|King of Persia|
|Born||August 6, 1698|
|Died||June 19, 1747 (aged 48)|
Quchan (North of Khorasan)
Nader Shah Afshar (Persian: نادرشاه افشار) was a Shah, or king, of Iran from 1736 to 1747. He was also the founder of the Afsharid dynasty .
During the time he ruled Iran, he attacked India and defeated Muhammad Shah, conquered Delhi, and agreed to retreat for Indian wealth and gold.
Sources[change | change source]
- Osterhammel, Jürgen (2019). Unfabling the East: The Enlightenment's Encounter with Asia. Princeton Universty Press. p. 68.
(...) that fully a third of the army of the Iranian conqueror, Nadir (Nader) Shah (...)
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Axworthy p.18
- ↑ "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. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2010-09-24.