Mohammad Afzal Khan

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This article is about the Afghani Emir. For the Fijian Politician, see Mohammed Afzal Khan. For the British Politician, see M. Afzal Khan.
Mohammad Afzal Khan (King Mohammad II)
Emir of Afghanistan
Sketch work of Mohammad Afzal Khan
Emir of Afghanistan
Reign 1865 – 7 October 1867
Predecessor Sher Ali Khan
Successor Mohammad Azam Khan
Born 1811
Died 7 October 1867 (aged 56)
Full name
Mohammad Afzal Khan
Dynasty Barakzai dynasty
Father Dost Mohammed Khan

Mohammad Afzal Khan (1811 – October 7, 1867; Pashto: محمد افضل خان‎) was the Emir of Afghanistan from 1865 to 1867.[1] The oldest son of Dost Mohammed Khan, Afzal Khan seized power from his brother Sher Ali Khan three years after their father's death. Following Afzal Khan's death the following year, Mohammad Azam Khan was reinstated as Amir of Afghanistan. He was an ethnic Pashtun and belong to the Barakzai tribe.

Khan's third son Abdur Rahman Khan was Emir from 1880 to 1901.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Afghanistan. Retrieved on 2013-07-12.
  2. ^

Regnal titles
Preceded by
Sher Ali Khan
Emir of Afghanistan
1865 – 7 October 1867
Succeeded by
Mohammad Azam Khan