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Shahrukh Afshar
Shahrokh Mirza Afshar, better known by his dynastic name of Shahrokh Shah
Shah
(Persian: شاهرخ‎: also spelled Shah
Shah
Rokh) (c. 1734–1796), was a king of the Afsharid dynasty
Afsharid dynasty
and a contemporary of the Zand kings.Contents1 Origin 2 Reign 3 References 4 SourcesOrigin[edit] Shahrokh Mirza was the son of Reza Qoli Mirza Afshar, who was the son of the powerful Iranian shah Nader Shah
Shah
(r. 1736-1747), who had briefly carved what was arguably the most powerful empire at the time. Shahrokh's mother was the Safavid princess Fatimeh Sultan Begum, who was the daughter of the Safavid shah Sultan Husayn
Sultan Husayn
(r. 1694–1722), thus making Shahrokh part of the Safavid royal family. Reign[edit] Shahrokh was elected by the nobles following the assassination of Ebrahim Afshar
Ebrahim Afshar
in 1748
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Shah
Shah
Shah
(/ʃɑː/; Persian: شاه‎, translit. Šāh, pronounced [ʃɒːh], "king") is a title given to the emperors, kings, princes and lords of Iran
Iran
(historically also known as Persia). It was also adopted by the kings of Shirvan
Shirvan
(a historical Iranian region in Transcaucasia) namely the Shirvanshahs, the rulers and offspring of the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
(in that context spelled as Şah and Şeh), Mughal emperors of the Indian Subcontinent, the Bengal Sultanate,[1] as well as in Afghanistan
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Suleiman I Of Persia
Suleiman (English: /ˈsuːləmɑːn/ or /ˌsuːleɪˈmɑːn/[1]) is the main transliteration of the Arabic
Arabic
سليمان Sulaymān / Silimān. The name means "man of peace" and corresponds to the English name Solomon. The word may also be transliterated as Sulaiman, Suleman, Soliman, Sulayman, Sulaymaan, Suleyman,Sulaman, Süleyman, Sulejman, Sleiman, Sleman, Sliman, Slimane, Soleman, Solyman, Souleymane Seleman or ‘“suleima’’’. This disambiguation page focuses on individuals and entities with Suleiman as a predominant transliteration.Contents1 Name1.1 Given name 1.2 Surname2 Places 3 Other uses 4 See also 5 ReferencesName[edit]Featuring those named Suleiman
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Adil Shah
Adil or Adel Shah
Shah
Afshar, born ʿAlī-qolī Khan (Modern Persian: عادل شاه افشار) (died 1749) was the Afsharid Shah
Shah
of Iran from 1747 to 1748, a nephew and successor of Nader Shah, the founder of the Afsharid dynasty.Contents1 Family and early career 2 Rise to power 3 Overthrow and death 4 ReferencesFamily and early career[edit] Ali-qoli khan was the eldest son of Nader's brother, Ebrahim Khan. Nader appointed him governor of Mashad
Mashad
in 1737. In the same year he married Princess Ketevan, daughter of the Georgian king Teimuraz II, Nader's ally
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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Columbia University Press
Columbia University
Columbia University
Press is a university press based in New York City, and affiliated with Columbia University
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David Marshall Lang
David Marshall Lang (6 May 1924 – 20 March 1991), was a Professor
Professor
of Caucasian Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He was one of the most productive British scholars who specialized in Georgian, Armenian and ancient Bulgarian history. Lang was born in Bromley, educated at Monkton Combe
Monkton Combe
school and St John’s College, Cambridge where he was a Major Scholar and later held a Fellowship. At the age of 20, having graduated from Cambridge, he was an officer in Iran
Iran
when he was appointed in 1944 as acting Vice-Consul in Tabriz, Iran, where he acquainted himself with the city's Armenian population. In 1949 he was the member of staff for the School of Oriental and African Studies
School of Oriental and African Studies
at University of London
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Tehran
Tehran
Tehran
(/tɛˈræn, -ˈrɑːn, ˌtɛhə-, ˌteɪə-/; Persian: تهران‎ Tehrân [tʰehˈɾɒːn] ( listen)) is the capital of Iran
Iran
and Tehran
Tehran
Province. With a population of around 8.8 million in the city and 15 million in the larger metropolitan area of Greater Tehran, Tehran
Tehran
is the most populous city in Iran
Iran
and Western Asia,[4] and has the second-largest metropolitan area in the Middle East
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Imam Reza Shrine
The Imam Reza
Imam Reza
shrine (Persian: حرم امام رضا‎) in Mashhad, Iran
Iran
is a complex which contains the mausoleum of Imam
Imam
Reza, the eighth Imam
Imam
of Twelver Shiites. It is the largest mosque in the world by area
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Abbas I Of Persia
Shāh Abbās the Great or Shāh Abbās I of Persia (Persian: شاه عباس بزرگ‎; 27 January 1571 – 19 January 1629) was the 5th Safavid Shah
Shah
(king) of Iran, and is generally considered the strongest ruler of the Safavid dynasty. He was the third son of Shah Mohammad Khodabanda.[1] Although Abbas would preside over the apex of Iran's military, political and economic power, he came to the throne during a troubled time for the Safavid Empire. Under his weak-willed father, the country was riven with discord between the different factions of the Qizilbash army, who killed Abbas' mother and elder brother. Meanwhile, Iran's enemies, the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
(its archrival) and the Uzbeks, exploited this political chaos to seize territory for themselves
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Mujtahid
Ijtihad (Arabic: اجتهاد‎ ijtihād, lit
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Soleyman II
Mir Sayyed Mohammad Marashi, better known by his dynastic name of Suleiman II (Persian: شاه سلیمان‎), was a Safavid pretender who managed to briefly become ruler of some parts of Iran from 1749 to 1750. He was in charge of the affairs of the Imam Reza shrine in Mashhad. The young Shahrokh was enthroned at Mashhad in October 1748 by Iranian nobles. Two months later Ibrahim proclaimed himself shah; but he was defeated and fled. Sayyid Muhammad refused to admit him to the shrine city of Mashad
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Mazandaran
Mazandarani (Tabari)[5] Persian[5] Gilaki[6][7] Mazandaran
Mazandaran
Province  pronunciation (help·info), (Persian: استان مازندران‎ Ostān-e Māzandarān/Ostân-e Mâzandarân), is an Iranian province located along the southern coast of the Caspian Sea
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Afsharid Dynasty
The Afsharid
Afsharid
dynasty (Persian: افشاریان‎) were members of an Iranian dynasty that originated from the Turkic Afshar tribe in Iran's north-eastern province of Khorasan, ruling Persia in the mid-eighteenth century. The dynasty was founded in 1736 by the brilliant military commander Nader Shah, who deposed the last member of the Safavid dynasty
Safavid dynasty
and proclaimed himself Shah
Shah
of Iran. During Nader's reign, Iran
Iran
reached its greatest extent since the Sassanid Empire. At its height it controlled modern-day Iran, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, parts of the North Caucasus
North Caucasus
(Dagestan), Afghanistan, Bahrain, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan
and Pakistan, and parts of Iraq, Turkey
Turkey
and Oman
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Georgians In Iran
The Georgians or Kartvelians (Georgian: ქართველები, translit.: kartvelebi, pronounced [kʰɑrtʰvɛlɛbi]) are a nation and Caucasian ethnic group native to Georgia. Large Georgian communities are also present throughout Russia, Turkey, Greece, Iran, Ukraine, United States, and to a lesser extent throughout the European Union. Georgians arose from the ancient Colchian and Iberian civilizations. After Christianization of Iberia by Saint Nino they became one of the first who embraced the faith of Jesus in the early 4th century and now the majority of Georgians are Eastern Orthodox Christians and most follow their national autocephalous Georgian Orthodox Church
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