Sulayman I, Safavid Shah
1648-1694/1057-1105 AH (r. 1666-1694/1076-1105 AH)

The eighth Safavid ruler, successor to Shah 'Abbas II. Born as Sam Mirza in 1648/1057 AH. Enthroned first as Shah Safi II in 1666/1076 AH, and enthroned under the new name of Shah Sulayman in 1668/1078 AH, after a bout of illness blamed on an inauspicious coronation.


Matthee, Rudi. "Solayman I." Encyclopædia Iranica, online edition, 2015. (Accessed on June 21, 2018).

Record updates:

  • August 2018 (AKDC staff): modified data (updated alternate names according to new standards); compiled brief biographical statement. 
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Variant Names
شاه سليمان صفوي موسوى بهادر خان
Shah Suleyman Safawi Musawi Bahadur Khan