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Ghaffari family [Ghaffārī]locked

  • Sheila S. Blair

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Persian family of painters. A distinguished family of government officials and jurists from Kashan, it had many members who were also artists. For several decades beginning in 1749, Mu‛izz al-Din Muhammad Ghaffari served as governor of Kashan, Jawshaqan, Qum and Natanz for the Zand ruler of Shiraz, Karim Khan (...

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E. Yar Shater, ed.: Encyclopedia Iranica (London, 1986)