Ahmad Shah Durrani

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Ahmad Shah Durrani
احمد شاه دراني
Padishah
Ghazi
Shah o the Durrani Empire
Durr-i-Durrani ("Pairl o Pairls")
1st Emperor o the Durrani Empire
Ring1747–1772 (25 years reign)
CoronationOctober 1747
PredecessorHussain Hotak
SuccessorTimur Shah Durrani
Bornc. 1722
Herat, Afghanistan
Dee'd(1772-10-16)16 October 1772
Maruf, Kandahar Province, Durrani Empire
BuirialKandahar, Durrani Empire
31°37′10″N 65°42′25″E / 31.61944°N 65.70694°E / 31.61944; 65.70694Coordinates: 31°37′10″N 65°42′25″E / 31.61944°N 65.70694°E / 31.61944; 65.70694
SpouseHazrat Begum
Iffat-un-Nissa Begum
Full name
Ahmad Shah Abdali Dur-e-Durran
DynastyDurrani
FaitherMuhammad Zaman Khan Abdali
MitherZarghuna Alakozai
ReleegionIslam

Ahmad Shāh Durrānī (c. 1722 – 16 October 1772) (Pashto: احمد شاه دراني), an aw kent as Ahmad Khān Abdālī (احمد خان ابدالي), wis the foonder o the Durrani Empire an is regairdit as the foonder o the modren state o Afghanistan.[1][2][3][4]

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  1. "Aḥmad Shah Durrānī". Encyclopædia Britannica Online Version. 2010. Retrieved 25 August 2010. 
  2. "Ahmad Shah and the Durrani Empire". Library of Congress Country Studies on Afghanistan. 1997. Retrieved 23 September 2010. 
  3. Friedrich Engels (1857). "Afghanistan". Andy Blunden. The New American Cyclopaedia, Vol. I. Archived frae the oreeginal on 18 October 2010. Retrieved 23 September 2010. 
  4. Clements, Frank (2003). Conflict in Afghanistan: a historical encyclopedia. ABC-CLIO. p. 81. ISBN 978-1-85109-402-8. Retrieved 23 September 2010.