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Nādir Shah
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Nādir Shah Afshār; Tahmāsp Qulī Khān; Nāder Shah

Date of Birth: November 1688

Place of Birth: Darrah Gaz, Khurāsān

Date of Death: 20 June 1747

Place of Death: Qūchān, Khurāsān


Nādir Shah Afshār was the founder of the Afshārid dynasty. Although he was on the throne for only 11 years (1736-47), he briefly conquered large parts of India and Central Asia. A Turkman tribesman from northern Khurāsān, by t…

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Tucker, Ernest, “Nādir Shah”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 27 February 2020 <>

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