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Events of Tuesday, the Twenty-third of Jumadi al-Ula 1337/23–24 February 1919
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[1452c] After sunrise on the twenty-third of Jumadi al-Ula/24 February 1919, all the notables, leaders, army officers, and honorary title-holders waited inside and outside the gate of Bagh-i Shahi for the emergence of Amir Nasr Allah Khan from his private resting place, some people standing and some already having sat in their chairs. Of the leading figures and princes, ʿAli Ahmad Khan, the chamberlain for civilian affairs…

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“Events of Tuesday, the Twenty-third of Jumadi al-Ula 1337/23–24 February 1919”, in: History of Afghanistan, Translated and edited by R.D. McChesney, M.M. Khorrami. Consulted online on 10 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004256064_hao_COM_000492>
First published online: 2016



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