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Dynasties from Elamite, Achaemenids to Sassanid Empire; Arab to Mongol invasion; from Constitution Revolution to Islamic Revolution of 1979.
Articles on History of Iran
By Iranian and non-Iranian historians, scholars and Iranologists.
From Intellectuals to Scientists; Philosophers to Human Right Activists; Mathematicians to Physicians; Historians to ...
Abbas Mirza Nayebolsaltaneh ( 1789 - 1833 )
The noble Prince of Iran (Persia).
Ahmadinejad, Mahmoud ( 1956 - )
The sixth president of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Amir Kabir, Mirza Taqi Khan ( 1807 - 1852 )
One of the greatest politicians in the recent two centuries of Iran.
Artaxerxes (Artâkhshatra) Ardashir-e Derâz-Dast ( 465 - 425 BCE )
One of the most remarkable kings of Persia for a gentle and noble spirit.
The Celestial and Terrestrial Lady of Ancient Iran.
Bakhtiar, Dr. Shapour ( 1915 - 1991 )
A politician, freedom fighter and constitutionalist.
Bazargan, Mehdi ( 1907 - 1995 )
A politician, Islamic scholar and long-time pro-democracy activist.
Cambyses ( 529 – 522 BCE )
Cambyses II, the first Persian king conquered Egypt in 525 BCE
Cyrus The Great, ( 580 - 529 BCE )
Founder of the first Persian Empire and the world's First Charter of Human Rights.
Darius The Great, ( 522 - 486 BCE )
Darius I Hystaspes, the Great King of Persia (Achaemenid Empire).
General Surena, The Hero of Carrhae
By: Shapour Suren-Pahlav
Hoveida, Amir Abbas ( 1919 - 1979 )
An experienced politician and 13 years Prime Minister of Iran.
Kermani, Mirza Reza ( ? - 1896 )
An islamic revolutionary, who assassinated Nasir e-Din Shah of Qajar.
Khamenei, Ayatollah Seyed Ali ( 1939 - )
Supreme Leader (Vali-e Faqih) of Islamic Republic of Iran since 1989.
Khatami, Mohammad ( 1943 - )
The fifth president of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Khomeini, Ayatollah Rouhollah ( 1902 - 1989 )
Leader of 1979 Islamic Revolution and founder of Islamic Republic of Iran.
Mousavi, Mir Hossein ( 1942 - )
Last Prime Minister and the leader of Green Movement in Iran.
Mosaddeq, Dr. Mohammad ( 1881 - 1967 )
Symbol of Iranian Nationalism and Struggle Against Imperialism.
Pahlavi, Mohammad Reza Shah ( 1919 - 1980 )
Arya Mehr and Shahanshah (King of the Kings).
Shah's Photo Album 1
Shah's Photo Album 2
Shah's Photo Album 3
Pahlavi, Reza Shah ( 1877 - 1944 )
Self made king, founder of Pahlavi Dynasty and father of modern Iran.
Rafsanjani, Hashemi, Ali Akbar ( 1934 - )
The fourth president, a dominant political figure of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Rohani, Hassan ( 1948 - )
The seventh president, an influential cleric in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Roxane (Roshanak) ( 343 - 310 BCE )
Bactrian princess and official wife of Alexander the Great.
Sattar Khan ( 1868 - 1914 )
Great freedom fighter was honoured by the title of "Sardar-e Melli" (National General).
Smerdis / Gaumâta ( ? - 522 BCE )
Old Persian Bardiya: Persian prince, second son of king Cyrus the Great.
Xerxes -Khashayar Shah- ( 520 - 465 BCE )
Achaemenid King and son of Darius The Great and Queen Atosa
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