Amanullah Khan


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Amanullah Khan

1892--1960, emir (1919--26) and king (1926--29) of Afghanistan; he obtained Afghan independence from Britain (1919)

Amanullah Khan

 

Born June 1, 1892; died Apr. 25, 1960. King of Afghanistan, 1919–29. One of the sons of Amir Habibullah.

Amanullah Khan came to power on Feb. 21, 1919, and on Feb. 28, 1919, he proclaimed the independence of Afghanistan. The exchange of friendly messages between Amanullah Khan and V. I. Lenin in 1919 resulted in the establishment of diplomatic relations with Soviet Russia. In 1921 and 1926 treaties were signed by Afghanistan and the USSR. The 1926 treaty ensured neutrality and mutual nonaggression between the two countries. Amanullah Khan’s domestic reforms, which were guided by the ideas of the young Afghans, promoted the centralization of the country and the bourgeois transformation of its economy. In 1928, Amanullah Khan visited the USSR. The an-tigovernment uprising of 1928–29, led by Bacha-i Saqao and supported by British imperialism, forced Amanullah Khan to renounce the throne and emigrate. He died in Zurich and was buried in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.

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Addressing the JKLF convention the supreme head of his own faction of the JKLF Amanullah Khan, President Jammu and Kashmir Liberation league Justice (Retd) Abdul Majeed Mallick and others urged upon the UN Secretary General and members of the Security Council and to international, regional and national organizations dealing with Human Rights, to immediately move for ensuring the early implementation of the UN resolutions on Kashmir to ensure the grant of right of self determination to the people of Jammu and Kashmir, without further delay.
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Highlighting the duties and responsibilities of the teachers Professor Amanullah Khan the director of kid's campus school said that teachers were the most respectable part of our society and were the great and respectable humans.
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When Nadir Shah seized political power, the first thing he did was execute all the famous or influential people of Afghanistan who were pro Amanullah Khan.
His father Amanullah Khan came to Britain from Pakistan in the 1960s as a qualified engineer, but worked as a bus driver because of the higher wages.
The Pakistani delegation at the Riyadh moot was led by the then Minister for Petroleum, Amanullah Khan Jadoon.