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Description Hajji Mirwais Khan Hotak (Mirwais Nikka), gained independence for the Afghansin 1709 by defeating the Persian Empire (Shia Safavids) at Kandahar, Afghanistan.
Date 19 September 2009
Author Asadullah Danish
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Public domain This work is in the public domain in Afghanistan according to The law on the support the right of authors, composers, artists and researchers (Copy Right Law). ( unofficial English translation) because:
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