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

Sources

Matthee, Rudi. "Solayman I." Encyclopædia Iranica, online edition, 2015. http://www.iranicaonline.org/articles/solayman-1 (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
Sulayman I, Safavid Shah
شاه سليمان صفوي موسوى بهادر خان
Original
Shah Suleyman Safawi Musawi Bahadur Khan
Transliterated
شاه سليمان
Original
Shah Solayman
Alternate transliteration
Shah Soleyman
Alternate transliteration
Shah Suleiman
Alternate transliteration
Shah Solaiman
Alternate transliteration
Shah Sulayman I
Translated
Sulaymān I, Shah of Iran, 1658 or 1659-1694
Translated
شاه صفي دوم
Formerly known as
Shah Safi II
Transliterated
سام مرزا
Formerly known as
Sām Mirzā
Transliterated