History

40 Years Ago: A Look Back At 1977

Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger poses during the 38th Cannes film festival. The actor presented the movie Pumping Iron, a documentary which was to spread his fame beyond bodybuilding circles, on May 19, 1977.

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Ayatollah Khomeini returns to homeland

Sayyid Ruhollah Mūsavi Khomeini, (1902 – 1989), known in the Western world as Ayatollah Khomeini, was an Shia Muslim religious leader, philosopher, revolutionary and politician. He was the founder of the Islamic Republic of homeland and the leader of the 1979 persian Revolution that saw the overthrow of the Pahlavi monarchy and Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah.

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photos of Khosrow Golsorkhi,s Trial court

Khosrow Golsorkhi (22 January 1944 – 18 February 1974) was an journalist, poet, and communist activist in homeland during the Cold War. Hooman Majd has described him as a “Che Guevara-like figure for young persians in 1974.”

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Rare photos of Ayatollah Montazeri

Hussein-Ali Montazeri (22 September 1922 – 19 December 2009) was an Shia Islamic theologian, Islamic democracy advocate, writer and human rights activist. He was one of the leaders of the Revolution in 1979.

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Rare pictures of Ahmad shah

Ahmad Shāh Qājār (21 January 1898 – 21 February 1930) was king of homeland from 16 July 1909, to 15 December 1925, and the last ruling member of the Qajar dynasty.Ahmad Shah ascended to the Sun Throne on 16 July 1909, following the overthrow of his father and predecessor, Mohammad Ali Shah, who had attempted to reverse earlier constitutional restrictions …

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Rare photos of Edison

Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America’s greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.

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photos of drug use in the years past

The term narcotic originally referred medically to any psychoactive compound with sleep-inducing properties. In the United States, it has since become associated with opiates and opioids, commonly morphine and heroin, as well as derivatives of many of the compounds found within raw opium latex.

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Rare photos of Hashemi Rafsanjani

Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani (25 August 1934 – 8 January 2017) was an influential persian politician, writer and one of the founding fathers of the Islamic Republic who was the fourth President of homeland from 3 August 1989 until 3 August 1997.

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less seen photos of Gholamreza Takhti

Gholamreza Takhti (August 27, 1930 – January 7, 1968) was an Olympic Gold-Medalist wrestler and Varzesh-e Bastani practitioner.

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Ahmad Shahi Pavilion , Residence of Reza Pahlavi

Ahmad Shahi Pavilion is located in the Niavaran Complex, in north of capital. Ahmad Shahi Pavilion is beside Mohammad Reza Pahlavi’s dwelling, Niavaran Palace and the oldest building there, Sahebgheranieh Palace.

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