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  • ʿALĪ KANĪ

    H. Algar

    MOLLĀ (1220-1306/1805-88), an influential and wealthy moǰtahed of Tehran who played a decisive role in obtaining the cancellation of the Reuter Concession in 1873. 

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  • ALĪ KĀY

    B. Hourcade

    a semi-nomadic Gīlakī-speaking tribe that winters in the foothills of the central Alborz.

  • ʿALĪ KHAN AMĪN AL-DAWLA, MĪRZĀ

    Cross-Reference

    MĪRZĀ. See AMĪN-AL-DAWLA.

  • ʿALĪ KHAN ḤĀJEB-AL-DAWLA

    H. Busse

    Qajar official (1222-84/1807-08 to 1867).

  • ALI KOSH

    Cross-Reference

    See ʿALĪKOŠ.

  • ʿALI MARDĀN KHAN

    Mehrnoush Soroush

    (d. Lahore, 1657), military leader and administrator under Safavid kings Shah ʿAbbās I and Shah Ṣafi, and Mughal ruler Shah Jahān.

  • ʿALĪ MĪRZĀ

    R. M. Savory

    (d. 899/1494), eldest son of Shaikh Ḥaydar, head of the Safavid ṭarīqa, and ʿAlamšāh Begom, daughter of the Āq Qoyunlū ruler Uzun Ḥasan.

  • ʿALĪ MOTTAQĪ

    M. Baqir

    Saint and Hadith scholar of India (885-975/1481-1567).

  • ʿALĪ QĀʾENĪ

    P. P. Soucek

    usually known as SOLṬĀN-ʿALĪ, calligrapher active in Herat and Tabrīz during the late 9th/15th and early 10th/16th centuries.

  • ʿALĪ QĀʾENĪ

    D. Pingree

    mathematician.

  • ʿĀLĪ QĀPŪ

    P. P. Soucek

    a five-storied building overlooking the Maydān-e Šāh of Isfahan..

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  • ʿALĪ QŪŠJĪ

    F. Rahman, D. Pingree

    (QŪŠJŪ), theologian and scientist (d. 879/1474). 

  • ʿALĪ TABRĪZĪ (calligrapher)

    P. P. Soucek

    (or MĪR ʿALĪ TABRĪZĪ), 8th/14th century calligrapher who is often credited with the invention of the nastaʿlīq script.

  • ʿALĪ TABRĪZĪ (woodcarver)

    H. Crane

    15th-century woodcarver.

  • ʿALĪ, AMĪR SAYYED

    Cross-Reference

    See ʿALĪ AL-AʿLĀ.

  • ʿALĪ, ḴᵛĀJA

    H. Horst

    also known as SAYYED ʿALĪ ʿAJAMĪ (b. ca. 770/1368-69, d. 830/1427 or 832/1429), an ancestor of the Safavid royal family, the son of Shaikh Ṣadr-al-dīn and grandson of Shaikh Ṣafī-al-dīn Ardabīlī. 

  • ʿĀLĪ, NEʿMAT KHAN

    M. U. Memon

    Satirist, historian, and Persian poet of Mughal India (d. 1121/1709-10).

  • ʿALĪʾ-AL-DĪN ATSÏZ

    C. E. Bosworth

    a late and short-reigned sultan of the Ghurid dynasty in Afghanistan (607-11/1210-14).

  • ʿALĪ-AṢḠAR KHAN AMĪN-AL-SOLṬĀN

    Cross-Reference

    See ATĀBAK-E AʿẒAM.

  • ʿALĪ-MOḤAMMAD KHAN BAHĀDOR

    Hameed ud-Din

    Historian of the Mughals and author of Merʾāt-e Aḥmadī (ca. 1111/1700-1177/1763).