Ghulam Mohammad Ghobar

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Mir Ghulam Mohammad Ghobar (1897 – February 5, 1978) was a politician, a prominent historian, journalist, and a poet from Afghanistan.[1] He is the author of a number of books, including Afghanistan's history book called Afghanistan in the Course of History.[2] He has also written Tareekh-e Ahmad Shah Baba in 1943, which is about the 18th century Afghan Emir Ahmad Shah Durrani and his Durrani Empire.

Ghobar was born in or about 1897 in the city of Kabul, in Afghanistan to a Sayyid family.[1][3] He spent some of his time in the cities of Kandahar and Farah, in the south of the country where he wrote several of his books. He was fluent in Persian and Pashto languages.


  1. ^ a b Reddy, L. R. (2011). Inside Afghanistan: End of the Taliban Era?. APH Publishing. p. 71. ISBN 81-7648-319-2. Retrieved 2012-07-01. 
  2. ^ "Aryana Encyclopedia". 
  3. ^ Adamec, Ludwig W. (2011). Historical Dictionary of Afghanistan. Scarecrow Press. p. 170. ISBN 0-8108-7957-3. Retrieved 2012-07-01. 

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