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1951

Mosaddeq - Premier of Iran

1951

1951_A

Time Magazine's 'Man of the Year' cover for 1951

1951A

By Low, 'The Daily Herald', May 1, 1951

The Abadan Crisis. The Anglo-Persian Oil Company (AIOC) was nationalized by the Iranian Government.

1951B

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', May 17, 1951

Abadan, the worlds largest oil refinary, part of the AIOC, was nationalized by Iran.

1951C

By Low, 'The Daily Herald', June 29, 1951

Reza Pahlevi, the Shah of Iran, appointed Mosaddeq Prime Minister.

1951D

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', July 12, 1951

Mosaddeq enjoyed strange habits, like conducting business meetings in bed in gray woolen pajamas.

1951E

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', July 16, 1951

Britain dispatched the Royal Navy to blockade the Iranian port of Abadan.

1951J

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', July 24. 1951

1951F

By Low, 'The Daily Herald', August 14, 1951

Mosaddeq would weep profusly in public and complain consistently of poor health.

1951G

By Cummings, 'The Daily Express', August 23, 1951

1951H

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', September 13, 1951

1951I

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', October 1, 1951

Britain appeals for U.N. intervention in the Abadan oil crisis.

1951K

By Illingworth, 'The Daily Mail', October 11, 1951

Brittania under assault by Iran and Egypt.

1951L

By Low, 'The Daily Herald', October 11, 1951

In 1951, the Egyptian Parliament bestowed on King Farouk the title "King of Egypt and the Sudan".

1951_B

By Giles, 'The Daily Express', November 21, 1951

1951M

By Low, 'The Evening Standard', November 27, 1951