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What Could you buy with 17000 Toman in Different Years?

The rial was first introduced in 1798 as a coin worth 1,250 dinars or one-eighth of a toman. In 1825, the rial ceased to be issued, with the qiran subdivided into 20 shahi or 1,000 dinars and was worth one-tenth of a toman, being issued as part of a decimal system. The rial replaced the qiran at par in 1932, ...

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Shahin; The Royal Plane of Mohammadreza Pahlavi

This Boeing 707, named Shahin, belonged to the Royal Iranian Air Force, which Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi and Farah Pahlavi used for domestic and foreign travel. The color of this blue plane and its interior was luxuriously decorated.

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The Strangest Spy Who Pretended to be a Woman.

Shi Pei Pu (December 21, 1938 – June 30, 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.

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