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Kingdom of Kartli

Kingdom of Kartli
ქართლის სამეფო


Coat of Arms according to Prince Vakhushti's Atlas (c.1745)

Kingdom of Kartli in 1490
Capital Tbilisi
Languages Georgian
Religion Georgian Orthodox Church
Political structure Kingdom
 -  1466–1478 Bagrat VI of Georgia (first)
 -  1744–1762 Teimuraz II (last)
Historical era Early modern period
 -  Established 1466
 -  Subject of Persia 1555-1747
 -  Union of Kartli and Kakheti 1762
 -  Disestablished 1762
Today part of

The Kingdom of Kartli (Tbilisi as its centre.

In the 15th century, after a long economical and political decline, Georgia became neighbors with the increasingly volatile and aggressive

  1. ^ Georgian Soviet Encyclopedia, Vol. 10, pg.466-469, Tb., 1986
  2. ^ Berdzenishvili, ed., 1973, pp. 252-54


  • List of kings of Georgia

See also


[2] From the mid of the 16th century till it's dissolution in 1762, Kartli stayed under intermittent Persian rule and was an integral part of their various dynasties. It regularly paid tribute and sent gifts (pīškeš) to the shah in the form of boys and girls, horses, and wines [1]

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