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The Safavid Dynasty ruled an Iranian kingdom from 1502 to 1722 A.D. Established by Ismail Safavi, they originated in Iranian Azerbaijan. He declared Iran a Shiite Islamic state - a designation that is still true today.

Sources

The Earth and Its Peoples A Global History, Bulliet et al, 2005.

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