Khosrow III

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Khosrow III
Rival Great King (Shah) of Ērānshahr
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Reign 629
Predecessor Shahrbaraz
Successor Borandukht
Born Unknown
Died 629
Khorasan
House House of Sasan
Father Kavadh
Religion Zoroastrianism

Khosrow III (629) was Sasanian rival king who briefly ruled in Khorasan during the reign of the Mihranid general Shahrbaraz who took control of the Sasanian Empire after having besieged Ctesiphon. He was a nephew of Khosrow II.[1] After a short reign, Khosrow, was assassinated by the governor of the province.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cambridge History of Iran: The Seleucid, Parthian, and Sasanian periods, p. 172
Khosrow III
Preceded by
Shahrbaraz
Great King (Shah) of Ērānshahr
629
Succeeded by
Borandokht