Babak Khorramdin

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It is better to live for just a single day as a ruler than to live for forty years as an abject slave.

Babak Khorramdin (795/8—838) was a Persian revolutionary leader of the Khurramites—a local freedom movement in Azerbaijan fighting the Abbasid Caliphate.

Quotes[edit]

Perhaps I shall survive, perhaps not... Wherever I am present or am mentioned, I am the king.
  • Perhaps I shall survive, perhaps not. I have been known as the commander. Wherever I am present or am mentioned, I am the king.

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