Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Vasilii Aleksandrovich Daudov
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Vasilii Aleksandrovich Daudov was a servant at the Muscovite Ambassadorial Chancellery. He was Persian and Muslim by birth, and his original name was Alimartsan Bababaev. He came to Muscovy in 1654 in the entourage of I.I. Loganov-Rostovskii, who was the ambassador to the Shah. In his autobiographical notes, Daudov justifies his change of allegiance by saying that he wa…

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Soldat, Cornelia, “Vasilii Aleksandrovich Daudov”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 30 September 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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