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(811-835), ninth imam of the Twelver Shiʿites, the only child of Imam ʿAli al-Reżā, was only seven years of age at the time of his father's death; The prospect of a non-adult imam brought about widespread confusion in the community.
C. Edmund Bosworth
, Abu’l -ʿAbbās (b. 824-25, d. 867), high official in Iraq and the central lands of the caliphate.
the third lord of Alamut. He had been designated as heir by his father, Kiā Bozorg-Omid, only three days earlier. Moḥammad duly received the allegiance of all the Nezāri territories in Persia and Syria.
Abu Šoʿayb al-Nomayri/al-Namiri (d. after 868), the founder and eponym of the Nomayriya/Namiriya sect.
(1883-1933), king of Afghanistan, first representative of the new Dorrāni dynasty.
(1808-1848), the third ruler of the Qajar dynasty after his grandfather Fatḥ-ʿAli Shah.
R. D. McChesney
born Amir Šēr-ʿAli Khan, a prominent Afghan political figure of the Moḥammadzi clan (1857-1914).
(1830-1911), prominent Iranian Bahai merchant from Shiraz.
The youngest of four children, Ardeshir was born to ʿAbbās-Qoli and Sorur Mahkāma Moḥaṣṣeṣṣ. His father was a judge and died when Ardeshir was an infant. His mother, an educator and the principal of the first school for girls in Rasht, was a poet and literary figure and a close acquaintance of Parvin Eʿteṣāmi.This Article Has Images/Tables.
Morteżā Ḥoseyni Dehkordi
(1912-1995) composer and prominent performer of the Ud (lute).