A Glimpse Into the Life of King Amanullah Khan


King Amanullah Khan who led Afghanistan to independence from the United Kingdom in 1919 was the third son of his father, Amir Habibullah Khan, who was also the Emir of Afghanistan.

He was born on June 1, 1892 in Paghman district of Kabul. He was the sovereign head of the Kingdom of Afghanistan from 1919 to 1929.

He was the first Afghan ruler who gave liberty to women, allowed them to attend school and attempted to modernize Afghanistan before a popular uprising led him to flee to British-controlled India in 1929.

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