Nader Shah

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Nader Shah
King of Persia
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Reign 1736–1747
Born August 6, 1698(1698-08-06)
Birthplace Dastgerd[1]
Died June 19, 1747(1747-06-19) (aged 48)
Place of death Quchan (North of Khorasan)
Royal House Afsharid dynasty

Nader Shah Afshar (Persian: نادرشاه افشار) was a Shah, or king, of Persia from 1736 to 1747. He was also the founder of the Afsharid Empire.

During the time he ruled Persia, he attacked India and defeated Muhammad Shah, conquered Delhi,[2] and agreed to retreat for Indian wealth and gold.


References[change | edit source]

  1. Axworthy p.18
  2. "AN OUTLINE OF THE HISTORY OF PERSIA DURING THE LAST TWO CENTURIES (A.D. 1722-1922)". Edward G. Browne. London: Packard Humanities Institute. p. 33. http://persian.packhum.org/persian/pf?file=90001014&ct=33. Retrieved 2010-09-24.