The year 1939 A.D.

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March, 15, 1939 A.D.:
Prince Of Persia Marries Egyptian Fawzia

Mohammad Reza Pahlavi who was the crown prince at the time married princess Fouziyeh, the daughter of king Fuad of Egypt. Because the Pahlavi family did not have a noble origin, this marriage was mostly aimed to bring some royal blood to the family. The crown prince departed for Egypt on Feb, 24, 19... Read Full Article:


September, 23, 1939 A.D.:
Abadan Institute Of Technology Founded

Abadan Institute Of Technology (AIOT) was the third of it's kind in the world, founded for education and training of technical staff required to operate and support Iranian Oil fields and refineries. It remains as one of few good heritages of the British who at the time owned %51 of the Iranian oil ... Read Full Article:


October, 18, 1939 A.D.:
Reza Shah Kills Farrokhi Yazdi

Mirza Mohammad Farrokhi Yazdi was an Iranian journalist, poet and senior politician who was killed by the order of Reza Shah Pahlavi on October, 18, 1939.Born in 1887 in Yazd to Mohammad Ebrahim, a merchant from Yazd, Farrokhi finished primary school at a Madrasa in Yazd. At the age of 15, although ... Read Full Article:


October, 25, 1939 A.D.:
Majlis Twelveth Terms Begins

The 12th Majlis term started on Oct, 25, 1939 and officially inaugurated on Nov, 2. Reza Shah attended the inauguration ceremony on Oct, 26 though he was a dictator who had no tolerance for opposition voices and Majlis elections were just formalities. Most of political dissidents were either killed,... Read Full Article:


October, 29, 1939 A.D.:
PM Daftari Presents His Cabinet

Matin Daftari was appointed as the new prime minister by Reza Shah. He presented his cabinet of ministers to Majlis on October, 29, 1939. The majority of the parliament representatives voted in favor of his cabinet. As a fan of Germany, appointing Daftari was to appease Germans. But after a short wh... Read Full Article:

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