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Tahmasp I (1514-1576) was an influential Shah of Persia of the Safavid Dynasty. 1514 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events May 5 - Peace of Beaulieu or Peace of Monsieur (after Monsieur, the Duc dAnjou, brother of the King, who negotiated it). ... Shah is a Persian language word for king, adopted in many languages, either actually used as a princely style or to render originals. ... The Persian Empire is the name used to refer to a number of historic dynasties that have ruled the country of Persia (Iran). ... The Safavid Empire at its 1512 borders. ...


Tahmasp came to power at the age of 10, when he succeeded to the throne of Persia in 1524 after the death of Shah Isma'il I. During his childhood he was weak and unable to exert control over his empire. This resulted in the uprising of the Qizilbash tribesmen, an important part of the Safavid power structure. Upon adulthood, however, he was able to reassert the power of the Shah and control the tribesmen. Shah Ismail I, the founder of the Safavid State. ... Categories: Possible copyright violations ...


His reign was marked by foreign threats, primarily from the Ottomans and the Uzbeks. It was during this period of the Safavid history that the area of modern day Iraq was finally won by the Ottoman Empire. In the year 1555, however, he regularized relations with the Empire through the Peace of Amasya. This peace lasted for 30 years, until it was broken in the time of Shah Mohammed Khodabanda. The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power Imperial motto El Muzaffer Daima The Ever Victorious (as written in tugra) Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital İstanbul ( Constantinople/Asitane/Konstantiniyye ) Sovereigns Sultans of the Osmanli Dynasty Population ca 40 million Area 12+ million km² Establishment 1299 Dissolution October 29, 1923... Imperial motto (Ottoman Turkish) Devlet-i Ebed-müddet (the Eternal State) The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital Bursa (1335 - 1365), Edirne (1365-1453), Ä°stanbul (1453-1922) Imperial anthem Ottoman imperial anthem Sovereigns Padishah of the Osmanli Dynasty Population ca 40 million... Events Russia breaks 60 year old truce with Sweden by attacking Finland February 2 - Diet of Augsburg begins February 4 - John Rogers becomes first Protestant martyr in England February 9 - Bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake May 23 - Paul IV becomes Pope. ...


He is also known for the reception he gave to the fugitive Mughal Emperor Humayun which is depicted in a painting on the walls of the Safavid palace of Chehel Sotoon. This meeting is also important because it strengthened the Safavid claims over the Mughal Empire. The Mughal Empire (alternative spelling Mogul, which is the origin of the word Mogul) of India was founded by Babur in 1526, when he defeated Ibrahim Lodi, the last of the Delhi Sultans at the First Battle of Panipat. ... Nasiruddin Humayun (March 6, 1508 – February 22, 1556), second Mughal Emperor, ruled in India from 1530–1540 and 1555–1556. ... The Safavids were a long-lasting Turkic-speaking Iranian dynasty that ruled from 1501 to 1736 and first established Shiite Islam as Persias official religion. ... As opposed to rival Ottoman architecture, which focuses on scale and grandeur, Safavid architecture targets refineness in subtlety. ... The Mughal Empire (alternative spelling Mogul, which is the origin of the word Mogul) of India was founded by Babur in 1526, when he defeated Ibrahim Lodi, the last of the Delhi Sultans at the First Battle of Panipat. ...

Preceded by:
Isma'il I
Shah of Iran
(Safavid Dynasty)
15241576
Succeeded by:
Isma'il II

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Tahmasp II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (167 words)
Tahmasp was the son of Husayn (Safavid), the shah of Iran at that time.
When Husayn was forced to abdicate by the Afghans in 1722, Prince Tahmasp wished to claim the throne.
Tahmasp also eventually gained the recognition of both the Ottoman Empire and Russia, each worried about the other gaining too muchinfluence in Iran.
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