Daoud Khan

Mohammed Daoud Khan, (* 18. July 1909 in Kabul; † 27. April 1978 in Kabul with Putsch shot) was an Afghan statesman.

1950 he became a Secretary of Defense, from 1953 on was he an Prime Minister, until king Mohammed Sahir Schah set him off 1963. Despite the approximation taken place since 1968, he fell the monarchy under his cousin, king Mohammed Sahir Schah in July 1973, and made Afghanistan the republic. To 27. April 1978 it then fell a coup d'etat to the victim. Its successor was only Muhammad Taraki.


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