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Unseen Photos Of The Iran’s Royal Family (PART 3)

By the time Mohammad Reza turned 11, his father deferred to the recommendation of Abdolhossein Teymourtash, the Minister of Court, to dispatch his son to Institut Le Rosey, a Swiss boarding school, for further studies. Mohammad Reza left Iran for Switzerland on 7 September 1931. On his first day as a student at Le Rosey in September 1931, the Crown ...

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Unseen Photos Of The Iran’s Royal Family (PART 2)

Mohammad Reza described his father in his book Mission for My Country as “one of the most frightening men” he had ever known, depicting Reza Khan as a dominating man with a violent temper. A tough, fierce, and very ambitious soldier who became the first Persian to command the elite Russian-trained Cossack Brigade, Reza Khan liked to kick subordinates in ...

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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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The Famous First Times in History

Someday our great-grandchildren will look at photos of the hadron collider or the first 3D printer and wonder how they were invented so long ago! In the last point, you’ll see the pearl of the collection!

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