History of Uzbekistan
In the first millennium BC, Iranian nomads established irrigation systems along the rivers of Central Asia and built towns at Bukhoro and Samarqand. These places became extremely wealthy points of tra...
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Death of Tamerlane
In January the Scourge of God caught a cold. One of history’s most brutal butchers, now perhaps in his seventies, had set out with an army 200,000 strong from Samarqand, his capital, to try conclusion...
Samarkand
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History of Bukhara
The history of Bukhara stretches back millennia. It is now the capital of the Bukhara Province (viloyat) of Uzbekistan. Located on the Silk Road, the city has long been a center of trade, scholarship...
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Bukharan Jews
Bukharan Jews, also Bukharian Jews or Bukhari Jews (Persian: یهودی بخارایی‎ Yahūde-ye Bukhārāī ; Russian: Бухарские евреи Bukharskie evrei ; Hebrew: בוכרים‎ Bukharim ; T...
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Elections in Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan elects on national level a head of state – the president – and a legislature. The president is elected for a five-year term by the people. The Supreme Assembly (Oliy Majlis) has...
Khanate of Kokand
The Khanate of Kokand (Uzbek: Qo'qon Xonligi) was a Turkic state in Central Asia that existed from 1709–1876 within the territory of modern Kyrgyzstan, eastern Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, and southeast...
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Khwarazmian dynasty
CEThe Khwarazmian dynasty ([kwəˈrazmēən] or [kwäˈ-]; also known as the Khwarezmid dynasty, dynasty of Khwarazm Shahs, and other spelling variants; from Persian خوارزمشاهیان Khwārazmshāhiyān...
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Ma'munids
CEMaʾmunids (Persian: مأمونیان‎), were an independent dynasty of Iranian rulers in Chorasmia. Their reign was short-lived (995-1017) and were in turn replaced by the expansionist Ghaznavids.
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Sasanian Empire
The Sasanian Empire (/səˈsɑːnɪən/ or /səˈseɪnɪən/; also known as Sassanian, Sasanid, Sassanid or Neo-Persian Empire), known to its inhabitants as Ērānshahr and Ērān in Middle Persian, was the...
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Terrorism in Uzbekistan
Terrorism in Uzbekistan is more prevalent than in any other Central Asian state. Prior to the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan, the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) posed the greatest threat to the Ka...
Timurid dynasty
The Timurid dynasty (Persian: تیموریان‎) was a Sunni Muslim Persianate dynasty of Turco-Mongol lineage that ruled over an empire comprising modern-day Iran, the Caucasus, Mesopotamia, A...
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Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic
The Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic (Uzbek: Ўзбекистон Совет Социалистик Республикаси, Oʻzbekiston Sovet Sotsialistik Respublikasi; Russian: Узбекская Советская Социалистическая Республик...
Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic - Wikipedia
Death of Tamerlane
In January the Scourge of God caught a cold. One of history’s most brutal butchers, now perhaps in his seventies, had set out with an army 200,000 strong from Samarqand, his capital, to try conclusion...
Gates of Tashkent
The Gates of Tashkent, in present day Uzbekistan, were built around the town at the close of the 10th century, but did not survive to the present. The last gate was destroyed in 1890 as a result of th...
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Tamerlane
Timur (Persian: تیمور‎ Timūr, Chagatai: Temür, Uzbek: Temur; died 18 February 1405), historically known as Tamerlane (Persian: تيمور لنگ‎ Timūr(-e) Lang, "Timur the Lame"), was a Turko-Mon...
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Kaunchi culture
Kaunchi Culture is an archaeological culture in the area along Syrdarya middle course and its tributaries (Angren, Chirchik, Keles) dated from the 2nd century BCE to the early 8th century CE. The cult...
Kingdom of Khotan
The Kingdom of Khotan was an ancient Buddhist kingdom that was located on the branch of the Silk Road that ran along the southern edge of the Taklamakan Desert in the Tarim Basin (modern Xinjiang, Chi...
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Zunbils
Zunbil, also written as Zhunbil, was a dynasty south of the Hindu Kush in southern Afghanistan. They ruled from the early 7th century until the Islamic conquest of Afghanistan in 870 AD. The Zunbils a...
Kengir uprising
The Kengir uprising was a prisoner uprising that took place in the Soviet prison labor camp Kengir in May and June 1954. Its duration and intensity distinguished it from other Gulag uprisings in the s...
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