Iranian Political-Economic History

Eras

The Classical Era

678 BC - 661

The Hellenic-Persian Era

312 BC - 224

The Umma

661 - 1258

The Four Kingdoms

867 - 1055

The Turko-Mongolic Era

936 - 1526

The Turko-Mongolic Regimes

963 - 1335

The Mongol Four Kingdoms

1335 - 1432

The Early National Kingdoms

1501 - 1979

The Afghan Kingdoms

1709 - 1796

The Islamic Republic

1979 - 2012

Periods

Medes

678 BC - 549 BC

Achaemenid Persia

549 BC - 336 BC

Seleucid Persia

312 BC - 63 BC

Parthian Persia

247 BC - 224

Sassanid Perisa

224 - 651

The Ummayad Calphiate

661 - 750

The Abbasid Caliphate

750 - 1258

Saffarids

867 - 1002

Samanids

875 - 999

Ziyarids

928 - 1043

Buyids

934 - 1055

The Ghaznavids

963 - 1168

The Seljuq

1037 - 1194

The Khwarazmid

1077 - 1256

The Ilkhanate

1256 - 1335

The Sarbadars

1335 - 1376

The Jalayirids

1335 - 1432

The Muzzaffarids

1335 - 1393

Chobanids

1335 - 1357

The Timurids

1370 - 1526

Kara Koyunlu

1375 - 1468

Aq Qoyunlu

1378 - 1508

The Safavids

1501 - 1736

Hotaki

1709 - 1738

The Afsharids

1736 - 1796

Zand

1750 - 1794

Qajar

1785 - 1925

Pahlavi

1925 - 1979

The Islamic Republic

1979 - 2012

Events

The Alexandian Invasion

334 BC

Islamic Conquest of Persia Begins

633

The Mongol Invasion Begins

1219

Soviet-British Invasion

1941

The Iranian Revolution

1979

The Iraqi-Iranian War

1980 - 1988