Zand dynasty

Iranian royal dynasty 1751–1794 and Persia under their rule

The Zand dynasty (Persian: سلسله زندیه), was an Iranian dynasty founded by Karim Khan (r. 1751–1779) who ruled all Iran excluding Khorasan[1] of Zand clan of Lur tribe Lak tribe.[2][1][3]

Flag of Iran during the Zand period
Parent houseZand tribe
CountryZand Iran
FounderKarim Khan
TitlesDeputy of People, Shah of Iran

Rulers of Iran change

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 Perry 2011, p. 561–564.
  2. Tucker 2020.
  3. Yarshater 2004, p. 234–238.

Sources change

  • Tucker, Ernest (2020). "Karīm Khān Zand". In Fleet, Kate; Krämer, Gudrun; Matringe, Denis; Nawas, John; Rowson, Everett (eds.). Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE. Brill Online.
  • Perry, John R. (2011). "KARIM KHAN ZAND". Encyclopædia Iranica. Vol. XV. Fasc. 6. pp. 561–564.
  • Yarshater, Ehsan (2004). "IRAN ii. IRANIAN HISTORY (2) Islamic period (page 4)". Encyclopædia Iranica. Vol. XIII. Fasc. 3. pp. 234–238.