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Known As Persia Until 1935, Iran Became An Islamic Republic In 1979 After The Ruling Monarchy Was Overthrown And Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi Was Forced Into Exile
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The history of Iran, commonly also known as Persia in the Western world, is intertwined with the ...... The Safavids ruled from 1501 to 1722 (experiencing a brief restoration from 1729 to 1736) and at their height, they controlled all of modern Iran, ...


Jun 8, 2017 ... A chronology of key events in Iran's history, from the first Persian Empire to the present.


Jun 11, 2009 ... The history of Iran. ... A supporter of Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad holds his picture during a rally at .... CBC News Morning Brief.

Nov 26, 2010 ... a repost.


Jul 24, 2009 ... A Brief History of Modern Iran. Illustrated, with maps and photos.


A Short History of Iran. Iran is an ancient nation once known as Persia. At one time in history, it was a major empire in its own right. But over time it has been ...


Originially a group of Indo-European people who probably migrated to the areas encompassing current-day Iran around 3500 years ago, the ancestors of ...


Feb 11, 2010 ... Ayatollah Khomeini effectively stepped into power 31 years ago on February 11, 1979, when the army stepped aside, accepting him as their ...


Iranian writer Nima Malek Mohamadi walks us through Iran's recent literary history.