Russo-Persian War 1722–1723

[ 1722 - 1723 ]

Russo-Persian War, 1722–1723, known in Russian historiography as the Persian campaign of Peter the Great, was a war between Russia and Persia (Safavid Iran), triggered by the tsar's attempt to expand Russian influence in the Caspian and Caucasus regions and to prevent its rival, Ottoman Empire, from territorial gains in the region at the expense of the declining Safavid Persia.

Belligerents Initiation Date Termination Date
Russian Empire and Safavid dynasty 1722 1723 View
Cossack Hetmanate and Safavid dynasty 1722 1723 View
Georgia and Safavid dynasty 1722 1723 View