Abbas III

1732 - 1740

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Abbas III (January 1732 – February 1740) (Persian: شاه عباس سوم) was a son of Shah Tahmasp II and Shahpari Begum of the Safavid dynasty and reigned from 1732 to 1736. After the deposition of his father by Nader Khan (the future Nader Shah) the infant Abbas was appointed nominal ruler of Iran on 7 September 1732. Nader Khan, who was the real ruler of the country, assumed the positions of deputy of state and viceroy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abbas III has received more than 173,261 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Abbas III is the 3,101st most popular politician (up from 3,642nd in 2019), the 111th most popular biography from Iran (up from 123rd in 2019) and the 64th most popular Politician.

Abbas III was a powerful ruler of Persia. He is most famous for being the last Safavid ruler.

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Among politicians, Abbas III ranks 3,101 out of 15,577Before him are Magnus I of Sweden, Casimir I the Restorer, Lydia Litvyak, Abdul Salam Arif, Pelopidas, and Princess Louise of Prussia. After him are Ferdinand Čatloš, Clotilde of France, Sophonisba, Frederick I, Duke of Swabia, Léon Bourgeois, and Prince Pierre, Duke of Valentinois.

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Among people born in 1732, Abbas III ranks 10Before him are Stanisław August Poniatowski, Pierre Beaumarchais, Jacques Necker, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, Richard Arkwright, and Jérôme Lalande. After him are Adélaïde of France, Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg, Johann Christoph Adelung, John Dickinson, Warren Hastings, and Carl Gotthard Langhans. Among people deceased in 1740, Abbas III ranks 7Before him are Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, Pope Clement XII, Frederick William I of Prussia, Anna of Russia, Maria Anna of Neuburg, and Tahmasp II. After him are Louis Henri, Duke of Bourbon, Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria, Antonio Lotti, Jan Kupecký, Princess Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst, and Baji Rao I.

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Among people born in Iran, Abbas III ranks 111 out of 528Before him are Demetrius II Nicator (-161), Abdullah al-Mahdi Billah (873), Tahmasp II (1704), Yazdegerd II (500), Bardiya (-580), and Magtymguly Pyragy (1733). After him are Datis (-600), Ali Shariati (1933), Mohammad-Ali Rajai (1933), Qazi Muhammad (1893), Arses of Persia (-360), and Mulla Sadra (1571).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Abbas III ranks 64Before him are Ahmad Shah Qajar (1898), Demetrius II Nicator (-161), Abdullah al-Mahdi Billah (873), Tahmasp II (1704), Yazdegerd II (500), and Bardiya (-580). After him are Mohammad-Ali Rajai (1933), Qazi Muhammad (1893), Arses of Persia (-360), Artavasdes II of Armenia (-100), Istakhri (850), and Suleiman of Persia (1647).