Mohammad Azam Khan

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Mohammad Azam Khan (King Mohammad III)
Emir of Afghanistan
Sketch work of Mohammad Azam Khan
Emir of Afghanistan
Reign 7 October 1867– 21 February 1868
Predecessor Mohammad Afzal Khan
Successor Sher Ali Khan
Full name
Mohammad Azam Khan
Dynasty Barakzai dynasty
Father Dost Mohammed Khan

Mohammad Azam Khan (Pashto: محمد عظم خان‎) was the Emir of Afghanistan from October 7, 1867 to February 21, 1868.[1][2]He was the second son of Dost Mohammed Khan, Azam Khan succeeded his brother Mohammad Afzal Khan after the latter's death on October 7, 1867.[1] Following Azam Khan's death the following year, Sher Ali Khan was reinstated as Amir of Afghanistan. He was an ethnic Pashtun and belonged to the Barakzai tribe.

See also


  1. ^ a b Hamid. "Afghanistan Monarchs". Archived from the original on 2012-03-27. Retrieved 2011-07-13.
  2. ^ Wahid Momand. "Leaders". Retrieved 2011-07-13.
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Mohammad Afzal Khan
Barakzai dynasty
Emir of Afghanistan

7 October 1867– 21 February 1868
Succeeded by
Sher Ali Khan

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