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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, ...


May 1, 2017 ... A chronology of key events in Iran's history, from the first Persian Empire to the present.


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 ...

Nov 26, 2010 ... Iran & Persia - The Fall of a Shah 3 of 10 - BBC History Documentary - Duration: 10:53. RuniTravel 12,136 views · 10:53 · A (Brief) History of ...


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


Jun 11, 2009 ... The history of Iran. ... History of Iran: From Persia to present ... For most of history, the tract of land now called Iran was known as Persia. It wasn't until 1935 that it adopted its present name. .... CBC News Morning Brief.


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


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


The ancestors of the Persians had migrated to the Iranian plateau, with the other Indo-European tribes that descended the steppes of Southern Russia, ...