Map of the Sadozai Sultanate of Herat

The Sadozai Sultanate of Herat (Persian: سلطنت سدوزایی هرات) was a state in Herat founded in 1716 when Abdali Afghans expelled Safavid forces from the province.[1] They were conquered in 1732 by the Afsharids.[1][2][3]


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  2. ^ Noelle-Karimi, Christine (2014). The Pearl in Its Midst: Herat and the Mapping of Khurasan (15th-19th Centuries). Austrian Academy of Sciences Press. ISBN 978-3-7001-7202-4.
  3. ^ Lee, Jonathan L. (2019-01-15). Afghanistan: A History from 1260 to the Present. Reaktion Books. ISBN 978-1-78914-010-1.