Safavid Empire By: Bella Shackelford

Lasted from 1501 - 1722

The capital, Isfahan, is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.

The Safavid Empire was a theocracy

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The Empire's economic strength came from its location on the trade routes

A man names Shah Ismail gathered a colossal army and conquered many lands.

The Empire declined when it became complacent and corrupt

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The Safavid was controlled by Shia

Empire ended when the empire grew weak and the soldiers were no longer loyal, so they were overthrown by Mir Mahmud Hotaki

The key figures in the Empire were: ¨Isma'il I¨ and ¨Abbas I¨

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It covered all of Iran, and parts of Turkey and Georgia

Lasted from the 16th century to the 18th century

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