The Safavids Empire

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The Safavids Empire was held together in the early years by conquering new territory such as Tabriz in 1502 and north western Iran in 1510. Not only that, Safavids Empire also strive to defend from the neighbouring Ottoman Empire after it gained independence from it. Yet in the seventeenth century, the Ottoman threat to the declined of Safavids Empire. There were many factors that made Safavids Empire falls. By the start of the eighteenth century, it had become clear that the empire had weakened considerably. The shahs Safi, Suleiman and Husayn brought the fallen of the Safavids Empire by the decline to the power of the shahs. As the result, the military forces became less effective and shahs were said to have had lavish lifestyle. In
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