Shah of Iran

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Synonyms for Shah of Iran

title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran

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Pahlavi, the eldest son of the last shah of Iran before its 1979 revolution who now resides in the United States, has long been an advocate for the reformist camp and claims to remain very well-connected even amid the latest crackdowns on communication inside Iran.
A swan broach with strands of pearls that was a gift to Kulthum from the Shah of Iran also sold for more than its asking price, going for $30,000.
Cairo and Tehran broke off diplomatic ties a year after Islamist revolutionaries overthrew the pro-Western shah of Iran in 1979.
In addition to this, safer, sub-tropical weather conditions are also important ingredient that will help us in the very near future," he added Chaumard has worked in a number of hotels around the world and at one time he managed the hotel of the Shah of Iran Empereur Pahlavi, on the island of Kish.
The Omid (Hope) satellite has been hailed by Iran as a major step in its space technology and the launch was timed to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution that ousted the US-backed Shah of Iran.
January 16, 1979: The Shah of Iran fled his country following months of increasingly violent protests against his regime.
The collection was brought to public attention when the last Shah of Iran visited him at his home in 1969, when the collection was exhibited at Braine L'Alleud in Belgium.
Camelia was six years old when the Shah of Iran was overthrown in her country: her family chose to stay in Tehran and saw two decades of violent change which affected their family.
The Shah of Iran flees with his family to Egypt as Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns after 15 years in exile.
Mohammad Reza Shah Pahiavi, the Shah of Iran, was in power from 1941 to 1979.
Before he was overthrown in 1979, the Shah of Iran bought 80 F-14A Tomcats, 79 of which were delivered, together with their AIM-54 Phoenix missiles.
and a chapter on the pivotal acts of violence respectively driving forward the radicalization--namely, the street execution of the student Benno Ohnesorg by a plain-clothes policeman during a West Berlin demonstration against the Shah of Iran on 2 June 1967; and the attempted assassination of Rudi Dutschke on 11 April 1968 by a rabidly anti-Communist Munich house painter.
supported the Shah of Iran as he put the hammer down on Islamic fundamentalism.
He's survived by his mother, sister of Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran, and two sisters.
The Shah of Iran had left the country as a result of the election of Mosadage in Persia.