Biography of Abdul Kerym (s. XVIII)

Persian writer of the country from Kashmir, born in the middle of the 18th century. When Nadir Shah invaded India early in the year 1738, Abdul-Kerym lived in Delhi. It followed the victorious army, and on his return to Persia visited Kabul past the grave of his maternal grandfather. He obtained permission to make the pilgrimage to Mecca that was his main desire of Nadir, and returned to Delhi after four years of absence. He wrote his memoirs with the title of necessary clarifications; in Persian language they contain interesting details about his pilgrimage on the life and military operations of Nadir-Shah, etc.