Doulat i Jumhouri ye Afghánistán
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. A military coup on 17 July 1973 overthrew the monarchy of King Záhir Shàh. The coup was lead by the King’s cousin and brother-in-law Mohammad Daoud who declared a Republic. King Záhir abdicated on 24 Aug. 1973.


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