Sadik Beg(active 1824)
Saith Satoor (Sadik Beg or Sadek Beg or Sadik Bey or Sayyed Khan or Seyeed Khan or Sittik Khan)
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Saith Satoor was the son of an Armenian trader from the province of Bushehr. Educated in Bombay, India he became a protégé of Abbas Mirza, favourite son and heir of Fath Ali Shah of Persia. From 1818-1819 he travelled with the painter Sir Robert Ker Porter as an interpreter in Persia, Iraq and Turkey. Following this he was engaged in commercial enterprises between London, Turkey and Persia. Deeply affected by the death of Abass Mirza in 1835 he stopped trading and died heavily in debt in 1842.
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