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9.1: Reign of Ahmad I, 1603-1617
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Muhammad III died on the 22nd of December 1603 and was succeeded in the Sultanate by Ahmad I, the elder of his two surviving sons.

Relations with Persia, 1603—17.

The war with Persia continued, under the new sovereign, to the increasing disadvantage of Turkey. In 1604 'Ali Vardi Khān, a Persian general, advanced into the neighbourhood of Baghdād; but after a series of skirmishes, in which he captured about 300 …

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“9.1: Reign of Ahmad I, 1603-1617”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 02 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-447X_loro_COM_000901>
First published online: 2015



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