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Iran

Jomhori-e-Islami-e-Irân (Islamic Republic of Iran)
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

HISTORY. Persia was ruled by the Shahs as an absolute monarchy until 30 Dec. 1906 when the first Constitution was granted. Reza Khan took control after a coup on 31 Oct. 1925 deposed the last Shah of the Qajar Dynasty, and became Reza Shah Pahlavi on 12 Dec. 1925. The country’s name was changed to Iran on 21 March 1935. Reza Shah abdicated on 16Sept. 1941 in favour of his son, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1991

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  • Brian Hunter

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