Abbas III

1732 - 1740

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Abbas III (January 1732 – February 1740) (Persian: شاه عباس سوم‎) reigned 1732–1736; was a son of Shah Tahmasp II and Shahpari Begum of the Safavid dynasty. 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 132,201 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Abbas III is the 3,648th most popular politician (down from 3,097th in 2019), the 123rd most popular biography from Iran (down from 103rd in 2019) and the 73rd most popular Iranian 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 3,648 out of 15,710Before him are Caranus of Macedon, Guy Verhofstadt, Mokjong of Goryeo, Gia Long, Frank B. Kellogg, and Sviatopolk II of Kiev. After him are Wim Kok, Emilio Aguinaldo, Sancho VII of Navarre, Demetrius II Aetolicus, Pepin the Hunchback, and Hormizd II.

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Among people born in 1732, Abbas III ranks 11Before him are Stanisław August Poniatowski, Pierre Beaumarchais, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, Richard Arkwright, Jérôme Lalande, and Adélaïde of France. After him are Carl Gotthard Langhans, Johann Christoph Adelung, Frederick II Eugene, Duke of Württemberg, John Dickinson, Warren Hastings, and Jeanne Julie Éléonore de Lespinasse. Among people deceased in 1740, Abbas III ranks 7Before him are Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, Pope Clement XII, Anna of Russia, Frederick William I of Prussia, Maria Anna of Neuburg, and Tahmasp II. After him are Louis Henri, Duke of Bourbon, Antonio Lotti, Jan Kupecký, Baji Rao I, Princess Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst, and Mastani.

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Among people born in Iran, Abbas III ranks 123 out of 463Before him are Gaykhatu (1300), Abu Hanifa Dinawari (815), Anastasius of Persia (550), Arsaces I of Parthia (-280), Mohammad-Ali Rajai (1933), and Abdullah al-Mahdi Billah (873). After him are Phraates IV (-90), Safi-ad-din Ardabili (1252), Magtymguly Pyragy (1733), Suleiman of Persia (1647), `Abdu'l-Bahá (1844), and Al-Bayhaqi (994).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Abbas III ranks 73Before him are Arses of Persia (-360), Barkiyaruq (1081), Gaykhatu (1300), Arsaces I of Parthia (-280), Mohammad-Ali Rajai (1933), and Abdullah al-Mahdi Billah (873). After him are Phraates IV (-90), Suleiman of Persia (1647), Phraates V (-100), Teispes (-675), Osroes I (50), and Sultan Husayn (1668).