Dūst Muḥammad Khān
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Dūst Muḥammad Khān (first r. 1241–1255/1826–1839; second r. 1259–1279/1842–1863) was the emir of Ghazna, Kabul and their environs during his first period of rule, and during his second his emirate eventually extended his authority over all Afghanistan. He was the first of the Bārakzay/Muḥammadzay line of Durrānī emirs,…

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Manouchehr Pezeshk, “Dūst Muḥammad Khān”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Wilferd Madelung and, Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 15 August 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_036036>
First published online: 2017

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