Abbas II of Persia

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Birthdate: (33)
Birthplace: Qazvin, Iran
Death: circa October 25, 1666 (29-37)
Danghan, Mazandaran, Iran
Immediate Family:

Son of Shah SAFI Sam Mirza SAFAVI and Anna Khanum of Circassia
Husband of Nakihat Khanum of Circassia and Увжугта Сунчалеевна Черкасская
Father of Shah Safi II (Soleiman I) Safi Mirza, Safi II Safavi r. 1666-1694; Hamza Mirza; Ismail Mirza and Mirza Ali Naqi

Occupation: Shah of Persia
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About Abbas II of Persia

Sultan Muhammad Mirza (also spelled Soltan Mohammad Mirza), (31 December 1632 – 25/26 October 1666) better known by his dynastic name of Shah Abbas II (Persian: شاه عباس دوم‎‎) was the seventh Safavid king (shah) of Iran, ruling from 1642 to 1666.

Abbas II was born in Qazvin with the name of Sultan Muhammad Mirza. He was the son of Shah Safi I and a Circassian, Anna Khanum.[4] He was the oldest of five brothers. Not much is known about Muhammad Mirza's youth, except that he spent his youth in the Safavid harem, and was tutored by his mentor Rajab Ali Tabrizi. He also learned how to maintain order over a state and other royal matters by two other nobles named Muhammad-Ali Beg and Jani Khan Shamlu.

On 15 May 1642, at Kashan, Muhammad Mirza was crowned as shah of Iran and chose "Abbas II" as his dynastic name. Since he was less than ten years old when he became shah, the job of governing Persia was placed in the hands of his mother, Anna Khanum, and the grand vizier, Saru Taqi, while Abbas concentrated on his education at Qazvin. Anna Khanum and Saru Taqi worked closely together, and under them Iran was in secure hands.

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Abbas II of Persia's Timeline

December 31, 1632
Qazvin, Iran
Age 15
October 25, 1666
Age 33
Danghan, Mazandaran, Iran