Shahrokh Shah

1734 - 1796

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Shahrokh Mirza (Persian: شاهرُخ‌میرزا; 1734–1796), better known by his dynastic title of Shahrokh Shah (شاهرخ‌ شاه‎) was the Afsharid king (shah) of the western part of Khorasan (corresponding to the present-day Khorasan Province) from 1750 to 1796, with a two-month interruption. A grandson of the Iranian conqueror Nader Shah (r. 1736–1747), Shahrokh was the son of Reza Qoli Mirza Afshar and his Safavid wife Fatemeh Soltan Begom, who was the sister of Tahmasp II, the penultimate Safavid shah of Iran. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shahrokh Shah has received more than 79,607 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Shahrokh Shah is the 5,709th most popular politician (up from 7,453rd in 2019), the 171st most popular biography from Iran (up from 194th in 2019) and the 94th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Shahrokh Shah ranks 5,709 out of 15,577Before him are Adolph Diesterweg, Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo, Hamida Djandoubi, Emperor Taizong of Jin, Sitamun, and Glaucus of Corinth. After him are Athanagild, Al-Mustansir Billah, Countess Louise Henriette of Nassau, Tigranes III, Zhang Chunqiao, and Joseph Bech.

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Among people born in 1734, Shahrokh Shah ranks 12Before him are François-Joseph Gossec, Wolfgang von Kempelen, Anna Göldi, Sophie of France, Charles Alexandre de Calonne, and Joseph Wright of Derby. After him are Nicolas-Edme Rétif, Yves-Joseph de Kerguelen-Trémarec, Jean-Marie Roland de la Platière, Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski, Louis François Joseph, Prince of Conti, and Daniel Boone. Among people deceased in 1796, Shahrokh Shah ranks 7Before him are Catherine the Great, Robert Burns, Juliana Maria of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Victor Amadeus III of Sardinia, James Macpherson, and Princess Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt. After him are Johann Daniel Titius, Charles of Saxony, Duke of Courland, Thomas Reid, Pyotr Rumyantsev, Adolph Freiherr Knigge, and Prince Louis Charles of Prussia.

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Among people born in Iran, Shahrokh Shah ranks 171 out of 528Before him are Al-Baydawi (1201), Al-Khazini (1077), Abu al-Faraj al-Isfahani (897), Ibn Babawayh (918), Vologases VI (200), and Abbas Mirza (1789). After him are Amytis of Media (-630), Vologases III of Parthia (100), Mir-Hossein Mousavi (1942), Shaykh Tusi (995), Muhammad ibn Ya'qub al-Kulayni (864), and 'Adud al-Dawla (936).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Shahrokh Shah ranks 94Before him are Sufyan al-Thawri (716), Vologases IV (150), Tiridates I of Armenia (null), Arsames (-550), Vologases VI (200), and Abbas Mirza (1789). After him are Amytis of Media (-630), Vologases III of Parthia (100), Mir-Hossein Mousavi (1942), 'Adud al-Dawla (936), Apama (-400), and Shapour Bakhtiar (1914).