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Vintage Photos of Iranian Fashion Before 1979

Before the 1979 Revolution, when hijab was not in force, family albums capture Iranian women’s embrace of western fashion, as seen in movies, magazines and embodied by a succession of fashionable queens. Under the Shah’s rule, Iran’s economy and educational opportunities expanded. Britain and the US counted Iran as their major ally in the Middle East, and the Shah forcefully industrialized ...

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Mohammad Reza Pahlavi in USA

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi  Mohammad Rezā Pahlavi‎,  26 October 1919 – 27 July 1980),known as Mohammad Reza Shah ( was the Shah of Iran from 16 September 1941 until his overthrow by the Iranian Revolution on 11 February 1979. Mohammad Reza Shah took the title Shāhanshāh (“Emperor” or “King of Kings”)on 26 October 1967.   Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi held several other titles, ...

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