Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Women's Worlds in Qajar Iran

Mirza Yahya Khan Muʻtamad al-Mulk (Mushir al-Dawlah)

b. 1831 or 1832
d. 1890 or 1891

Mirza Yahya Khan Qazvini Kishikchi Bashi (Mushir al-Dawlah) was son of Mirza Nabi Khan Amir Divan, brother of Mirza Husayn Khan Sipahsalar, and the fourth husband of Malik Zadah Khanum ‘Izzat al-Dawlah; their children: Afsar al-Saltanah and Husayn Khan Muʻtamad al-Mulk

He held many key posts, including in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and government of Iraq, Kamrah, Luristan, and Fars. He received the title of Mu‘tamad al-Mulk in 1867 or 1868 and in 1872 or 1873 was appointed as the king's Kishikchi Bashi. After his brother's death in 1881 or 1882, he received the title of Mushir al-Dawlah and became the Minister of Justice; his other titles were Ajudan-i Makhsus, Vazir Makhsus, and Jinab Ashraf Close

سلیمانی، کریم، القاب رجال دوره قاجاریه، تهران، نشر نی، ۱۳۶۴، ص. ۱۵۱. Close

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