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Name:  Yazdgird II
Brief biography:  Sasanian Shahanshah 438-457.
Nationality:  Sasanian
Occupation:  Emperor
Period of rule:  438-457
Date of death:  457

Yazdgird was the son and successor of Varhran V. He maintained hostile relations with Theodosius II's Eastern Roman Empire, and was possibly the last Shahanshah to pursue a policy of enforced state Zoroastianism. He was succeeded at his death in 457 by his son Hormazd III.

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Yazdgird II; Uncertain mint
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Yazdgird II; Uncertain mint
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Yazdgird II; Veh Artashir
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Yazdgird II; Uncertain mint
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Yazdgird II; Uncertain mint
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Yazdgird II; Ctesiphon
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Yazdgird II; Uncertain mint
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