Iranian Revolution

Iranian Revolution, also known as the Islamic Revolution, or the 1979 Revolution, is a public holiday in Iran, and it is observed on February 11 each year.

Iranian Revolution was a series of demonstrations, strikes and civil resistance in Iran from 1977 to 1979 which resulted in the overthrow of the Pahlavi dynasty, and the establishment of the Islamic republic.

The Pahlavi dynasty was the last ruling house of Iran from 1925 to 1979. The demonstrations against the Shah of Iran commenced in 1977, and the protests intensified in 1978. In January 1979, the Shah of Iran, the last Persian monarch, left Iran in exile.

On February 1, 1979, Ayatollah Khomeini, the leader of the Iranian Revolution, returned back to Iran, and 10 days after, the Shah's rule was overthrew on February 11, 1979. The Islamic republic was established on April 1, 1979 and Ayatollah Khomeini became 1st Supreme Leader of the country in December 1979.

The following is the list of Iranian Revolution in Iran from 2021 to 2025.

HolidayDateWeekday
Iranian RevolutionFeb 11, 2021Thursday
Iranian RevolutionFeb 11, 2022Friday
Iranian RevolutionFeb 11, 2023Saturday
Iranian RevolutionFeb 11, 2024Sunday
Iranian RevolutionFeb 11, 2025Tuesday

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