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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Death of Neda Agha-Soltan
51°23′30.60″E / 35.7190472°N 51.3918333°E / 35.7190472; 51.3918333Footage of the death of Nedā Āghā-Soltān (Persian: نِدا آقا سُلطان‎ – Nedā Āġā Soltān; 23 January 1983...
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Roxanne Pallett
Roxanne Pallett (born 26 December 1982 in Carlisle, Cumbria) is an British actress and singer. She's most famous for playing the role of Jo Sugden in ITV soap opera Emmerdale from 2005–08. She has won...
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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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British support for Iraq during the Iran–Iraq war
In the United Kingdom there were direct sales to both sides in the Iran–Iraq War. With an embargo in effect various companies also supplied Iraq and Iran by shipping materials through third-party coun...
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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...
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...
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Geoffrey Harrison
Sir Geoffrey Wedgwood Harrison, GCMG, KCVO (18 July 1908 – 12 April 1990) was a British diplomat, who served as the United Kingdom's ambassador to Brazil, Iran and the Soviet Union. Harrison's tenure ...
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...
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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1953 Iranian coup d'état
The 1953 Iranian coup d'état, known in Iran as the 28 Mordad coup, was the overthrow of the democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran Mohammad Mosaddegh on 19 August 1953, orchestrated by the Unit...
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Abbas Aram
Abbas Aram (1906-1985) was an Iranian diplomat and served as foreign minister for two terms, between 1959 and 1960 and between 1962 and 1966. In addition, he was the ambassador of Iran to various coun...
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Tobacco Protest
The Tobacco Protest, was a Shi'a revolt in Iran against an 1890 tobacco concession granted by the Shah to Great Britain. The protest was held by Tehran merchants in solidarity with the clerics. It cli...
Alexander Burnes
Captain Sir Alexander Burnes, FRS (16 May 1805 – 2 November 1841) was a Scottish traveller and explorer who took part in The Great Game. He was nicknamed Bokhara Burnes for his role in establish...
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