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Letter by Shah Sultan Husayn to Louis XIV

Date 4 Jumada I 1105 - 5 Muharram 1128 / 1.1.1694 - 31.12.1715
Content Undated letter to the French king Louis XIV in which the Safavid Shah Sultan Husayn expresses his wish to intensify the diplomatic and commercial relations between France and Persia.
Type namah
Category Letters and Correspondence
Script nasta'liq
Archive Archives des Affaires étrangères (Paris)
Publication Qa'im-Maqami, Jahangir. Yaksad va panjah sanad-i tarikhi: az Jalayiriyan ta Pahlavi. Tihran: Chapkhanah-yi artish-i shahanshahi-yi Iran, 1348 (1969). 69-70
Keywords diplomatic relations | Safavids | trade
Individuals Sultan Husayn, Shah | Louis XIV
Places France | Iran
Notes Undated document. Dating based on intersection of regencies of Shah Sultan Husayn (1694-1722) and Louis XIV (1643-1715). Also published: Bayani, Khanbaba. "Asnad va namah-ha-yi tarikhi dawrah-yi Safavi." Barrasi-ha-yi tarikhi 3, 5 (1347/1968): 185-222.
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