House of Sasan
The House of Sasan was the house that founded the Sasanian Empire, ruling this empire from 224 to 651. It began with Ardashir I, who named the dynasty as Sasanian (also known as Sassanid) in honour of his grandfather, Sasan, and after the name of his tribe.
|Final ruler||Yazdegerd III|
|Cadet branches||Dabuyid dynasty|
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