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Islamic History: Iran 1951 - 1979

  • Oil Negotiation

    Oil Negotiation
    British Anglo-Iranian Oil Company and Iran oil negotiation fail. Iran nationalizes its oil fields.
  • Mohammad Mosaddegh Elected Prime Minister

    Mohammad Mosaddegh Elected Prime Minister
    Mohammad Mosaddegh (16 June 1882 – 5 March 1967), was the democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran from 1951 to 1953.
  • Iranian coup d’état

    Iranian coup d’état
    Massive protests broke out across Iran, leaving almost 300 dead in firefights in the streets of Tehran. Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh was soon overthrown in a coup orchestrated by the CIA and British intelligence.
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    Islamic Revolution

    A series of events that culminated in the overthrow of the Pahlavi dynasty under Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and the replacement of his government with an Islamic republic under the rule of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini,