Baha al-Din Sam III
|Baha al-Din Sam III|
|Sultan of the Ghurid dynasty|
|Predecessor||Ghiyath al-Din Mahmud|
|Successor||Ala al-Din Atsiz|
|Father||Ghiyath al-Din Mahmud|
Baha al-Din Sam III was the son of Ghiyath al-Din Mahmud, who was assassinated in 1212. After Ghiyath's assassination, Baha al-Din Sam III ascended the Ghurid throne. One year later, however, he was carried by the Khwarazmian-Shahs to Khwarezm. He was then succeeded by his relative Ala al-Din Atsiz.
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- Bosworth, C. E. (1968). "The Political and Dynastic History of the Iranian World (A.D. 1000–1217)". In Frye, R. N. The Cambridge History of Iran, Volume 5: The Saljuq and Mongol periods. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 1–202. ISBN 0-521-06936-X.
Ghiyath al-Din Mahmud
|Sultan of the Ghurid dynasty
| Succeeded by|
Ala al-Din Atsiz