Tahmasp II

1704 - 1740

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Tahmasp II (Persian: شاه تهماسب دوم, romanized: Ṭahmāsb; 1704? – 11 February 1740) was the penultimate Safavid shah of Iran, ruling from 1722 to 1732. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tahmasp II has received more than 170,750 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Tahmasp II is the 3,286th most popular politician (down from 2,906th in 2019), the 127th most popular biography from Iran (down from 107th in 2019) and the 75th most popular Iranian Politician.

Tahmasp II was the last Safavid ruler. He is most famous for the conversion of his empire to Shiism.

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Over the past year Tahmasp II has had the most page views in the with 65,599 views, followed by English (30,367), and Russian (10,318). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Italian (306.09%), Greek (150.00%), and Uzbek (116.62%)


Among politicians, Tahmasp II ranks 3,286 out of 19,576Before him are Al-Hakam I, Isabella of Portugal, Duchess of Burgundy, Armand de Vignerot du Plessis, Mikhail Mishustin, Charles Felix of Sardinia, and Emperor Suinin. After him are Sancho IV of Castile, Bruno Kreisky, Tutush I, Otto Bauer, Lázaro Cárdenas, and Eric II of Denmark.

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Among people born in 1704, Tahmasp II ranks 3Before him are Gabriel Cramer, and Maurice Quentin de La Tour. After him are Anne Christine of Sulzbach, Princess of Piedmont, Carl Heinrich Graun, Hans Hermann von Katte, John Kay, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens, Countess Caroline of Nassau-Saarbrücken, Margravine Johanna of Baden-Baden, Johann Andreas Segner, and Louis de Jaucourt. Among people deceased in 1740, Tahmasp II 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 Abbas III. After him are Antonio Lotti, Louis Henri, Duke of Bourbon, Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria, Jan Kupecký, Baji Rao I, and Princess Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Tahmasp II ranks 127 out of 631Before him are Mehran Karimi Nasseri (1942), Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar (1853), Abbas III (1732), Sasan (200), Vologases I of Parthia (1), and Sultan Husayn (1668). After him are Istakhri (850), Anastasius of Persia (550), Artavasdes II of Armenia (-100), Mulla Sadra (1571), Sibawayh (760), and Jahan Shah (1397).

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Among politicians born in Iran, Tahmasp II ranks 75Before him are Karim Khan Zand (1705), Arses of Persia (-360), Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar (1853), Abbas III (1732), Vologases I of Parthia (1), and Sultan Husayn (1668). After him are Istakhri (850), Artavasdes II of Armenia (-100), Jahan Shah (1397), Arsaces I of Parthia (-280), Osroes I (50), and Suleiman of Persia (1647).