Ardabil Khanate

Ardabil Khanate (Persian: خانات اردبیل) was an 18th-19th century khanate based in Ardabil. It was established by Badr Khan in 1736, who attended the coronation of Nader Shah in January 1736.[1] The khanate was ruled by Sarikhanbayli clan of Shahsevan tribal alliance. It was disestablished in 1808 and converted to a province of Qajar Iran.

Ardabil Khanate
1747–1808
StatusKhanate
CapitalArdabil
Common languagesPersian (official), Azerbaijani (Majority)
Religion
Islam
GovernmentKhanate
History 
• Established
1747
• Independence from Afsharids
1747
• Disestablished
1808
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Afsharid Iran
Qajar Iran

List of rulersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tapper 1997, p. 105.

SourcesEdit

  • Bournoutian, George (2021). From the Kur to the Aras: A Military History of Russia's Move into the South Caucasus and the First Russo-Iranian War, 1801–1813. Brill. ISBN 978-9004445154.
  • Tapper, Richard (1997). Frontier Nomads of Iran: A Political and Social History of the Shahsevan. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-52158-336-7.