Abbas Mirza biography

Abbas Mirza

Noble person

1789 – 1833


Who was Abbas Mirza?

Abbas Mirza born in Nava village of Mazandaran, was a Qajar crown prince of Persia. He developed a reputation as a military commander during wars with Russia and the Ottoman Empire, as an early modernizer of Persia's armed forces and institutions, and for his death before his father, Fath Ali Shah. Abbas was an intelligent prince, possessed some literary taste, and is noteworthy on account of the comparative simplicity of his life.


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