IV. The Early Modern Period, 1500–1800 > C. The Middle East and North Africa, 1500–1800 > 2. The Middle East, 1501–1808 > b. Iran > 1794
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1794
 
Agha Muhammad Khan, the Qajar leader, had the last Zand ruler, Lutf Ali Khan, put to death. In 1796 he dealt similarly with Shahrukh, the Afshar ruler of Khurasan.  1
 
1796
 
Agha Muhammad Khan crowned himself shah, establishing the rule of the Qajar dynasty. (See Iran)  2
 
 
 
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