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Sultan or Shah's Chief minister or prime advisor in country affairs : The office was originally held and defined by the Barmaki family in the 8th century; they acted as the caliph's representative to the public, later serving a similar function for various sultans. In the Ottoman Empire the title could be held by several people at once; under Mehmed II the position of grand vizier, the absolute representative of the sultan, was created.

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Qajar Vezir Amir Kabir (1807 – 10 January 1852) also known as Mirza Taghi Khan Farahan, Amir-Nezam (The Prince of the State), and Atabak-e Azam (The Chief Minister). Born in Hazaveh, a county of Arak he was murdered by the order of Naseroddin Shah.
Bust of Mirza Taghi Khan Amirkabir, Grand Vezir of Qajar king Naseroddin Shah in Daneshjoo Park of Tehran. He lost his life trying to transform Iranian political, educational, and administrative infrastructure to a modern form despite all difficulties.
Qajar Mohammad Vali Khan Sepahdar Azam Tonekaboni is seen in all his glory in Uniforms. He was an influential Iranian politician, five times Prime Minister.
Amir Kabir (1807 – 10 January 1852) chief minister to Naseroddin Shah Qajar of Persia for the first three years of his reign and one of the most capable and innovative figures to appear in the whole Qajar period.
Mirza Taghi Khan Amirkabir; Naseroddin Shah's Vezir
Haji Mirza Aghasi was the grand vezir of Mohammad Shah of Qajar dynasty

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