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Gholamreza Nikpey who was mayor of Tehran

Gholam-Reza Nikpey (927 – 11 April 1979) was deputy prime minister of homeland and Mayor of Tehran. He became Mayor of Tehran in 1969, succeeding Javad Shahrestani. Prior to that, he had served as Iran’s Minister of Housing from 1966 to 1969. During his tenure as the Housing Minister, an earthquake rocked the Province of Khorasan, causing mass destruction.

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Women’s national weightlifting team training

Olympic weightlifting, or Olympic-style weightlifting, often simply referred to as weightlifting, is a sport in which the athlete attempts a maximum-weight single lift of a barbell loaded with weight plates.The two competition lifts in order are the snatch and the clean and jerk. The snatch is a wide-grip, one-move lift. The clean and jerk is a close-grip, two-move lift. Each …

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The last years of Hayedeh’s life

Ma’soumeh Dadehbala was born on 10 April 1942 and is the elder sister of the singer Mahasti.Her professional career began in 1968 as a singer on a Persian traditional music program in Radio Tehran called “Golhâye Rangârang” directed by Davoud Pirnia.

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Daughters of Doost Mohammad Khan

The Qajar dynasty was an Iranian royal dynasty of Turkic origin, specifically from the Qajar tribe, ruling over Iran from 1789 to 1925.The Qajar family took full control of Iran in 1794, deposing Lotf ‘Ali Khan, the last Shah of the Zand dynasty, and re-asserted Iranian sovereignty over large parts of the Caucasus. In 1796, Mohammad Khan Qajar seized Mashhad …

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Mehdi Abrishamchi who is one of the high-ranking members of Mujahedin

Mehdi Abrishamchi is a member of the People’s Mujahedin of Iran (MEK) who has been described as “the right hand man of Massoud Rajavi”, the group’s leader. He is the former spouse of the group’s current leader, Maryam Rajavi, whom he divorced so that she could become the spouse of Massoud Rajavi.In 1985, due to the ‘ideological revolution’ within the …

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Fereydoun Farrokhzad’s second marriage ceremony

Farrokhzad married and divorced twice. His first marriage took place in 1962, to a German-Polish woman named Ania Buchkowski, whom he met in Oxford. Like Farrokhzad, she had a passion for poetry and theater; it was after meeting her that Farrokhzad started writing poems. The result of this marriage was a son named Rostam. Farrokhzad and Ania later separated and …

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Amir Arsalan Afshar who was politician and diplomat

Amīr Aṣlān Afshār (1919 – 2021) was a politician and diplomat.He was a descendant of Afshar Qasemlu who ruled Kerman, during the reign of Nader Shah of the Afsharid dynasty. His father, Colonel Amir Masoud Afshar Qasemlu, served during Reza Shah’s reign.Afshār joined the Foreign Service in 1948. From 1950 to 1954, he was an attaché at the Iranian embassy …

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Azadeh Namdari Memorial Ceremony

Azadeh Namdari was a high profile actress and had numerous controversial rows. Her early divorce from the famous Iranian actor Farzad Hassani triggered numerous speculations of their relationship and led to further controversies.Her Hijabless photos at Switzerland went viral and caused backlash as she used to wear Chador in her homeland Iran.Now her mysterious death has brought about an atmosphere …

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Queen Aqdas who was Grandson of Abbas Mirza

Abbas Mirza (1789 – 1833) was a Qajar crown prince of Iran. He developed a reputation as a military commander during the Russo-Persian War of 1804–1813 and the Russo-Persian War of 1826–1828, as well as through the Ottoman-Persian War of 1821–1823. He is furthermore noted as an early modernizer of Persia’s armed forces and institutions, and for his death before …

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