Date of Birth: February or March 1648
Place of Birth: Isfahan
Date of Death: 29 July 1694
Place of Death: Isfahan
Shah Sulaymān (Ṣafī II), whose given name was Sām Mīrzā, was born in early 1648 to a Circassian slave woman, the oldest son of Shah ʿAbbās II. Until his accession, he grew up secluded in the royal harem, surrounded by and cared for by eunuchs and palace women.
Sām Mīrzā was initially enthroned as Shah Ṣafī II on 1 October 166…