ʿAlī Qulī Khān
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ʿAlī Qulī Khān (c. 1756–1824), son of Muḥammad Ḥasan Khān Qājār Qoyunlū (1715–59), was the non-uterine brother of Āghā Muḥammad Khān (1742–97), the founder of the Qājār dynasty. According to the chronicler Sipihr (1:26–7), he was the ninth and last son of Muḥammad Ḥasan Khān, a position probably connected with the rank of his non-Qājār mother rather than with his age. Unlike the other german brothers of Āghā Muḥammad Khān, ʿAlī Qulī Khān was his unwavering ally from the outset. In 1780, the first …

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Ebrahimnejad, Hormoz, “ʿAlī Qulī Khān”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 20 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_SIM_0209>
First published online: 2007
First print edition: 9789004161634, 2007, 2007-2

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