The Disturbance Caused by Prince Qaysar and Shayr Muhammad Khan “Mukhtar al-Dawlah”
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[73c] The Mukhtar al-Dawlah’s rejection of the shah’s summons and Prince Qaysar’s appointment as governor of Kabul have already been noted above. At this time, while the shah was in Shikarpur engaged in administrative matters, the Mukhtar al-Dawlah saw his chance and, leaving his son to govern Kashmir, rode for Kabul. Because of the ambitions he nurtured and the envy he felt towards Muhammad Akram Khan “Amin al-Mulk” due to the latter’s influence at court, he persuaded Prince Qaysar to rebel ag…

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“The Disturbance Caused by Prince Qaysar and Shayr Muhammad Khan “Mukhtar al-Dawlah””, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 23 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000077>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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