نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
استادیار دانشگاه علامه طباطبایی تهران
عنوان مقاله [English]
During the First World War, the city of Savojbolagh became the center of competition and conflict between Russia and the Ottoman Empire in Azerbaijan. The cause of this phenomenon was the location of Savojbolagh on the route that connected Azerbaijan to Mosul and Van and could connect the united army of Russia and England. For this reason, Russians tried to take it’s control . The Ottomans also protected Savojbolagh with all their forces. The present study seeks to investigate the effect of the Russian-Ottoman conflict on the situation of Savojbolagh, in a descriptive-analytical approach. The findings of the research show that during the 4-year period of the First World War, Savojbalagh was the most severely damaged city in Iran. So it can be mentioned as the biggest victim of the world war I hostilities . This city was occupied 8 times by the conflicting parties military and many of its residents were killed a seend displaced. Also, one of the consequences of this struggles was strengthening of Qazi family after the descendants of Aziz Khan Mukri were removed from the core of power in Savojbalagh which by itself had a significant impact on Savojbalagh future situation.