Nader Shah

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Nader Shah:

see Nadir ShahNadir Shah
or Nader Shah
, 1688–1747, shah of Iran (1736–47), sometimes considered the last of the great Asian conquerors. He was a member of the Afshar tribe.
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LAHORE: During his invasion and massacre of Delhi, Nader Shah acquired a number of jewels and artefacts from the Mughal treasure vaults.
Calling their mission, which crossed three continents, - a journey of peace and solidarity, - Nader Shah Nangarhari and his son Firoz Khan began their journey in July 2015.
It is said that the same was constructed under the orders of Nader Shah in the years 1149-1160 AH.
Thousands of families have come to Mandozai, Nader Shah Kot, Tanai, Alisher, Gurbaz and Sabari districts from Waziristan.
For despite the military victories of Nader Shah (1736-1747), including the theft of the jewel-studded Peacock Throne from the Mughals, the Safavids were followed by 150 years of stagnation as Europe industrialized and the United States found its feet.
With the demise of the Safavid dynasty in 1736, Iran's new ruler, Nader Shah, extended an olive branch by offering to collapse Shi'i Islam within the Sunni framework of jurisprudence.
Like Nader Shah, Czar Nicholas II and the Empress Dowager Cixi, President Obama fails to comprehend the problems in the countryside and risks the same consequences as others who remained in blissful ignorance.
As the first computer game on contemporary Iranian hero, Mir Mahna was an Iranian national hero who defeated the Dutch forces and liberated southern Iranian cities from the colonizers at the end of the reign of Nader Shah Afshar (1736-1747).
March: On March 5, the invaders martyred three civilians in Jaga Kalla village Nader Shah Kut district of Khust province and detained nine other villagers.
Chapter five contains a discussion of various rebellions at the margins of Iranian territories, leading to Afghan revolt, the rise of Nader Shah, recapture of the lost Iranian territories, capture of Kandahar, and Nader's march to India.
Axworthy recounts events con brio particularly the spectacular career of Nader Shah (1736-41) who won the throne and extensive territories beyond Persia.
The stages in his history include the Safavids and Nader Shah as powerful predecessors, the birth of the modern Iranian armed forces, sidelined during the world wars, the rise of the imperial armed forces as a pillar of capitalism during the Cold War, the armed forces in the Islamic revolution, the Iran-Iraq War, and the 21st century.