A Qizilbash trooper from the Safavid era — shown wearing the red hat that gave them their name.
The head of the Qizilbash clan in the Durrani court of Afghanistan — Muhammad Naib Sharif, is shown here in 1839 in attendance upon his king, Shah Shuja ul Mulk.
Gen. Agha Muhammad Yahya Khan Qizilbash (1917–1980), President of Pakistan (1969–1971).
Shahzada Bukhara House — Abbottabad Cantonment.
The main doorway to the Shahzada Bukhara House in Abbottabad, District Hazara — saying “Marhaba Khush Amadeed”. It is now aptly named “Pak-Uzbek Friendship House”!
Shahzada Bukhara Masjid — Abbottabad Cantonment Bazar.
The flag of the Bukharan Emirate.
Said Muhammad Aalim Khan Manghit (1880–1944), the last Amir of Bukhara (1910–1920).
The palace in St. Petersburg owned by the Amir of Bukhara.
Map showing the Bukharan Emirate as it was in 1900.
A Bukharan official, 1910.
A view of the aerial bombardment during the Soviet campaign to take Bukhara in 1920.
A typical Bukharan tapestry or “Suzin”.
Bukhara as it exists today.
A flag of the “Turkestan Autonomous Republic” (Kokand) in the early Bolshevik days (1917–1918).
The Amin Beg Madrassah in Kokand — featuring ancient Sogdian styles of construction.
A view of the inside of a canopy in Khudayar Khan’s Palace in Kokand.
The front of Khudayar Khan’s Palace in Kokand.
Sayid Muhammad Khudayar Khan — Khan of Kokand.
The mausoleum of Madali Khan (Muhammad Ali Khan) — Khan of Kokand.
Sayid Nasruddin Abdul Karim Khan Kokandi, the last Khan of Kokand — who fled to Peshawar in 1876.
The flag of the Kokand Khanate.
A side view of a typically ornate outer wall of the palace of Khudayar Khan of Kokand.
A silver “Tenge” coin of Khudayar Khan’s time (1845–1875).
Yaqub Beg, the military leader who ruled Tashkent for the Kokand Khanate — later set up his temporary Khanate of “East Turkestan” in Kashghar
There is also a Jewish cemetery in Kokand. This was the extension of a very large Jewish population in nearby Bukhara — one of the most ancient and most prosperous of all times and places. It is still in use.
Rashid Naz
Ghaffar Khan (1890? — 1988)
Wali Khan (1917–2006)
Ghani Khan (1912–1996)
The cover of the book by Arshad Khan — “Tindakuna aw Mazaluna”
P. 21 of the book bearing mention of the facts detailed in this article
P. 22 of the same book




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Akhundzada Arif Hasan Khan

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