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List of the members of the Zand dynasty, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list includes the names of each famous person in the Zand dynasty, along with information like where each person was born. If you're doing research on historic members of the Zand dynasty, then this list is the perfect jumping off point for finding out which notable people are included. The Zand dynasty has held prominence in the world dating back many years, so it's no wonder that many people have a fascination with its members. While this is not an exact family tree, it does show a list of many popular members of the Zand dynasty.

List is made up of a variety of family members, including Karim Khan and Lotf Ali Khan.

The information on this page of prominent Zand dynasty members can help answer the questions, “Who was in the Zand dynasty?” and "Who is part of the Zand dynasty?

Karim Khan


Karim Khan Zand, was the founder of the Zand Dynasty, ruling from 1751 to 1779. He ruled all of Iran except for Khorasan. He also ruled over some Caucasian lands and occupied Basra for some years. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 74 (1705-1779)

Abol Fath Khan


Abol Fath Khan Zand was the third Shah of the Zand dynasty, and ruled the Persian Empire from March 6, 1779 until August 22, 1779. After the death of Karim Khan in 1779, two factions emerged, one supporting Abol Fath, one his younger brother Muhammad Ali Khan. Both were still children, and were pawns in the game of power. Karim Khan's brother Zaki Khan managed to proclaim Muhammad Ali Khan, his own son-in-law, as Shah of the Persian Empire, but soon after, he also made Abol Fath joint ruler of Persia. Both Muhammad Ali and Abol Fath only held nominal power during their reigns, as their uncle was the effective master of the government. As another brother of Karim Khan, Sadiq Khan Zand, had ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 24 (1755-1779)

Lotf Ali Khan


Lotf Ali Khan was the last Shah of Persia of the Zand dynasty. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 25 (1769-1794)

Mohammad Ali Khan


Mohammad Ali Khan Zand was the second Shah of the Zand dynasty. He ruled Persia from March 6, 1779 until June 19, 1779. After the death of Karim Khan in 1779, Iran disintegrated once again. Karim Khan's brother Zaki Khan declared Mohammad `Ali, the second son of Karim Khan who was also his son-in-law as the second ruler of the Zand dynasty. Soon thereafter, Abol Fath, the elder son of Karim Khan was made his joint ruler. Mohammad `Ali Khan died of a heart attack in the same year he took the throne, having reigned less than 5 months, and not accomplishing much, the power was transferred to his brother Abol Fath. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 19 (1760-1779)