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12 Nov 2017
the Shah and his family are forced into exile
Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returns to Iran following 14 years of exile
The Islamic Republic of Iran is proclaimed following a referendum.
Abolhasan Bani-Sadr is elected the first president of the Islamic Republic.
The exiled shah dies of cancer
Start of Iran-Iraq war which lasts for eight years.
Iran accepts a ceasefire agreement with Iraq following negotiations in Geneva under the aegis of the UN.
President Khamene'i is appointed as new supreme leader.
Major earthquake strikes iran
Ali Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani is sworn in as the new president.
Construction of Iran's first nuclear reactor begins
Iran says it has succeeded in enriching uranium at its Natanz facility.
US announces sanctions against Iran
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad won presidential elections.
A Deal between Iran and World powers
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