History

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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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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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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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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Photos from the opening of Shah Reza Confectionery in 1334

Confectionery is the art of making confections, which are food items that are rich in sugar and carbohydrates. Exact definitions are difficult. In general, though, confectionery is divided into two broad and somewhat overlapping categories, bakers’ confections and sugar confections. The confectioner does the categories of cooking done by both the French patissier (pastry chef) and the confiseur (sugar worker).

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Dr. Mossadegh in the last years of his life

In August 1953, the Shah finally agreed to Mossadegh’s overthrow, after Roosevelt said that the United States would proceed with or without him, and formally dismissed the prime minister in a written decree, an act that had been made part of the constitution during the Constitution Assembly of 1949, convened under martial law, at which time the power of the …

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Iranian sniper who was the nightmare of the Iraqis

Abdolrasoul Zarrin was one of the IRGC generals in Iran–Iraq War. He was one of Iranian Revolution snipers who have more 2000 correct shoots without any training before of adding to Iran forces and in this four or three years (1980-1983) did this job (He has noted this shooted in his personal booklet) and because of this ability called by …

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Turan Amir Soleimani who was third wife of Reza Shah

Turan (Qamar al Molouk) Amirsoleimani, was related to the Qajar dynasty deposed in 1925 in favor of Reza Shah. More specifically, she was the daughter of a Qajar dignitary, Issa Majd al Saltaneh. She was also the granddaughter of Majd ed-Dowleh Qajar-Qovanlu Amirsoleimani, Naser al Din Shah’s maternal cousin.

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