ROYALTY: Shah and Soraya State Visit to Great Britain (1955)


ROYALTY: Shah and Soraya State Visit to Great Britain (1955)
by Darius Kadivar

The Shah of Iran reistablishes friendly relations with Britain and it's newly crowned Queen Elizabeth 2 following the end of the 1953 Oil Crisis and the Nationalization of Iran's Oil by his former Prime Minister Mohamed Mossadegh. (circa 1955)

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Part II

Part III

In later Years the Shah was much more Critical about the British Government (1974):

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