KARTLI

 

The Bagrationi (Bagration) Dynasty

GENEALOGY

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1606 - 1615 H.M. The Most High King Luarsab II, by the will of our Lord, King of Kings of the Abkhazis, Kartvelians, Ranians, Kakhetians and the Armenians, Shirvanshah and Shahanshah and Master of all the East and West, King of Kartli. b. 1595, eldest son of H.M. The Most High King Giorgi X, King of Kartli, by his wife, H.M. The Most High Queen Mariami, daughter of The Most Excellent Prince Giorgi Dadiani, Prince of Salipartiano, of Mingrelia, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 7th September 1605. Confirmed and installed by Shah Abbas I in person at Tiflis, 1606. Fled to Imereti when Abbas I led a large army into the Caucasus to punish the Georgians, for attempting unity in 1613. Deposed by Shah Abbas I 1615, and sent as a prisoner to Astarabad, 1619. Refusing to convert to Islam, he was incarcerated in the fortress at Shiraz. m. (first) 1610 (div.), H.M. The Most High Queen Makrina, daughter of Prince Kiok Saakadze, Governor of Tiflis. m. (second) a daughter of the Mtavar of Mingrelia (sic). He was k. (strangled with a bow string, drowned, or both) at the Fortress of Shiraz, 21st June 1622.
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1615 - 1619 H.M. The Most High King Bagrat VII, by the will of our Lord, King of Kings of the Abkhazis, Kartvelians, Ranians, Kakhetians and the Armenians, Shirvanshah and Shahanshah and Master of all the East and West, Khan of Kartli, eldest son of H.M. The Most High King Davit XI, King of Kvemo Kartli, by his wife, a Princess of Taku. Succeeded on the deposition of his cousin, 1615. m. H.M. The Most High Queen Ana, second daughter of H.M. The Most High King Aleksandri II, King of Kakheti, by his wife, H.M. The Most High Queen Tinatina, daughter of Prince Bardzim Zedginidze-Amilakhvari. He was d. 1619, having had issue, a son and a daughter:
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1619 - 1630 H.M. The Most High King Svimeon II [Semayun Khan], by the will of our Lord, King of Kings of the Abkhazis, Kartvelians, Ranians, Kakhetians and the Armenians, Shirvanshah and Shahanshah and Master of all the East and West, King of Kartli. b. and educ. in Isfahan, only son of H.M. The Most High King Bagrat VII, King of Kartli, by the his wife, H.M. The Most High Queen Ana, second daughter of H.M. The Most High King Aleksandri II, King of Kakheti. Appointed as Vali of Kartli with the title of Semayun Khan, after the death of his father, by Shah Abbas I, 1619. Unpopular with his Christian subjects, his 'khanate' never stretched beyond Somkheti and Sabaratiano, and the capital, Tiflis. Deposed by King Taimurazi of Kakheti, 1630. m. 1626, Jahan Banu Begum, daughter of General 'Isa Khan Safawi, cdr. of the Imperial Corps of Pages, by his wife, H.H. Shahzadi Zubaida Begum, daughter of H.M. Zillu'llah 'Abu'l Muzaffar Shah 'Abbas al-Safavi al-Husaini al-Musavi Bahadur Khan [Shah Abbas the Great], Shahanshah of Persia. He was k. by Zurab Sidamoni, Duke of Aragvi, 1629, having had issue:
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1630 - 1634 united with Kakheti.
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1634 - 1658 H.M. The Most High King Rustam [Khushru Mirza], by the will of our Lord, King of Kings, Master, Possessor and Sovereign of the Abkhazis, Kartvelians, Ranians, Kakhetians and the Armenians, Shirvanshah and Shahanshah, the limits and regions of all the) East and North, King of Kartli and Kakheti. b. 1567, natural son of H.M. The Most High King Davit XI [Daud-Khan], King of Kvemo Kartli, by a concubine. Darugha (Prefect) of Isfahan before his accession. Appointed as Vali (Governor), granted the title of Rustam Khan, and sent with a large army to take control of Kartli by Shah Safi I, 1632. Crowned at Cathedral of Anchis-Khat, Tiflis, 1634. Invaded Kakheti, put King Taimurazi to flight, and took control of that kingdom, 1648. Restored the Cathedral of the Living Pillar at Mtzkheta. m. (first) (probably) Tinatina, daughter of His Splendour The Pious Prince of High Rank of Manuchihr II Jageli, Atabegi Samtzhké, by his wife, H.H. The Most Brilliant Princess Eleni, younger daughter of H.M. Svimeon I [Shah Nawaz Mahmud Khan], King of Kartli. m. (second) 1635 (Christian and Muslim rites), H.M. The Most High Queen Kethavan [Guldukhtar Begum] (d. at Tiflis, 1636), daughter of Prince Gorjasp Abashidze. m. (third) at Tiflis, 1638, H.M. Queen Mariami (m. third, at Tiflis, 1659, H.M. The Most High King Vakhtang V [Shah Nawaz Khan II], King of Kartli, and d. at Tiflis, 1682), former wife of His Splendour The Pious Prince of High Rank Svimeon Gurieli, Duke of the Guria, and daughter of His Splendour The Pious Prince of High Rank Manuchir I Dadiani, Duke of Dukes of Mingrelia, by his second wife, Her Splendour The Pious Princess of High Rank Thamar, younger daughter of His Splendour The Pious Prince of High Rank Kaikhushru II Jageli, Atabegi of Samtzkhé. He d. at Tiflis, 17th November 1658 (bur. Qum, Persia), having had issue, one son:
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1658 - 1676 H.M. The Most High King Vakhtang V [Shah Nawaz Khan II], by the will of our Lord, King of Kings, Master, Possessor and Sovereign of the Abkhazis, Kartvelians, Ranians, Kakhetians and the Armenians, Shirvanshah and Shahanshah, and the limits and regions of all the East and North, King of Kartli, eldest son of General His Splendour The Pious Prince of High Rank Prince Bagrat II, 3rd Prince of Mukhrani and Regent of Georgia, by his wife, a daughter of General His Splendour The Pious Prince of High Rank Sidamoni, Duke of Aragvi. Granted the title of Bakhta Beg by the Shah of Persia. Succeeded his cousin as 6th Mukhrani-batoni under the reign name of Vakhtang II, 1648. Adopted by King Rustam and Appointed as Heir Apparent in 1653. Appointed as Janisin (Viceroy) on behalf of the Shah of Persia with the title of Shah Nawaz Khan, 1658. Installed, 1st January 1659. m. (first) (div.) H.M. The Most High Queen Rwadam (d. at Tiflis, 17th June 1678, bur. Mtzkheta Monastery), who became a nun under the name of Kethavan, eldest daughter of The Brilliant Prince Vakhtang-Orbel Qaplanishvili-Orbeliani, Judge of the High Court, by his wife, a princess of Aragvi, by whom he had issue, five sons and one daughter. m. (second) at Tiflis, 1659, H.M. The Most High Queen Mariami (d. at Tiflis, 1682), widow of his adopted father, H.M. The Most High King Rustam [Khushru Mirza], King of Kartli, and daughter of His Splendour The Pious Prince of High Rank Manuchar I Dadiani, Duke of Dukes of Mingrelia, by his second wife, Her Splendour The Pious Princess of High Rank Thamar, younger daughter of His Splendour The Pious Prince of High Rank Kaikhushru II Jageli, Atabegi of Samtzkhé. He d. at Khoscaro, Ganja, September 1676 (bur. Qum, Persia), having had issue, six sons and four daughters:
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1676 - 1688 H.M. The Most High King Giorgi XI [Shah Nawaz Khan III], by the will of our Lord, King of Kings, Master, Possessor and Sovereign of the Abkhazis, Kartvelians, Ranians, Kakhetians and the Armenians, Shirvanshah and Shahanshah, and the limits and regions of all the East and North, Master of Girik and Kelat, etc., King of Kartli (first time) - see below.
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1688 - 1691 united with Kakheti under H.M. Irakli I [Nazar 'Ali Khan II].
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1692 - 1695 H.M. The Most High King Giorgi XI [Shah Nawaz Khan III], by the will of our Lord, King of Kings, Master, Possessor and Sovereign of the Abkhazis, Kartvelians, Ranians, Kakhetians and the Armenians, Shirvanshah and Shahanshah, and the limits and regions of all the East and North, Master of Girik and Kelat, etc., King of Kartli (second time) - see below.
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1695 - 1703 united with Kakheti under H.M. Irakli I [Nazar 'Ali Khan II].
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