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The Hotaki are a subtribe of the Ghilzai Pashtun tribe. The Ghilzai are known for their 1709 rebellion against the Persian Safavid shah, led by Mir Wais Hotak.[1]

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  1. ^ Ahmed Rashid (13 April 2010). Taliban: militant Islam, oil and fundamentalism in Central Asia. Yale University Press. pp. 10–. ISBN 978-0-300-16368-1. Retrieved 3 March 2011.