1879 in Afghanistan

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1879
in
Afghanistan

Decades:
See also: Other events of 1879
List of years in Afghanistan

The following lists events from 1879 in Afghanistan.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

February[edit]

February 21: Amir Sher Ali Khan dies in Mazar-i-Sharif, leaving the throne to his son, Mohammad Yaqub Khan.

May[edit]

May 26: Afghan and British leaders sign the Treaty of Gandamak during the Second Anglo-Afghan War, the treaty cedes parts of the Afghan frontier to Britain.

October[edit]

October 12: Mohammad Yaqub Khan abdicates and takes refuge in the British camp near Kabul.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). . Encyclopædia Britannica 28 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 898.