Abd ar-Rahman Khan
Abd ar-Rahman Khan äb˝där-rämän´ kän, khän [key], 1844?–1901, emir of Afghanistan (1880–1901); grandson of Dost Muhammad . He opposed his uncle, Sher Ali , and was forced into exile in 1869. He was, however, recognized by the British as emir in 1880, and he supported British interests as, for example, against Russia.
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