourhaghighi and Javad Fakouri landing in Shiraz Airbase using its brake chute to assist in stopping on Apr, 16, 1974.An IIAF Phantom II F-4D piloted by Keyvan Nourhaghighi and Javad Fakouri landing in Shiraz Airbase using its brake chute to assist in stopping on Apr, 16, 1974.
History Article :1973 AD, November, 28: Iran-USSR Air Combat
Tags :Shiraz , IIAF , Phantom , 1974
Iranian political dissident Ayatollah Ghaffari died on December, 28, 1974 in Pahlavi prison under torture.On the eve of his death, his son witnessed his father in poor physical conditions; broken arms and feet with bruises all over his body.Iranian political dissident Ayatollah Ghaffari died on December, 28, 1974 in Pahlavi prison under torture.On the eve of his death, his son witnessed his father in poor physical conditions; broken arms and feet with bruises all over his body.
History Article :1974 AD, December, 28: SAVAK Kills Ayatollah Ghaffari
Tags :Iranian , Ayatollah Ghaffari , Cleric , Prisoner , Martyr , Beard
A view from the Mehrabad Airport 1958A view from the Mehrabad Airport 1958
History Article :1974 AD, December, 5: The Roof Collapsed At Mehrabad Airport
Tags :Mehrabad , Airport , 1958 , Transport
Mohamedreza Shah Pahlavi TIME magazine cover 11-04-1974Mohamedreza Shah Pahlavi TIME magazine cover 11-04-1974
History Article :1974 AD, February, 10: Iran Iraq Forces Clash At Mehran Border
Tags :Mohammad Reza Shah , TIME , 1974 , Magazine , Pahlavi
French President Charles De Gaulle on a state visit to Tehran in 1963 meets Mohammad Reza Shah. The French president had once visited Tehran in 1945 during Morteza Gholi Bayat administration.French President Charles De Gaulle on a state visit to Tehran in 1963 meets Mohammad Reza Shah. The French president had once visited Tehran in 1945 during Morteza Gholi Bayat administration.
History Article :1974 AD, July, 5: Shah Visits France
Tags :Pahlavi , Mohammad Reza Shah , Charles De Gaulle , Tehran , 1963
Pahlavi regime's Savak files : Political prisoner Khosrau Golesorkhi March, 28, 1973. Atrocities that a regime does to its own citizens remains as a stain on its forehead forever.Pahlavi regime's Savak files : Political prisoner Khosrau Golesorkhi March, 28, 1973. Atrocities that a regime does to its own citizens remains as a stain on its forehead forever.
History Article :1974 AD, February, 18: Khosrow Golesorkhi Executed
Tags :Pahlavi , Savak , Khosrau Golesorkhi , 1973
Henry Kissinger, the US Secretary of State partying in Tehran with Amir Abbas Hoveida, the Iranian Prime Minister. Jamileh, the famous belly-dancer is entertaining the audience in an oriental atmosphere with hooka, claps and stuff serving the gang!Henry Kissinger, the US Secretary of State partying in Tehran with Amir Abbas Hoveida, the Iranian Prime Minister. Jamileh, the famous belly-dancer is entertaining the audience in an oriental atmosphere with hooka, claps and stuff serving the gang!
History Article :1974 AD, November, 2: Kissinger Visits Tehran
Tags :Tehran , Henry Kissinger , Amir-Abbas Hoveyda , 1972 , Dance , Hooka
Chicago University staffs pose as inspecting one of tens of thousands of Achaemenid Foundation Tablet lent in 1937. Unfortunately, even after 73 years, a comprehensive digital catalog of this world heritage has not been prepared to be used by researchers.Chicago University staffs pose as inspecting one of tens of thousands of Achaemenid Foundation Tablet lent in 1937. Unfortunately, even after 73 years, a comprehensive digital catalog of this world heritage has not been prepared to be used by researchers.
History Article :1975 AD, April, 21: Iran-US Boost Academic Relationships
Tags :Achaemenid , Foundation Tablet , Chicago , University
Mohammadreza Shah Boumedian Saddam AlgiersMohammadreza Shah Boumedian Saddam Algiers
History Article :1975 AD, June, 13: Iran Iraq Sign Algiers Treaty
Tags :Mohammad Reza Shah , Pahlavi , Boumedian , Saddam , Algiers , Shah
Parading US Embassy TehranParading US Embassy Tehran
History Article :1975 AD, March, 29: U.S. To Build 8 Nuclear Reactors In Iran
Tags :US , Embassy , Tehran , Hostage , Crisis
People shopping at Plasco Mall, photo from Life MagazinePeople shopping at Plasco Mall, photo from Life Magazine
History Article :1975 AD, March, 2: Shah Announces Single Party System
Tags :Plasco , Shop , Mall
A China Vase bearing a painting from Pahlavi family: Mohammad Reza Shah, Farah Diba and their children on display at Tehran Niyavaran Palace/museum. This item was probably one of several gifts presented to the royal family.A China Vase bearing a painting from Pahlavi family: Mohammad Reza Shah, Farah Diba and their children on display at Tehran Niyavaran Palace/museum. This item was probably one of several gifts presented to the royal family.
History Article :1975 AD, June, 9: UASF Officers Assassinated In Tehran
Tags :Tehran , Niyavaran , Palace , China , Vase , Pahlavi , Mohammad Reza Shah , Farah Diba
First and only Iranian female ambassador abroad, Ms. Mehrangiz Dolatshahi was an activist in the field of women rights. She delivered a speech during the 21st meeting of the International Council of Women in Vancouver in 1976.First and only Iranian female ambassador abroad, Ms. Mehrangiz Dolatshahi was an activist in the field of women rights. She delivered a speech during the 21st meeting of the International Council of Women in Vancouver in 1976.
History Article :1976 AD, February, 29: First Iranian Female Ambassador Appointed
Tags :Canada , Mehrangiz Dolatshahi , 1976 , International Council of Women , Vancouver
Queen Farah Diba (R) is seen by Nojian Waterfall in Lorestan province wearing a local (traqditional) dress. Nojian is located 51 SE of Khorramabad. It is 95m high.Queen Farah Diba (R) is seen by Nojian Waterfall in Lorestan province wearing a local (traqditional) dress. Nojian is located 51 SE of Khorramabad. It is 95m high.
History Article :1976 AD, March, 15: Iran Switches To Imperial Calendar
Tags :Lorestan , Farah Diba , Nojian Waterfall , Waterfall , 1976
Qajar Smoking Party called chopoghkeshanQajar Smoking Party called chopoghkeshan
History Article :1976 AD, June, 1: Smoking Ban In Public
Tags :Qajar , Smoke , Party
Hollywood superstar Elizabeth Taylor in 1976 on a visit to Iran on board Iran Air's non-stop flight from New York to Tehran. Her photographs wearing casual clothes in Iran opened a new way of expressing her as a beauty icon.Hollywood superstar Elizabeth Taylor in 1976 on a visit to Iran on board Iran Air's non-stop flight from New York to Tehran. Her photographs wearing casual clothes in Iran opened a new way of expressing her as a beauty icon.
History Article :1976 AD, May, 17: Elizabeth Taylor In Iran
Tags :Tehran , Iran , Air , Elizabeth Taylor , 1976 , Ardeshir Zahedi , Samavar , Airplane , Plane
Amazing! Google map reveals the Star of David on the roof of Tehran Mehrabad Airport 31 years after the Islamic Revolution.Amazing! Google map reveals the Star of David on the roof of Tehran Mehrabad Airport 31 years after the Islamic Revolution.
History Article :1976 AD, September, 19: UFO In Tehran Skies
Tags :Tehran , Mehrabad , Airport , Star of David , IRI , 2010
A photo from Dr. Beheshti (Seyed Mohammad Hosseini) in SAVAK files during his time in Tehran PrisonA photo from Dr. Beheshti (Seyed Mohammad Hosseini) in SAVAK files during his time in Tehran Prison
History Article :1976 AD, August, 16: Reports Of Torture In Iran
Tags :Tehran , SAVAK , Prison , Beheshti
A sign that reafs Tehran Street in Seoul, South KoreaA sign that reafs Tehran Street in Seoul, South Korea
History Article :1976 AD, April, 30: Tehran Korean School Established
Tags :Tehran , Street , Seoul , Korea , 2008
Mohammad Reza Shah confers with US president Jimmy Carter, and the last US ambassador to Tehran William Sullivan in 1978. Just a few months after this meeting, Shah fled to Egypt in Jan, 1979 and the Pahlavi regime collapsed.Mohammad Reza Shah confers with US president Jimmy Carter, and the last US ambassador to Tehran William Sullivan in 1978. Just a few months after this meeting, Shah fled to Egypt in Jan, 1979 and the Pahlavi regime collapsed.
History Article :1977 AD, June, 8: Last US Ambassador Arrives In Tehran
Tags :Pahlavi , Mohammad Reza Shah , Jimmy Carter , William Healy Sullivan
RTL: President Jimmy Carter, Mohammad Reza Shah, Rosalynn Carter, Queen Farah Diba Washington-Nov, 15, 1977RTL: President Jimmy Carter, Mohammad Reza Shah, Rosalynn Carter, Queen Farah Diba Washington-Nov, 15, 1977
History Article :1977 AD, November, 16: Shah Meets Carter In Washington
Tags :Washington , Mohammad Reza Shah , President , 1977 , Jimmy Carter , Queen , Wife , Farah Diba
People welcome car carrying Ayatollah Khomeini on Feb, 1, 1979People welcome car carrying Ayatollah Khomeini on Feb, 1, 1979
History Article :1978 AD, October, 5: Kuwait Rejects Ayatollah Khomeini
Tags :Car , Ayatollah , Khomeini , 1979 , People , Welcome
Iranian Asadollah AlamIranian Asadollah Alam
History Article :1978 AD, April, 14: Alam Dies In New York
Tags :Asadollah Alam , Politician
The Rex Movie Theatre after burningThe Rex Movie Theatre after burning
History Article :1978 AD, August, 19: Fire In Rex Movie Theatre Kills 377
Tags :Rex , Movie , Theatre , Cinema , Fire , Abadan
A soldiers looks on the scene after demonstrators were disperced during the 1979 revolutionA soldiers looks on the scene after demonstrators were disperced during the 1979 revolution
History Article :1978 AD, September, 8: Black Friday-Demonstrations Turn Bloody
Tags :Soldier , Riot , Revolution
A welcome sign at the entrance of Tehran with a Canada Dry commercial adA welcome sign at the entrance of Tehran with a Canada Dry commercial ad
History Article :1978 AD, April, 26: Tatcher And Reagan Visit Tehran
Tags :Welcome , Tehran , Canada Dry , Advertising , 1970s
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1979 Revolution Children
History Article :1979 AD, April, 1: Referandum From Monarchy To Republic
Tags :1979 , Revolution , Children , Demonstration
Quds Day demonstrations in Bojnourd, Friday, Aug, 17, 2012.On Aug, 7, 1979, Imam Khomeini invited the Muslims around the globe to march in solidarity with Palestinians on the last Friday of Ramazan to support the oppressed against the oppressor.Quds Day demonstrations in Bojnourd, Friday, Aug, 17, 2012.On Aug, 7, 1979, Imam Khomeini invited the Muslims around the globe to march in solidarity with Palestinians on the last Friday of Ramazan to support the oppressed against the oppressor.
History Article :1979 AD, August, 7: International Qods Day Initiative
Tags :Bojnourd , Quds Day , 2012 , Demonstration
Civil disorder and street fighting in Tehran 1979Civil disorder and street fighting in Tehran 1979
History Article :1979 AD, January, 4: Guadeloupe Conference On Iran
Tags :Civil , Disorder , Street , Fight , Tehran , 1979 , Revolution
Forouhar Bazargan JavadiForouhar Bazargan Javadi
History Article :1979 AD, February, 5: Bazargan Becomes Prime Minister
Tags :Dariush Forouhar , Mehdi Bazargan , Javadi
The Hostage Crisis: Angry Iranian militants calling themselves, students in the path of Imam outside the US Embassy in 1979The Hostage Crisis: Angry Iranian militants calling themselves, students in the path of Imam outside the US Embassy in 1979
History Article :1979 AD, February, 14: CFK Occupation Of US Embassy
Tags :Hostage , Crisis , Militia , US , Embassy , 1979 , Plaincloth
Hojjatoleslam Khamenei smoking his pipe in public a couple of years before becoming Grand Ayatollah and Supreme Leader of Velayat Faghih. Other Iranian political figues in this photo are Ayatolllah Beheshti and Rafsanjani.Hojjatoleslam Khamenei smoking his pipe in public a couple of years before becoming Grand Ayatollah and Supreme Leader of Velayat Faghih. Other Iranian political figues in this photo are Ayatolllah Beheshti and Rafsanjani.
History Article :1979 AD, January, 12: Council Of The Islamic Revolution Founded
Tags :Iranian , Ayatollah , Beheshti , Rafsanjani , Ayatollah Khamenei , Leader , Velayat Faghih , Hojjatoleslam , IRI
Left to right: Iranian political figures Abolhassan Banisadr, Mehdi Bazargan and Ruhollah Khomeini in early 1979. Bazargan was the interim Prime Minister after the Iranian Revolution. Banisadr became the first elected President of the Islamic Republic.Left to right: Iranian political figures Abolhassan Banisadr, Mehdi Bazargan and Ruhollah Khomeini in early 1979. Bazargan was the interim Prime Minister after the Iranian Revolution. Banisadr became the first elected President of the Islamic Republic.
History Article :1979 AD, November, 5: PM Bazargan Resigns
Tags :Iranian , Banisadr , Bazargan , Khomeini , 1979 , Iranian Revolution , Abolhasan Banisadr , IRI
Iranian girl and boy celebrating victory of the revolutionIranian girl and boy celebrating victory of the revolution
History Article :1979 AD, February, 3: American General Leaves Tehran
Tags :Iranian , Girl , Boy , Revolution , Celebration , Street , Traffic
Mahdavi Kani (L) and Morteza Motahhari were appointed by Khomeini to the Revolutionary Council .	Mahdavi Kani is Secretary-General of Combatant Clergy Association (Jame-e-ye-Rowhaniat-e-Mobarez) 1979–present, Preceded by Morteza Motahari.Mahdavi Kani (L) and Morteza Motahhari were appointed by Khomeini to the Revolutionary Council . Mahdavi Kani is Secretary-General of Combatant Clergy Association (Jame-e-ye-Rowhaniat-e-Mobarez) 1979–present, Preceded by Morteza Motahari.
History Article :1979 AD, May, 1: Dr. Motahhari Assassinated
Tags :IRI , Mahdavi Kani , Morteza Motahhari
U.S. President Jimmy CarterU.S. President Jimmy Carter
History Article :1979 AD, November, 13: US Reacts To Hostage Crisis
Tags :Jimmy Carter , US , President
Ayatollah Khomeini Arrives in Tehran accompanied by Air France pilotAyatollah Khomeini Arrives in Tehran accompanied by Air France pilot
History Article :1979 AD, February, 1: Ayatollah Khomeini Arrives In Tehran
Tags :Imam Khomeini , Tehran , Ayatollah , Airplane , 1979 , Mehrabad , Air France , Plane , Abulhassan Banisadr , Morteza Motahhari , Sadegh Ghotbzadeh , Hojjatoleslam Lahouti , Sadegh Tabatabai
Undated photo taken from khomeini pouring teaUndated photo taken from khomeini pouring tea
History Article :1979 AD, December, 3: Islamic Republic Constitution Approved
Tags :Ayatollah , Imam Khomeini , Tea , Khomeini , Samavar , Teapot
Pahlavi Coronation Pakistan StampPahlavi Coronation Pakistan Stamp
History Article :1979 AD, December, 15: Shah Escapes To Panama
Tags :Pahlavi , Coronation , Pakistan , Stamp , Mohammad Reza Shah , Farah Diba
Mohammad Reza Shah (Pahlavi II) meets with his last Prime Minister Shahpour Bakhtiar's Cabinet of Ministers.Mohammad Reza Shah (Pahlavi II) meets with his last Prime Minister Shahpour Bakhtiar's Cabinet of Ministers.
History Article :1979 AD, January, 6: Bakhtiar Becomes Prime Minister
Tags :Pahlavi , Mohammad Reza Shah , Shapour Bakhtiar , Cabinet , Minister , Prime Minister
Last Pahlavi Royal Prime Minister Shapour Bakhtiar in an interview. Shapour Bakhtiar was assassinated in Paris in 1991. In 2010 a French court ordered the conditional release Tuesday of Ali Vakili Rad, the Iranian agent jailed for the 1991.Last Pahlavi Royal Prime Minister Shapour Bakhtiar in an interview. Shapour Bakhtiar was assassinated in Paris in 1991. In 2010 a French court ordered the conditional release Tuesday of Ali Vakili Rad, the Iranian agent jailed for the 1991.
History Article :1979 AD, January, 24: Military Occupation Of Mehrabad Airport
Tags :Pahlavi , Prime Minister , Shapour Bakhtiar
Shah GoneShah Gone
History Article :1979 AD, January, 16: Shah Flees To Egypt
Tags :Shah , Mohammad Reza Shah , Pahlavi
Shredded Documents US EmbassyShredded Documents US Embassy
History Article :1979 AD, November, 4: Iranian Students Seize U.S. Embassy In Tehran
Tags :Document , US , Embassy , Hostage , Crisis
Recreation of Ayatollah Taleghani's Death a key revolutionary cleric On September 10, 1979 in his home in tehran. Taleghani was a moderate cleric, a member of the Freedom Movement who spoke the language of people on the street and opposed extremism.Recreation of Ayatollah Taleghani's Death a key revolutionary cleric On September 10, 1979 in his home in tehran. Taleghani was a moderate cleric, a member of the Freedom Movement who spoke the language of people on the street and opposed extremism.
History Article :1979 AD, September, 10: Death Of Taleghani
Tags :Tehran , Ayatollah Taleghani , Death , 1979 , Freedom Movement
Yasser Arafat visited Tehran in 1980 after the revolution. He was welcomed by top Iranian authorities such as Ebrahim Yazdi, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Ahmad Khomeini. Israel embassy was closed and Palestine Embassy was inaugurated.Yasser Arafat visited Tehran in 1980 after the revolution. He was welcomed by top Iranian authorities such as Ebrahim Yazdi, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Ahmad Khomeini. Israel embassy was closed and Palestine Embassy was inaugurated.
History Article :1979 AD, February, 19: Iran Sides With Palestinians Against Israel
Tags :Tehran , Ebrahim Yazdi , Yasser Arafat , Ahmad Khomeini , 1979 , IRI
US Hostage Crisis : Protests in support and against hostage taking of US diplomats in Tehran.The 600 plus attendees are fairly evenly split between MCOB supporters, and anti-Iranian protestors. November 16, 1979US Hostage Crisis : Protests in support and against hostage taking of US diplomats in Tehran.The 600 plus attendees are fairly evenly split between MCOB supporters, and anti-Iranian protestors. November 16, 1979
History Article :1979 AD, November, 6: Last Shipment Of American Grain To Iran
Tags :US , Hostage , Crisis , Protest , 1979
Bullets Bombs War Khomeini FlowersBullets Bombs War Khomeini Flowers
History Article :1980 AD, September, 22: Iraq Invades Iran
Tags :Bullet , Bomb , War , Khomeini , Flower , Imam , Ayatollah , Iraq , Sacred Defense
Google Earth NozhehGoogle Earth Nozheh
History Article :1980 AD, July, 9: The CIA Backed Nojeh Coup Uncovered
Tags :Nozheh , Coup , Aerial , Map
Iran Air Boeing 727-86 EP-IRD (cn 19817/537) at London Heathrow Airport May, 30, 1976. On Jan, 21, 1980 at 19:11 local time, the aircraft, registered as EP-IRD, collided with the Alborz Mountains, 29 km north of Tehran and was destroyed, 120 were kiled.Iran Air Boeing 727-86 EP-IRD (cn 19817/537) at London Heathrow Airport May, 30, 1976. On Jan, 21, 1980 at 19:11 local time, the aircraft, registered as EP-IRD, collided with the Alborz Mountains, 29 km north of Tehran and was destroyed, 120 were kiled.
History Article :1980 AD, January, 21: Iran Air Boeing 727 Crash
Tags :Iran Air , Boeing 727 , London , Heathrow Airport , 1976
Iran Air Force IRIAF 	Northrop F-5E Tiger II. The only air arm in the world to continue using the fighter, IRIAF continued efforts to maintain these types in service, and began a number of projects with the intention to refurbish and upgrade them.Iran Air Force IRIAF Northrop F-5E Tiger II. The only air arm in the world to continue using the fighter, IRIAF continued efforts to maintain these types in service, and began a number of projects with the intention to refurbish and upgrade them.
History Article :1980 AD, October, 17: Iranian Becomes Best F-5 Fighter Pilot Ever
Tags :Iran , Air , Force , IRIAF , F-5 , Iran Air Force , Phantom , Airplane , Plane
Iran Iraq War Training SoldiersIran Iraq War Training Soldiers
History Article :1980 AD, November, 28: Iraqi Navy Paralyzed
Tags :Iran , Iraq , War , Soldier , Sacred Defense
Iran Iraq War , A young boy sleeping by the side of a tank while holding his Kalashnikov in Khorramshahr. Iranians had to defend the country with their blood and basic arms while the enemy was armed to its teeth.Iran Iraq War , A young boy sleeping by the side of a tank while holding his Kalashnikov in Khorramshahr. Iranians had to defend the country with their blood and basic arms while the enemy was armed to its teeth.
History Article :1980 AD, October, 30: Fahmideh; Iconic Martyr of Khorramshahr
Tags :Iran , Iraq , War , Young , Boy , Sleep , Tank , Sacred Defense , Kalashnikov
Iranian revolution key political figues Ayatollah Taleghani, Ayatollah Beheshti, Hojjatoleslam Rafsanjani, and Abolhasan Banisadr taking a souvenir photo while Shah's statue is being tore down in the background in a square in Tehran, 1979.Iranian revolution key political figues Ayatollah Taleghani, Ayatollah Beheshti, Hojjatoleslam Rafsanjani, and Abolhasan Banisadr taking a souvenir photo while Shah's statue is being tore down in the background in a square in Tehran, 1979.
History Article :1980 AD, January, 25: Banisadr Becomes President
Tags :Iranian , Taleghani , Beheshti , Rafsanjani , Banisadr , 1979 , Statue , Tehran , Shah , Revolution , Abolhasan Banisadr
Mohammad Reza Shah 10000 IrlsMohammad Reza Shah 10000 Irls
History Article :1980 AD, March, 23: Last Trip For The Last King
Tags :Mohammad Reza Shah , Pahlavi , Shah , Banknote , Toman , Rial , Bank Markazi
Operation Eagle Iran TabasOperation Eagle Iran Tabas
History Article :1980 AD, April, 24: U.S. Special Forces Fail In Tabas
Tags :Operation Eagle , Tabas , Crash , Hostage , Crisis , 1980 , Spy Den
Pahlavi Iran Air Force Pilots Class of 52-14 at Mehrabad AFB Airport posing for a souvenir photograph in front of a Phantom.Pahlavi Iran Air Force Pilots Class of 52-14 at Mehrabad AFB Airport posing for a souvenir photograph in front of a Phantom.
History Article :1980 AD, September, 23: Iran Strikes Iraq Back
Tags :Pahlavi , Iran Air Force , Phantom , Mehrabad , Airport , Pilot , Airplane , Plane
Saddam Hussein Execution : Expiration date arrivedSaddam Hussein Execution : Expiration date arrived
History Article :1980 AD, September, 17: Saddam Nullifies Algiers treaty
Tags :Saddam , Execution , Iraq , Saddam Hussein
group of people calling themselves Students in the path of Imam climb the wall of the US Embassy in Tehrangroup of people calling themselves Students in the path of Imam climb the wall of the US Embassy in Tehran
History Article :1980 AD, January, 4: U.S. Files Complaint Against Iran
Tags :Student , Seizure , US , Embassy , Hostage , Crisis
First Friday Prayer after the Iranian Revolution of 1979 took place at a football field in Tehran University. Ayatollah Taleghani leaded the sermon on Aug, 16, 1978. Sadeq Ghotbzadeh, Ebrahim Yazdi, Hasem Seydjavadian, Ahmad Sadr were praying behind him.First Friday Prayer after the Iranian Revolution of 1979 took place at a football field in Tehran University. Ayatollah Taleghani leaded the sermon on Aug, 16, 1978. Sadeq Ghotbzadeh, Ebrahim Yazdi, Hasem Seydjavadian, Ahmad Sadr were praying behind him.
History Article :1980 AD, June, 12: Iran Shuts Down Higher Education
Tags :Tehran , University , Friday , Prayer , Taleghani , 1979 , Tehran University
Iranian Embassy in London/ UK severely damaged by fire after a terrorist Attack in May, 1980. After a decade the British government agreed to repair the damage to the embassy in London only if Iran would pay for repairs to the British embassy in Tehran,Iranian Embassy in London/ UK severely damaged by fire after a terrorist Attack in May, 1980. After a decade the British government agreed to repair the damage to the embassy in London only if Iran would pay for repairs to the British embassy in Tehran,
History Article :1980 AD, May, 30: Terror Attack On Iranian London Embassy
Tags :UK , London , Iranian , Embassy , Attack , Fire , 1980
Hostage Crisis ended after signing the Algiers accord on Jan, 19, 1981. Two days later, first group of Americans are release and they arrive at the US base in Stratoliner Germany. Unfortunately, US remained hostile not following the path towards peace.Hostage Crisis ended after signing the Algiers accord on Jan, 19, 1981. Two days later, first group of Americans are release and they arrive at the US base in Stratoliner Germany. Unfortunately, US remained hostile not following the path towards peace.
History Article :1981 AD, July, 1: First Iran–US Claims Tribunal Convenes
Tags :Germany , US , Iran , Hostage Crisis , 1981 , Plane , Algiers Accords
Two different stamps depicting U.S. Hostages printed in Iran and USATwo different stamps depicting U.S. Hostages printed in Iran and USA
History Article :1981 AD, January, 21: American Hostages Released
Tags :Hostage , Crisis , Stamp , Iran , US , Embassy , Spy Den , Operation Eagle
Iran Iraq War : A group of Iraqi officers inspect a map on the floor by a fleet of French Mirage F-1 fighter/bomber jet airplanes. The MIG fleet of the Iraqi air force was no match for Iranian Phantoms but western help, and embargo on Iran, tables turnedIran Iraq War : A group of Iraqi officers inspect a map on the floor by a fleet of French Mirage F-1 fighter/bomber jet airplanes. The MIG fleet of the Iraqi air force was no match for Iranian Phantoms but western help, and embargo on Iran, tables turned
History Article :1981 AD, April, 20: France Sides With Iraq During The War
Tags :Iran , Iraq , War , Mirage , Airplane , Sacred Defense , Plane
Ayatollah Seyyed Abdolhossein Dastgheyb was a prominent Shiite cleric who had fought against the Pahlavi regime. On Dec, 11, 1981, on his way to Friday prayers, he was assassinated by MKO and became the third Martyr of Altar.Ayatollah Seyyed Abdolhossein Dastgheyb was a prominent Shiite cleric who had fought against the Pahlavi regime. On Dec, 11, 1981, on his way to Friday prayers, he was assassinated by MKO and became the third Martyr of Altar.
History Article :1981 AD, December, 11: Ayatollah Dastgheyb Assassinated
Tags :Iranian , Ayatollah Seyyed Abdolhossein Dastgheyb , Martyr
Abbas Amir-Entezam at the Revolutionary Court. Born 18 August 1932, he was the spokesman and Deputy Prime Minister in the Interim Cabinet of Mehdi Bazargan in 1979. In 1981 he was sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of spying for the U.S.Abbas Amir-Entezam at the Revolutionary Court. Born 18 August 1932, he was the spokesman and Deputy Prime Minister in the Interim Cabinet of Mehdi Bazargan in 1979. In 1981 he was sentenced to life imprisonment on charges of spying for the U.S.
History Article :1981 AD, March, 17: Amirentezam Charged With Espionage
Tags :Iranian , Politician , Abbas Amir-Entezam , Prisoner
Imam Khomeini endorses Ayatollah Khamanei's first IRI Presidential term in 1981Imam Khomeini endorses Ayatollah Khamanei's first IRI Presidential term in 1981
History Article :1981 AD, December, 31: Ayatollah Khamenei Elected President
Tags :IRI , Imam Khomeini , Ayatollah Khamenei , President , 1981
IRI Imam Khomeini talks to Mahdavi Kani. Before the victory of the Islamic Revolution, Mahdavi Kani was appointed by Imam Khomeini to the Revolutionary Council and later took up various political and religious positions.IRI Imam Khomeini talks to Mahdavi Kani. Before the victory of the Islamic Revolution, Mahdavi Kani was appointed by Imam Khomeini to the Revolutionary Council and later took up various political and religious positions.
History Article :1981 AD, September, 2: Interim Government Formed
Tags :IRI , Imam Khomeini , Mahdavi Kani
Two Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II fighters (foreground) and two RF-4E reconnaissance aircraft refueling from a Boeing 707-3J9C tanker aircraft, a trick for susprise attacks deep inside Iraq during the Iran-Iraq War.Two Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II fighters (foreground) and two RF-4E reconnaissance aircraft refueling from a Boeing 707-3J9C tanker aircraft, a trick for susprise attacks deep inside Iraq during the Iran-Iraq War.
History Article :1981 AD, April, 4: Iranian Jets Bomb Al Walid Airbase
Tags :IRIAF , Phantom , Boeing 707
Khamenei War FrontKhamenei War Front
History Article :1981 AD, June, 27: Plot To Kill Khamenei Failed
Tags :Khamenei , War , Iran , Iraq , Soldier , Sacred Defense
Ayatollah Khomeini casting vote near his residence in JamaranAyatollah Khomeini casting vote near his residence in Jamaran
History Article :1981 AD, July, 24: Rejayi Elected President
Tags :Ayatollah , Imam Khomeini , Vote , Islamic , Poll , Khomeini
Rejayee is seen during a mass prayer session with KhatamiRejayee is seen during a mass prayer session with Khatami
History Article :1981 AD, August, 30: President And Prime Minister Assassinated
Tags :Rajayi , Mohammad Khatami , Pray
Tehran Bank Melli Iran on the Ferdowsi Ave; the first Iranian commercial bank was established in 1928 and the long-awaited dream of the Iranian nation turned into reality.Tehran Bank Melli Iran on the Ferdowsi Ave; the first Iranian commercial bank was established in 1928 and the long-awaited dream of the Iranian nation turned into reality.
History Article :1981 AD, January, 26: Terror Attack On Bank Melli In San Francisco
Tags :Tehran , Bank , Bank Melli Iran
US hostages departing from Germany on an airplane after being held for 444 days. The US embassy staff were engaged in acts of espionage. US backed coup of 1953 and hostility towards Iran were among causes of extremism by revolutionary students.US hostages departing from Germany on an airplane after being held for 444 days. The US embassy staff were engaged in acts of espionage. US backed coup of 1953 and hostility towards Iran were among causes of extremism by revolutionary students.
History Article :1981 AD, January, 19: Iran-US Sign Algiers Accords
Tags :US , Plane , Hostage Crisis , 1981 , Germany
Statues in Hezar Sangar (1000 Strongholds) Square of Amol in memory of public resistence against a communist guerila that wanted to take over the city in 1982 while Iran was in the middle of a war with Iraq.Statues in Hezar Sangar (1000 Strongholds) Square of Amol in memory of public resistence against a communist guerila that wanted to take over the city in 1982 while Iran was in the middle of a war with Iraq.
History Article :1982 AD, January, 26: Communist Guerilla Attacks Amol
Tags :Amol , Square , Statue
On March 16, 1988, after two days of conventional artillery attacks, Iraqi planes dropped gas canisters on Halapcha. Chemical weapons supplied by Germany and Netherlands killed at least 5000 immediately and injured numerous civilians in Halabja.On March 16, 1988, after two days of conventional artillery attacks, Iraqi planes dropped gas canisters on Halapcha. Chemical weapons supplied by Germany and Netherlands killed at least 5000 immediately and injured numerous civilians in Halabja.
History Article :1982 AD, December, 19: Iraqi Missile Attack On Dezful
Tags :Halabja , Iran–Iraq War , Chemical weapon , WMD
The Arc of Triumph also called the Swords of Qadisiyah opened to the public on August 8, 1989, it's is an allusion to the historical Battle of Qadesiya holds 5,000 helmets of Iranian soldiers killed during the Iran-Iraq War.The Arc of Triumph also called the Swords of Qadisiyah opened to the public on August 8, 1989, it's is an allusion to the historical Battle of Qadesiya holds 5,000 helmets of Iranian soldiers killed during the Iran-Iraq War.
History Article :1982 AD, March, 28: Iranian Response To Al-Qadesiya
Tags :Iraq , Baghdad , Qadesiya , Sword , Iran–Iraq War , Aniranian
A Bomb turns School in Khorramshahr into Rubbles. The Iraqi regime backed by western powers did not hesitate to target all civilian facilities breaking all international conventions.A Bomb turns School in Khorramshahr into Rubbles. The Iraqi regime backed by western powers did not hesitate to target all civilian facilities breaking all international conventions.
History Article :1982 AD, May, 24: Khorramshahr Liberated
Tags :Khorramshahr , School , Bomb , Rubble , Sacred Defense
Originally founded as Islamic Azad University of Tehran on Aug, 1, 1982, it currently has an enrollment of 1.5 million students, making it the world's second largest. The largest academic library in Iran, located in Najafabad campus.Originally founded as Islamic Azad University of Tehran on Aug, 1, 1982, it currently has an enrollment of 1.5 million students, making it the world's second largest. The largest academic library in Iran, located in Najafabad campus.
History Article :1982 AD, August, 1: Islamic Azad University Founded
Tags :Najafabad , Islamic Azad University , 2008 , Library , University
Mona Mahmoudnejad Bahai VictimMona Mahmoudnejad Bahai Victim
History Article :1983 AD, June, 18: Bahai Followers Executed
Tags :Mona Mahmoudnejad , Bahai , Victim , Woman , IRI , Iranian Woman
Sassanid Map Persian GulfSassanid Map Persian Gulf
History Article :1984 AD, August, 10: UN Resolution Registers "The Persian Gulf"
Tags :Sassanid , Map , Persian Gulf , Sea , Margiana , Sogdiana , Kharazm , Hyrcania , Arachosia , Sekestan , Kerman
Ayatollah Khamenei Ashura MourningAyatollah Khamenei Ashura Mourning
History Article :1985 AD, August, 16: Ayatollah Khamenei Re-Elected President
Tags :Ayatollah Khamenei , Ashura , Mourn , Islamic , Muharram , Day of Ashura
Iran Air Force jetfightersIran Air Force jetfighters
History Article :1986 AD, November, 22: US Arms Deal With Iran Revealed
Tags :IRI , Iran Air Force , Airplane , jet , Plane
Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyyed Mohammad Hosseini was born in Rafsanjan.Also known as Ershad, the was founded on March 2, 1986, based on a legislation passed by the Parliament, under President Ali Khamenei.Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyyed Mohammad Hosseini was born in Rafsanjan.Also known as Ershad, the was founded on March 2, 1986, based on a legislation passed by the Parliament, under President Ali Khamenei.
History Article :1986 AD, March, 2: Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance Founded
Tags :Iranian , Minister , Seyyed Mohammad Hosseini
Iran Iraq War : Bodies of dead soldiers by the roadside.Iran Iraq War : Bodies of dead soldiers by the roadside.
History Article :1987 AD, June, 28: Sardasht, Chemical Hiroshima
Tags :Iran , Iraq , War , Death , Soldier , 18+ , Sacred Defense
A group of Iranian women demonstrating against enforced hijab that came with Islamic RepublicA group of Iranian women demonstrating against enforced hijab that came with Islamic Republic
History Article :1987 AD, June, 2: Islamic Republic Party Dissolved
Tags :Iranian , Woman , Demonstration , Enforce , Hijab , Iranian Woman
Khamenei War Front PrayingKhamenei War Front Praying
History Article :1987 AD, June, 3: Nasr 2. Operation Started
Tags :Khamenei , War , Pray , Iran , Iraq , Soldier , Sacred Defense
A beautiful view from the Mecca Prophet/Nabi Mosque with a green domeA beautiful view from the Mecca Prophet/Nabi Mosque with a green dome
History Article :1987 AD, July, 31: Massacre Of Iranian Hajj Pilgrims
Tags :Mecca , Prophet , Mosque , Dome , Islamic , Green , Mohammad , Night
During the Iran-Iraq War, U.S. Navy attacked Iran Ajr on September, 21 1987 in the Persian Gulf. This is a documented incident in which the US clearly supported the Saddam regime.Iran Ajr aka the Arya Rakhsh, was a Japanese-built landing craft.During the Iran-Iraq War, U.S. Navy attacked Iran Ajr on September, 21 1987 in the Persian Gulf. This is a documented incident in which the US clearly supported the Saddam regime.Iran Ajr aka the Arya Rakhsh, was a Japanese-built landing craft.
History Article :1987 AD, September, 21: U.S. Attacks Iranian Ship
Tags :Persian , Gulf , Iran Ajr , 1987 , Ship , US Flag , Iran–Iraq War
Steel-lattice Iranian oil platforms were set ablaze after an attack by US Navy on Oct, 19, 1987. Although US justified the attack as a response to Iranian attacks on a Kuwaiti tanker, the reason was that Iran was gaining on Iraq near the end of the 8 war.Steel-lattice Iranian oil platforms were set ablaze after an attack by US Navy on Oct, 19, 1987. Although US justified the attack as a response to Iranian attacks on a Kuwaiti tanker, the reason was that Iran was gaining on Iraq near the end of the 8 war.
History Article :1987 AD, October, 19: U.S. Attacks Iranian Oil Platforms
Tags :Persian Gulf , Oil , Platform , US , Attack , 1987 , IRI
School Kids Killed in Dezful during a raid by IraqSchool Kids Killed in Dezful during a raid by Iraq
History Article :1987 AD, January, 10: Iraq Bombs Iran Schools
Tags :School , Children , Dead , Dezful , War , Iraq , Sacred Defense
Iran Iraq War Injured SoldiersIran Iraq War Injured Soldiers
History Article :1988 AD, July, 28: Executions Of 1988
Tags :Iran , Iraq , War , Soldier , Sacred Defense
Martyr Reza Naderi one of several civilian volunteers of Basij that fell martyr during the Iran Iraq War. The Mersad Operation was conducted by MKO terrorist group encamped in Iraq, after Iran accepted the ceasefire in 1988.Martyr Reza Naderi one of several civilian volunteers of Basij that fell martyr during the Iran Iraq War. The Mersad Operation was conducted by MKO terrorist group encamped in Iraq, after Iran accepted the ceasefire in 1988.
History Article :1988 AD, July, 28: The Mersad Operation
Tags :Iran , Iraq , War , Mersad Operation , Martyr , Reza Naderi , Iran–Iraq War , Basij
Iranair IR655 VincentIranair IR655 Vincent
History Article :1988 AD, July, 3: IR655: U.S. Shoots Down Iranian Civilian Airplane
Tags :Iran Air , IR655 , Vincent , Airplane , Plane
Iranian Militia Faav LiberationIranian Militia Faav Liberation
History Article :1988 AD, July, 18: End Of 8 Year Iran-Iraq War
Tags :Iranian , Militia , Faav , Liberation , Iraq , Soldier , War , Sacred Defense
A file photo from Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in Savak prison. Rafsanjani became a prominent revolutionary figure after the Islamic Revolution of 1979 and he survived in the high ranks of IRI.A file photo from Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in Savak prison. Rafsanjani became a prominent revolutionary figure after the Islamic Revolution of 1979 and he survived in the high ranks of IRI.
History Article :1988 AD, February, 6: Expediency Discernment Council Created
Tags :IRI , Hashemi Rafsanjani , Savak , Majma , Ayatollah
Mohammad Khatami attends the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, 2009Mohammad Khatami attends the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca, 2009
History Article :1988 AD, April, 29: Saudi-Iran Tensions Rise
Tags :Mohammad Khatami , Mecca , 2009
An autumn afternoon in 2009, Tehran's Saint Sarkis Church 2009 in Karimkhan Zand st. A building size poster of Imam Khomeini is seen in the back sending a strong message: Dear Khomeini, we'll never put down the flag you've raised.An autumn afternoon in 2009, Tehran's Saint Sarkis Church 2009 in Karimkhan Zand st. A building size poster of Imam Khomeini is seen in the back sending a strong message: Dear Khomeini, we'll never put down the flag you've raised.
History Article :1988 AD, January, 3: Imam Khomeini's Letter To Gorbachev
Tags :Tehran , St Sarkis Church , 2009 , Religion , Imam Khomeini , Cathedral
Ayatollah Khamenei riding in a peykan smoking cigarettesAyatollah Khamenei riding in a peykan smoking cigarettes
History Article :1989 AD, June, 4: Ayatollah Khomeini Died
Tags :Ayatollah , Khamenei , Peykan , Smoke
Ayatollah Khamenei attending a book fair in 2007Ayatollah Khamenei attending a book fair in 2007
History Article :1989 AD, June, 5: New Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei
Tags :Ayatollah , Khamenei , Read , 2007
Ayatollah Komeini Smiles Air France AirplaneAyatollah Komeini Smiles Air France Airplane
History Article :1989 AD, February, 14: Death Decree For Rushdie
Tags :Imam , Ayatollah , Khomeini , Air , France , Airplane
Corpses of the victims of IR655 flight recovered from the Persian Gulf. The IR655 can be considered mass murder in broad day light, as a savage US military unit attacked an unarmed civilian passenger aircraft twice, clearly aiming to kill on July 3, 1988.Corpses of the victims of IR655 flight recovered from the Persian Gulf. The IR655 can be considered mass murder in broad day light, as a savage US military unit attacked an unarmed civilian passenger aircraft twice, clearly aiming to kill on July 3, 1988.
History Article :1989 AD, August, 19: IRI Helps Free US Hostages In Lebanon
Tags :Persian Gulf , IR655 , Corpse , Martyr , Iran Air , Victim
A propaganda poster showing Ayatollah Khamenei mourning Imam Khomeini's death hangs in a clinicA propaganda poster showing Ayatollah Khamenei mourning Imam Khomeini's death hangs in a clinic
History Article :1989 AD, September, 1: 1st First Iranian Vice President
Tags :Poster , Imam Khomeini , Ayatollah Khamenei , Clinic
Tehran's Majlis (Parliament) session Approval of prime minister Rejayi cabinet of minister Vote Sep,2, 1960Tehran's Majlis (Parliament) session Approval of prime minister Rejayi cabinet of minister Vote Sep,2, 1960
History Article :1989 AD, July, 28: Hashemi Rafsanjani Elected President
Tags :Tehran , Majlis , Rajayi , Vote , 1980 , Rafsanjani , Parliament
The yard of administrive building of the University of Yazd. After its foundation in 1988, the University of Yazd witnessed a period of rapid growth ever since. The university offers degrees in Ph.D. (12), Masters (43), and Bachelors (59) levels.The yard of administrive building of the University of Yazd. After its foundation in 1988, the University of Yazd witnessed a period of rapid growth ever since. The university offers degrees in Ph.D. (12), Masters (43), and Bachelors (59) levels.
History Article :1989 AD, February, 7: University Of Yazd Inaugurated
Tags :Yazd , University of Yazd , 2011 , University
Bronze statues of cows found in Marlic. Roodbar Marlic historical Site is comprised of 3 major hills in the Goharrood valley with artifacts dating back to second millenium BC.Bronze statues of cows found in Marlic. Roodbar Marlic historical Site is comprised of 3 major hills in the Goharrood valley with artifacts dating back to second millenium BC.
History Article :1990 AD, June, 21: Earthquake Devastates Gilan
Tags :Roodbar , Marlic , Hill , Site , Gilan , Museum
Iran Iraq War :A young Iranian boys stands guard by Iraqi Prisoners Of War (POW)Iran Iraq War :A young Iranian boys stands guard by Iraqi Prisoners Of War (POW)
History Article :1991 AD, December, 9: UN Recognizes Responsibility of Iran-Iraq War
Tags :POW , Iran–Iraq War , Sacred Defense , Prisoner
Last Prime Minister of the Pahlavi regime Shapour Bakhtiar was found dead from stab wounds  aged 77 at his home outside Paris on Aug, 8, 1991. He was in office for only 36 days and tried to persuade Imam Khomeini to a settlement to save the monarchy.Last Prime Minister of the Pahlavi regime Shapour Bakhtiar was found dead from stab wounds aged 77 at his home outside Paris on Aug, 8, 1991. He was in office for only 36 days and tried to persuade Imam Khomeini to a settlement to save the monarchy.
History Article :1991 AD, August, 8: Shapour Bakhtiar Slain In France
Tags :Iranian , Shapour Bakhtiar , Pahlavi
Young Iranians visit Khorramshahr's Sacred Defense Museum featuring the 8 year Iran-Iraq warYoung Iranians visit Khorramshahr's Sacred Defense Museum featuring the 8 year Iran-Iraq war
History Article :1991 AD, October, 28: U.S. Secretly Passed Intelligence To Iraq
Tags :Khorramshahr , Sacred Defense , Museum , Iran–Iraq War
Martyr Bakeri and fellow Basij soldiers Iran-Iraq WarMartyr Bakeri and fellow Basij soldiers Iran-Iraq War
History Article :1991 AD, December, 17: Iran-Iraq Exchange Corpses
Tags :Soldier , Bakeri , Basij , War , Iraq , IRI , Martyr , Sacred Defense
A young Iranian looks at photos of thousands of martyrs during the Iran-Iraq war in Khorramshahr Sacred Defense MuseumA young Iranian looks at photos of thousands of martyrs during the Iran-Iraq war in Khorramshahr Sacred Defense Museum
History Article :1992 AD, July, 31: Iran Confiscates Iraqi Planes
Tags :Khorramshahr , Sacred Defense , Museum , Martyr , Iran–Iraq War
Tehran One of the buildings of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in United Nations StreetTehran One of the buildings of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in United Nations Street
History Article :1992 AD, April, 18: Iran Recognizes Croatia
Tags :Tehran , Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Beautiful Iranian Girls casting votes: Restrictions on hijab usually become loose during electionsBeautiful Iranian Girls casting votes: Restrictions on hijab usually become loose during elections
History Article :1993 AD, June, 11: Rafsanjani Re-Elected President
Tags :Iranian , Girl , Vote , Poll , Hijab
Esfahan Refinery was built with an initial design capacity of 200,000 bpd in 1970s producing Crude Distillation, Visbreaker, Catalytic Reforming, Hydrocracker, LPG, Hydrogene, Nitrogene, Sulphur Recovery, Sour Water and Amine Treating, Fuel Gas & Caustic.Esfahan Refinery was built with an initial design capacity of 200,000 bpd in 1970s producing Crude Distillation, Visbreaker, Catalytic Reforming, Hydrocracker, LPG, Hydrogene, Nitrogene, Sulphur Recovery, Sour Water and Amine Treating, Fuel Gas & Caustic.
History Article :1993 AD, January, 18: Isfahan Petrochemical Complex Completed
Tags :Isfahan Refinery , Night , Esfahan Oil Refining Company , Refinery , Petroleum
Imam Reza Shrine 1930sImam Reza Shrine 1930s
History Article :1994 AD, June, 20: Bomb Explosion In Imam Reza Shrine
Tags :Imam Reza , Shrine , 1930s , Golden , Dome
Tehran Sep, 2011 Aseman Airlines Fokker - 100 passes by the Milad Tower and the Alborz Mountains in the background.Aseman Airlines operates scheduled domestic and regional flights within the Persian Gulf area, as well as charter and air taxi services.Tehran Sep, 2011 Aseman Airlines Fokker - 100 passes by the Milad Tower and the Alborz Mountains in the background.Aseman Airlines operates scheduled domestic and regional flights within the Persian Gulf area, as well as charter and air taxi services.
History Article :1994 AD, October, 12: Aseman Air Crash Kills 66
Tags :Tehran , Aseman Air , Fokker , 2011 , Airplane , Plane
The icons of the American Civil War are on display in a collection of Stamps atTehran ICT Museum. Iran founded the most ancient postal services in the world since the time of the Achaemenid king Dariush the Great.The icons of the American Civil War are on display in a collection of Stamps atTehran ICT Museum. Iran founded the most ancient postal services in the world since the time of the Achaemenid king Dariush the Great.
History Article :1994 AD, July, 18: Iran Blamed For Bombing In Argentina
Tags :Tehran , ICT Museum , Stamp , American Civil War , 1994
Iran Air Boeing 747 taking offIran Air Boeing 747 taking off
History Article :1995 AD, September, 19: Iranian Plane Hijacked
Tags :Iran , Air , Boeing , 747 , Iran Air , Airplane , Airport , Plane
South Lebanon: Army of Iran backed Hezabollah (Party of God)  during the 33 days War with Israel destroys a Merkava TankSouth Lebanon: Army of Iran backed Hezabollah (Party of God) during the 33 days War with Israel destroys a Merkava Tank
History Article :1996 AD, April, 9: Party Of God Strikes Israel Back
Tags :Lebanon , Hezbollah , War , Israel , Tank , Resistence
Qom Lights on Hz. Masumeh Mausoleum on his brother Imam Reza's BirthdayQom Lights on Hz. Masumeh Mausoleum on his brother Imam Reza's Birthday
History Article :1996 AD, January, 28: Shiites Silenced In Bahrain
Tags :Qom , Masoumeh , Mausoleum , Imam Reza , Birthday , 2008
US Minister Louis Farrakhan, The leader of American Muslims in a Sermon 2009. Farrakhan visited Iran in 1996.US Minister Louis Farrakhan, The leader of American Muslims in a Sermon 2009. Farrakhan visited Iran in 1996.
History Article :1996 AD, February, 11: Farrakhan Visits Iran
Tags :US , Minister , Louis Farrakhan , Sermon , 2009
Shahidgah burial site of martyrs of the Chaldoran war at the Sheikh Safi mausoleum in Ardabil. Sheikh Safi al-Din was a seventh-generation descendant of Firuz Shah Zarrin Kolah, a local Iranian dignitary. He inherited Sheikh Zahed Gilani's Sufi order,Shahidgah burial site of martyrs of the Chaldoran war at the Sheikh Safi mausoleum in Ardabil. Sheikh Safi al-Din was a seventh-generation descendant of Firuz Shah Zarrin Kolah, a local Iranian dignitary. He inherited Sheikh Zahed Gilani's Sufi order,
History Article :1997 AD, February, 28: Destructive Ardabil Earthquake
Tags :Ardabil , Shahidgah , Safi-ad-din Ardabili , Mausoleum
Public execution of convicts which has become a ususal scene in Iran, drawing international criticismPublic execution of convicts which has become a ususal scene in Iran, drawing international criticism
History Article :1997 AD, August, 14: The Night Bat Hanged
Tags :Convict , Public , Execution
A heavily damaged building, a scene in the museum of sacred defence in Khorramshahr depicting devastation of the Iran-Iraq WarA heavily damaged building, a scene in the museum of sacred defence in Khorramshahr depicting devastation of the Iran-Iraq War
History Article :1997 AD, November, 10: Iran Ratifies Chemical Weapons Pact
Tags :Damage , Building , Iran , Iraq , War , Sacred Defense , Iran–Iraq War , Khorramshahr
Khatami donating blood in civil suitKhatami donating blood in civil suit
History Article :1997 AD, May, 23: Khatami Elected President
Tags :Mohammad Khatami , Donate , Blood
Tehran, November, 21, 1997 Protesters shout slogans against Ayatollah Montazeri after Friday prayers, for questioning Ayatollah Khamenei's authority.Tehran, November, 21, 1997 Protesters shout slogans against Ayatollah Montazeri after Friday prayers, for questioning Ayatollah Khamenei's authority.
History Article :1997 AD, November, 25: Questioning Supreme Leader Leads To Protests
Tags :Tehran , 1997 , Friday , Protest , Ayatollah Montazeri , Velayat Faghih
Tehran EU Roberto NecciaTehran EU Roberto Neccia
History Article :1997 AD, November, 22: European Envoys Back In Tehran
Tags :Tehran , EU , Roberto Neccia , 2009 , Iranian Flag
Afghanistan Mazar Sharif is said to be the tomb of Zoroaster and burial of one of coffins brought from Najaf during Mahmoud Ghaznavi's reign.Afghanistan Mazar Sharif is said to be the tomb of Zoroaster and burial of one of coffins brought from Najaf during Mahmoud Ghaznavi's reign.
History Article :1998 AD, August, 8: Taliban Massacre Of Iranian Diplomats
Tags :Afghanistan , Mazar Sharif
Dariush Forouhar during demonstrationDariush Forouhar during demonstration
History Article :1998 AD, November, 22: Assassination Of Dariush Forouhar
Tags :Dariush Forouhar , Demonstration , Revolution
An Iranian living in Kermanshah; One of thousands of victims of chemical weapons attack by Iraqi forcesAn Iranian living in Kermanshah; One of thousands of victims of chemical weapons attack by Iraqi forces
History Article :1998 AD, April, 6: Iran / Iraq Exchange P.O.W.'s
Tags :Iranian , Victim , Chemical , Weapon , War , Iraq , Sacred Defense , WMD
French president Chirac greeting Iranian president Khatamai at Elysee palaceFrench president Chirac greeting Iranian president Khatamai at Elysee palace
History Article :1998 AD, August, 23: Islamic Iran Participation Front Founded
Tags :Mohammad Khatami , Chirac , Elysee , French , President , Iranian , Palace
Paris Elysee Palace President Khatami meets with French president Jacques ChiracParis Elysee Palace President Khatami meets with French president Jacques Chirac
History Article :1998 AD, September, 25: Iran Sets Rushdie Off The Hook
Tags :Paris , Elysee , Palace , President , Mohammad Khatami , Chirac
Tehran Azadi Square NightTehran Azadi Square Night
History Article :1998 AD, April, 4: Tehran Mayor Detained
Tags :Tehran , Azadi , Square , Yellow , Light , Shahyad , Night , Azadi Square
435 meters Tehran Milad Tower: Workers install components during Construction435 meters Tehran Milad Tower: Workers install components during Construction
History Article :1998 AD, July, 24: Tehran Mayor Gets 5 Years In Prison
Tags :Tehran , Milad Tower , Construction , Worker
Ahmad Batebi, a student activist holds up a bloody T-shirt belonging to his fellow studentAhmad Batebi, a student activist holds up a bloody T-shirt belonging to his fellow student
History Article :1999 AD, July, 9: Tehran University Street Uprising
Tags :Ahmad Batebi , Blood , T-shirt , Student , University
Iranian Air Force officers visiting leader Ayatollah KhameneiIranian Air Force officers visiting leader Ayatollah Khamenei
History Article :1999 AD, July, 19: Iranian Military Warns Khatami
Tags :Iranian , Air , Force , Visit , Khamenei
Iranian front : Collection of photos from Iran Iraq war scenesIranian front : Collection of photos from Iran Iraq war scenes
History Article :2000 AD, November, 14: Top Level Contact With Iraq
Tags :Scene , Sacred Defense , Iran–Iraq War
Iranian Soccer star Ali Daei is the world's all-time leading goalscorer in international matches with 109 goals. In 1994 Daiee joined one of country's premier squads, Persepolis F.C. and in 1996 joined the Bundesliga with his team-mate Karim Bagheri.Iranian Soccer star Ali Daei is the world's all-time leading goalscorer in international matches with 109 goals. In 1994 Daiee joined one of country's premier squads, Persepolis F.C. and in 1996 joined the Bundesliga with his team-mate Karim Bagheri.
History Article :2000 AD, January, 21: Iran vs Asia All-Stars Soccer Game
Tags :Iranian , Ali Daei , Soccer , Opel , Addidas , IRI
Iranian Minister Dr. Mehdi Ghazanfari born 16 November 1960) is an Iranian politician who is the current Minister of Industries and Business since 3 August 2011. He was Minister of Commerce in the second cabinet of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from 9 August 2009.Iranian Minister Dr. Mehdi Ghazanfari born 16 November 1960) is an Iranian politician who is the current Minister of Industries and Business since 3 August 2011. He was Minister of Commerce in the second cabinet of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad from 9 August 2009.
History Article :2000 AD, January, 1: Ministry of Commerce Founded
Tags :Iranian , Minister , Mehdi Ghazanfari , 2011
Pahlavi era Politician Dr. Hossein Fatemi smiles as Iran's youngest Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a close friend of Dr.Mosaddegh. Fatemi became martyr by firing squad on Nov, 10 1954 in Tehran, after the CIA backed coup on Aug, 19, 1953.Pahlavi era Politician Dr. Hossein Fatemi smiles as Iran's youngest Ministry of Foreign Affairs and a close friend of Dr.Mosaddegh. Fatemi became martyr by firing squad on Nov, 10 1954 in Tehran, after the CIA backed coup on Aug, 19, 1953.
History Article :2000 AD, March, 17: US Official Admits Role In 1953 Coup
Tags :Pahlavi , Politician , Hossein Fatemi , Smile , Ministry of Foreign Affairs , Martyr
Parliament representatives make a little assembly on the Majlis floorParliament representatives make a little assembly on the Majlis floor
History Article :2000 AD, May, 25: Rafsanjani Quits Iranian Parliament
Tags :Parliament , Representative , Floor , Majlis
Tehran 2009 Iranian boys hold US and Iranian Flags during Takhti Wrestling Cup as part of sportsman diplomacy.Tehran 2009 Iranian boys hold US and Iranian Flags during Takhti Wrestling Cup as part of sportsman diplomacy.
History Article :2000 AD, March, 18: U.S. Ends A Few Sanctions Imposed On Iran
Tags :Tehran , Iran , US , Flag , Takhti , Wrestle , Cup , 2009 , Iranian Flag
Sarcastic photo depicting lack of discipline among commanders of Iranian armed forces shown during a paradeSarcastic photo depicting lack of discipline among commanders of Iranian armed forces shown during a parade
History Article :2001 AD, October, 26: Iran Allies With US Against Taliban
Tags :Commander , Armed , Force , Army , Ahmadi Moghaddam , Mohammad Rouyanian , Ahmad-Reza Radan
Famous Iranian singer Googoosh performing abroad live on stage after years of banFamous Iranian singer Googoosh performing abroad live on stage after years of ban
History Article :2001 AD, March, 21: Homecoming For Googoosh
Tags :Googoosh , Perform , Live , Art
Mohammad Khatami kissing his daughter while holding his son's handMohammad Khatami kissing his daughter while holding his son's hand
History Article :2001 AD, August, 8: Khatami Sworn As President Again
Tags :Mohammad Khatami , Kiss , Daughter
Collection of several images from the legendary, anti-imperialist, revolutionary Cuban leader Fidel Castro from 1947 till 2008Collection of several images from the legendary, anti-imperialist, revolutionary Cuban leader Fidel Castro from 1947 till 2008
History Article :2001 AD, May, 8: Red Carpet For Fidel Castro
Tags :Cuba , Fidel Castro , President
Turkish Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan (died 27 February 2011 aged 84 PBUH) came to Tehran in 1996 and signed a gas deal against US pressures. His stand is remarkable as he gave priority to the Turkish national interests over those of the US.Turkish Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan (died 27 February 2011 aged 84 PBUH) came to Tehran in 1996 and signed a gas deal against US pressures. His stand is remarkable as he gave priority to the Turkish national interests over those of the US.
History Article :2001 AD, July, 26: Tabriz–Ankara Pipeline Operational
Tags :Turkey , Prime Minister , Necmettin Erbakan , Turkish
Mehdi Bazargan, and Ayatollah Taleghani, members of Iranian Freedom Movement seen in 1979Mehdi Bazargan, and Ayatollah Taleghani, members of Iranian Freedom Movement seen in 1979
History Article :2002 AD, July, 28: Court Bans The Freedom Movement
Tags :Taleghani , 1979 , Mehdi Bazargan , Yazdi
American Soldier posing with Helmets belonging to Iranian martyrs during the Iran-Iraq war in Baghdad's swords of Qadesiya monument. US ambassador in Baghdad prevented Iraqi Prime Minister from destroying this sign of shame: walking in Saddam's footsteps.American Soldier posing with Helmets belonging to Iranian martyrs during the Iran-Iraq war in Baghdad's swords of Qadesiya monument. US ambassador in Baghdad prevented Iraqi Prime Minister from destroying this sign of shame: walking in Saddam's footsteps.
History Article :2002 AD, January, 29: Bush Invents Axis Of Evil
Tags :Iraq , Baghdad , Qadesiya , Helmet , American , Soldier , 2006 , Sword
A very beautiful shot :Taban Air's Tupolev Tu-154 airplane passes by Milad Tower with Alborz Mountains in the background Tehran 2008A very beautiful shot :Taban Air's Tupolev Tu-154 airplane passes by Milad Tower with Alborz Mountains in the background Tehran 2008
History Article :2002 AD, February, 12: Iran Plane Crash Kills 117
Tags :Tehran , Milad Tower , Alborz , Mountain , Tupolev , 2008 , Airplane , Plane
Arg Bam CitadelArg Bam Citadel
History Article :2003 AD, December, 26: Quake Destroys BAM
Tags :Arc , Bam , Citadel
Police guarding Camp Ashraf base of MKO in Iraq  on Dec, 9, 2011 against mounting discontent with US protection of the terrorist group since invasion of Iraq in 2003. Populist flags bearing figures of Shia saints used for deception of public did not work.Police guarding Camp Ashraf base of MKO in Iraq on Dec, 9, 2011 against mounting discontent with US protection of the terrorist group since invasion of Iraq in 2003. Populist flags bearing figures of Shia saints used for deception of public did not work.
History Article :2003 AD, April, 15: MKO Surrenders To US Forces In Iraq
Tags :Iraq , Camp Ashraf , MKO , 2011
The 2003 Iran Ilyushin Il-76 crash was the deadliest aircraft accident in Iran. The crash, on February 19, 2003, killed 302 people, most of them members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. That crash marked the third Il-76 crash in Iran.The 2003 Iran Ilyushin Il-76 crash was the deadliest aircraft accident in Iran. The crash, on February 19, 2003, killed 302 people, most of them members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. That crash marked the third Il-76 crash in Iran.
History Article :2003 AD, February, 19: More Than 300 Dead In Plane Crash
Tags :IRGC , Plane , Ilyushin , Russian , 2003 , IRI
Iraqi soldiers taken as POWs, poster of Imam Khome liberation of Khorramshahr in 1982. Persistence and martyrdom were key elements of this victory. However, during years that followed the war became institutionalized.Iraqi soldiers taken as POWs, poster of Imam Khome liberation of Khorramshahr in 1982. Persistence and martyrdom were key elements of this victory. However, during years that followed the war became institutionalized.
History Article :2003 AD, March, 18: Iran-Iraq Exchange POWs
Tags :Khorramshahr , POW , Iran–Iraq War , Imam Khomeini
Mullah march during an anti American DemonstrationMullah march during an anti American Demonstration
History Article :2003 AD, May, 4: Iranian Olive Branch To USA
Tags :Mullah , American , Demonstration , IRI , Flag
Shirin Ebadi Receiving Nobel PrizeShirin Ebadi Receiving Nobel Prize
History Article :2003 AD, December, 10: Shirin Ebadi Becomes Nobel Laurette
Tags :Shirin Ebadi , Nobel Prize
King of Jordan Abdollah's visit to Tehran in 2003 came as a surprise because the relations between the two countries were severed after the Islamic Revolution. Ayatollah Khomeini had labeled Melek Hossein, Abdollah's deceased father, a puppet king.King of Jordan Abdollah's visit to Tehran in 2003 came as a surprise because the relations between the two countries were severed after the Islamic Revolution. Ayatollah Khomeini had labeled Melek Hossein, Abdollah's deceased father, a puppet king.
History Article :2003 AD, September, 2: King Of Jordan Visits Tehran
Tags :Tehran , Jordan , King , Abdollah 2 , Ayatollah Khamenei , 2003 , IRI
Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant under construction in 2005. Construction of the plant was started in 1975 by German companies, but the work was stopped in 1979.The work was delayed several years due to political pressure from the West.Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant under construction in 2005. Construction of the plant was started in 1975 by German companies, but the work was stopped in 1979.The work was delayed several years due to political pressure from the West.
History Article :2004 AD, February, 18: Russia Trains 600 Iranian Nuclear Experts
Tags :Bushehr , Nuclear , Power , Plant , 2005 , IRI
An Iran Air jetplane Taking Off from the runwayAn Iran Air jetplane Taking Off from the runway
History Article :2004 AD, February, 1: Tehran Has A New International Airport
Tags :Plane , Takeoff , Iran Air , Airport , Airplane
Iranian Army Divers by the Arvand River during the Iran Iraq War. These brave soldiers were front-line breakers that staged surprise attacks on enemy in most dangerous conditions. They paved the way for regular army units to operate.Iranian Army Divers by the Arvand River during the Iran Iraq War. These brave soldiers were front-line breakers that staged surprise attacks on enemy in most dangerous conditions. They paved the way for regular army units to operate.
History Article :2004 AD, June, 21: British Navy Violates Iranian Territory
Tags :Iran , Iraq , War , Arvand , River , Iran–Iraq War , Sacred Defense , Diver , Soldier , IRI
The Iranian Asiatic Cheetah is the world's last few known to have survived in Iran. Studies shows that the species are markedly distinct from their African relatives. If humans were not ignorant, these beautiful animals would not be called endangered.The Iranian Asiatic Cheetah is the world's last few known to have survived in Iran. Studies shows that the species are markedly distinct from their African relatives. If humans were not ignorant, these beautiful animals would not be called endangered.
History Article :2004 AD, January, 2: Oil Drills In National Parks
Tags :Iranian Cheetah , Asiatic Cheetah , Endangered Species , Wildlife of Iran , Kavir National Park
Scenes from the Iranian Fokker-50 Kish Air Plane Crash in Sharjah, Emirates 2004 killing 38 people onboardScenes from the Iranian Fokker-50 Kish Air Plane Crash in Sharjah, Emirates 2004 killing 38 people onboard
History Article :2004 AD, February, 10: Iranian Plane Crashes In Emirates, Kills 43
Tags :Kish Air , Crash , Sharjah , Emirates , 2004 , Airplane , Transport , Plane
Feb,  2004 : Photographs from the scenes of an Iranian runaway train derailed near Neishabour and exploded killing more than 400 peopleFeb, 2004 : Photographs from the scenes of an Iranian runaway train derailed near Neishabour and exploded killing more than 400 people
History Article :2004 AD, February, 18: 320 Killed In Train Blast
Tags :Railway , Train , Crash , Explode , Neishabour , 2004 , Transport
Mashin Doodi (the fuming machine ) Rhagae Metro Station 2009Mashin Doodi (the fuming machine ) Rhagae Metro Station 2009
History Article :2004 AD, March, 17: Tehran Monorail Project Started
Tags :Mashin Doodi , Rhagae , Metro , Station , 2009
An Iranian police officer controls traffic in front of the parliament at Baharestan squareAn Iranian police officer controls traffic in front of the parliament at Baharestan square
History Article :2004 AD, February, 20: Seventh Parliament Elections
Tags :Police , Parliament , Baharestan , Majlis , Traffic , Peykan , Peugeot , Taxi
Bodyguards watch Ahmadinejad catch flowersBodyguards watch Ahmadinejad catch flowers
History Article :2005 AD, June, 24: Ahmadinejad Wins Presidential Elections
Tags :Ahmadinejad , Flower , President , Election
Ahvaz White Bridge (Pol-e-Sefid) Karoon River Khuzestan ConstructionAhvaz White Bridge (Pol-e-Sefid) Karoon River Khuzestan Construction
History Article :2005 AD, October, 15: Explosions In Ahvaz
Tags :Ahvaz , White , Bridge , Karoon , River , Khuzestan , Construction , White Bridge of Ahvaz , Karun
Heavy Water Reactor in Arak, Iran.World powers accuse Iran of pursuing nuclear weapons while Iranian authorities insist on peaceful purposes. Investigations prove that many countries are involved in sabotaging Irans nuclear programHeavy Water Reactor in Arak, Iran.World powers accuse Iran of pursuing nuclear weapons while Iranian authorities insist on peaceful purposes. Investigations prove that many countries are involved in sabotaging Irans nuclear program
History Article :2005 AD, February, 27: Russia-Iran Sign Nuclear Fuel Deal
Tags :Arak , Nuclear , Heavy Water , Reactor , Power , Electricity , Peace , Mountain
The Iran–Turkmenistan Friendship Dam (or Doosti Reservoir Dam) is a dam on the Hariroud River, which forms part of the international boundary between Iran and Turkmenistan. The dam was completed in 2004.The Iran–Turkmenistan Friendship Dam (or Doosti Reservoir Dam) is a dam on the Hariroud River, which forms part of the international boundary between Iran and Turkmenistan. The dam was completed in 2004.
History Article :2005 AD, April, 12: Iran–Turkmenistan Friendship Dam Inauguration
Tags :Iran , Turkmenistan , Friendship , Dam , Iran–Turkmenistan Friendship Dam , Water , Lake , Energy , Electricity
Little Iranian girl playing with phonesLittle Iranian girl playing with phones
History Article :2005 AD, November, 27: MTN Kicks Turkcell Out
Tags :Girl , Play , Phone
Iranian girls take a test in Isfahan. The university admission Exams known with a strange word "Konkoor" has been the gateway to higher education in Iran, part of a selection process to choose from the best with some exceptions  of privileges and quotas.Iranian girls take a test in Isfahan. The university admission Exams known with a strange word "Konkoor" has been the gateway to higher education in Iran, part of a selection process to choose from the best with some exceptions of privileges and quotas.
History Article :2005 AD, May, 31: Foundation Of National Elites Foundation!
Tags :Isfahan , University , Exam , 2010 , Student , Girl , School , Education
Zoroaster in USA! Life size marble statue of Zoroaster by Edward C Potter (1857-1923) on the cornice of New York Appellate Court Building in Madison Square Park representing Persian Law since 1950.Zoroaster in USA! Life size marble statue of Zoroaster by Edward C Potter (1857-1923) on the cornice of New York Appellate Court Building in Madison Square Park representing Persian Law since 1950.
History Article :2005 AD, January, 31: Iran Open To Ties With U.S.
Tags :New York , Prophet , Zoroaster , Statue , USA
Mohsen Rezayi as head of IRGC signs an agreement in North Korea. Ali Larijani, Hojjatoleslam Mohammadi Araghi, Ali Aghamohammadi, Alaadin Boroujerdi accompanied him in this trip.Undated probably in 1980s during the Iran-Iraq War.Mohsen Rezayi as head of IRGC signs an agreement in North Korea. Ali Larijani, Hojjatoleslam Mohammadi Araghi, Ali Aghamohammadi, Alaadin Boroujerdi accompanied him in this trip.Undated probably in 1980s during the Iran-Iraq War.
History Article :2005 AD, February, 11: North Korea Backs Iran
Tags :North Korea , Mohsen , Rezayi , IRGC , IRI
Remains of a Portuguese Castle on the Qeshm Island is a tourist attraction. In 1515, Albuquerque returned to Persian Gulf with 27 battleships and started an occupation that lasted for almost a century until Shah Abbas the Great kicked them out.Remains of a Portuguese Castle on the Qeshm Island is a tourist attraction. In 1515, Albuquerque returned to Persian Gulf with 27 battleships and started an occupation that lasted for almost a century until Shah Abbas the Great kicked them out.
History Article :2005 AD, November, 27: Earthquake Kills 13 in Qeshm Island
Tags :Qeshm , Island , Portuguese , Castle , Chador , Women , Tourist , Hijab , Palm , Persian Gulf
Tehran, Oct, 2007 Ayatollah Khamenei greets Russian President Vladimir Putin, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad attends the meeting. Putin was the first President to visit Iran after 50 years attending a meeting of countries neighboring the Caspian Sea.Tehran, Oct, 2007 Ayatollah Khamenei greets Russian President Vladimir Putin, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad attends the meeting. Putin was the first President to visit Iran after 50 years attending a meeting of countries neighboring the Caspian Sea.
History Article :2005 AD, February, 18: Russia Backs Iran In Nuclear Row
Tags :Tehran , Ayatollah Khamenei , Vladimir Putin , Mahmoud Ahmadinejad , 2007 , IRI
Scenes from a C130 Plane crashing near Mehrabad airport killing 128 onboardScenes from a C130 Plane crashing near Mehrabad airport killing 128 onboard
History Article :2005 AD, December, 6: IAF C-130 Plane Crash Kills 128
Tags :Tehran , C130 , Plane , Crash , Mehrabad , 2005 , Transport
A group of people join OWS activists to protest US Sanctions against Iran in Zaccuti Park New York during the new year celebrations of 2012. Most Iranians believe that US sanctions are unfairly damaging ordinary Iranians creating enemies.A group of people join OWS activists to protest US Sanctions against Iran in Zaccuti Park New York during the new year celebrations of 2012. Most Iranians believe that US sanctions are unfairly damaging ordinary Iranians creating enemies.
History Article :2005 AD, December, 1: Campaigns To Counter Anti-Iranianism
Tags :US , New York , OWS , Iran , Sanction , Protest , 2012
White Bridge in Ahvaz/KhuzestanWhite Bridge in Ahvaz/Khuzestan
History Article :2005 AD, June, 12: US-UK backed Terror In Ahvaz, Tehran
Tags :White , Bridge , Ahvaz , Khuzestan , White Bridge of Ahvaz , Karun
A view at night from the Ahvaz Bridge on the Karoon River in Khuzestan ProvinceA view at night from the Ahvaz Bridge on the Karoon River in Khuzestan Province
History Article :2006 AD, February, 27: Bomb Blasts Hit Khuzestan
Tags :Ahvaz , Bridge , Karoon , River , Khuzestan , White Bridge of Ahvaz , Karun
Anousheh AnsariAnousheh Ansari
History Article :2006 AD, September, 18: Anousheh Ansari Becomes First Iranian In Space
Tags :Anousheh Ansari , Iranian , Female , Astronaut
Young Queen Elizabeth of England is wearing a Kiani Crown; Derafsh Kaviani is clearly visible on top of her diadem adourn with diamonds. The queen inherited the King George IV State Diadem in 1952 on the death of her father.Young Queen Elizabeth of England is wearing a Kiani Crown; Derafsh Kaviani is clearly visible on top of her diadem adourn with diamonds. The queen inherited the King George IV State Diadem in 1952 on the death of her father.
History Article :2006 AD, February, 17: Iran Calls For UK Iraq Pull-Out
Tags :England , Queen Elizabeth , Kiani , Crown , Derafsh Kaviani
A political Cartoon from Mana Neyestani showing Iran and Israel politicinas fighting while people exchange love and friendship. The cartoonist is known for his Iran newspaper cockroach cartoon controversy followed by nationwide riots.A political Cartoon from Mana Neyestani showing Iran and Israel politicinas fighting while people exchange love and friendship. The cartoonist is known for his Iran newspaper cockroach cartoon controversy followed by nationwide riots.
History Article :2006 AD, May, 12: Iran Newspaper Cockroach Cartoon Controversy
Tags :Iran , Israel , Cartoon , Flag , Mana Neyestani
Defying sanctions, military threats and assassination of scientists, a new celebration has been added to Iranian Festivities for Nuclear achievements on Farvardin, 20 (April, 8) indicating the willingness to experience rights to peaceful nuclear energy.Defying sanctions, military threats and assassination of scientists, a new celebration has been added to Iranian Festivities for Nuclear achievements on Farvardin, 20 (April, 8) indicating the willingness to experience rights to peaceful nuclear energy.
History Article :2006 AD, December, 23: UNSC Resolution #1737:Trade Sanctions On Iran
Tags :Iranian Festivities , Nuclear , Farvardin , Science , Nuclear
The emblem of the Islamic Republic of Iranian since 1979 consists of four crescents and a sword.  standing for the word Allah. It also resembles a tulip, symbol of martyrdom, designed by Hamid Nadimi the logo was approved by Imam Khomeini on May 9, 1980.The emblem of the Islamic Republic of Iranian since 1979 consists of four crescents and a sword. standing for the word Allah. It also resembles a tulip, symbol of martyrdom, designed by Hamid Nadimi the logo was approved by Imam Khomeini on May 9, 1980.
History Article :2006 AD, October, 30: Modern Thinkers Party of Islamic Iran Founded
Tags :Iranian Flag , Coat Of Arms , Emblem of Iran , Islamic Republic
An Iran Air Tours Tupolev Tu-154M, similar to the one involved in the accident on September 1, 2006 that burst into flames upon landing in Mashhad, Iran at 13:45 local time killing 28 of those on board.The aircraft had been in active service since 1988.An Iran Air Tours Tupolev Tu-154M, similar to the one involved in the accident on September 1, 2006 that burst into flames upon landing in Mashhad, Iran at 13:45 local time killing 28 of those on board.The aircraft had been in active service since 1988.
History Article :2006 AD, September, 1: Iran Air Tours Crash Kills 28
Tags :IRI , Iran Air Tour , Tupolev , 154 , 2008 , Airplane , Plane
A dove flying over the Jamkaran Mosque near Qom Iran. The famous Jamkaran mosque where Imam Mahdi is said to have appeared in a cleric's dream; has since been the visiting place for flocks of pilgrims.A dove flying over the Jamkaran Mosque near Qom Iran. The famous Jamkaran mosque where Imam Mahdi is said to have appeared in a cleric's dream; has since been the visiting place for flocks of pilgrims.
History Article :2006 AD, June, 30: UNSC Resolution #1696: Suspension Required
Tags :Jamkaran , Mosque , Qom , Dome , Persian Blue , Imam Mehdi
Kelardasht: Cows rest under the shade of a half finished ConstructionKelardasht: Cows rest under the shade of a half finished Construction
History Article :2006 AD, November, 20: White House Dismissed CIA Draft
Tags :Kelardasht , Cow , Construction
Royana Cloned Iranian SheepRoyana Cloned Iranian Sheep
History Article :2006 AD, October, 1: Royana, Cloned Sheep Is Born
Tags :Royana , Clone , Iranian , Sheep
Saddam Hussein CaughtSaddam Hussein Caught
History Article :2006 AD, December, 31: Saddam Hussein Sacrificed
Tags :Saddam , Iraq , War , Saddam Hussein
Anti-Zionism Protests at the Enghelab St. of Tehran on Aug, 17, 2012, on the occasion of Al-Qods day: an annual pro-Palestinian rally when Israeli and British flags are burnt on the last Friday of Ramadan introduced in Iran by the Imam Khomeini in 1979.Anti-Zionism Protests at the Enghelab St. of Tehran on Aug, 17, 2012, on the occasion of Al-Qods day: an annual pro-Palestinian rally when Israeli and British flags are burnt on the last Friday of Ramadan introduced in Iran by the Imam Khomeini in 1979.
History Article :2006 AD, December, 11: Iran Hosts Conference On Holocaust
Tags :Tehran , Anti-Zionism , Protest , Enqelab Street , 2012 , Quds Day
Baghdad Iranian Embassy Jul, 10, 2009: Five Iranian Diplomats who were kidnapped and taken Hostage by U.S. military on Nov, 11, 2007 were finally released.Baghdad Iranian Embassy Jul, 10, 2009: Five Iranian Diplomats who were kidnapped and taken Hostage by U.S. military on Nov, 11, 2007 were finally released.
History Article :2007 AD, January, 11: US Takes Iranian Diplomats Hostage
Tags :Baghdad , Iranian , Embassy , Hostage , Diplomat , 2009 , US
British Sailors Seized IranBritish Sailors Seized Iran
History Article :2007 AD, March, 23: 15 British Soldiers Seized In Iranian Waters
Tags :British , Sailor , Iran , 2007
Iranian Soldier wearing a mask against Chemical weapons used by Saddam Iran-Iraq War killing or injuring thousands of civilians and military personnel. European countries such as Germany and Netherlands were primary suppliers of chemical agentsIranian Soldier wearing a mask against Chemical weapons used by Saddam Iran-Iraq War killing or injuring thousands of civilians and military personnel. European countries such as Germany and Netherlands were primary suppliers of chemical agents
History Article :2007 AD, April, 3: Kidnapped Iranian Diplomat Released
Tags :Iran , Iraq , War , Chemical , Mask , Soldier , Iran–Iraq War , Weapon , WMD , Sacred Defense , IRI
Image released by Iranian news agencies caused laughter in world media after it became obvious that one of the missiles had failed and photoshopers manipulated it to conceal their epic failure that ironically might have started a war otherwise.Image released by Iranian news agencies caused laughter in world media after it became obvious that one of the missiles had failed and photoshopers manipulated it to conceal their epic failure that ironically might have started a war otherwise.
History Article :2007 AD, November, 8: US Faking Intel To Attack Iran
Tags :IRI , Missile , Military , 2008 , IRGC
Undated replica of Ayatollah Khamenei's Basij ID Card installed in port city of AnzaliUndated replica of Ayatollah Khamenei's Basij ID Card installed in port city of Anzali
History Article