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Iranian dynasty (1794-1925) founded by Agha Muḥammad Khan, who reunified Iran and reasserted Iranian rule over territories in Georgia and the Caucasus by defeating his rivals, including the last ruler of the Zand dynasty. His successor, Fatḥali Shah (1797-1834), lost land to Russia and increased contacts with the West. During Naseroddin Shah's (1848-96) reign Iran went through a major intellectual and technical decline adding European meddling, specially Russian and British infiltration of the royal court, the country was in chaos when the dynasty was overthrown by Reza Shah Pahlavi in 1925.

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Golestan Palace of Tehran is a unique mixture of western and oriental architecture of Qajar era. One of the oldest historic monuments, the Golestan Palace belongs to a group of royal buildings enclosed within the great Tehran citadel.
Qajar Masood Mirza Zellolsoltan (5 January 1850-2 July 1918) was a Persian prince of the Qajar Dynasty; he was known as the
A Postal Stamp bearing the image of Qajar king Mohammad Ali Shah and a value of 50 Qeran. The qiran was a currency of Iran between 1825 and 1932 subdivided into 20 shahi or 1000 dinar and was worth one tenth of a toman.
Shadi Ghadirian, from the Qajar series of photographs: the sitters wear costumes that approximate Qajar fashion, but the objects they pose with are jarringly modern and western a mountain bike, a stereo or a can of Pepsi.
Qajar girls at the Harem smoking Hooka! This bizarre smoking habit became an icon of the Naseroddin Shah era when people were pacified while the country was being sold in Great Game, an implanted culture that still lingers on.
After Iranian Constitutional Revolution in 1906, Parliament designed a new flag and a new coat of arms. Lion and Sun motif is one of the better known emblems of Iran, and between 1576 and 1979 was an element in Iran's national flag too.

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