The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Isfahan, Iran.

Contents

Prior to 16th centuryEdit

  • 771 - Friday Mosque established in Yahudiyya (approximate date).[1]
  • 1051 - Isfahan besieged by Seljuk forces of Tughril;[2] city becomes capital of the Seljuk Empire.[3]
  • 1070 - Nezamiyeh Madrasa built (approximate date).[1]
  • 1107 - Chihil Dukhtaran (minaret) erected.[1]
  • 1194 - Khwarazmian Ala ad-Din Tekish in power.[4]
  • 1226 - City sacked by Mongol forces.[2]
  • 1228 - City besieged by Mongol forces again.[2][5]
  • 1240/1241 - Isfahan taken by Mongol forces.[5][4]
  • 1325 - Emamzadeh Jafar (tomb/shrine) built.[1]
  • 1341/1342 - Shaikh Abu Esḥāq Inju becomes governor of Isfahan.[2]
  • 1356 - Amir Mobārez-al-Din Mo-ḥammad Moẓaffari becomes governor of Isfahan.[2]
  • 1387 - Isfahan besieged by forces of Timur.[2][6]

16th-19th centuriesEdit

20th centuryEdit

21st centuryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Isfahan". Oxford Art Online. (Subscription required (help)). Missing or empty |url= (help) Retrieved 8 February 2017
  2. ^ a b c d e f Kamaly 2012.
  3. ^ John L. Esposito (2003). Oxford Dictionary of Islam. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-975726-8.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i Bosworth 2007.
  5. ^ a b Woods 1977.
  6. ^ "Iran". Political Chronology of the Middle East. Europa Publications. 2003. pp. 45–64. ISBN 978-1-135-35673-6.
  7. ^ Haneda 2012.
  8. ^ a b Macmillan 2004.
  9. ^ BBC News. "Iran Profile: Timeline". Retrieved 6 February 2017.
  10. ^ Britannica 1910.
  11. ^ Hooshang Amirahmadi (2012). Political Economy of Iran under the Qajars: Society, Politics, Economics and Foreign Relations 1796-1936. I.B.Tauris. ISBN 978-0-85772-258-4.
  12. ^ Ghada Talhami (2013). Historical Dictionary of Women in the Middle East and North Africa. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-6858-8.
  13. ^ "Persia". Statesman's Year-Book. London: Macmillan and Co. 1921 – via HathiTrust. Ispahan
  14. ^ a b c d Borjian 2012.
  15. ^ a b c d Zanjani 2006.
  16. ^ a b "Iran". Europa World Year Book. Europa Publications. 2004. ISBN 978-1-85743-255-8.
  17. ^ "Countries of the World: Iran". Statesman's Yearbook 2003. UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 2002. ISBN 978-0-333-98096-5.
  18. ^ "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 or more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 2015. United Nations Statistics Division. 2016.

This article incorporates information from the Persian Wikipedia and German Wikipedia.

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