Time line of the Safavid Empire

Timeline created by amontuori
In History
  • Jan 1, 1501

    Safavid Empire is founded

    Safavid Empire is founded
    In 1501 the Safavid Empire was founded by Ismail I.
  • Nov 12, 1508

    Al-Kazimiyyah Shrine

    Al-Kazimiyyah Shrine
    The Al-Kazimiyyah Shrine was origanly built in 799, but was ordered to be reconstructed in 1508.
  • Abbas 1 of Persia

    Abbas 1 of Persia
    Abbas 1 of Persia came into power after his predecisor Mohammad had resigned. Abbas is considered the greatest ruler of the Safavid Dynasty.
  • Mosque of Shaykh Lutfallah

    Mosque of Shaykh Lutfallah
    The Mosque of Shaykh Lutfallah's construction was ordered by Abbas I.
  • Shah Mosque

    Shah Mosque
    The Shaj Mosque was build under Abbas I's rule. During Abbas I's rule he had many mosques built.
  • Sultan Husayn

    Sultan Husayn
    Husayn saw the downfall of the Safavid Dynasty under his rule.
  • Hotaki Invasion

    Hotaki Invasion
    The Safavid Dynasty was invaded by the Hotaki Dynasty and was beaten, but later regained control.
  • Downfall of Safavid Empire

    Downfall of Safavid Empire
    During the 17th Centery the Safavid Empire was facing more and more enemies. The Empire was finaly disestablished in 1736