Treaty of Gandamak

The Treaty of Gandamak officially ended the first phase of the Second Anglo-Afghan War. Khorasan ceded various frontier areas to Britain to prevent invasion of further areas of the country. It was signed by Sir Pierre Louis Napoleon Cavagnari for the British and the amir, Yakub Khan, for the Afghanistanis on May 26, 1879.
The European influence in Afghanistan refers to political, social, and sometimes imperialistic influence various European nations have had on this historical development of the territory today known as Afghanistan.
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Khorasan (Persian: خراسان) (also transcribed as Khurasan and Khorassan, anciently called Traxiane during Hellenistic and Parthian times is currently a region located in north eastern Iran, but historically referred to a much
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United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland was the formal name of the United Kingdom from 1 January 1801 until 12 April 1927. It was formed by the merger of the Kingdom of Great Britain (itself having been a merger of the Kingdoms of England and Scotland) and the Kingdom of
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Sir Pierre Louis Napoleon Cavagnari, KCB, CSI, (1841-1879), British military administrator, was the son of the French general, the Count Louis Adolphus Cavagnari (1810-1899), by his marriage in 1837 with an Irish lady, Caroline Lyons-Montgomery.
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British Empire was the largest empire in history and for a substantial time was the foremost global power. It was a product of the European age of discovery, which began with the maritime explorations of the 15th century, that sparked the era of the European colonial empires.
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Mohammad Yaqub Khan (1849 - November 15, 1923) was Emir of Afghanistan from February to October 1879.

He was the son of the previous ruler, Sher Ali Khan, and as governor of Herat Province rebelled against his father in 1870, and was imprisoned in 1874.
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May 26 is the 1st day of the year (2nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 0 days remaining.

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  • 451 - The Battle of Avarayr between Armenian rebels and the Sassanid Empire takes place.

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