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Capture of Baghdad
Part of Ottoman–Safavid War (1623–1639)
Date25 January 1623
LocationBaghdad aftermath: Mosul and Kirkuk
Coordinates: 33°19′30″N 44°25′19″E / 33.325°N 44.422°E / 33.325; 44.422
  • Decisive Safavid victory
  • Recapture of Baghdad (after 90 years)
Safavid Empire Ottoman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Abbas I
Qrar Chay Khan
Murad IV
Hassan Pasha
Bakersoo Bashi
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown

The Capture of Baghdad occurred on 25 January 1623. Which was a conflict between the military of Abbas I of Persia against Murad IV of Turkey.

See also[]


  • Ghafouri Ali History of the Iran's battles, from the Medes up to today 2009 ISBN 9789644237386.
  • Asadollah Matoufi 4000 years history of Iran army, Persian title: Tārīkh-i chahār hazār sālah-i artish-i Īrān 2003 ISBN 9646820034.

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