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Ibrāhīm Khalīl Khān Jawānshī
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Ibrāhīm Khalīl Khān Jawānshīr (d. 1221/1806), the Khan of Qarābāgh during the turbulent period of military confrontations in the Caucasus between Iran and Russia in the late 12th/18th–early 13th/19th centuries. Ibrāhīm Khalīl Khān was from the Jawānshīr clan of the Afshār (q.v.) tribe, which lived in the plains of Qarābāgh and originally came from Turkestan. His father, Panāh ʿAlī Khān, had been forced to enter the service of Nādir Shāh Afshār (q.v. Afshārids), and became his first herald (jārchī). However, towards the end of  Nādir Shāh’s life, he fell out with him and f…

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Seyyed Ali Al-i Davud and Translated by Alexander Khaleeli, “Ibrāhīm Khalīl Khān Jawānshī”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 25 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_062044>
First published online: 2021



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