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Kingdom of Imereti

Kingdom of Imereti
იმერეთის სამეფო
Kingdom, Part of Kingdom of Georgia (1330-1387, 1412-1446, 1453-1455, 1465-1478), vassal of Ottoman Empire (1555-1810), vassal of Russia (1804-1810)


Flag or Coat of Arms shown in Prince Vakhushti's Atlas (c. 1745)

Kingdom of Imereti in 1490
Capital Kutaisi (It was ruled by Ottomans between 1508 and 1770)
Languages Georgian
Religion Orthodox Christianity
Government Monarchy
 •  1260–1293 David I (first)
 •  1789–1810 Solomon II (last)
 •  Coronation of David I 1260
 •  Re-Annexation to Georgia 1330
 •  Restoration 1387
 •  Independence from Georgia 1455
 •  Vassal of the Ottoman Empire May 29, 1555
 •  Vassal of the Russian Empire April 25, 1804
 •  Russian Annexation February 20, 1810
Today part of  Georgia

The Kingdom of Imereti (Persian, and Turkish forces until it was annexed into Russia completely in 1810. Throughout the course of that time, Mengrelia, Abkhazia and Guria princedoms declared their independence from Imereti and became their own governments. In Persian - Azeri nomenclature the name of the region is changed to " baş açıq" which literally means "without a head scarf".[2]


  • Kings of Imereti 1
    • First House of Imereti 1.1
    • Second House of Imereti 1.2
  • Notes and references 2

Kings of Imereti

First House of Imereti

Second House of Imereti

Notes and references

  1. ^ D.M.Lang - Georgia in the Reign of Giorgi the Brilliant (1314-1346), Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, Vol. 17, pp. 74-91
  2. ^ Vladimir Minorsky , La Perse au XV siècle entre la Turquie et Venice, Translation to Persian language , page 36
  3. ^ a b c d e f g Non-Bagrationi monarch.
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