Khadem Beg Talish
Khadem Beg Talish (Persian: خادم بیگ تالش) (died 1514) was a Sufi and military commander of Talysh origin, who served the Safavid order, and later the dynasty established by the order, the Safavid dynasty. Khadem Beg was a retainer of Soltan Ali Safavi and his brother Ismail Mirza, when they were child, and an important advisor to the Shah Ismail (r. 1501–1524).
Khadem Beg Talish
|Governor of Baghdad|
|Died||23 August 1514|
Chaldoran, Safavid Empire
|Cause of death||Killed in action|
|Resting place||Ardebil, Iran|
Khadem Beg served in many of the campaigns of Shah Ismail, especially in one against Arabian Iraq. In 1508, the Shah conquered Baghdad and made him as first governor of Baghdad and the whole province, an office which included the task of supervising the Holy shrine of Karbala. Before holding governorship of Baghdad, he was Amir-e Divan (later called Divan-beigi) of the Safavid Empire.
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| Khalifat al-Khulafa of Safavid order
|New title|| Amir-e Divan
Beiram Beg Qaramanlu
Barik Beg Purnak
as Aq Qoyunlu governor
| Governor of Baghdad
Title next held bySeyyed Suleiman