Nematollah Nassiri

    Son of Mohammad Nassiri (Amidolmamalek), Nematollah Nassiri was born in Semnan, 1900. His mother was Zarin Taj khanum. Following his elementary education he was graduated from military school as second Lieutenant and became the eighth student among forty two students. He became the commander...
    2015/8/3 12:26

    Group Detainment of the State’s Dignitaries Subsequent to 22nd Feb., 1921

    Prior to the coup, Seyyed Ziaaddin Tabatabi provided lieutenant Reza Khan with a list of tens of dignitaries to be detained after the coup had been carried out. So shortly after the coup, group detainment of notables and dignitaries, some freedom seeking figures and clerics began. Within a...
    2015/8/3 12:12

    Laying the Grounds for the 1921 coup

    In a break with tradition, the British did not enter into any talk with the Shah and the dignitaries about the candidates of the head of cabinet. Despite the fact that Norman in his meeting with Ahmad Shah had obtained his acquiescence for the coming of a powerful government, they knew that it is possible for the...
    2015/8/3 11:15

    An Overview of the role of women in the Constitutional Revolution

    Status of women in this period is defined with a look to the impacts of the society. In this socio political situation, the life of women were largely restricted. However, some of them were involved in social activities, such as mass entertainment (in the women’s gatherings), charities, religious gatherings...
    2015/8/3 10:20

    The Second President of the First Assembly

    The first president of the first Constitutional Assembly, was Morteza Qoli khan Sani’oddowleh. He held the office from 6th Oct. 1906 to 6th Sep. 1907. After him, Mirza Mahmud Khan Ehteshamossaltaneh Qajar Davallu Alamir, son of Mohammad Rahim Khan Alaoddowleh Amir Nezam was elected as the speaker...
    2015/8/2 14:24

    Foundation of Majlis newspaper in 24rd. Nov. 1906

    Constitutional revolution was formed against the despotic Qajar system and its authoritarian administration. Following that, parliamentary procedure was started with the establishment of the National consultative assembly in 30th Dec. 1906 by Mozaffaraddin Shah’s decree, and with the ...
    2015/8/2 12:18

    The Murder of Mohammad Taghi Khan Pessian

    About the year 1891, in Sorkhab neighborhood of Tabriz, a boy was born who was named MohammadTaghi. His father, major MohammadBagher Khan Pessian of Kurdish tribes, and his mother Fatimeh Sultan EzzatolHajieh attempted in the child’s education from his early youth. He spent his early education in Tabriz and he came to Tehran for the completion of his education...
    2015/8/2 12:06

    Tribes and National identity

    Iran’s pages of history is full of tribal movements which are indicative of their loyalty to Iran. Undoubtedly, if we study the history of each of these tribes, we are informed of their stories of sacrifices for their motherland, and this indicates that nomadic life is merely a different method of life...
    2015/8/2 11:53

    U. S. Policy on Arm Sales to Iran during Nixon’s Administration

    After meeting with Soviet leaders in Moscow, then U.S. president Richard Nixon, along with National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger arrived in Tehran, May 31, 1972 and met with the Shah and friendly negotiations were conducted. Evidence proved the unprecedented expansion of friendly relations between the Shah and the United States. During the meetings...
    2015/8/2 11:51

    The Russian Loan Bank plans to invest in Iran’s oil pipelines

    Establishment and activities of the Russian loan bank was granted by Nasseraddin Shah to a Tsarist Russian subject, Jacques Polyakov, (21st May 1890). The period of the grant was 75 years. After a few years of its activities, the Russian Loan Bank, was put directly under the Russian ministry of Finance...
    2015/8/2 11:44

    E’temadossaltaneh I, Hajj Ali Khan Hajeboddowleh

    Son of Hossein Khan Moqaddam Maraqe’I, Hajj Ali Khan Hajeboddowleh served at Mohammad Mirza, FathAli Shah’s crown prince’s court when he was 10 years old. When Mohammad Shah came to the throne, he entered his court and was engaged in administrative services and court affairs...
    2015/8/2 11:35

    A report on the life and activities of Amir Abbas Hoveyda up to September 1964

    Amir Abbas Hoveyda was the Minister of Finance in Hassan Ali Mansour’s cabinet from 8 March 1964 to 21 Jan. 1965. In the last months of Mansur’s Cabinet, a handwritten report dated August 28 1964, the writer of which is unknown was presented including interesting information about the life and activities of Amir Abbas Hoveyda. This record in three pages...
    2015/8/2 11:15

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