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The Afsharids (Turkish: Afşar Hanedanı, Persian: افشاریان‎) was an Iranian dynasty between 1736 and 1796 in Iran. The origin of the Afsharids shahs lay in the province of Khorasan in Iran. Founder of this Empire was Nader Shah Afshar.

Afsharid dynasty

دودمان افشار
1727–1810
Flag of Afsharids
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Afsharid Kingdom before the conquest of India, Oman, and Northern Central Asia
Afsharid Kingdom before the conquest of India, Oman, and Northern Central Asia
CapitalMashhad
Common languagesTurkish, Persian
GovernmentMonarchy
Shah 
History 
• Afsharid dynasty begins
1727
• Afsharid dynasty ends
1810
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Safavid dynasty
Hotaki dynasty
Zand dynasty
Durrani dynasty

The Afsharid Empire was the greatest dynasty in Iran after the Sassanids.

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