Safavid Empire – Iran in the 1600s

By |2019-08-06T10:50:21-07:00September 11th, 2017|History, West Asia|

Safavid Iran: the Battle of Hormuz Abbas fights Nur Jahan Abbas, the Shah of Iran, after conquering most of what is now Iraq from the Ottomans, turned east again and took Kandahar (now in southern Afghanistan) from Nur Jahan of the Mughal Empire in 1622. Who was Nur Jahan? Ottomans and Sofia Baffo Queen Elizabeth [...]