History

Photos of Mehrabad airport before the revolution

Mehrabad International Airport , is an international airport serving capital, the capital city of homeland. Until 2007 and before construction of Tehran’s larger new airport, Mehrabad was Tehran’s primary airport in both international and domestic traffic, but after 2007 International flights transferred to Imam Khomeini International Airport. All International flights in capital are currently served by Imam Khomeini International Airport …

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The first female model in homeland

A model is a person with a role either to promote, display or advertise commercial products (notably fashion clothing in fashion shows), or to serve as a visual aid for people who are creating works of art or to pose for photography.

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Shi Pei Pu, Chinese opera singer and spy

Shi Pei Pu (1938 – 2009) was a Chinese opera singer from Beijing. He became a spy who obtained secrets from Bernard Boursicot, an employee in the French embassy, during a 20-year-long sexual affair in which the performer convinced the man that he was a woman. He claimed to have had a child that he insisted had been born through …

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Iraj Ghaderi in the picture frame

Iraj Ghaderi (1934 – 2012) was a film director and actor. He briefly studied to become a pharmacist, but soon dropped out. He died in capital on 6 May 2012, aged 77.Iraj Ghaderi studied in pharmacology but did not finish the program. His artistic career began in 1956 with playing in the film “Intersection Accidents” by Samuel Khachikian. He established …

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Celebrations of the twenty-fifth year of the reign of Shah

From 1973 onward, Mohammad Reza had proclaimed his aim as that of the tamaddon-e-bozorg, the “Great Civilisation,” a turning point not only in Iran’s history, but also the history of the entire world, a claim that was taken seriously for a time in the West.

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Mossadegh’s house looted by coup plotters

The British angered the Persians by intervening in their domestic affairs, including in the Persian Constitutional Revolution.Massive popular protests had forced Mozzafar al-Din Shah to allow for the Constitution of 1906, which limited his powers. It allowed for a democratically elected parliament Majlis to make the laws, and a prime minister to sign and carry them out.

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Tiffany Disco in Rasht

The 1979 revolution saw the ousting of King Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and the instalment of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini – a shift that would have long-lasting and far reaching implications.

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charles aznavour visited homeland

Charles Aznavour (22 May 1924 – 1 October 2018) was a French and Armenian singer, lyricist, actor and diplomat. Aznavour was known for his distinctive tenor voice: clear and ringing in its upper reaches, with gravelly and profound low notes.

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Different photos before revolution

Despite his vow to act as a constitutional monarch who would defer to the power of the parliamentary government, Mohammad Reza Shah increasingly involved himself in governmental affairs and opposed or thwarted strong prime ministers.

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Photos of Kuchini Cabaret

This article will explore the concept of Persian cabaret in the content of the post-revolution adaptation of cabaret that has been shown over the years by Iranian immigrants all over the world.

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