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King Tʻeimuraz I
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Date of Birth: 1589

Place of Birth: Kaxeti

Date of Death: 1663

Place of Death: Astarabad


Tʻeimuraz I was king of the eastern Georgian kingdoms of Kartli (1625-32) and Kaxetʻi (1606-48) at the time of the hegemony of the Shīʿī Safavid dynasty in the region (1501-1722). Little is known about his childhood. As the result of a feud among the potential heirs to the throne, he was sent to th…

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Kharebava, Nana, “King Tʻeimuraz I”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 06 December 2019 <>

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