Colonel Pesyan Takes Back Hamedan

Colonel Pesyan Takes Back Hamedan... 21/11/1915 History, #Colonel_Pesyan, #Ghavamossaltaneh, #Hamedan, #Iran, #Iranian, #Khan, #Russian, #Tabriz

Colonel Mohammad Taqi-Khan Pesyan (1892 - 3 October 1921) , born into an aristocratic family in Tabriz, was a popular military leader of Iran and became a national hero after his assassination. He is also famously known as being the first Iranian to successfully pilot an aircraft.
"If they kill me, my drops of blood will draw Iran's name, and if they burn me, my ashes will form motherland", are famous words from Colonel Pesyan. On Nov, 21, 1915 he rescued Hamedan from Russian occupation despite the fact that his army was not equipped with heavy artillary and were outnumbered by the Russian army. His strategy was called street fight which the enemy was not familiar with.
He staged an uprising against the government of Ghavamossaltaneh that was suppressed and he was killed....

Read more from Source »

Related articles based on keyword density
Moscow To End Occupation... 07/03/1946 History
Iranian negotiators headed by prime minister Ghavamossaltaneh return from Moscow empty-handed. He arrived in Moscow on Feb, 19 to resolve the issue th...View Details»

Allied Powers Invade Iran... 25/08/1941 History
Despite the fact that Iran had declared it's neutrality during the World War II, Britain and Soviets started their invasion into Iran. Two weeks befor...View Details»

Ottomans And Russians Divide Iran... 04/10/1724 History
After the fall of the Safavid Empire and during a period of chaos inside Iran, Russians and Ottomans capture northern Iranian territories. Negotiation...View Details»

Sepahdar Tonekaboni Commits Suicide... 19/09/1926 History
Mohammad Vali Khan, known as Sepahdar Tonekaboni was born around 1848 and made a career as military officer in Naseroddin Shah's army. He was given th...View Details»

Iran Surrenders Gilan And Mazandaran... 12/09/1723 History
In the midst of a turmoil that started with invasion of Hotaki warlords into Iran, Isfahan, the Safavid capital fell on Oct, 12, 1722. Meanwhile, Russ...View Details»