Mass'oud Mirza Zell-e Soltan

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Mass'oud Mirza Zell-e Soltan
Born (1850-01-05)5 January 1850
Died 2 July 1918(1918-07-02) (aged 68)
Burial Mashhad
Issue Prince Soltan Hossein Mirza Jalal ed-Dowleh
Prince Bahram Mirza Sardar Mass'oud
Prince Akbar Mirza Sarem ed-Dowleh
Prince Esma'il Mirza Mo'tamed Dowleh
Dynasty Qajar
Father Nasser-al-Din Shah
Mother Efet-od-Dowleh

Mass'oud Mirza Zell-e Soltan ("Mass'oud Mirza the Sultan's Shadow (5 January 1850 in Tabriz – 2 July 1918 in Isfahan) was a Persian prince of the Qajar Dynasty; he was known as the "Yamin-al-Dowleh" ("Right Hand of the Government").

Early life[edit]

He was eldest son of Nasser-al-Din Shah and Efet-od-Dowleh, and the brother of Kamran Mirza Nayeb es-Saltaneh and of Mozzafar-al-Din Mirza (who eventually became Mozzafar-al-Din Shah), but Mass'oud Mirza could not ascend as Shah as his mother was from outside the Qajar dynasty's family group.

Later life[edit]

He was governor of Esfahan from 1872 to 1907 and governor of Fars from 1907 to 1908. Mass'oud Mirza died in Esfahan in 1918. He was buried in Mashhad. He had 14 sons and 11 daughters.[citation needed]


Zell-e Soltan had 14 sons and 11 daughters including :



External links[edit]

  • Genealogy of descendants of Mass'oud Mirza Zell-e Soltan, qajarpages
  • A carpet made for Zell-e Soltan [1]