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    نبرد گلون‌آباد

    (Wikipedia) - Battle of Gulnabad Battle of Gulnabad Belligerents Commanders and leaders Strength Casualties and losses
    Date Location Result
    Sunday, March 8, 1722
    Gonabad, Razavi Khorasan, Iran
    Decisive Afghan victory
    Safavid Empire Hotaki dynasty
    Mohammad Qoli Khan Ali Mardan Khan Rostam Khan Seyyed Abdollah Mahmud Hotaki Amanullah Khan Nesrollah Ashraf Hotaki
    • 24 cannon
    • 100 zamburaks
    5,000-15,000 soldiers killed unknown, believed to be light
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    Campaigns of Ashraf Hotaki

    The Battle of Gulnabad (Sunday, March 8, 1722) was fought between the military forces from Hotaki Dynasty and the army of the for decades declining Safavid Empire. It further cemented the eventual fall of the Safavid dynasty, who had been declining for decades.

    • 1 Aftermath
    • 2 See also
    • 3 References
    • 4 Additional reading
    • 5 External links


    After the war was won, the Hotaki''s began slowly but sure to march on deeper into Persia, and eventually towards Isfahan, the Safavid Persian capital. Numbers and casualty figures of the Gulnabad battle are believed to be between 5,000 to 15,000 dead Safavid soldiers.

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