1979 in Iran
Events from the year 1979 in Iran.
Iranian Revolution (Feb 1979) - YouTube
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Iranian Revolution
The Iranian Revolution (also known as the Islamic Revolution or the 1979 Revolution; Persian: انقلاب اسلامی, Enghelābe Eslāmi or انقلاب بیست و دو بهمن) refers to events involving the overthrow of the ...
Iranian Revolution - Wikipedia
National Democratic Front (Iran)
The National Democratic Front of Iran was a liberal-left political party founded during the Iranian Revolution of 1979 that overthrew shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and banned within a short time by the ...
Iran-Iraq War
The Iran–Iraq War, also known as the First Persian Gulf War, was an armed conflict between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Republic of Iraq lasting from September 1980 to August 1988, making it t...
Iran-Iraq War - Wikipedia
Iranian Constitutional Convention election, 1979
Constitutional Convention elections were held in Iran on 3 August 1979. The result was a victory for the Islamic Republican Party, which won 55 of the 73 seats. Voter turnout was 90.5%. The new consti...
Imperial Guard (Iran)
The Iranian Imperial Guard was both the personal guard force of the Shahs of Iran and an elite combat branch of the Imperial Iranian Army. It was created in 1942 and disbanded in 1979.
In 1921 a P...
Union of Communist Militants
Union of Communist Militants (Persian: اتحاد مبارزان کمونیست‎, abbreviated امک) was an Iranian communist group. It was led by Mansoor Hekmat. Hekmat founded the group in December 1978. The organ...
Ketab-e Jom'e
Ketab-e Jom'e (in Persian: کتاب جمعه), meaning Book of Friday, was a weekly magazine for literary, social and scientific issues. Its editor was Ahmad Shamlou. The first issue of Ketab-e Jom'e appeared...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 457
United Nations Security Council Resolution 457, adopted unanimously on 4 December 1979, addressed the ongoing Iran hostage crisis. After expressing concern at the level of tensions between Iran and th...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 457 - Wikipedia
Rahe Kargar
Organization of Revolutionary Workers of Iran (Rahe Kargar)- (سازمان کارگران انقلابی ايران - راه کارگر) is a marxist Iranian political organisation formed in 1980. The organisation has been calling f...
Iranian Embassy Siege
The Iranian Embassy siege took place from 30 April to 5 May 1980, after a group of six armed men stormed the Iranian embassy in South Kensington, London. The gunmen took 26 people hostage—mostly embas...
Iranian Embassy Siege - Wikipedia
Tehran Times
Tehran Times began in 1979 as a foreign-language newspaper to air the voice of the Islamic Revolution. The policy that the newspaper has been following has been based on the guideline set by Ayatollah...
Shia theocracy
The first Shia theocracy in the 20th century was established in Iran following the Iranian Revolution that led to the fall of the Shah of Iran. The constitutional name of Iran was established as the ...
Iranian Islamic Republic referendum, March 1979
A referendum on creating an Islamic Republic was held in Iran on 30 and 31 March 1979. The referendum asked "Islamic Republic Yes or no?". Although some groups objected to the wording and choice and ...
Abulhassan Banisadr
Seyyad Abolhassan Banisadr ( pronunciation  ; Persian: سیِّدابوالحسن بنی‌صدر‎; born 22 March 1933) is an Iranian politician, economist and human rights activist. He was the first...
Abulhassan Banisadr - Wikipedia
Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution
The Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution (Persian: سپاه پاسداران انقلاب اسلامی ‎ / Sepāh-e Pāsdārān-e Enqelāb-e Eslāmi, or Sepāh for short), often called Revolutionary Guards, is a b...
Iran hostage crisis
The Iran hostage crisis, referred to within Iran in Persian as تسخیر لانه جاسوسی امریکا (literally "Conquest of the American Spy Den,"), was a diplomatic crisis between Iran and the United States. Fif...
Iran hostage crisis - Wikipedia
Arab Political and Cultural Organization
In 1979, the APCO (Arab Political and Cultural Organisation) instigated an armed conflict with Iran to gain more autonomy for the Khuzestan region. This conflict was terminated in 1980.
Council of the Islamic Revolution
The Council of the Islamic Revolution (Persian: شورای انقلاب اسلامی, Showra-ye Enghelāb Eslāmi) was a group formed by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini to manage the Iranian Revolution on 12 January 1979, s...
Council of the Islamic Revolution - Wikipedia
1979 Kurdish rebellion in Iran
1979 Kurdish rebellion in Iran erupted in mid-March 1979, some two months after the completion of the Iranian Revolution, and became the largest among the nationwide uprisings in Iran against the new ...
1979 Kurdish rebellion in Iran - Wikipedia
United Nations Security Council Resolution 461
United Nations Security Council resolution 461, adopted on 31 December 1979, after recalling its Resolution 457 (1979), the Council noted the increasing tension between Iran and the United States and ...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 461 - Wikipedia
Zabol University
University of Zabol is a university in the city of Zabol in the province of Sistan and Baluchestan in Iran.In 1982, higher education was started in Zabol which is located in Sistan region, south east ...
Zabol University - Wikipedia
Case Concerning United States Diplomatic and Consular Staff in Tehran
United States v Iran [1980] ICJ 1 (also called the Case Concerning United States Diplomatic and Consular Staff in Tehran) is a public international law case (issued in two decisions) brought to the In...
Refah School (Tehran, Iran)
Refah School is an elementary school for girls in southern Tehran, Iran with historical significance in the Iranian Revolution. It was established in 1968. This school has also inspired books in the w...
Abbas Abdi
Abbas Abdi  pronunction  ah-BAHSS-ahb-DEE (born 1956) is one of Iran's most influential reformists, journalist, self-taught sociologist and social activist.
Abdi was born in 1956. He stu...