VAHTANG V( Governor of Georgia)
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Biography VAHTANG V
Vakhtang V (1658-1675). During the life Rostom Khan Vakhtang went to Iran, converted to Islam and became known as Shahnawaz. In 1658, the king of Kartli Vakhtang continued policy Rostom. His ostentatious humility Shah Vakhtang tried to maintain peaceful relations with them, creating normal conditions for the development of the country.
. Vakhtang vospol-pyridine turmoil in Western Georgia and in 1661 at the throne of Imereti put his son Archil
. His policies proved to be unacceptable for Iran and Turkey. According to the treaty in 1639, West Georgia belonged to Turkey. Actions Vakhtang Turkish sultan regarded as interference in its internal affairs and demanded that Iran subordination Gurdzhistana Turkey. Vakhtang V was compelled to transfer his son Archila in Kartli.
Meanwhile, in Georgia from Russia returned grandson Teimuraz Heraclius, who tried to take possession of Kakheti, but was defeated Vakhtang V.
In 1664, the Shah approved the king of Kakheti Archil (Archil to Islam and became known as the Shah Nazar Khan). In 1674 Irakli returned from Russia in Kakheti. Soon the Shah summoned him to his. Archil decided that the Shah wished to approve Irakli on the imperial throne in Kakheti, so do not ask my father left the Kakheti and sold articles prevail in Imereti.
Shah vigilantly watched these events. He summoned Vakhtang V, who left his son George ruler of Kartli, and he went to Iran. In 1675 Vakhtang V died on the way to Iran. He was buried, as Rostom, in Kumi.