Iran Hostage Crisis

Timeline created by demitrakon
  • Muhammad Mossadegh, announces plan to nationalize the country’s oil industry

  • Iran government is deposed with a new government put in place under Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi

  • Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini come into power.

  • The Shah enters the United States

  • Embassy Takeover in Iran

  • Eagle Claw Operation launched.

  • Ronald Reagan wins Presidential Election.

  • Hostages released and Reagan sworn into office

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    Iran citizens build resentment for the Shah

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    Hostages in captivity