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June, 17, 1794 A.D.:
Qajar Massacre In Kerman


After a long siege, Kerman was captured by Agha Mohammad Khan's army. The city had given refugee to Fathali Khan, the last Zand ruler and resisted heroically despite famine resulting from the siege that started in December. Fathali Khan finally escaped to nearby Bam in hopes of minimizing civilian c... Read Full Article:


March, 21, 1795 A.D.:
Agha Mohammad Khan Becomes King


The coronation ceremony of Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar, from a Mongol descent took place in Tehran. After defeating Ghafour Khan, the Zand governor, he proclaimed king in a tent on the Norooz of 1795.Tehran thus became the capital of Iran after on. Tehran's population was only 20,000 at the time but it... Read Full Article:


September, 11, 1795 A.D.:
Persia Takes Back Georgia


The expansionist Russian Empire abused the power vacuum created with the death of Nader Shah in 1747 and following power struggles in Iran to install its own puppet king Heraclius in Georgia. A Russian contingent of two infantry battalions with four artillery pieces arrived in Tbilisi in 1784, but w... Read Full Article:


April, 10, 1796 A.D.:
Tehran Becomes Iran's Capital


Agha Mohammad Khan of Qajar dynasty announces Tehran as Iran's new capital. The city of Sari, in Mazandaran province used to be the Qajar capital but because of defensive considerations the decision to move the capital was taken. Tehran soon expanded and became Iran's most populated city. The follow... Read Full Article:


May, 10, 1796 A.D.:
Russians Storm Darband


After becoming king, Agha Mohammad Khan of Qajar dynasty took back Georgia which was captured by Russians in 1873. Catherine was determined to counter the attack by a punitive action. Her army set out in April 1796 from Kizilyar and captured Darband on May,10. In June, the Russian army overran most ... Read Full Article:


June, 17, 1797 A.D.:
Agha Mohammad Khan Murdered


In 1791 and 1795, Agha Mohammad Khan marched into Georgia to recover one of the richest provinces of the Safavid dynasty. With the pretext that Georgia sought Russian protection, Catherine the Great responded in 1796 by sending an expedition. Agha Mohammad Khan was on his way to Georgia when he camp... Read Full Article:


June, 17, 1797 A.D.:
Beginning Of The Reign of Fath-Ali Shah Qajar


Fat′h Ali Shah Qajar (5 September 1772 – 23 October 1834) was the second Qajar Emperor/Shah of Persia. He reigned from 17 June 1797 until his death. Fat′h Ali Shah was born in Damghan on 5 September 1772. He was the son of Hossein Qoli Khan Qajar, brother of Agha Mohammad Khan. He was governo... Read Full Article:


December, 14, 1799 A.D.:
Dec. 14, 1799: The excruciating final hours of President George Washington | PBS NewsHour


BY DR. HOWARD MARKEL December 14, 2014 at 4:00 AM EST It was a house call no physician would relish. On Dec. 14, 1799, three doctors were summoned to Mount Vernon in Fairfax County, Va., to attend to a critically ill, 67-year-old man who happened to be known as “the father of our country.” On t... Read Full Article:


April, 15, 1801 A.D.:
Etemadoddoleh Arrested


Haji Ebrahim Kalantar or Etemadoddoleh was a key figure in the bloody transition of power from Zand Dynasty to Qajar Dynasty. From a Jewish descent, he was one of the noblemen of Shiraz. In August, 1791, when Lotfali Khan appointed him as governor of Shiraz and marched towards Isfahan, Haji Ebrahim ... Read Full Article:


April, 21, 1802 A.D.:
Wahhabi Sack Of Karbala


The Wahhabi sack of Karbala occurred on 21 April 1802 (1216 Hijri) (1801), under the rule of Abdul-Aziz bin Muhammad the second ruler of the First Saudi State. Approximately 12,000 Wahhabis from Najd attacked the city of Karbala.:387 The attack coincided with the anniversary of Ghadir Khum event, or... Read Full Article:


January, 15, 1804 A.D.:
Russian offensive at The Battle of Ganja


The Battle of Ganja, Siege of Ganja Fortress (Azerbaijani: گنجه قلعه‌سینین ایشغالی, Gəncə qalasının işğalı; Persian: اشغال قلعه گنجه‎) or Assault on Ganja (Russian: Штурм Гянджи), was the result of a Russian offensive in the South Caucasus inten... Read Full Article:


February, 11, 1805 A.D.:
Napoleon Sends Envoy To Iran


Napoleon I wanted to develop an alliance with the Persian Empire. France had already signed treaties with Persia in 1708 and 1715 with the visit of a Persian embassy to Louis XIV, but these relations ceased in 1722 with the fall of the Safavid dynasty. After the Anglo-Persian Treaty of 1801 which of... Read Full Article:


May, 4, 1807 A.D.:
Treaty Of Finckenstein Signed With France


The treaty of Finckenstein which was concluded between Iran and France. While France was at war with Russia and Britain, this treaty was of major importance because Napoleon recognized Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan as parts of Persia. France was to furnish Iran with arms and training in the war w... Read Full Article:


August, 12, 1808 A.D.:
First British Ambassador To Persia


When the French signed the Treaty of Finckenstein with Persia in 1807, London appointed Harford Jones on a mission to establish diplomatic relations with the Qajar court. Britain's first envoy, John Malcolm could not succeed in gaining access to the Persian Court. The governor of India authorized Jo... Read Full Article:


February, 13, 1809 A.D.:
French General Leaves Iran


General Gardane who was appointed as the chief of the mission to help modernize the Persian army abruptly left Iran. His mission started as part of terms in the treaty of Finckenstein signed between Iran and France. He was cordially received in Tabriz on November, 1, 1807 by the crown prince Abbas M... Read Full Article:

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