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Abū al-Fatḥ Bahādur Khān Zand
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Abū al-Fatḥ Bahādur Khān Zand (1169–1201/1755–1787), the second son of Karīm Khān Zand who ruled for a brief time during the eventful period after his father's death.

Abū al-Fatḥ was born in Shīrāz in 1169/1755, and his mother was the sister of Ismāʿīl Kurd Qūchānī (Ghaffarī, 67, 383). His paternal uncle, Ṣādiq Khān (d. 1196/1782), the only brother of Karīm Khān Zand, was his guardian for some time (Francklin, 323–324). In 1181/1767, when he was only twelve years old, on his father's orders, he married the sister of Hidāy…

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Khatibi, Abolfazl and Translated by IIS Translation team, “Abū al-Fatḥ Bahādur Khān Zand”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 29 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_0131>
First published online: 2015

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