The Reign of His Highness Ahmad Shah Saduzaʾi of the Durrani Clan
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1 [10] When Nadir Shah’s son, Riza Quli Mirza, was blinded, the shah was filled with rage and each day put to death many Qizilbash and Afshar. His own people were deeply angered by his behavior and they conspired with his brother, ʿAli Quli Khan, the governor of Herat, to assassinate the shah. On Sunday, the eleventh of Jumadi al-Sani 1160/20 June 1747, while Nadir Shah’s camp was at Fathabad, two farsangs from Khabushan, one of the districts of Mashhad, Muhammad Khan Qajar Irawani and Musa Beg …

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“The Reign of His Highness Ahmad Shah Saduzaʾi of the Durrani Clan”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 20 August 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000011>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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