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.

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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