Iranian Revolution

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Invasion

1941

Britian and Soviet Union invade Iran, to make a rainway for the Soviet Union.

Dismisal

1953

Shah dismisses Mossadegh as prime minister.

The Emerge of Khomeini

1961

Khomeini emerges as one of the probable successors to Boroujerdi's role of leadership.

The Bill

1962

Shah's government passes a bill allowing women to vote for the first time, and allowing non-muslims to run for council.

Exile

1979

Shah and his family are forced to exile.

Hostage

1979

50 Americans are held hostage in the U.S Embassy in Tehran.

Iraq-Iran War

1980

Start of the Iraq-Iran war that lasts for 8 years.

Bandi-Sadr released

1981

He flees to France.

Frozen Assets

1989

U.S, releases 567 billion frozen assents of Iran.