List of Kurdish dynasties and countries

Kurdish Independent Kingdoms and Autonomous Principalities circa 1835.

This is a list of Kurdish dynasties, countries and autonomous territories.

Former dynasties

Former countries


See also


  1. ^ a b c d Amir Hassanpour, Nationalism and Language in Kurdistan, 1918-1985, Mellen Research University Press, 1992, p. 50.
  2. ^ Misbah Islam, Decline of Muslim States and Societies, Xlibris Corporation, 2008, ISBN 978-1-4363-1012-3, p. 423.
  3. ^ Jamie Stokes, Encyclopedia of the Peoples of Africa and the Middle East, Volume 1, Infobase Publishing, 2009, ISBN 978-0-8160-7158-6, p. 382.
  4. ^ a b c d e Gérard Chaliand, A People Without a Country: The Kurds and Kurdistan, Zed Books, 1993, pp. 17-18.
  5. ^ BĀBĀN, Kurdish princely family in Solaymānīya, Iranica
  6. ^ a b c d e Hirmis Aboona, Assyrians, Kurds, and Ottomans: Intercommunal Relations on the Periphery of the Ottoman Empire, Cambria Press, 2008, ISBN 978-1-60497-583-3, p. 160.
  7. ^ A fourth pretender was Karim Khan, son of Aymak of the Zand, a section of Lak tribe, Sir Percy Molesworth Sykes, A History of Persi, Macmillan and co., limited, 1930, p. 277.

External links

  • Historical map: Kurdish states in 1835
  • Historical map: Kurdish political enclaves and territorial demands, 1919-98
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