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ʿAlī-Murād Khān Zand
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Date of Birth: 1720

Place of Birth: Iran

Date of Death: 11 February 1785

Place of Death: Murchakhur, Iran


As the sixth sovereign of the short-lived Zand dynasty, ʿAlī-Murād Khān governed parts of Iran from 1781 to 1785, always in competition with other members of the Zand lineage and with the warring chieftain and eventual founder of the Qajar Dynasty, Ᾱghā Muḥammad Khān (r. 1786-97) (Ham…

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Tiburcio, Alberto, “ʿAlī-Murād Khān Zand”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 06 June 2020 <>

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