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Pahlavi

1. Mohammed Reza . 1919--80, shah of Iran (1941--79); forced into exile (1979) during civil unrest following which an Islamic republic was established led by the Ayatollah Khomeini
2. his father, Reza. 1877--1944, shah of Iran (1925--41). Originally an army officer, he gained power by a coup d'état (1921) and was chosen shah by the National Assembly. He reorganized the army and did much to modernize Iran

Pahlavi

 

a dynasty in Iran, in power since Dec. 12, 1925. The shahs of the Pahlavi dynasty have been Reza Shah Pahlavi (1925–41) and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi (since Sept. 16, 1941).

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Though Reza Khan declared Iran neutral during World War-II, Iran's British-controlled oil industry were mostly maintained by German professionals.
Ironically, when in the 14th of June 1304, the National Assembly passed the Law on Civil identity and everyone was required to select a name, Reza Khan Sardar Sepah considered "Pahlavi" for his last name.
Reza Khan anulo todos los tratados que concedian derechos a paises extranjeros, incluyendo las concesiones petroleras que tenian los ingleses.
Reza Khan should be congratulated on his latest book on the natural history of UAE.
Ironside's assistance in selection and elevation of Reza Khan to power and his preference for a military dictatorship in order to help a smooth British troop withdrawal, and the author quotes him to this effect.
In 1921, out of the chaos following the First World War, a new charismatic officer emerged, Reza Khan Pahlavi.
Monitoring Iran's more modern history is best focused between 1921-26, when the Qajar dynasty was deposed and General Reza Khan, a very strong army officer, nominated himself to become king.
1921: Military chief Reza Khan stages coup and names himself Shah of Persia.
Tribal disputeLocals told Al Jazeera at the time that the air raid hit a memorial service at a compound belonging to Reza Khan, a tribal leader who had been in dispute with Nader Tawakal, another local leader.
1921 Reza Khan - head of the country's Russiantrained Cossack regiment - stages a coup to take over the "Peacock Throne" as Shah of Persia.
A three-judge panel also convicted Reza Khan of raping an Italian reporter before she died, and of killing his own wife in Pakistan.
The last Shah of the Qajar dynasty was soon removed by a military coup led by Reza Khan, a semiliterate officer of an old Cossack regiment, which had been created by czarist Russia and officered by Russians to protect the Qajar ruler and Russian interests.