Shah Mahmud and Prince Kamran Campaign From Qandahar Against Kabul but Are Defeated
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[100c] When Prince Jahangir informed the shah what had happened, he and his son Prince Kamran prepared to drive Sardar Dust Muhammad Khan from Kabul. He appointed his deputy, Gul Muhammad Khan Fufalzaʾi, to govern Qandahar and then in 1234/1818–19, with 30,000 veterans, he took the now sightless Wazir Fath Khan who had been living at the saray of Madad Khan Ishaqzʾai and set out for Kabul. At Ghaznin, thanks to the generosity (jawānmardī) of Qazi Mulla Muhammad Saʿid Khan, Wazir Fath Khan was able to wash the dust from his head and body in a bath set up under a tent and to c…

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“Shah Mahmud and Prince Kamran Campaign From Qandahar Against Kabul but Are Defeated”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 26 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000109>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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