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Rare Images of Childhood of Iranian Leaders

  The history of photography in Iran dates back to the reign of Nasser-al-Din Shah. The presentations of this era featured the traditional lifestyle of that time, and the illumination of that era for the historical studies of the nineteenth century has been documented by Iranian experts.

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The First Pilot of Iranian Women

Akram Monfared Arya is an Iranian-Swedish aircraft pilot, the first woman to earn a pilot’s license to fly aircraft in Iran. She is a writer, artist and politician based in Stockholm, Sweden. However, the first female pilots in Iran were flying in the 1940s.

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Queen’s Luxurious Dress

Historically a culturally rich country, the Iran of the 1960s had little to show for it. Many of the great artistic treasures produced during its 2,500-year history had found their way into the hands of foreign museums and private collections.

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