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Abbas III


Who is Abbas III?

Abbas III reigned 1732–1736; was a son of Shah Tahmasp II and Shahpuri Begum of the Safavid dynasty. After the deposition of his father by Nader Khan the infant Abbas was appointed nominal ruler of Iran on 7 September 1732. Nader Khan, who was the real ruler of the country, assumed the positions of deputy of state and viceroy. Abbas III was deposed on March 1736, when Nader Khan had himself crowned as Nader Shah. This marked the official end of the Safavid dynasty. Abbas was sent to join his father in prison in Sabzevar, Khorasan.

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Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of the Muslim World (2011)

by Marshall Cavendish Reference

The last Safavid shah, Abbas III, dies at the age of six. Nader Kuli ascends the ...

Google previewAn Oriental Biographical Dictionary (1894)

Founded on Materials Collected by the Late Thomas William Beale by Thomas William Beale, Henry George Keene

Shah 'Abbas III. Vide Nadir Shah. Isma'il II.

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