Nasser al-Din – history of Iran – 1800s AD

By |2018-04-25T23:04:49-07:00September 11th, 2017|History, West Asia|

Amir Kabir Mohammed Qajar died in 1848, a year of revolution and democracy in Europe. In Iran it brought change too: Mohammed's son, Nasser al-Din, was only 17 when his father died, and for the first three years, Nasser's prime minister Amir Kabir held power. Amir Kabir, who had risen from poverty, first centralized [...]