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Nāder Šāh Afšār
Shahanshah o Persie
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Shah o Persie
Ring 1736–1747
Coronation 1736
Predecessor Abbas III
Successor Adil Shah
Born 6 August, 1698[1]
Dargaz,[2] (Khorasan, Iran)
Dee'd 19 Juin 1747[3] (aged 49)
Quchan, (Khorasan, Iran)
Buirial Mashhad, Iran
Queen Princess Alamiyan Razia Begum Safavi
Issue Reza Qoli Mirza Afshar
Morteza Mirza Afshar (Nassrollah Mirza)
Dynasty Hoose o Afshar
Faither Emam Qoli
Releegion Personally irreleegious[4][5]
Born Twaller Shia Muslim[6]
Offeecially Ja'fari schuil o Sunni Islam[7][8][9]
Seal Nāder Šāh Afšār's signature

Nāder Šāh Afšār or Nadir Shah (Persie: نادر شاه افشار; an aa kent as Nāder Qoli Beg نادر قلی بیگ or Tahmāsp Qoli Khān تهماسپ قلی خان; August 6, 1698[1] – Juin 19, 1747) ruled as Shah o Persie (1736–47) an wis ane o the maist pouerfu rulers in Iranian history.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Nader's exact date o birth is unkent but August 6 is the "likeliest" accordin tae Axworthy p.17 (an note) an The Cambridge History of Iran (Vol. 7 p.3); ither biographers favour 1688.
  2. "The Cambridge History of Iran Volume 7". cambridge.org. 
  3. "AFSHARIDS". iranicaonline.org. 
  4. Lockhart, Laurence, "Nadir Shah: A critical study based mainly upon contemporary sources", London, Luzac & Co, 1938, p.278
  5. Michael Axworthy's biography of Nader, The Sword of Persia (I.B. Tauris, 2006), pp. 168-170
  6. Michael Axworthy's biography of Nader, The Sword of Persia (I.B. Tauris, 2006), p. 34
  7. Michael Axworthy's biography of Nader, The Sword of Persia (I.B. Tauris, 2006), pp. 164, 176, 177, 187, 236, 258
  8. Tucker, Ernest, "Nadir Shah and the Ja'fari Mazhab reconsidered", in Iranian Studies, vol. 27, 1-4 (1994), 163-179.
  9. Tucker, Ernest, "Nadir Shah's quest for legitimacy in post-Safavid Iran", University Press Florida, 2006