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Background imageAmir Collection: Famous Faces from the World of Boxing

Famous Faces from the World of Boxing
Mike Tyson, Chris Eubank, Henry Cooper, Frank Bruno, Mohammed Ali, Don King, Barry McGuigan, Amir Khan, Joe Calzaghe, Harry Carpenter, Ricky Hatton - Famous Faces from the World of Boxing

Background imageAmir Collection: Abd El Kader, Algerian leader

Abd El Kader, Algerian leader
Abd El Kader (Abd al-Qadir, El Amir Abdelkader), Algerian Islamic scholar, Sufi, political and military leader who led a resistance to French occupation in the mid-nineteenth century

Background imageAmir Collection: Ataturk and Amanullah Khan in a rowing boat - 1928

Ataturk and Amanullah Khan in a rowing boat - 1928
Exceptionally rare postcard from May 1928 showing Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (18811938), President of Turkey, pictured in a rowing boat with the Sovereign of Afghanistan

Background imageAmir Collection: ABDUR RAHMAN KHAN

ABDUR RAHMAN KHAN Established as ruler of Afghanistan after the Battle of Maiwand, his stable rule unified a tribal people. Date: R. 1880 - 1901

Background imageAmir Collection: Afghan War: signing the treaty of Gundamuk

Afghan War: signing the treaty of Gundamuk
The Afghan War: the Ameer Yakoob Khan and Major Cavagnari signing the treaty of Gundamuk, 1879

Background imageAmir Collection: Amirs of Scinde, ethnic group from Sindh, India

Amirs of Scinde, ethnic group from Sindh, India
Amirs (commanders) of Scinde, an Indian ethnic group from Sindh (now a province of Pakistan). Date: 1843

Background imageAmir Collection: Mohammed Amir - Pakistan cricketer

Mohammed Amir - Pakistan cricketer Date: 1990s - 2000s

Background imageAmir Collection: Elephants pull steam roller & motors for Amir of Afghanistan

Elephants pull steam roller & motors for Amir of Afghanistan
The most remarkable caravan that ever entered Afghanistan - a steam roller and motors for the Ameer. Ten elephants sent to Chaman to convey a steam roller, a motor car

Background imageAmir Collection: Treaty of Rawalpindi, 1919

Treaty of Rawalpindi, 1919
Treaty of Rawalpindi, 8th August 1919 - between Afghanistan and Britain during the Third Anglo-Afghan War. Sardar Ali Ahmad Khan (pictured)

Background imageAmir Collection: Uzbekistan - Samarkand - Gur-i Amir

Uzbekistan - Samarkand - Gur-i Amir
The Gur-i Amir or Guri Amir (Amir Temur maqbarasi, Gori Amir) - a mausoleum of the Asian conqueror Tamerlane (also known as Timur) in Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageAmir Collection: Yakub Khan / Afghanistan

Yakub Khan / Afghanistan
YAKUB KHAN Amir of Afghanistan (Kingdom of Kabul). Ruled from February to December 1879. Date: 1840 - ?

Background imageAmir Collection: Afghanistan - Habibullah Khan, Amir of Kabul

Afghanistan - Habibullah Khan, Amir of Kabul
The Amir of Kabul, Afghanistan - Habibullah Khan (ruled from 3rd October, 1901 until 20th February, 1919)

Background imageAmir Collection: The Etimad-ud-Daulas Tomb, Agra

The Etimad-ud-Daulas Tomb, Agra
Etimad-ud-Daulas Tomb (I timad-ud-Daulah ka Maqbara) - a Mughal mausoleum in the city of Agra in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh

Background imageAmir Collection: Bagh-e Fin at Kashan, Iran

Bagh-e Fin at Kashan, Iran
Fin Garden, or Bagh-e Fin, located in Kashan, Iran - a historical Persian garden. Within the garden is Kashans Fin Bath, where Amir Kabir, the Qajarid chancellor

Background imageAmir Collection: Third Afghan War - Afghan Peace Delegates

Third Afghan War - Afghan Peace Delegates
Amir Amanullah Khan ordered a ceasefire to the Third Afghan War on 3rd June 1919. His ambitious plans to reclaim Peshawar and throw the British out of India had failed

Background imageAmir Collection: Afghan Delegation at Murree

Afghan Delegation at Murree
The Afghan delegation, two days after the signing of the Treaty of Rawalpindi, signed at Murree on 8th August 1919 - between Afghanistan and Britain during the Third Anglo-Afghan War

Background imageAmir Collection: British in Afghanistan

British in Afghanistan
The British force advances on Maidan, where the Amir Dost Mahommed has taken refuge. Lavish bribes fail to win over allies among the native tribes

Background imageAmir Collection: Amir Abdur Rahman Khan

Amir Abdur Rahman Khan
ABDUR RAHMAN KHAN After defeat of British at Maiwand, established as stable ruler of the many tribal factions in Afghanistan

Background imageAmir Collection: Abdur Rahman Khan

Abdur Rahman Khan
ABDUR RAHMAN KHAN Consolidated his position as Amir after the Battle of Maiwand. Established stability in Afghanistan through unity

Background imageAmir Collection: Clive and Omichund

Clive and Omichund
Clive is confronted by the ghost of Omichund (Amir Chand) a Sikh merchant and intriguer who was tricked by British, but probably only after tricking them in his turn


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