Gushtasb I

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Gushtasb was the 25th Shirvanshah. After death of his father, he inherited the throne.[1][2]

Gushtasb I
Shah of Shirvan
Copper fulus of Shirvanshah I Gershasb.jpg
Copper fulus of I Gershasb. Museum of History of Azerbaijan, Baku
Reign1204 - 1225
Coronation1204
PredecessorShirvanshah Farrukhzad I
SuccessorShirvanshah Fariburz III
Born?
Şamaxı
Died?
Şamaxı
IssueShirvanshah Fariburz III
Prince Jalaladdin Sultanshah
Names
Al-Malik Al-Muazzam Gushtasb
HouseHouse of Shirvanshah
FatherShirvanshah Farrukhzad I

ReignEdit

His reign saw first wave of Mongol invasion. Shah managed to escape capital. Subutai and Jebe's army passed from Derbent to invade Rus'. Prior to invasion of Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu local people revolted against shah making his son as new Shah. He went to Georgia to seek help from Rusudan of Georgia. He was defeated by his son and managed to escape again but Queen deported him from Georgia. His fate is unknown. He was considered as man of adultery.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Aлecкepзaдe. Haдпиcи, c.380. 383.
  2. ^ Пахомов. Kpaткий кypc... c.38.
Gushtasb I
Born: ? Died: ?
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Shirvanshah Fariburz II
Shirvanshah
1204 - 1225
Succeeded by
Shirvanshah Fariburz III
Revolted