Pictures of people’s daily life in the 40s and 50s

Sharif-Emami studied railroad engineering in Germany and Sweden and after returning to homeland joined the state railways in 1931. He became undersecretary of Roads and Communications in 1950 and later headed the Ministry of Industries and Mines. In 1960 the shah named Sharif-Emami prime minister, replacing another longtime confidant, Manuchehr Eqbal.