Prince Shahpur’s Regime and Sardar Kuhandil Khan’s Return from Iran with His Brothers
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[187] The details of all this are as follows: When Prince Shahpur saw his brother, Shah Fath Jang, abdicate and go into exile, he thought it shameful to abandon the patrimonial crown and throne and said to himself, “It is better, following the example of my murdered father, Shah Shujaʿ, to strive to achieve authority and not let the duration of my regime go for naught than to look for an easy life off in some corner.” While he was thinking along these lines, George Macgregor came to him and sai…

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“Prince Shahpur’s Regime and Sardar Kuhandil Khan’s Return from Iran with His Brothers”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 22 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000175>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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