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1893i
Amir Abd al-Rahman
Afghanistan

Rebellion-Pashtuns-Afghanistan
The Pastuns rebel after being placed under British rule

1919i
Shah Aman Allah
Afghanistan

Coup d’Etat-Afghanistan
Stages a coup, imprisons his brothers & assumes power

1973 17th July
President-Afghanistan Daud Khan
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Constitution-Afghanistan
Proclaims a republic

1973 17th July
President-Afghanistan Daud Khan
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Coup d’Etat-Afghanistan
After the famine of 1972, overthrows King MohammedZahirShah in a Soviet backed coup

1973 17th July
President-Afghanistan Daud Khan
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Coup d’Etat-Afghanistan
Forces the King into exile & proclaims a Republic

1973i
President-Afghanistan Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan 1973-1978
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Coup d’Etat-Afghanistan
Stages a coup while ZahirShah is out of the country

1973 27th July
Shah Head of State-Afghanistan Mohammad Zahir Shah
Afghanistan

Coup d’Etat-Afghanistan
Overthrown by his cousin Daud

1978 27th April
President-Afghanistan Daud Khan
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Coup d’Etat-Afghanistan
The banned pro-Russian PDPA stages a coup during which Daud is killed

1978i
President-Afghanistan Hafizullah Amin 1978-1979
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Coup d’Etat-Afghanistan
Power is assumed by a 57 member Revolutionary Council of the People’s Democratic Party

1978i
President-Afghanistan Hafizullah Amin 1978-1979
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Coup d’Etat-Afghanistan
Reforms are opposed by conservative Muslims & thousands flee to Pakistan & Iran

1978i
President-Afghanistan Hafizullah Amin 1978-1979
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Exile-Muslims-Afghanistan-Afghanistan
Reforms are opposed by conservative Muslims & thousands flee to Pakistan & Iran

1978 27th April
President-Afghanistan Nur Taraki
Afghanistan

Coup d’Etat-Afghanistan
Imprisoned leader of the Khalk faction of the banned PDPA

1978 27th April
President-Afghanistan Nur Taraki
Afghanistan

Coup d’Etat-Afghanistan
Takes charge as President of the Revolutionary Council

1978 27th April
President-Afghanistan Nur Taraki 1978-1979
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Coup d’Etat-Afghanistan
Daud is assassinated in a military coup

1978 27th April
President-Afghanistan Nur Taraki 1978-1979
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Coup d’Etat-Afghanistan
Imprisoned leader of the Khalk faction of the banned PDPA

1978 27th April
President-Afghanistan Nur Taraki 1978-1979
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Coup d’Etat-Afghanistan
Takes charge as President of the Revolutionary Council

1978i
President-Afghanistan Nur Taraki 1978-1979
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Declaration-Martial Law-Afghanistan
Declares martial law

1978 12th March
President-Afghanistan Nur Taraki
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Rebellion-NLF-Afghanistan
The National Liberation Front declares a Jihad against the Godless Government in Kabul

1978 12th March
President-Afghanistan Nur Taraki 1978-1979
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Rebellion-NLF-Afghanistan
The National Liberation Front declares a Jihad against the Godless Government in Kabul

1978 27th April
President-Afghanistan Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan
Afghanistan

Coup d’Etat-Afghanistan
Overthrown & assassinated during a left-led military coup

1979 27th December
President-Afghanistan Babrak Karmal
Afghanistan

Coup d’Etat-Afghanistan
Placed in power by a Russian backed coup d’etat

1979 10th October
President-Afghanistan Nur Taraki 1978-1979
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Arrest-Taraki-Afghanistan
Officially dies under arrest for trying to assassinate Prime Minister Hafizullah Amin

1979 10th October
President-Afghanistan Nur Taraki 1978-1979
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Assassination-Taraki-Afghanistan-Afghanis-
Officially dies under arrest for trying to assassinate Prime Minister Hafizullah Amin

1979 10th October
President-Afghanistan Nur Taraki 1978-1979
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Assassination-Taraki-Afghanistan-Afghanis-
The Kabul Times announces Taraki’s death

1979i
President-Afghanistan Nur Taraki 1978-1979
AfghanistanHerat-Afghanistan

Capture-Herat-Afghanistan
Shiites capture Herat, the government retakes it but the country falls into anarchy

1979 10th October
President-Afghanistan Nur Taraki 1978-1979
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Death-Taraki-Afghanistan
Death of Nur Taraki, assassinated

1979 10th October
President-Afghanistan Nur Taraki 1978-1979
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Death-Taraki-Afghanistan
Officially diesunder arrest for trying to assassinate Prime Minister Hafizullah Amin

1979 10th October
President-Afghanistan Nur Taraki 1978-1979
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Death-Taraki-Afghanistan
The Kabul Times announces Taraki’s death

1979i
President-Afghanistan Nur Taraki 1978-1979
AfghanistanHerat-Afghanistan

Rebellion-Shi’ites-Afghanistan
Shiites capture Herat, the government retakes it but the country falls into anarchy

1979 14th September
Prime Minister-Afghanistan Hafizullah Amin 1978-1979
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Arrest-Taraki-Afghanistan
President Taraki tries to have Amin assassinated but fails, Amin has him arrested

1979 21st October
Prime Minister-Afghanistan Hafizullah Amin 1978-1979
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Rebellion-Guerrillas-Afghanistan
Opens an offensive against guerrillas with the help of 3,000 Russian military advisers

1979 21st October
Prime Minister-Afghanistan Hafizullah Amin
AfghanistanKabul-Afghanistan

Rebellion-Guerrillas-Afghanistan
Opens an offensive against guerrillas with the help of 3,000 Russian military advisers

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