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'Who's Who in Persia (Volume III) Arabistan, Luristan, Isfahan & Bakhtiari' [‎5r] (14/62)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (27 folios). It was created in 1923. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.


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AGHA AMIK KHAN.—Joint Deputy Governor of
Behbehan on behalf of Bakhtiari Khans, March 1922.
AGHA KHAN (Haji ).—Deputy Governor of Hamadan.
Arrested by the British during the Great War.
AGHA . NURULLAH.—The influential Mujtahid of
Isfahan, who fled thence on approach of the Russians.
A rebel deputy to the Teheran Parliament in 1917, but
did not take his seat. At present in Isfahan.
KAROON.—Son of Haji Qurban Ali (Shirazi). Is
a wealthy merchant of Muhammerah and at present
is tax collector of the town.
AHMADAYAND DEHTUI.—A small tribe of Lurs, of
minor importance, fighting strength about 200 robbers.
Their chief, Mehr Ali Khan (Salar-i-Sultan), is
friendly with the British. They were represented
at Colonel Zakharchenko’s (q.v.) meeting on July
19th, 1917, by Farukh Khan (Samsam-ul-Ayalah) and
Malek Miaz Khan. ~ ~ ' ~~ '

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The first edition of Who's Who in Persia (Volume III) Arabistan, Luristan, Isfahan & Bakhtiari , compiled by the General Staff, India, comprises a biographical dictionary of individuals, families, and tribes connected with those regions in 1922.

It also includes a genealogical tree for the Bakhtiari Chiefs (folio 10).

The volume was published by the Government Central Press, Simla, 1923.

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1 volume (27 folios)

The biographical entries are arranged in alphabetical order from front to back, with cross-references where required.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 29; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. Pagination: the file also contains an original printed pagination sequence.

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'Who's Who in Persia (Volume III) Arabistan, Luristan, Isfahan & Bakhtiari' [‎5r] (14/62), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/MIL/17/15/11/5, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 17 February 2020]

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