Mir Wais

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Hotaki Dynasty - Rise To Power
... One of those arrested and imprisoned was Mir Wais who belonged to an influential Hotak family in Kandahar ... Mir Wais was sent as a prisoner to the Persian court in Isfahan but the charges against him were dismissed by Shah Husayn, so he was sent back to his native land as a free man ... In April 1709, Mir Wais along with his followers revolted against the Safavid rule at Kandahar ...
Afghanistan - History - Hotaki Dynasty and Durrani Empire
... Mir Wais Hotak, seen as Afghanistan's George Washington, successfully rebelled against the Persian Safavids in 1709 ... By 1713, Mir Wais had decisively defeated two larger Persian armies, one was led by Khusraw Khán (nephew of Gurgin) and the other by Rustam Khán ... Mir Wais died of a natural cause in 1715 and was succeeded by his brother Abdul Aziz, who was killed by Mir Wais' son Mahmud as a national traitor ...