What was the Safavid Empire? History of Iran

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The first Safavid, Ismail, kills the Uzbek leader Death of Timur When Timur died in 1405 AD, he left his empire to his sons, and they left it to their sons. But that last Mongol empire got gradually weaker and weaker. By 1506, Iran, Afghanistan, and Pakistan broke up into many small kingdoms. Ismail and the Twelvers [...]