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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Nadir Shah

King of Persia, born in Khorassan of low origin; began his career as a brigand; set himself at the head of 3000 brigands to deliver Persia from the yoke of the Afghans, and expelled them, rising by degrees to the sovereignty of Persia himself; made war on the Afghans, invaded Hindustan, and took and plundered Delhi, restoring its former dominion to the Persian monarchy; became subject to suspicion of plots against him, had recourse to violence, and was assassinated (1688-1747).

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Nadir Shah'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/n/nadir-shah.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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