Capture of Tabriz

The capture of Tabriz from the Ottoman Turks by the Safavid army of Shah Abbas I took place on October 21, 1603, after twenty days fighting during the Ottoman–Safavid War (1603–1618).[1][2]

Capture of Tabriz (1603)
Part of the Ottoman–Safavid War (1603–1618)
DateOctober 21, 1603
Result Safavid victory
Safavid Empire Ottoman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Abbas I of Persia


  1. ^ Zieneb Hatamzad (2013). Foreign Policy of the Safavid Empire During Shah Abbas I. Life Science Journal 10 (8s): 405-407
  2. ^ Farrokh, Kaveh. "Liberation of Tabriz from Ottoman Turks by Shah Abbas I". Retrieved 2 July 2013.

Coordinates: 38°04′00″N 46°18′00″E / 38.0667°N 46.3000°E / 38.0667; 46.3000