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Mongol Ilkhanates (1256 - 1353) AD

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November, 19, 1256 A.D.:
Alamout Surrenders To Hulagu


The last Grand Master of Alamout was Roknoddin who allegedly plotted his father Alaaddin's murder on December 1,1255. Meanwhile Hulagu was continuing his expedition of Persia. He captured some of the most important strongholds of Assassins and the inhabitants were put to death in March 1956. Roknodd... Read Full Article:


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November, 22, 1267 A.D.:
Earthquake Destroys Neishabour


A very strong earthquake jolts the historical city of Neishabour and destroys it totally leaving many dead and wounded. The city was rebuilt in three years. Neishabour a city known for being the birthplace of Omar Khayyam became a very important city during the Sassanid era. Neishabour once became ... Read Full Article:


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June, 16, 1295 A.D.:
Ilkhanates Embrace Islam


In a political move, Ghazan Khan converted to Islam, on June, 16, 1295 and took the name Mahmoud. Thus he earned the support of his earlier enemy Mongol Emir Norooz. Within a few months, Ghazan challenged Baydu for the throne, having him executed on Oct, 5, 1295.Mahmoud Ghazan, then eliminated the p... Read Full Article:


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February, 26, 1301 A.D.:
Amir Mobarezoddin Is Born


Mobarezoddin Muhammad, founder of the Muzaffarid Dynasty was born on March, 5, 1301 in Meybod of Yazd. He was brought up at the Ilkhanates court but returned to Meybod upon the death of Oljaitu. In around 1319 he overthrew the Atabeg of Yazd and was subsequently recognized as governor of the city by... Read Full Article:


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May, 11, 1304 A.D.:
Ghazan Khan Dies


After the death of Chengiz Khan, the vast Mongol empire was divided into four pieces. The Ilkhanates founded by Hulagu Khan in 1256 ruled in Persia for 80 years. Ghazan Khan came to power in 1295. Born from a Christian mother and a Budhist father, he had converted to Islam and taken the name Mahmoud... Read Full Article:


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January, 17, 1323 A.D.:
Mobarezoddin Mohammad Proclaims King


Mobarezoddin Mohammad was the son of Amir Mozaffar, a subordinate of Mongol Ilkhanates from Arab origin who was the governor of Meybod. After the death of Oljaitu, Mobarezoddin overthrew the Atabeg of Yazd and was later recognized by the Ilkhanates as the governor. Following Abu Saeed's death, he us... Read Full Article:


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March, 10, 1333 A.D.:
Mozaffarid Shah Shoja Is Born


Born as Abolfavares Jalaloddin on March, 18, 1333 in Nashtifan city of Khvaf, he was later to be known as Shah Shoja son of Mobarezoddin Mohammad of Mozaffarid Dynasty.Shah Shoja proved to be a less of a tyrannical figure, but he was constantly fighting with his brothers, causing a long period of in... Read Full Article:


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April, 10, 1336 A.D.:
End OF Mongol Persia


Abu Saeed from the Ilkhanates Dynasty died on Dec, 1, 1335 leaving a corrupt, and barbaric tribal rule that staged biggest massacres in history, alongside destruction of many sources of science and culture. The Ilkhanates state lost cohesion after his death, despite the fact that Arpagan, a descende... Read Full Article:


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July, 18, 1342 A.D.:
Sarbedaran's Early Downfall


After 120 years of Mongol and Tatar rule over Iran, the Sarbedaran uprising was a significant movement against tyranny leading to establishment of an independent Iranian Shiite state in Khorasan centered in Sabzevar. Following this movement, many other cities revolted and created a golden page in th... Read Full Article:


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May, 29, 1343 A.D.:
Nosratoddin Shah Yahya Is Born


Mozaffarid ruler Nosratoddin Shah Yahya was born on May, 29, 1343 (Muharram, 4, 744 LH). He was a nephew of Shah Shoja.Although he was only 15 when Shah Shoja ascended the Mozaffarid throne in 1358, he was put in prison for some time. After his release, he proved to be a capable warrior and conquere... Read Full Article:

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