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ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Khān-i Khānān
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ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Khān-i Khānān (964–1036/1556–1627) was a statesman, a man of letters and renowned poet, during the time of the Mughal emperors Akbar (r. 963–1014/1556–1605) and Jahāngīr (r. 1014–1037/1605–1628). His father was Bayrām Khān-i Khānān (d. 968/1561), a great statesman and distinguished political and military figure in the time of Humāyūn and Akbar, whose lineage went back to ʿAlī Shikar Beg Bahārlū, a prominent figure of the Qarā-qūyūnlū Turkomans (Amīn Aḥm…

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Huda Seyyed Hussein-zadeh and Translated by Jawad Qasemi, “ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Khān-i Khānān”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 01 April 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0021>
First published online: 2015

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