History

Pictures of Hossein Dehlavi

Hossein Dehlavi (1927 – 2019) was a composer. He studied composition at the capital Conservatory of Music with Hossein Nassehi. He studied Persian music with Abolhassan Saba and, from 1957 to 1967, was the principal conductor of the Persian Fine Arts Administration Orchestra.For ten years, Dehlavi was the director of and professor at the Persian National Music Conservatory in capital, …

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Shocking images of the Iraq invasion to homeland

The relationship between the governments of homeland and Iraq briefly improved in 1978, when persian agents in Iraq discovered plans for a pro-Soviet coup d’état against Iraq’s government. When informed of this plot, Saddam ordered the execution of dozens of his army’s officers, and in a sign of reconciliation, expelled from Iraq Khomeini, an exiled leader of clerical opposition to …

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Rare pictures from Fereydoon Forooghi

Fereydoon Foroughi (1951 – 2001) He contributed greatly to persian music and arts and his unique voice and style soon caught on with the people. In addition to his studies in acting, playing the guitar, piano and organ he also composed music. His style was inspired by jazz and blues. He started his professional work in 1971 with the film …

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General khademi , the first manager of Homa Airlines

Ali Mohammad khademi (1913 – 1978), pilot, officer, and first general manager of Homa. Khademi was a career officer in the Air Force, who was promoted in 1966 to lieutenant general (sepahbod).

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Amelia Mary Earhart the pilot ,who disappeared

Amelia Mary Earhart (1897 – 1937) was an American aviation pioneer and author. Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She set many other records, wrote best-selling books about her flying experiences, and was instrumental in the formation of The Ninety-Nines, an organization for female pilots.Born in Atchison, Kansas, Earhart developed a passion for …

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Pictures from Old capital

Throughout the 1960s and 1970s, capital was rapidly developing under the reign of Mohammad Reza Shah. Modern buildings altered the face of Tehran and ambitious projects were envisioned for the following decades. In order to resolve the problem of social exclusion, the first comprehensive plan of capital was approved in 1968. The consortium of persian architect Abd-ol-Aziz Farmanfarmaian and the …

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The pictures from Iraqi Captivity soldiers in homeland

The homeland–Iraq War began on 22 September 1980, when Iraq invaded homeland, and it ended on 20 August 1988, when homeland accepted the UN-brokered ceasefire. Iraq wanted to replace homeland as the dominant Persian Gulf state, and was worried that the 1979 persian Revolution would lead Iraq’s Shi’ite majority to rebel against the Ba’athist government. The war also followed a …

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Less seen pictures from ayatollah taleghani

Mahmoud Taleghani (1911 – 1979) was a theologian, Muslim reformer, democracy advocate and a senior Shi’a cleric of Iran. Taleghani was a contemporary of the Revolutionary leader Ayatollah Khomeini and a leader in his own right of the movement against Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.

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Mohammad reza shah has visitd the Army Navy

The persian Navy , traditionally located in the shallow waters of the Persian Gulf, has always been the smallest of the country’s military forces. An navy in one form or another has existed since Achaemenid times in 500 BC. The Phoenician navy played an important role in the military efforts of the Persians in late antiquity in protecting and expanding …

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Queen Soraya, the first wife of an afghan king who discovered the veil

Soraya Tarzi, known mostly as Queen Soraya (1899 – 1968), was the first Queen consort of Afghanistan in the early 20th century and the wife of King Amanullah Khan. Born in Syria, she was educated by her father, who was the Afghan leader and intellectual Sardar Mahmud Beg Tarzi. She belonged to the Mohammadzai Pashtun tribe, a sub-tribe of the …

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