Wazir Fath Khan’s Insurrection and His Incitement of Prince Qaysar
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[68cc] After Wazir Fath Khan fled Kabul for Qandahar, he began urging Prince Qaysar, the governor there, [69] to oppose His Highness Shah Shujaʿ. The two of them prepared an army and marched north to occupy Kabul. This news quickly reached the shah who resolved to stave them off at the beginning of spring. First, he sent persuasive and conciliatory messages to the Durranis who were well-wishers of his but who were under the prince’s banner. Then he left Peshawar for Kabul. As the army under the prince and the w…

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“Wazir Fath Khan’s Insurrection and His Incitement of Prince Qaysar”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 17 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000071>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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