The Turk Shahi (Turkish: Türk Şahiler) were a Turkic dynasty that ruled from Kabul and Kapisa in the 7th to 9th centuries. They replaced the Nezak – the last dynasty of Bactrian rulers with origins among the Xwn (Xionite) and/or Huna peoples (who are sometimes also referred to as "Huns", under the controversial belief that they were linked to Huns that invaded Eastern Europe during a similar period).
Tamga of the Turk Shahi
Lands of the Turk Shahi in 700 AD, after the secession of Zabulistan.
• 665 - 680
• 680 - c. 730
|Khorasan Tegin Shah|
• ? - c. 850
|Historical era||Early Middle Ages|
|Today part of||Afghanistan|
|History of the Turkic peoples|
|Turkic Khaganate 552–744|
|Khazar Khaganate 618–1048|
|Great Bulgaria 632–668|
|Kangar union 659–750|
|Turk Shahi 665–850|
|Türgesh Khaganate 699–766|
|Uyghur Khaganate 744–840|
|Karluk Yabgu State 756–940|
|Kara-Khanid Khanate 840–1212|
|Ganzhou Uyghur Kingdom 848–1036|
|Oghuz Yabgu State|
|Ghaznavid Empire 963–1186|
|Seljuk Empire 1037–1194|
|Sultanate of Rum|
|Kerait khanate 11th century–13th century|
|Khwarazmian Empire 1077–1231|
|Naiman Khanate –1204|
|Qarlughid Kingdom 1224–1266|
|Delhi Sultanate 1206–1526|
|Golden Horde |  1240s–1502|
|Mamluk Sultanate (Cairo) 1250–1517|
|Bengal Sultanate 1352–1487|
|Ilyas Shahi dynasty|
During their rule, the Turk Shahi were an obstacle to the eastward expansion of the Abbasid Caliphate.
The last Shahi ruler of Kabul, Lagaturman, was deposed by a Brahmin minister[who?] in c. 850, signaling the end of the Buddhist Turk Shahi dynasty, and the beginning of the Hindu Shahi dynasty of Kabul.
"Sri Shahi", royal title of the Turk Shahi (680-738).
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- "16. The Hindu Shahis in Kabulistan and Gandhara and the Arab conquest". Pro.geo.univie.ac.at. Retrieved July 22, 2017.
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