Who ruled Afghanistan in 1960?

Who ruled Afghanistan in 1960?

Monarchs

Name Lifespan Reign start
Amanullah Khan 1 June 1892 – 25 April 1960 9 June 1926
Inayatullah Khan 20 October 1888 – 12 August 1946 14 January 1929

Who ruled Afghanistan prior to 2001?

The Taliban
The Taliban is a predominantly Pashtun, Islamic fundamentalist group that ruled Afghanistan from 1996 until 2001, when a U.S.-led invasion toppled the regime for providing refuge to al-Qaeda and Osama bin Laden.

Who is president of Afghanistan?

Since 1978, Afghanistan has been in a state of continuous internal warfare and foreign interventions. The former president Hamid Karzai became the first ever democratically elected head of state of Afghanistan on 7 December 2004. The current president is Ashraf Ghani, since 29 September 2014.

Who was the first democratically elected president of Afghanistan?

The former president Hamid Karzai became the first ever democratically elected head of state of Afghanistan on 7 December 2004. The current president is Ashraf Ghani, since 29 September 2014. King, Returned to Afghanistan to contest the throne during the 1928–29 civil war; Eventually retreated back into British India.

Who was the Finance Minister of Afghanistan in 2002?

Ghani, a former minister of finance and World Bank official, headed the 2002 loya jirga (grand council) of more than 1,500 delegates from around the country to elect a president and government. He held the post of finance minister from 2002 to 2004 under President Hamid Karzai.

Who was the king of Afghanistan in 1928?

King, Returned to Afghanistan to contest the throne during the 1928–29 civil war; Eventually retreated back into British India. Some rulers tried to take advantage of internal conflicts in Afghanistan to claim the throne. However, their rule was limited only to certain areas. Emir; Ruled only in Khost during the 1912 rebellion.

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