Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

Get access

King Vakhtʻang VI
(472 words)

Date of Birth: 15 September 1675

Place of Birth: Kʻartʻli, Georgia

Date of Death: 26 March 1737

Place of Death: Astrakhan, Russia


Vakhtʻang VI Bagration-Mukhraneli was king of Kʻartʻli from 1716 to 1724, having served as Iranian governor of the country from 1703 to 1714. His reign was characterised by a proliferation of Georgian literature, which facilitated intellectual growth. He himself w…

Cite this page
Mrevlishvili, Nana, “King Vakhtʻang VI”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 July 2020 <>

▲   Back to top   ▲