What was the Russo-Persian War (1826-1828)?

Introduction The Russo-Persian War of 1826-1828 was the last major military conflict between the Russian Empire and Iran. After the Treaty of Gulistan that concluded the previous Russo-Persian War in 1813, peace reigned in the Caucasus for thirteen years. However, Fath ‘Ali Shah, constantly in need of foreign subsidies, relied on the advice of British… Read More