The Second Reign of His Highness Shah Mahmud amd Wazir Fath Khan’s Appointment of His Brothers as Governors
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[81c] When Shah Mahmud again ascended the throne, Wazir Fath Khan, who had acquired the reputation of a Hatim-i Tayy because of his extreme generosity, made the Durrani and Qizilbash people sing his praises. From this point on, he took his responsibilities with all due seriousness and set about establishing a good name for himself. Shah Mahmud deemed him fully competent in administrative matters and put all governmental affairs into his hands including the right of proxy over his own private af…

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“The Second Reign of His Highness Shah Mahmud amd Wazir Fath Khan’s Appointment of His Brothers as Governors”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 26 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000086>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: 9789004234918, 20121219



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