Fatḥ-ʿAlī-S̲h̲āh
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, a Persian S̲h̲āh of the Ḳād̲j̲ār dynasty, was born in 1185 (1771), succeeded his uncle Āḳā Muḥammad-S̲h̲āh in 12(2 (1797) on the throne and died in 1250 (1834) after a reign of 38 years and five months (which won him the title Ṣāḥib-ḳirān) and was buried in Ḳumm. He was at first known as Bābā-Ḵh̲ān. The murder of Āḳā Muḥammad had thrown the army into the greatest confusion; Mīrzā Muḥammad-Ḵh̲ān Ḳād̲j̲ār closed the gates of Ṭeherān till the arrival of Bābā-Ḵh̲ān who was then in S̲h̲īrāz; he was at once proclaimed king but only enthroned…

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Huart, Cl., “Fatḥ-ʿAlī-S̲h̲āh”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, First Edition (1913-1936), Edited by M. Th. Houtsma, T.W. Arnold, R. Basset, R. Hartmann. Consulted online on 22 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-871X_ei1_SIM_2324>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004082656, 1913-1936



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