Map of the normal domains of the Paduspanids in Tabaristan
|Common languages|| Persian |
|Religion|| Zoroastrianism (655-15th-century) |
| Ispahbadh |
|Paduspan I (first)|
|Jahangir IV (last)|
|Historical era||Middle Ages|
• Safavid conquest
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The Paduspanids or Baduspanids (Persian: پادوسبانیان) were a local dynasty of Tabaristan which ruled over Royan, Nur and Rostamdar. The dynasty was established in 655,and ended in 1598 when the Safavids invaded their domains.
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