Ghiyath al-Din Pir Ahmad Khvafi

Ghiyath al-Din Pir Ahmad Khvafi was a Persian[1] statesman who was the vizier of the Timurid ruler Shah Rukh (r. 1405–1447) from 1417 to 1447.[2] He played a key role in reforming the Timurid bureaucratic administration.[3] After his vizierate ended, he worked under several Timurid princes, including Abdal-Latif Mirza, Ala al-Dawla Mirza, Sultan-Muhammad and Abul-Qasim Babur Mirza.[4] He died in 1453.[5]

He was survived by his son, Majd al-Din Muhammad Khvafi, who was also vizier.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Subtelny 2007, p. 5.
  2. ^ Subtelny 2007, p. 79.
  3. ^ Subtelny 2007, p. 113.
  4. ^ Subtelny 2007, pp. 79–80.
  5. ^ Subtelny 2007, p. 80.
  6. ^ Subtelny 2007, p. 213.

SourcesEdit

  • Manz, Beatrice Forbes (2007). Power, Politics and Religion in Timurid Iran. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-139-46284-6.
  • Subtelny, Maria (2007). Timurids in Transition: Turko-Persian Politics and Acculturation in Medieval Iran. Brill. ISBN 978-90-04-16031-6.