Yazdagerd III ~ Shah of Persia

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     Yazdagerd III ~ Shah of Persia was the son of Shahrijar of Persia. Yazdagerd was crowned Shah of Persia on 16 June 632.1 He was the last of the Sassanian dynasty, and came to the throne too young to rule. Persia was engulfed in civil war, and beset by the Arab invasion. The Persians were defeated in 637 at Kadisiya and 641 at Neharend. Yazdegerd III was forced to flee to Media.1 He died in 651.1

Child of Yazdagerd III ~ Shah of Persia


  1. Stuart, Roderick W. Royalty for Commoners, The Complete Known Lineage of John of Gaunt, Son of Edward III, King of England, and Queen Philippa, Fourth Edition. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2002.