Abbas Mirza( The son of the Persian shah Fath Ali, a big supporter of the European education)
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Biography Abbas Mirza
1783 - 1833
He was governor of Tabriz and Azerbaijan, in wars with Russia in 1811 - 12 and 1826 - 28 years commanded the Persian army and was defeated by the Russian. On the occasion of the death Griboedova (1829) went as ambassador to Russia to prevent war with Russia. Son of A., Mohammed Mirza, in 1834, entered the Persian throne.