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Qajars

 

(1) A Turkic tribe in Iran, numbering about 25, 000 (1970, estimate). The Qajars are concentrated in the Khazar-Jarib Valley in Mazandaran and the neighboring mountainous region in Gorgan. Some Qajars live in Tehran and certain other cities. In the late 18th century the Qajars increased in strength; from among them came the Qajar dynasty.

(2) A dynasty in Persia, which ruled from 1796 to 1925. On Oct. 31, 1925, the Fifth Majlis passed a resolution deposing the Qajar dynasty, and on December 12 it established the Pahlavi dynasty.

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