Shah of Iran


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Synonyms for Shah of Iran

title for the former hereditary monarch of Iran

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Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the shah of Iran, drew his last breath in Egypt in 1980 following a 19-month odyssey that turned him into an opulent, unwanted vagabond at the center of a volatile relationship between the U.
This event was preceded by the Islamic Revolution, which resulted in the overthrow of the last Shah of Iran - Mohammad Reza Pahlavi in February, 1979.
1979: The Shah of Iran flees the country following months of increasingly violent protests against his regime.
This week in history January 16, 1979: The Shah of Iran flees the country for exile following months of increasingly violent protests against his regime.
David Frost and the exiled Shah of Iran | At the movies THE latest take on the Dracula story was a new release this week.
He was the founder of Islamic Republic of Iran and leader of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, which saw the overthrow of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran.
Describing it, he said the late Shaikh Rashid in a frank and open-minded talk with the Shah of Iran Mohammed Reza Pahlavi , during his visit to Tehran in the 1970s, told him:"You the Shah of Iran enjoys a towering stature and broad fame outside Iran, but your people do not love you".
It deteriorated after the 1979 Iranian Islamic revolution when Egypt gave sanctuary to the deposed Shah of Iran.
From the programme's beginnings under the Shah of Iran, the author details the central role of the US in the birth of nuclear Iran.
David wrote: "In 1979, Iranian students and militants had been gathering daily in front of the American embassy in Tehran to demand the return of the Shah of Iran, who had been ousted in a popular revolution and had been allowed into the United States for cancer treatment.
The United States was an ally of the late Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi ("the Shah"), who ruled from 1941 until his ouster in February 1979.
multinationals to construct huge government-owned infrastructure projects, thereby helping to increase the power of ruling elites in these countries--witness the Shah of Iran.
The left-wing, Islamist group was founded in 1965 to oppose the shah of Iran but it fell out with the clerical regime in Tehran that took power in the 1979 Islamic revolution.
In the 1970s, it led a guerrilla campaign against the US -backed Shah of Iran, including attacks on US targets.
In the 1970s, it led a militant campaign against the US-backed Shah of Iran, including attacks on US targets.