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Behesht-e Zahra
Behesht-e Zahra
Behesht-e Zahra
(Persian: بهشت زهرا‎,The Paradise of Zahra, from Fatima az-Zahra), is the largest cemetery in Iran. Located in the southern part of metropolitan Tehran,[1] it is connected to the city by Tehran
Tehran
Metro Line 1. The cemetery has been one of the inspirations for a webcomic called Zahra's Paradise.Contents1 History 2 Notable burials 3 Images 4 See also 5 ReferencesHistory[edit] In the early 1950s, all the cemeteries in Tehran
Tehran
were supposed to be replaced by several large new ones outside the then precincts of the capital. Behesht-e Zahra
Behesht-e Zahra
was built in late 1960s on the southern side of Teheran towards the direction of the city of Qom
Qom
and opened in 1970
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Mansour Sattari
Mansour Sattari
Mansour Sattari
(منصور ستاری) was born in 1949 in Gharchak, Tehran province, Iran. After serving his compulsory military service in the Army Artillery branch, he joined the Iranian Military Academy and entered the Imperial Iranian Air Force
Imperial Iranian Air Force
in 1965 in the Ground Force branch. In 1971 he was sent to United States
United States
to attend a course in Advanced Radar Control and Battle Management. Upon his return to Iran he was employed as a Radar Defence Control Officer. He implemented many innovative plans to improve radar and counterattack systems that was learnt from the U.S
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SAVAK
SAVAK
SAVAK
(Persian: ساواک‬‎, short for سازمان اطلاعات و امنیت کشور‬ Sāzemān-e Ettelā'āt va Amniyat-e Keshvar, literally "Organization of National Intelligence and Security") was the secret police, domestic security and intelligence service of Pahlavi dynasty. It was established by Iran's Mohammad Reza Shah with the help of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the Israeli MOSSAD.[1] SAVAK
SAVAK
operated from 1957 until the Iranian Revolution
Iranian Revolution
of 1979, when the prime minister Shapour Bakhtiar ordered its dissolution during the outbreak of Iranian Revolution
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Tehran
Tehran
Tehran
(/tɛˈræn, -ˈrɑːn, ˌtɛhə-, ˌteɪə-/; Persian: تهران‎ Tehrân [tʰehˈɾɒːn] ( listen)) is the capital of Iran
Iran
and Tehran
Tehran
Province. With a population of around 8.8 million in the city and 15 million in the larger metropolitan area of Greater Tehran, Tehran
Tehran
is the most populous city in Iran
Iran
and Western Asia,[4] and has the second-largest metropolitan area in the Middle East
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Nasrollah Entezam
Nasrollah Entezam (Persian: نصرالله انتظام‎; 16 February 1900 – 19 December 1980) was an Iranian diplomat. He was Iranian ambassador to the UN from 1947 to 1950 and President of the United Nations General Assembly during its fifth session, in 1950.Contents1 Birth and early diplomatic career 2 After Reza Shah years 3 Other duties 4 Retirement 5 External linksBirth and early diplomatic career[edit] Nasrollah Entezam was born in Tehran in 1900, he graduated in law and political science at the University of Tehran and the Sorbonne. Like his elder brother, Abdullah Entezam, he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs upon completion of his education at the German Technical School and the School of Political Science. Between 1926 and 1929, he was Secretary to the Iranian Legations in Paris, Warsaw, and London
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Farrokhroo Parsa
Farokhroo Parsa (Persian: فرخ‌رو پارسا‎; 24 March 1922[1] – 8 May 1980) was an Iranian physician, educator and parliamentarian. She served as Minister of Education of Iran in the last pre-Islamic revolution government and was the first female cabinet minister of an Iranian government. Parsa was an outspoken supporter of women's rights in Iran. She was executed by firing squad on 8 May 1980 on religious-revolutionary charges after the revolutionists came to power in Iran. In the early 1960s, she wrote a letter to the Shah requesting the right to vote for women; the late Shah replied, “I will seek my nation’s vote on the matter, my people do not consist only of men.”[citation needed]Contents1 Biography 2 See also 3 References 4 External linksBiography[edit]Board of Governors of Association of Patriotic Women [Kānun-e Nesvān-e Vatan'khāh], Tehran, 1922–1932
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Amirteymour Kalali
Mohammad Ebrahim Mirza Amirteymour Kalali (5 October 1894 – 11 February 1988)[1] (Persian: امیرتیمور کلالی‎), also known as Sardar Nosrat, was a prominent Iranian statesman and aristocrat.Contents1 Background 2 Private life 3 See also 4 Further reading 5 ReferencesBackground[edit] Amirteymour, a distinguished and influential Iranian politician of the 20th century, was born in Mashhad to an aristocratic family and received his formal education in France and England. For centuries his family led the Timuri tribe, and his father, Mir 'Ali Mardan Khan, Nuzrat ol-Molk who was the hereditary prince/ruler of Khorasan, was granted the title of Nuzrat ol-Molk by Naser al-Din Shah Qajar. Nuzrat ol-Molk was a capable military commander and had become close to the Shah since crushing his nephew's claim to the throne in Khorasan
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Sabar Mirza Farman Farmaian
Sabar Mirza Farman Farmaian (1912–2006) The first son of Persian Qajar nobleman Abdol Hossein Mirza Farmanfarma through Masoumeh Khanoum. He was born in 1912 in Tehran. He quickly decided on medicine, becoming a doctor and specialising in malaria and studying it to great extent. Dr Sabar Farmanfarmaian participated in a number of projects initiated by the World Health Organization. He was a staunch supporter of Mossadegh during Iran's oil nationalisation in 1953. He held the post of Minister of Health during Mossadegh's second cabinet.Contents1 Government positions held 2 See also 3 Sources 4 External linksGovernment positions held[edit]Minister of Health (21 July 1952–19 August 1953)See also[edit]Iran History of Iran Qajar Dynasty of Iran Contemporary Medicine in IranSources[edit]Daughter of Persia; Sattareh Farman Farmaian with Dona Munker; Crown Publishers,Inc.,New York,1992 Blood and Oil: Memoirs of a Persian Prince; Manucher Mirza Farman Farmaian
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Management And Planning Organization Of Iran
The Management and Planning Organization of Iran (MPO) is one of the largest governmental establishments in Iran
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Imperial Iranian Army
ClassifiedMEI estimate (2011): 420,000[7]350,000 (Ground Force) 37,000 (Air Force) 18,000 (Navy) 15,000 (Air Defense)ExpendituresBudget $2,036.91 million (1395 SH)[8]Related articlesHistoryMilitary history of Iran History of the Iranian Air Force History of the Iranian NavyRanksArmy Air Force Navy Air DefenseThe Islamic Republic of Iran Army[9] (Persian: ارتش جمهوری اسلامی ایران‎) acronymed AJA (Persian: آجا‎), simply known as the Iranian Army or Artesh (Persian: ارتش‎, translit. Arteš), is the "conventional military of Iran"[10] and part of Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran
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Mehdi Rahimi
Mehdi Rahimi (1921 - 16 February 1979) was an Iranian military general. He was a loyal supporter of the Shah, Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, the final monarch of Iran
Iran
who ruled from 1941 to 1979
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Prime Minister Of Iran
The Prime Minister of Iran
Iran
was a political post in Iran
Iran
that had existed during several different periods of time starting with the Qajar era (when the country was internationally known as Persia) until its most recent revival from 1979 to 1989 following the Iranian Revolution.Contents1 Prime Ministers of Qajar era 2 Prime Ministers of Pahlavi era 3 Prime Ministers of Islamic Republic of Iran 4 Living former Prime Ministers 5 See also 6 References 7 SourcesPrime Ministers of Qajar era[edit] In the Qajar era, prime ministers were known by different titles. The post itself was mainly known as ataabak or ataabak-e a'zam (grand ataabak), or sometimes sadr-e a'zam (premier) at the beginning, but became ra'is ol-vozaraa (head of ministers) at the end. The title of nakhost vazir (prime minister) was rarely used. The prime minister was usually called by the honorific title hazrat-e ashraf
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Imperial Iranian Air Force
The history of the Iranian Air Force can be divided into two phases — before the Islamic Revolution, and after it.Contents1 Imperial era 2 Post-Islamic Revolution2.1 Iran–Iraq War 2.2 Post Iran Iraq War 2.3 Iraqi aircraft from the Persian Gulf War 2.4 Present3 Notable pilots 4 Inventory 1920–1979 5 Gallery 6 References 7 External linksImperial era[edit]The logo of the Imperial Iranian Air ForceEight major officers of the IIAF, in the 1930s.An F-86 Sabre from the Golden Crown aerobatic display team, of the Imperial Iranian Air Force.CH-47C Chinook of the Imperial Iranian Air Force at Issy heliport, Paris, in 1971.The Imperial Iranian Air Force (IIAF) was a branch of the Imperial Iranian Armed Forces and was established by Reza Shah, the Shah of Iran, in 1920. It became operational with its first fully trained pilots on February 25, 1925
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Amir Hossein Rabii
Amir Hossein Rabii
Amir Hossein Rabii
(Persian: امیرحسین ربیعی‎) (died 9 April 1979) was an Iranian senior military officer who served as the commander in chief of Imperial Iranian Air Force
Imperial Iranian Air Force
from 1976 to 1979
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Valiollah Fallahi
Valiollah Fallahi (1931 – 29 September 1981), was a military officer and prominent figure during the Iran–Iraq war. Career[edit] Fallahi served as commander ground forces.[1] Until June 1980 he was the deputy commander of joint staff.[2] He was appointed by Abolhassan Bani Sadr as joint chief of staff in June 1980.[3][4] Death[edit]Fallahi's graveOn 29 September 1981 he died with several top commanders including General Javad Fakouri (Air Force Commander), General Yousef Kolahdouz (Acting Commander of the Revolutionary Guards), Brigadier General Seyed Mousa Namjoo (Defence Minister) and Commander Jahanara in a plane crash that was due to land in Tehran after take off from Ahvaz.[5][6] References[edit]^ "Iran's military closes its airspace over Qom". The Altus Times Democrat. 27 November 1979. Retrieved 24 August 2013.  ^ "Iran-Iraq cease-fire proposed". Beaver County Times. 2 March 1981. Retrieved 24 August 2013.  ^ Dilip Hiro (4 July 2013)
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Islamic Republic Of Iran Army
ClassifiedMEI estimate (2011): 420,000[7]350,000 (Ground Force) 37,000 (Air Force) 18,000 (Navy) 15,000 (Air Defense)ExpendituresBudget $2,036.91 million (1395 SH)[8]Related articlesHistoryMilitary history of Iran History of the Iranian Air Force History of the Iranian NavyRanksArmy Air Force Navy Air DefenseThe Islamic Republic of Iran
Iran
Army[9] (Persian: ارتش جمهوری اسلامی ایران‎) acronymed AJA (Persian: آجا‎), simply known as the Iranian Army or Artesh (Persian: ارتش‎, translit. Arteš), is the "conventional military of Iran"[10] and part of Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran
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