Nader Shah

Shah of Iran (r. 1736–47) and founder of the Afsharid dynasty

Nader Shah Afshar (Persian: نادرشاه افشار) was a Shah, or king, of Iran from 1736 to 1747. He was also the founder of the Afsharid dynasty .

Nader Shah
King of Persia
Born(1698-11-22)November 22, 1698
DiedJune 19, 1747(1747-06-19) (aged 48)
Quchan (North of Khorasan)
DynastyAfsharid dynasty

During the time he ruled Iran, he attacked India and defeated Muhammad Shah, conquered Delhi,[2] and agreed to retreat for Indian wealth and gold.

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  • Osterhammel, Jürgen (2019). Unfabling the East: The Enlightenment's Encounter with Asia. Princeton Universty Press. pp. 68. (...) that fully a third of the army of the Iranian conqueror, Nadir (Nader) Shah (...)

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  1. Axworthy p.18
  2. "AN OUTLINE OF THE HISTORY OF PERSIA DURING THE LAST TWO CENTURIES (A.D. 1722-1922)". Edward G. Browne. London: Packard Humanities Institute. p. 33. Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2010-09-24.