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Lotf Ali Khan (1769 - 1794) was the last shah of Persia (resigned 1789-94) of the Zand dynasty. 1769 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1794 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Shah (in Persian: شاه), from the Old Persian word khshathra-pava king, popularly referred to as satrap by the Greeks, is the Persian term for a monarch and used by the former rulers of Persia as well as the rulers of the Persian Empire. ... Persia and Persian can refer to: the Western name for Iran. ... Vakeel mosque, Shiraz. ...


The son of Jafar Khan, he came to the throne in 1789. He faced the resurgent Agha Muhammad Khan of the Qajar dynasty from 1792. He fought against him with his small army, then he escaped to the city of Shiraz and ordered the gates to be closed. Lotf Ali lost Shiraz when his chancellor Haji Ibrahim betrayed him and opened the city gate to enemy. Lotf Ali failed to capture Shahr-i Babak and turned towards the city of Kerman. He failed to take the city after an extended siege. Agha Muhammad Khan (1742 - June 17, 1797) was the chief of a Turkic tribe, the Qajars. ... Mullahs in the court of a Safavid monarch, Iran. ... Shiraz can refer to: Shiraz, Iran Shiraz grape/wine This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... External links Iran Chamber Societys page on Kerman Tourist information on Kerman Photos of historic sites in Kerman Categories: Iran geography stubs | Cities in Iran ...


In 1793 he defeated the Qajars and in 1794 captured Kerman. But soon, he was besieged in Kerman for six months by Agha Mohammad Khan. When the city fell to Agha Mohammad Khan all the male inhabitants were killed or blinded, the women and children sold into slavery, and the city destroyed over ninety days. Lotf Ali escaped the siege but was betrayed and captured soon after near Bam. He was blinded, imprisoned to jail in Tehran and tortured to death. 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... External links Iran Chamber Societys page on Kerman Tourist information on Kerman Photos of historic sites in Kerman Categories: Iran geography stubs | Cities in Iran ... Bam - Wikipedia /**/ @import /w/skins-1. ...


His tomb is in Emamzadeh Zeid in the Old Bazaar of Tehran. His portrait is in the Museum of Fine Arts in Sadabad Palace. Tehran - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The Sadabad Palace (کاخ سعدآباد) is a palace built by the Pahlavi dynasty of Iran. ...


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