Mahmud Shah Durrani

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Mahmud Shah Durrani
محمود شاه درانی
King of Afghanistan
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Mahmud Shah Durrani, the fourth ruler of Durranids.
Reign Durrani Empire: 1801–1803, 1809–1818
Predecessor Zaman Shah Durrani
Successor Shahzada Kamran Durrani
Born 1769
Died April 18, 1829
Full name
Mahmud Shah Durrani
Dynasty Durrani dynasty
Father Timur Shah Durrani

Mahmud Shah Durrani (1769 – April 18, 1829; Pashto, Persian, Urdu, Arabic: محمود شاہ درانی) was born Prince and ruler of the Durrani Empire (Afghanistan) between 1801 and 1803, and again between 1809 and 1818. An ethnic Sadozai tribe section of the Popalzai sub clan of Durrani Abdali Pashtun, he was the son of Timur Shah Durrani and grandson of Ahmad Shah Durrani.

His 1st and 2nd deposed[edit]

Mahmud Shah Durrani was the half-brother of his predecessor, Zaman Shah.On July 25, 1801, Zaman Shah was deposed, and Mahmud Shah ascended to ruler-ship. He then had a chequered career; he was deposed in 1803, restored in 1809, and finally deposed again in 1818.

Trouble with Barakzai tribe[edit]

His son Shahzada Kamran Durrani was always in trouble with Amir Fateh Khan Barakzai, the brother of Dost Muhammad Khan. After the assassination of Fateh Khan Barakzai the fall of the Durrani Empires begun. King Mahmud Shah Durrani died in 1829. The country was then ruled by Shuja Shah Durrani; another of his half-brothers.

Family tree[edit]

Aaleh Hazrat Ahmad Shah Durrani
Lived: 1723–1773
Reign: 1747–1773
Aaleh Hazrat Timur Shah Durrani
Lived: 1748–1793
Reign: 1772–1793
Aaleh Hazrat Mahmud Shah Durrani
Lived: 1769–1829
Reign: 1801–1803,
Shahzada Kamran Durrani
Shahzada Bismillah Durrani
Shahzada Rasheed Khan Durrani
Shahzada Aalijah Nidda Durrani
Shahzada Mohammad Abdul Rahim Durrani
Shahzada Abdul Habib Khan Durrani
Shahzada Rehmatullah Khan Saddozai Durrani
Hayatullah Khan Durrani
Born: 1964
Mohammad Abubakar Durrani

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Regnal titles
Preceded by
Zaman Shah
Emir of Afghanistan
Succeeded by
Shoja Shah
Preceded by
Shoja Shah
Emir of Afghanistan
Succeeded by
Sultan Ali Shah