Safi I.

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Shah Safi I.

Safi I (* 1611 ; † May 12, 1642 in Kashan ) was Shah of the Safavids in Iran from 1629 to 1642 .

Safi I, successor and grandson of Abbas I , is said to have murdered many political opponents in order to maintain his power, also under the influence of his grand vizier Saru Taqi. In terms of foreign policy, he won the Treaty of Qasr-e Shirin with the Ottomans in 1639 . Safi I died in Kashan in 1642 and is buried in Qom .

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