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Abū Saʿīd b. Sulṭān Muḥammad b. Mīrānshāh
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Abū Saʿīd b. Muḥammad b. Mīrānshāh b. Tīmūr (b. 827/1424, d. 22 Rajab 873/5 February 1469) was the last Tīmūrid ruler (r. 855–73/1451–69) from Mīranshāh’s dynastic line; he was executed by a guard of Mīrza Yādgār Muḥammad while trying to reconquer the southern Caspian region from the Aq Qoyunlu. He is not to be confused with the earlier Īlkhanid Abū Saʿīd Bahādur Khān (r. 716–36/1316–35) nor the later Abū Saʿīd Khān, a confederate of Muḥammad Zāhir al-Dīn Bābur (r. 932–6/1526–30), the founder of the Mughal Empire and grandson of the subject of this article (Abū Saʿīd Khān is generally ref…

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Gardner, Vika, “Abū Saʿīd b. Sulṭān Muḥammad b. Mīrānshāh”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 13 December 2018 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004252677, 2013, 2013-2

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