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The Shah of Iran

Learn about the Shah of Iran as you explore this wild Iranian timeline.
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Daiyan Chowdhury

on 11 December 2013

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Mohammed Reza Shah
Pahlavi was born in October 26, 1919 in Tehran, Iran before the Islamic Revolution. He was born rich and fathered by Shah Reza Khan.

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The Shah of Iran

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Deathbed
On July 27, 1980, Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi dies in Egypt at the age of 60. Then in January 20, 1981, the American hostages are released, ending the hostage crisis.
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The Shah of Iran
Beginnings
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The Throne
In September 16, 1941, Reza was forced to leave the throne, as his son, Mohammed Reza, gained the throne and soon to be a tyrannical ruler.
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Removal of the Soviets
In 1945, Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi and the help of the United States drove out the remaining Soviets left in Iran after driving out British forces and American forces.
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The Prime Minister
In April 29, 1951, Muhammed Mosaddeq was appointed Prime Minister. Later in 1953, after nationalizing the oil industry and expelling the British, Mosaddeq forces Mohammed Reza to flee to Rome.
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Termination Plans
The American CIA and the British soon go to effort to terminate Mosaddeq's government, along with the shah as Mohammed Reza Pahlavi returns to Iran one day after he left.
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Nonreligious Oppositions
Twenty years after his return in 1953, the Shah creates an attempt to remove all nonreligios oppostions in Iran using his force with the secret police, the Savak.
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The Firing
In September 8, 1978, Iranian troops fired on demonstraters on Tehran killing several hundred people, this relating to the Boston Massacre on March 5, 1770.
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Martial Law
One day later, on September 9, Mohammed Reza declared warlike law, imprisoning all opposing leaders.
Muharram
On December 2, 1978, Muhurram, the celebration of the month of martyrdom, began. Demonstrators seized government buildings, shut down businesses, and assassinated government officials. [Maxson, Pamela]
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A Second Escape
In January 16, 1979, Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi feld Iran after millions of Iranian demonstraters were calling for his death.
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Hostages
On November 4, 1979, Revolutionary militants stormed the United States Embassy and took 53 hostages. They demanded the Shah in return for the American hostages. [Maxson, Pamela]
Presentation Over!
Biography

1) Pamela Maxson, History 135, May 1999
http://novaonline.nvcc.edu/eli/evans/his135/Events/Shah80.htm#Timeline
2) Anonymous, Jan 16, 1979
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/shah-flees-iran
3) Anonymous
http://www.iranchamber.com/history/mohammad_rezashah/mohammad_rezashah.php

The Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi Khan
and his father Reza Khan.
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