The Reign of His Highness Timur Shah, Son of Ahmad Shah Durrani
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[35c] When, as has been already mentioned, Ahmad Shah passed away, he left six sons: 1) Timur, 2) Darab, 3) Sulayman, 4) Shihab, 5) Sikandar, and 6) Parwiz. Of them, only Timur and Sulayman came to the throne. The rest were unremarkable. This dynasty was called Saduzaʾi because 1) the late Ahmad Shah was the son of 2) Muhammad Zaman Khan, the son of 3) Sar Mast Khan, the son of 4) Shayr Khan, the son of 5) Khwajah Khizr Khan, the son of 6) Sadu. According to the author of Ḥayāt-i Afghānī, Sadu was born in Zihijjah 965/September–October 1558 and was named Asad Allah by order of Shaykh …

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“The Reign of His Highness Timur Shah, Son of Ahmad Shah Durrani”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 20 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000033>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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