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Dūst Muḥammad Khān
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Dūst Muḥammad Khān (first r. 1241–1255/1826–1839; second r. 1259–1279/1842–1863) was the emir of Ghazna, Kabul and their environs during his first period of rule, and during his second his emirate eventually extended his authority over all Afghanistan. He was the first of the Bārakzay/Muḥammadzay line of Durrānī emirs, which …

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Manouchehr Pezeshk and Translated by Farshid Kazemi, “Dūst Muḥammad Khān”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 06 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_036036>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180110

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