Events of Ramazan 1314 Hijri/3 February–4 March 1897
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The Death of ʿAbd al-Rahman “Overseer”

[56c] On Sunday, the fourth of this month/6 February 1897, ʿAbd al-Rahman Khan “Overseer,” the director of public works in Turkistan, passed away.

Also at this time, an epidemic of plague having brought disaster to nobl…

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“Events of Ramazan 1314 Hijri/3 February–4 March 1897”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 23 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000268>
First published online: 2016



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