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The Government of the Safavid empire was a Theocracy.The Safavids mixed the greek philosophys of Aristotle in there government. The Safavid also had a group of offical to assit the shah. They were know as the beaurcracy. After shah Ismail, the next great ruler of the Safavids was Abbas the Great. He at one time created a mior peace with the Ottomans and the Mughals. In this time of peace Abbas modernized his army. Abbas with he new army gained control of most of Mesopatmia. Abbas also tried to eliminate the corruption in the bureacracy. Shah Hossien who ruled from 1694 to 1722, have been described as the most incompetent shah of Safavids. He brought the end of the Safavid empire.