History

Actors before Revolution

Marzieh (1924 – 2010), was a traditional singer.Marzieh started her career in the 1940s at Radio and cooperated with some of the greatest 20th century Persian songwriters and lyricists like Ali Tajvidi, Parviz Yahaghi, Homayoun Khorram, Rahim Moeini Kermanshahi and Bijan Taraghi.

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Democratic candidates at the Iowa Exhibition

More than 20 of the Democratic presidential candidates are hitting the Iowa State Fair this week, where they’ll talk with voters and sample the famous fair food. They’ll also be addressing fairgoers at “The Soapbox,” the Des Moines Register’s stage at the fair. The contenders will each have 20 minutes to sell their candidacies to the voters in Iowa, by …

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Hassan Ali Mansour ,Prime Minister who was assassinated

Hassan Ali was born on 13 April 1923 to Prime Minister Ali Mansur (Mansour-al-Molk) and daughter of Zahir-ol-Molk Raiss. He received primary education in Tehran and graduated from Firooz-Bahram High School.

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Mata hari , dancer and Double Agent

Margaretha Geertruida “Margreet” MacLeod ( 1876 – 1917), was a Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan who was convicted of being a spy for Germany during World War I and executed by firing squad in France.

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mehdi bazargan in the picture frame

Mehdi Bazargan (1907 – 1995) was a scholar, academic, long-time pro-democracy activist and head of homeland’s interim government, making him homeland’s first prime minister after the persian Revolution of 1979.

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Nima Yooshij in the picture frame

Nimā Yushij (1897 – 1960), was a contemporary Persian and Tabarian poet who started the she’r-e now  also known as she’r-e nimaa’i  trend in homeland. He is considered as the father of modern Persian poetry.

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Music and color at Bakhtiari wedding

Colorful dresses, a rich culture, a stunning nature, people’s unity plus an ingredient of folklore music can best describe wedding ceremonies of Bakhtiari tribe in Kuhrang county, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, southwest homeland.

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Mohammad Reza-Pahlavi and his friend Ernest Perron

Ernest Perron (June 29, 1908 – 1961) was a Swiss courtier in homeland during the regime of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.Perron had been a servant in a college at Rolle, Switzerland, where he taught the future Shah Mohammad to appreciate French literature.

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