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TImeline on how the U.S. relations with Iran have deteriorated over the years
Created by aroys
on Feb 10, 2011
Last updated: 02/10/11 at 05:11 PM
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The Shah Dies in Egypt
Abolhassan Bani-Sadr is elected the first president of the Islamic Republic of Iran,
Mehdi Bazargan becomes prime minister and Khomeini proclaims the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The Shah introduces a package of comprehensive social and economic reforms that aim to modernize the country. He also announces that he is extending the right to vote to women. This is known as the White Revolution.
British and American forces overthrow Mossadeq because they are worried that his nationalist aspirations will lead to a communist takeover.
Britain and Soviet Pressure force Reza out of the throne. Britain and the Soviets think he is sympathetic to the Nazi regimen.
Reza Kahn Proclaims himself the first Shah of the new Pahlavi Dynasty in 1925. Coronation takes place in 1926. Mohammad Reza is crown Prince.
The Anglo-Russian agreement divides Iran into "spheres of Influence" making Iran's movement to independence difficult.