Malek Jahan Khanom, Mahd-e Olia
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|Malek Jahan Khanom,|
| Queen mother of Persia
Regent of Persia
|Born||Malek Jahan Khanom Qajar Qovanlou
26 February 1805
|Died||2 April 1873
|Spouse||Mohammad Shah Qajar|
|Issue||Naser al-Din Shah Qajar
Princess Ezzat Doleh Qajar
|Father||Amir Mohammad Ghassem Khan Qajar Qovanlou|
|Mother||Princess Begom Jan Qajar|
Malek Jahan Khanom, Mahd-e Olia (Persian: ملک جهان خانم، مهدِ عُلیا), (born Malek Jahan Khanom Qajar Ghovanloo; 26 February 1805 – 2 April 1873) was a Persian princess of the Qajar dynasty, consort of Mohammad Shah Qajar of Persia (reign 1834–1848) and the mother of Naser al-Din Shah Qajar. She was the granddaughter of Fath-Ali Shah Qajar of Persia and the cousin of her spouse, Mohammad Shah Qajar.
Her title means "Sublime Cradle". As queen dowager, she was the regent of Persian Empire from 5 September until 5 October in 1848, between the death of her husband and the accession to the throne of her son. As queen mother, she exerted considerable political influence during the reign of her son from 1848 until her death 1873. She is described as a strong personality and politically gifted. She supported and strengthened the Qajar nobility against merited commoners.
- "Iran Heads of State". Worldwide Guide To Women in Leadership. Retrieved 3 February 2017.
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