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English: HM Mohammed Zahir Shah (October 16, 1914 – July 23, 2007) was the last King of Afghanistan, reigning for four decades, from 1933 until he was ousted by a coup in 1973. In 2002 he was given the title "Father of the Nation" which he held until his death on July 23, 2007.


Mohammed Zahir Shah 
monarch, last king of Afghanistan (1933-1973)
King Zahir Shah of Afghanistan in 1963.jpg
Ο Μοχάμεντ Ζαχίρ Σαχ το 1963
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Name in native languageمحمد ظاهرشاه
Date of birth15 October 1914
Kabul
Date of death23 July 2007
Kabul
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
Educated at
Occupation
Position held
  • King of Afghanistan (1933, 1973)
Family
Father
Mother
  • Mah Parwar Begum
Child
  • Ahmad Shah Khan
  • Muhammed Nadir Khan
  • Prince Muhammed Daoud Pashtunyar Khan
  • Muhammed Akbar Khan, Crown Prince of Afghanistan
  • Noal, Princess of the Sa'id
Spouse
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