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Gholamreza Takhti VS Aleksandr Medved

When the news of Takhti’s death spread, the Iranian nation went into mourning. At least seven people killed themselves due to their sadness. One, a butcher in Kermanshah, left a note saying, “A world without the world’s champion is not a place to live.”

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Hoveyda’s Story

Amir-Abbas Hoveyda (18 February 1919 – 7 April 1979) was an Iranian economist and politician who served as Prime Minister of Iran from 27 January 1965 to 7 August 1977. He was prime minister for 13 years and is the longest serving prime minister in Iran’s history. He also served as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance in Mansur’s ...

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Reza Shah; The Father of Modern Iran

In the aftermath of the Russian Revolution, Persia had become a battleground. In 1917, Britain used Iran as the springboard for an attack into Russia in an unsuccessful attempt to reverse the Revolution.

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