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Strange Rules That The Queen Elizabeth II Is Exempt From

Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor was born at 02:40 (GMT) on 21 April 1926, during the reign of her paternal grandfather, King George V. Her father, the Duke of York (later King George VI), was the second son of the King. Her mother, the Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother), was the youngest daughter of Scottish aristocrat the ...

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Iranian Banknotes During Pahlavi Dynasty

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 dinar and was worth one tenth of a toman, being issued as part of a decimal system. The rial replaced the qiran at par in ...

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The Shah’s Diplomatic Relations And Travels With European Countries

  In 1961, the Francophile Mohammad Reza visited Paris to meet his favourite leader, General Charles de Gaulle of France. Mohammad Reza saw height as the measure of a man and a woman (the Shah had a marked preference for tall women) and the 6’5″ de Gaulle was his most admired leader. Mohammad Reza loved to be compared to his ...

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Nostalgia of Iranian Actors

Filmfarsi is a cinematic term used in Iranian cinema criticism. It was coined by Iranian film critic, Hushang Kavusi. It was coined to describe low-quality films mostly copied from the Bollywood cinema and with poor plots, mostly arranged with dance and singing.

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Interesting advertisements before the Iranian revolution

This paper is a postcolonial reading of a number of Iranian brands and logos to discover the influence of Western hegemony on the design of Iranian advertisements. Advertising’s pivotal role in supporting the brands has made producers employ creative strategies. Benefiting from the tenets of semiotics, we aim to uncover the hidden meanings within different advertisements, brand names, and logos as ...

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