Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

ʻAli Asghar Majidi Garakani

Shaykh ʻAli Asghar Majidi Garakani was the second husband of Taj al-Saltanah's daugheter Turan al-Dawlah. His first marriage, to Galin Aqa, produced the following children: Muhammad, Fatimah (ʻIzzat Zaman), Zahra Khanum, and Sadiqah. He then married Fatimah Khanum and they had a daughter named Fakhri. That marriage ended in divorce when Fakhri was two years old. When Fakhri was nine, Shaykh ʻAli Asghar married Turan al-Dawlah and they had two children: Khusraw and Ahmad. Fakhri was also raised with Turan al-Dawlah.

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