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    Iran. Part I (1880-1950)


    1880: Prince Leopold (1853 - 1884), Duke of Albany, youngest son of Queen Victoria, in a carriage with Nasser-Al-Din, the Shah of Persia


    Prince Leopold (1853–1884), Duke of Albany, youngest son of Queen Victoria, in a carriage with Nasser-Al-Din, the Shah of Persia (left). (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1880




    1880: Nasiruddin, Shah of Persia (Iran) in regal attire, with his scimitar




    circa 1880: Nasiruddin, Shah of Persia (Iran) in regal attire, with his scimitar


    Nasiruddin, Shah of Persia (Iran) in regal attire, with his scimitar. (Photo by W. & D. Downey/Getty Images). Circa 1880




    1894: British residents on horseback outside the British Post Office and Residency in the port of Bushire, Iran


    British residents on horseback outside the British Post Office and Residency in the port of Bushire, Iran. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1894




    1894: View of the port of Bushire, Iran, from the British Residency, showing the British flagstaff and tennis courts


    View of the port of Bushire, Iran, from the British Residency, showing the British flagstaff and tennis courts. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1894




    1894: Facade of the Royal Palace in Isfahan, Iran


    Facade of the Royal Palace in Isfahan, Iran. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1894




    Muzaffer Uddin (1853 - 1907) the Shah of Persia


    Muzaffer Uddin (1853–1907) the Shah of Persia. (Photo by W & D Downey/Getty Images)




    Crown Prince Valiaha of Persia who when older became the Shah of Iran is viewed with a group of officials after he officially opened a new military school in Tehran


    Crown Prince Valiaha of Persia who when older became the Shah of Iran is viewed with a group of officials after he officially opened a new military school in Tehran. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). 1901




    1907: Mohammed Ali, Shah of Persia (1872 - 1925), who reigned from 1907 to 1909


    Mohammed Ali, Shah of Persia (1872–1925), who reigned from 1907 to 1909. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1907




    An Anglo-Iranian Oil Company oil well in Iran, 1909




    Anglo-Iranian Oil Company




    Anglo-Iranian Oil Company


    An Anglo-Iranian Oil Company oil well in Iran, 1909. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)




    Laying the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company pipeline between Masjid-i-Suleiman and Abadan in Iran, circa 1910. The pipeline was completed in 1911




    Laying the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company pipeline between Masjid-i-Suleiman and Abadan in Iran, circa 1910. The pipeline was completed in 1911




    Laying the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company pipeline between Masjid-i-Suleiman and Abadan in Iran, circa 1910. The pipeline was completed in 1911


    Laying the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company pipeline between Masjid-i-Suleiman and Abadan in Iran, circa 1910. The pipeline was completed in 1911. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)




    1910: From left to right: Messrs. Gunning, Thornton, Wood and Garden relaxing in Bustine, Persia. Mr Wood is smoking a hookah pipe


    From left to right: Messrs. Gunning, Thornton, Wood and Garden relaxing in Bustine, Persia. Mr. Wood is smoking a hookah pipe. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1910




    The city of Shiraz in Iran, capital of Fars province, circa 1910


    The city of Shiraz in Iran, capital of Fars province, circa 1910. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)




    1910: A criminal is publicly whipped in the street in Persia


    A criminal is publicly whipped in the street in Persia. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images). Circa 1910




    Shah of Persia, Reza Shah Pahlavi (1877 - 1944) in military uniform


    Shah of Persia, Reza Shah Pahlavi (1877–1944) in military uniform. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images). 1910




    1911: Soldiers from Tehran, or Teheran, Persia, with a large machine gun


    Soldiers from Tehran, or Teheran, Persia, with a large machine gun. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). Circa 1911




    1919: The Shah of Persia (1898 - 1930) and Prince Albert stand outside the Guildhall after luncheon with the Mayor and Corporation of London. Left to right: The Lord Mayor, the Shah of Persia, Prince Albert (later George VI), and Lord Curzon. The Shah ruled from 1909 to 1925, when he was deposed by a constituent assembly which elected Reza Pahlavi to replace him


    The Shah of Persia (1898–1930) and Prince Albert stand outside the Guildhall after luncheon with the Mayor and Corporation of London. Left to right: The Lord Mayor, the Shah of Persia, Prince Albert (later George VI), and Lord Curzon. The Shah ruled from 1909 to 1925, when he was deposed by a constituent assembly which elected Reza Pahlavi to replace him. (Photo by Brooke/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). November 1919




    The Palace of the Shah at Isfahan (Esfahan) in Iran, circa 1930


    The Palace of the Shah at Isfahan (Esfahan) in Iran, circa 1930. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)




    1938: Princess Fawzieh, sister of King Farouk of Egypt, who married the Crown Prince of Iran in 1939


    Princess Fawzieh, sister of King Farouk of Egypt, who married the Crown Prince of Iran in 1939. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images). 1938




    1939: Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlavi (1919 - 1980), the son of Reza Khan, the Shah of Iran


    Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlavi (1919–1980), the son of Reza Khan, the Shah of Iran. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 1939




    1941: An Iranian soldier guards two German tourists near the Iranian-Turkish border during World War II. Since the British occupation of Iran, all Axis nationals are being expelled from the country


    An Iranian soldier guards two German tourists near the Iranian-Turkish border during World War II. Since the British occupation of Iran, all Axis nationals are being expelled from the country. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images). Circa 1941




    circa 1948: A street scene in an Iranian city


    A street scene in an Iranian city. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images). Circa 1948




    1948: The leader of the Iranian Moslems Doctor Hamed in his office in Tehran


    The leader of the Iranian Moslems Doctor Hamed in his office in Tehran. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images). Circa 1948




    1948: The Shah of Persia, accompanied by King George VI, inspecting the guard of honour of the 2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards at Buckingham Palace


    The Shah of Persia, accompanied by King George VI, inspecting the guard of honour of the 2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards at Buckingham Palace. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 20th July 1948




    27th July 1948: Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlavi (1919 - 1980), the Shah of Iran, (formerly Persia), at the Sunbury Research Station


    Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlavi (1919–1980), the Shah of Iran, (formerly Persia), at the Sunbury Research Station. (Photo by Express/Express/Getty Images). 27th July 1948


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Iran. Part I (1880-1950)


1880: Prince Leopold (1853 - 1884), Duke of Albany, youngest son of Queen Victoria, in a carriage with Nasser-Al-Din, the Shah of Persia


Prince Leopold (1853–1884), Duke of Albany, youngest son of Queen Victoria, in a carriage with Nasser-Al-Din, the Shah of Persia (left). (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1880




1880: Nasiruddin, Shah of Persia (Iran) in regal attire, with his scimitar




circa 1880: Nasiruddin, Shah of Persia (Iran) in regal attire, with his scimitar


Nasiruddin, Shah of Persia (Iran) in regal attire, with his scimitar. (Photo by W. & D. Downey/Getty Images). Circa 1880




1894: British residents on horseback outside the British Post Office and Residency in the port of Bushire, Iran


British residents on horseback outside the British Post Office and Residency in the port of Bushire, Iran. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1894




1894: View of the port of Bushire, Iran, from the British Residency, showing the British flagstaff and tennis courts


View of the port of Bushire, Iran, from the British Residency, showing the British flagstaff and tennis courts. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1894




1894: Facade of the Royal Palace in Isfahan, Iran


Facade of the Royal Palace in Isfahan, Iran. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1894




Muzaffer Uddin (1853 - 1907) the Shah of Persia


Muzaffer Uddin (1853–1907) the Shah of Persia. (Photo by W & D Downey/Getty Images)




Crown Prince Valiaha of Persia who when older became the Shah of Iran is viewed with a group of officials after he officially opened a new military school in Tehran


Crown Prince Valiaha of Persia who when older became the Shah of Iran is viewed with a group of officials after he officially opened a new military school in Tehran. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). 1901




1907: Mohammed Ali, Shah of Persia (1872 - 1925), who reigned from 1907 to 1909


Mohammed Ali, Shah of Persia (1872–1925), who reigned from 1907 to 1909. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1907




An Anglo-Iranian Oil Company oil well in Iran, 1909




Anglo-Iranian Oil Company




Anglo-Iranian Oil Company


An Anglo-Iranian Oil Company oil well in Iran, 1909. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)




Laying the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company pipeline between Masjid-i-Suleiman and Abadan in Iran, circa 1910. The pipeline was completed in 1911




Laying the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company pipeline between Masjid-i-Suleiman and Abadan in Iran, circa 1910. The pipeline was completed in 1911




Laying the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company pipeline between Masjid-i-Suleiman and Abadan in Iran, circa 1910. The pipeline was completed in 1911


Laying the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company pipeline between Masjid-i-Suleiman and Abadan in Iran, circa 1910. The pipeline was completed in 1911. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)




1910: From left to right: Messrs. Gunning, Thornton, Wood and Garden relaxing in Bustine, Persia. Mr Wood is smoking a hookah pipe


From left to right: Messrs. Gunning, Thornton, Wood and Garden relaxing in Bustine, Persia. Mr. Wood is smoking a hookah pipe. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1910




The city of Shiraz in Iran, capital of Fars province, circa 1910


The city of Shiraz in Iran, capital of Fars province, circa 1910. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)




1910: A criminal is publicly whipped in the street in Persia


A criminal is publicly whipped in the street in Persia. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images). Circa 1910




Shah of Persia, Reza Shah Pahlavi (1877 - 1944) in military uniform


Shah of Persia, Reza Shah Pahlavi (1877–1944) in military uniform. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images). 1910




1911: Soldiers from Tehran, or Teheran, Persia, with a large machine gun


Soldiers from Tehran, or Teheran, Persia, with a large machine gun. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). Circa 1911




1919: The Shah of Persia (1898 - 1930) and Prince Albert stand outside the Guildhall after luncheon with the Mayor and Corporation of London. Left to right: The Lord Mayor, the Shah of Persia, Prince Albert (later George VI), and Lord Curzon. The Shah ruled from 1909 to 1925, when he was deposed by a constituent assembly which elected Reza Pahlavi to replace him


The Shah of Persia (1898–1930) and Prince Albert stand outside the Guildhall after luncheon with the Mayor and Corporation of London. Left to right: The Lord Mayor, the Shah of Persia, Prince Albert (later George VI), and Lord Curzon. The Shah ruled from 1909 to 1925, when he was deposed by a constituent assembly which elected Reza Pahlavi to replace him. (Photo by Brooke/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). November 1919




The Palace of the Shah at Isfahan (Esfahan) in Iran, circa 1930


The Palace of the Shah at Isfahan (Esfahan) in Iran, circa 1930. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)




1938: Princess Fawzieh, sister of King Farouk of Egypt, who married the Crown Prince of Iran in 1939


Princess Fawzieh, sister of King Farouk of Egypt, who married the Crown Prince of Iran in 1939. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images). 1938




1939: Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlavi (1919 - 1980), the son of Reza Khan, the Shah of Iran


Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlavi (1919–1980), the son of Reza Khan, the Shah of Iran. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 1939




1941: An Iranian soldier guards two German tourists near the Iranian-Turkish border during World War II. Since the British occupation of Iran, all Axis nationals are being expelled from the country


An Iranian soldier guards two German tourists near the Iranian-Turkish border during World War II. Since the British occupation of Iran, all Axis nationals are being expelled from the country. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images). Circa 1941




circa 1948: A street scene in an Iranian city


A street scene in an Iranian city. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images). Circa 1948




1948: The leader of the Iranian Moslems Doctor Hamed in his office in Tehran


The leader of the Iranian Moslems Doctor Hamed in his office in Tehran. (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images). Circa 1948




1948: The Shah of Persia, accompanied by King George VI, inspecting the guard of honour of the 2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards at Buckingham Palace


The Shah of Persia, accompanied by King George VI, inspecting the guard of honour of the 2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards at Buckingham Palace. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 20th July 1948




27th July 1948: Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlavi (1919 - 1980), the Shah of Iran, (formerly Persia), at the Sunbury Research Station


Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlavi (1919–1980), the Shah of Iran, (formerly Persia), at the Sunbury Research Station. (Photo by Express/Express/Getty Images). 27th July 1948


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