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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Nadir Shah Afshar invaded India and swept away the wealth of the Mughals.
The rise of the Qajars was particularly beneficial to the ulama when one considers the anti-clerical orientations of their predecessors, Nadir Shah Afshar (1736-47) and Karim Khan Zand (1750-79).