Mohammed Daoud Khan

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Birthday
18, 1909
Birthplace
Afghanistan
Death Date
Apr 28, 1978 (68)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
18, 1909
Birthplace
Afghanistan
Death Date
Apr 28, 1978 (68)

About

Late politician who became the first President of Afghanistan after serving as the Prime Minister of Afghanistan from 1953 to 1963. He is remembered for his progressive politics, pushing for causes like women's rights.

Before Fame

He studied in France and served as the Governor of the Eastern Provinc in the mid-30's.

Trivia

Both he and his father, Prince Mohammed Aziz Khan, were killed via assassination.

Family Life

He was married to Princess Zamina Begum.

Associated With

He and Hamid Karzai have both served as the President of Afghanistan.