The Second Reign of Shah Shujaʿ al-Mulk, Son of His Highness Timur Shah
(534 words)

[143c] On Monday, the thirteenth of Safar 1255/28 April 1839, when the army was ready, the shah was reinstated on the patrimonial throne and then began to address the problems of those who had suffered oppression (under the previous regime) as well as the needs of his partisans. He conferred high positions on every prominent person in Qandahar who had remained true to him and who had suffered at the hands of the Qandahari sardars and the coinage and khutbah were issued in his name. Among those …

Cite this page
“The Second Reign of Shah Shujaʿ al-Mulk, Son of His Highness Timur Shah”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 21 September 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000146>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



▲   Back to top   ▲