Amir Seyyed Fathollah Shirazi, a physician, historian and politician in Indian Mughal Empire (Gūrkān) court

Seyyed Alireza Golshani, Narges Kavenjoun

Abstract


Amir Seyyed Fathollah Shirazi, a physician, historian and politician of Indian Mughal Empire court, was one of the scholars of Shiraz. Initially, he served as a teacher at Mansurieh School in Shiraz. He worked for Imamgholi Mirza, the brother of King Ismaeil II, from Safavid dynasty. After killing Imamgholi Mirza, by the Order of the King, he went to India following the invitation of the Muslim rulers of India. He later became the Prime Minister of Mughal Empire. He wrote many medical books. Also, he had an important role in transmitting Iranian knowledge and culture to India.

Keywords


Amir Seyyed Fathollah Shirazi; Mughal Empire; India; Safavid dynasty; Dehli; Dar al Elm of Shiraz doctrine

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