Persian Voices: Crown Lying in The Gutter

Not so, I found the crown lying in the gutter.

 

Reza Khan in reply to an accusation of taking the throne by force from the Qajars dynasty.

 

Steven R., Ward. “The Birth of the Modern Iranian Armed Forces.” IMMORTAL A MILITARY HISTORY OF IRAN AND ITS ARMED FORCES. Updated Edition. Washington D.C.: George Town University Press, 2014. 133. Print.