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9.4: Reign of Muhammad IV, 1648-1687
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Ibrāhīm was followed in the Sultanate of Turkey by Muhammad IV, who reigned from 1648 to 1687.

Internal affairs, 1648—87.

Almost all that we know of the internal state of 'Irāq during the reign of Muhammad IV we owe to the traveller Tavernier, who visited Baghdad and journeyed down the Tigris to Basrah in the year 1642.

Tavernier found Baghdad under the government of a Pāsha; and its importance was at this time still largely mi…

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“9.4: Reign of Muhammad IV, 1648-1687”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 27 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-447X_loro_COM_000904>
First published online: 2015



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