Persian King Agha Mohammad ate half of a melon, asked to store the rest & said to 3 of his servants, if any pieces were missing, he would behead all three of them. One of them forgot & ate a slice. Servants then killed the king because they were afraid he would kill them in the morning.

Persian King Agha Mohammad ate half of a melon, asked to store the rest & said to 3 of his servants, if any pieces were missing, he would behead all three of them. One of them forgot & ate a slice. Servants then killed the king because they were afraid he would kill them in the morning.

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Agha Mohammad's sketch
Agha Mohammad

In 1797, his assassination took place in the city of Shusha, the capital of Karabakh.

Read of a great and loving Persian Shah!

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