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Amir Akbar Khan, born as Mohammad Akbar Khan and famously known as Wazir Akbar Khan, was an Afghan prince, general, and emir for about three years until his death. He was militarily active in the First Anglo-Afghan War, which lasted from 1839 to 1842. He is prominent for his leadership of the national party in Kabul from 1841 to 1842, and his pursuit of the retreating British-led Indian army from Kabul to Gandamak near Jalalabad in 1842. Previously, in the 1837 Battle of Jamrud, he killed Sikh General Hari Singh Nalwa while attempting to re-gain Afghanistan's second capital Peshawar from the invading Sikh army of Punjab.

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Amir Akbar Khan, born as Mohammad Akbar Khan and famously known as Wazir Akbar Khan, was an Afghan prince, general, and emir for about three years until his death. He was militarily active in the First Anglo-Afghan War, which lasted from 1839 to 1842. He is prominent for his leadership of the national party in Kabul from 1841 to 1842, and his pursuit of the retreating British-led Indian army from Kabul to Gandamak near Jalalabad in 1842. Previously, in the 1837 Battle of Jamrud, he killed Sikh General Hari Singh Nalwa while attempting to re-gain Afghanistan's second capital Peshawar from the invading Sikh army of Punjab. More...

 
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