Thursday, March 24, 2016

Hukm by Azad Khan Afghan

Hukm by Azad Khan Afghan

Dated: 7 Ramazan 1167 H ( 28.6.1754 A.D)

Content : Azad Khan Afghan appoints Abdal Khan zabit (tax collector) of Cahar Mahall districts in place of 'Askar Khan Bayg

Azad Khan Ghilzai was the main contender for the supremacy in Iran after Nadir Shah Afshar death. He wanted to restore Ghilzai Pashtun rule in Persia, and managed to rule Azerbaijan and North-Western Iran for some years, even captured the capital Isfahan for some time.

Credit: www.asnad.org