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King Tʻeimuraz I
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Date of Birth: 1589

Place of Birth: Kaxeti

Date of Death: 1663

Place of Death: Astarabad

Biography

Tʻeimuraz I was king of the eastern Georgian kingdoms of Kartli (1625-32) and Kaxetʻi (1606-48) at the time of the hegemony of the Shīʿī Safavid dynasty in the region (1501-1722). Little is known about his childhood. As the result of a feud among the potential heirs to the throne, he was sent to the Safavid court by his mother, Queen Kʻetʻevan, to gua…

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Kharebava, Nana, “King Tʻeimuraz I”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_27395>



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