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Nader Shah
King of Persia
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Reign 1736–1747
Born (1698-08-06)August 6, 1698
Birthplace Dastgerd
Died June 19, 1747(1747-06-19) (aged 48)
Place of death Quchan (North of Khorasan)
Dynasty Afsharid dynasty

Nader Shah Afshar (Persian: نادرشاه افشار) was a Shah, or king, of Iran from 1736 to 1747. He was also the founder of the Turkic Afsharid Empire.

During the time he ruled Iran, he attacked India and defeated Muhammad Shah, conquered Delhi, and agreed to retreat for Indian wealth and gold.

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