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Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani
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Date of Birth: 24 October 1658

Place of Birth: Tandzia, Georgia

Date of Death: 26 January 1725

Place of Death: Moscow


Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani was one of the wealthiest and most influential members of the 17th-century K‘art‘lian nobility. His grandfather Qaplan was chief steward and chief judge of King Rostom (r. 1634-58), and his paternal aunt Rodam, was the wife of Vakht‘ang V Shah-Nawaz (r. 1658-75) an…

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Natsvlishvili, Irina, “Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 30 September 2020 <>

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