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‘Abd al-Husayn Taymurtash (Mu‘azzaz al-Mulk)

b. 23 August 1884 Khurasan
d. 1933 or 1934

‘Abd al-Husayn Taymurtash (Mu‘azzaz al-Mulk), the son of Gawhar Sultan Khanum and Karim Dad Khan Salar Mu‘azzaz, was born on September 23, 1884. He married Surur al-Saltanah in 1909 and they had four children: Manuchihr, Irandukht, Amir Hushang, and Mihrpur. On June 8, 1925, he married Tatiyana Markariyan and they had two children: Parichihr and Nush Afarin. He died in 1933.

‘Abd al-Husayn Taymurtash (Mu‘azzaz al-Mulk), also known as Sardar Mu‘azzam Khurasani, son of Gawhar Sultan Khanum and Karim Dad Khan Salar Mu‘azzaz (a steward of Saham al-Dawlah), was born on September 23, 1884 in Bujnurd, Khurasan. He studied at the Imperial Nikolaev Military Academy in Saint Petersburg, Russia. He was a member of the Iranian parliament from the second through sixth Majlis. He was also the Governor of Gilan, the Minister of Justice, the Governor of Kirman, and the Minister of Public Works. Taymurtash had an important role in transition of power from the Qajar to Pahlavi dynasties and was Riza Shah's first Minister of Court, from 1925 to 1932. Taymurtash was dismissed by Riza Shah, arrested in 1933, and imprisoned in Qasr Prison in Tehran. He died on October 3, 1933. According to some sources, he was killed by Dr. Ahmad Ahmadi. Taymurtash married Surur al-Saltanah (daughter of Zarrin Kulah Khanum and Khazin al-Mulk) in 1909 and they had four children: Manuchihr, Irandukht, Amir Hushang, and Mihrpur. On June 8, 1925, he married Tatiyana Markariyan and they had two children: Parichihr and Nush Afarin. Close

Information provided by the family and from the biolographical information contributed by Mr. Allahjani on WWQI Research Platform: https://platform.qajarwomen.org/contributions/11 . Close

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