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Unseen Photos Of The Iran’s Royal Family (PART 1)

Mohammad Reza Shah took the title Shahanshah (“King of Kings”) on 26 October 1967. He was the second and last monarch of the House of Pahlavi. Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi held several other titles, including that of Aryamehr (“Light of the Aryans”) and Bozorg Arteshtaran (“Commander-in-Chief”). His dream of what he referred to as a “Great Civilisation” (Persian: romanized: tamadon-e bozorg) in Iran led to a rapid industrial and ...

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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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