Ahmed Khan of Herat
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Ahmed Khan was a ruler of the region of Herat in Afghanistan, that enjoyed independence from 1856 to 1863. He was installed as ruler of by the Persians, as they evacuated Herat on March 4, 1857 in accordance with the Treaty of Paris.
Khan captured Farah soon after, but it was recaptured by Dost Mohammad Khan, who then went on to lay siege to Herat. During the 10-month siege the Sultan died, and at the conclusion of the siege Herat returned to Afghan control.
- Edward Balfour. The cyclopædia of India and of eastern and southern Asia. Bernard Quaritch, 1885
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