Iran–United Kingdom relations
Iran–United Kingdom relations are the bilateral relations between the countries of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Islamic Republic of Iran. Iran, which was known as P...
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Anglo-Persian Oil Company
The Anglo-Persian Oil Company (APOC) was an English company founded in 1908 following the discovery of a large oil field in Masjed Soleiman, Iran. It was the first company to extract petroleum from Ir...
Anglo-Persian War
The Anglo–Persian War lasted between November 1, 1856 and April 4, 1857, and was fought between Great Britain and Persia (which was at the time ruled by the Qajar dynasty). In the war, the British op...
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Iranians in the United Kingdom
Iranians in the United Kingdom, also referred to as British Iranians, consist of people of Iranian nationality who have settled in the United Kingdom, as well as British residents and citizens of Iran...
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The Great Game
"The Great Game" was the strategic rivalry and conflict between the British Empire and the Russian Empire for supremacy in Central Asia. The classic Great Game period is generally regarded as running ...
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Abadan Crisis timeline
The Abadan Crisis was a major event in Iranian history. It began in 1951 with the nationalization of the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company by the government of Iran, and the shutting down by the British of th...
The Satanic Verses controversy
The Satanic Verses controversy, also known as the Rushdie Affair, was the heated and frequently violent reaction of Muslims to the publication of Salman Rushdie's novel The Satanic Verses, which was f...
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Tehran Conference
The Tehran Conference (codenamed Eureka) was a strategy meeting held between Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill from 28 November to 1 December 1943. It was held in the Soviet ...
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Rasoul Movahedian
Rasoul Movahedian-Attar is an Iranian diplomat, formerly Iranian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, appointed 4 July 2006 and held the office until 1 January 2012.Movahedian previously served as Ambass...
Iranian frigate Alvand
Iranian frigate Alvand (Persian: الوند‎), a British-made Vosper Mark V class frigate (also known as Alvand class frigate), was commissioned in 1971 as part of a four-ship order and is the lead s...
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Capture of Ormuz (1622)
In the 1622 Capture of Ormuz, an Anglo-Persian force combined to take over the Portuguese garrison at Hormuz Island after a ten week siege, thus opening up Persian trade with England in the Persian Gu...
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2011 attack on the British Embassy in Iran
The 2011 attack on the British Embassy in Iran was a mob action on 29 November 2011 by a crowd of Iranian protesters who stormed the embassy and another British diplomatic compound in Tehran, Iran ran...
2011 attack on the British Embassy in Iran - Wikipedia
Alan Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke
Field Marshal Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke KG, GCB, OM, GCVO, DSO & Bar (23 July 1883 – 17 June 1963) was a senior commander in the British Army....
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Peter Ramsbotham
Peter Edward Ramsbotham, 3rd Viscount Soulbury, GCMG GCVO DL (8 October 1919 – 9 April 2010) was a British diplomat and colonial administrator.
Ramsbotham was educated at Eton College and at Magda...
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Neda Agha-Soltan Graduate Scholarship
The Neda Agha-Soltan Graduate Scholarship is a scholarship for post-graduate philosophy students at The Queen's College, Oxford, with preference given to students of Iranian citizenship or heritage. I...
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Treaty of Paris (1857)
The Treaty of Paris (1857) marked the end of the hostilities of the Anglo-Persian War. On the Persian side negotiations were handled by ambassador Ferukh Khan. The two sides signed the peace treaty on...
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Takaloo
Merdad Takaloo (born 23 September 1975 in Tehran, Iran) (Persian: مهرداد تکلوبیغشی‎), more commonly known as Mehrdad Takaloo or Takaloo, is an Iranian born British based boxer.
Takaloo was b...
William Knox D'Arcy
William Knox D'Arcy (11 October 1849 – 1 May 1917) was one of the principal founders of the oil and petrochemical industry in Persia (Iran).
He was born in Newton Abbot, England, the son of a soli...
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Anglo-Persian Treaty of 1801
The Anglo-Persian Treaty of 1801 was signed between the English diplomat John Malcolm and the Shah of Persia Fath Ali Shah in 1801. The Treaty was proposed at the initiative of Great Britain in order...
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Cameron Alborzian
Yogi Cameron Alborzian (born 26 February 1967) is a British-Iranian yoga and Ayurveda therapist and former fashion model. After a successful career as male model in the fashion industry as the face o...