Zahir Shah

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Christianity In Afghanistan - History - Christianity in The 20th and 21st Centuries
... Eisenhower requested permission from King Zahir Shah to construct a Protestant church in Kabul on a reciprocal basis for the use of the diplomatic corp and expatriate ... Zahir Shah, May 17, 1970 A.D ... power from his cousin (and brother-in-law) Zahir Shah and declared himself president of the newly created Republic of Afghanistan ...
Pashtun Nationalism - History and Origins - Modern Era
... This was followed by the conquests of Ahmad Shah Durrani who was a former high-ranking military commander under Nader Shah of Khorasan ... dynasty in the first half of the 19th century under Shuja Shah Durrani, the Barakzai dynasty took control of the empire ... monarchy from around 1826 to the end of Zahir Shah's reign in 1973 ...
Humaira Begum - Exile
... Daoud Khan had been removed from office by Zahir Shah a decade earlier ... In the August following this coup, Zahir Shah abdicated rather than risk an all-out civil war ... Humaira and Zahir Shah spent their twenty-nine years in exile in Italy living in a relatively modest four-bedroom villa in the affluent community of Olgiata on Via Cassia, north of the ...

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