AFGHANISTAN (Kingdom)

AREA: 652,230 km2 POPULATION: 31,108,077 (2013, estimate)
LANGUAGE: Pashtun and Dari
RELIGION: Sunni Islam (~80-85%)
DYNASTY: Barakzai
CAPITAL: Kabul and largest city
HEAD OF STATE: The President of Afghanistan
SHORT HISTORY:  The Barakzai dynasty was the line of rulers in Afghanistan (now officially known as  Islamic Republic of Afghanistan) in the 19th and 20th centuries. Following the fall of the Durrani Empire in 1826, chaos reigned in the domains of Ahmed Shah Durrani's Afghan Empire as various sons of Timur Shah struggled for supremacy. The Afghan Empire ceased to exist as a single nation state, disintegrating for a brief time into a fragmented collection of small units. Dost Mohammad Khan gained pre-eminence in 1826 and founded the Barakzai ruling dynasty in about 1837. Thereafter, his descendants ruled in direct succession until 1929, when King Amanullah Khan abdicated and his cousin Mohammed Nadir Shah was elected king. The Mohammadzai sub-clan are the most prominent and powerful sub-tribe of Barakzai, they belong to the branch of the Durrani confederacy, and are primarily centered around Kandahar. They can also be found in other provinces throughout Afghanistan as well across the border in the Pakistan's Balochistan Province. Members of this dynasty include, the descendants of Sultan Muhammed Khan, ruler of Peshawar, brother of Dost Muhammad Khan, the family of Nadir Shah and Zahir Shah and the Payendah Khel who are descendants of Payendah Khan, head of the Mohammadzai branch of the Barakzai tribe during the reigns of Timur and Zaman Shah, who became rulers with the decline of the Sadozai dynasty. The Tarzi family is a branch of the Mohammadzai of Afghanistan. Although a smaller branch of the Barakzai ruling dynasty, the Tarzi family has produced some of the most famous and affluent members.

PRESENT HEAD OF HOUSE: HM King al-Mutawakkil al-Allah Ahmad Shah, de jure 5th King of Afghanistan and Head of the Royal Family of Afghanistan since 23rd July 2007
born 1934, married 1961, HM Queen Khatul Begum, daughter of Sardar Sultan Muhammed Umar Zakria, and has issue.
  • HRH Crown Prince Muhammed Zaher Khan, born 1962.
  • HRH Prince Muhammed Hemil Khan
  • HRH Princess Hawa Begum
PREDECESSORS: State of Afghanistan formed on 2nd October 1881, the Kingdom of Afghanistan is proclaimed on 9th June 1926, and the Republic of Afghanistan is declared on 17th July 1973. A new constitution was passed in January 2004 that abolished the monarchy, with HM King Zahir Shah named as the ceremonial "Father of the Nation," a position that dissolved with his death. Rulers were...

  • Sardar Haj Jamal Khan, born 1719, married and had issue. He died 1770/1771
    • Sardar Payinda Khan, Grand Vizier 1799/1800, married 4thly, Zainab Begum, and had issue, 21 sons. He died in October 1800.
      • Sardar Fath Ali Khan, born 1777 in Kandahar, Governor of Kashmir 1812/1813, Grand Vizier 1800/1817, married and had issue. He died in August 1818.
      • Amir Muhammed Azim Khan (by the 1st wife) (qv)
      • Sardar Muhammed Amin Khan
      • Sardar Muhammed Siddiq Khan, married and had issue.
        • Sardar Muhammed Rafiq Khan, married and had issue, the Rafiq family.
      • Sardar Sultan Muhammed Khan (by the 3rd wife), born 1770, King of Peshawar 1831/1833 and King of Kabul 1823/1826; married and had issue. He died 1833/1838.
        • Sardar Zakaria Khan [Zikria Khan], married and had issue.
          • Sardar Taj Muhammed Khan, married and had issue.
            • Sardar Gul Muhammed Khan, born 1876, married and had issue.
              • Sardar Faiz Muhammed Zikria, born 1894 in Kabul, Minister of Education 1925/1927 and 1949/1950; Minister of Foreign Affairs 1929/1938; married and had issue. He died 1979 in America, buried in Peshawar.
              • Sardar Sultan Ahmad Khan, born 1904.
          • Sardar Fateh Muhammed Khan, born 1863, married and had issue.
            • Sardar Shir Ahmad Khan, born 1883, married and had issue.
              • Sardar Ghulam Muhammed Khan, born 1904.
              • Sardar Fazl Ahmad Khan
        • Sardar Yahya Khan, married and had issue.
          • Sardar Muhammed Yusuf Khan, married and had issue.
            • Sardar Muhammed Ali Khan, married and had issue. He died before 1936.
              • Sardar Muhammed Wali Khan
              • Hamida Begum
              • Amina Begum, married General Sardar Mohammad Aref Khan, and had issue.
                • Wali Aref, married Soraya Amir, and has issue.
                  • Zahra Aref, born in Germany.
                  • Zadran Aref, born 1971 in Germany.
                • Mohammad Tareq Aref, married 1974, Homaira Wali, born 1953, daughter of General Sardar Abdul Wali Khan, and his wife, HRH Princess Bilqis Begum (see below), and has issue.
                  • Mariam Wali Aref, born 1974 in Rome, she died 13th October 2014 in Rome.
                • HRH Princess Fatimah Aref, married 2nd February 1973, HRH Prince Muhammed Daoud Pashtunyar Khan, and has issue (see below).
            • Sardar Muhammed Aziz Khan, born 1875, Foreign Minister of Afghanistan 1917/1919, married and had issue. He died 6th June 1933.
              • H.E. Sardar Muhammed Daoud Khan, born 1909, Prime Minister of Afghanistan 1953/1963 and 1972/1978; President of Afghanistan 1973/1978; married HRH Princess Zarmina Begum, born 1919, daughter of Muhammed Nadir Khan, and had issue. He died 27th April 1978.
              • H.E. Sardar Muhammed Naim Khan, born 1910, Foreign Minister of Afghanistan 1953/1963; married HRH Princess Zahera Begum, born 1915, daughter of Muhammed Nadir Khan, and had issue. He died 27th April 1978.
                • Sardar Muhammed Aziz Khan, married 1960, HRH Princess Maryam Begum , born 1936, daughter of HM King Zahir Shah, and had issue. He died 27th April 1978.
                  • Sardar Muhammed Nader Khan
              • Ayesha Begum, born 1920.
            • HM King Muhammed Nadir Shah (qv)
            • H.E. Sardar Shah Wali Khan, born 1881 or 16th April 1888 in Deradun, married 8th May 1922 in Kabul, HRH Princess Safriah Samar Al Siraj Begum, daughter of HH Amir Sir Habibullah Khan, and his wife, Ulya Hazrat Begum, and had issue. He died 1933 or 1976 in Rome.
              • Sardar Ahmad Wali Khan, born 1921.
              • General Sardar Abdul Wali Khan, born 5th January 1925 in Kabul, married HRH Princess Bilqis Begum, born 1932, eldest daughter of HM King al-Mutawakkil al-Allah Muhammed Zahir Shah, and his wife, HM Queen Homairah Begum (see below), and had issue.
                • Homaira Wali, born 1953, married Mohammad Tareq Aref, and has issue (see above).
                • Wana Wali, born 1956, married Tadj Ahmed Zekrya, and has issue, one son and one daughter.
                • Mayena Wali, born 1960.
              • Sardar Wali Shah Khan, born in July 1926, married Marghalay Begum, died 1998, and had issue.
                • Rokhshan Begum, born 4th July 1956 in Kabul.
                • Sardar Mustafa Khan
            • H.E. Sardar Muhammed Hashim Khan, born 1884/1891, Prime Minister of Afghanistan 1929/1946, died 26th October 1953 in Kabul.
            • H.E. Sardar Shah Mahmud Khan, born 1887/1890 in Deradun, Prime Minister of Afghanistan 1946/1953; married 1920 in Kabul, HRH Princess Safura Qamzul Binat Begum, born 1902, daughter of HM King Habibullah Khan, and had issue. He died 27th December 1959.
              • Qamar Sultan Begum, born 1921.
              • Sardar Zalman Khan, born 1923.
              • Sardar Sultan Mahmud Khan, born 1925.
              • Aliah Begum, born 1926.
              • Umairah Begum, born 1927.
              • Nazifah Begum, born in July 1928.
              • Lalifah Begum, born in August 1930.
              • Sardar Shah Abdul Azim Khan, born in August 1932.
              • Nadjiah Begum, born in January 1934.
            • Ulya Janab Begum, married HM King Habibullah, and had issue.
          • Sardar Muhammed Asaf Khan, born 1866, married and had issue.
            • Sardar Suleiman Jan Khan, born 1881, married and had issue.
              • Sardar Ahmad Wali Khan, born 1898.
              • Sardar Ali Shah Jan, born 1900.
            • H.E. Sardar Ahmad Shah Khan, born 1891, married Zarin Begum, daughter of Loynab Khush Dil Khan (see below), and had issue.
              • HM Queen Homairah Begum, born 1918, married 7th November 1931, HM King Zahir Shah, and had issue (see below). She died 26th June 2002 in Rome and was buried 30th June 2002 in Kabul.
          • (name unknown) Begum, married Amir Muhammed Yakub Khan, Amir of Kabul, and had issue (see below).
        • Sardar Sufi Din Muhammed Khan, married and had issue.
          • Sardar Muhammed Yunus Khan, married and had issue, the Yunusi family.
        • Sardar Abdul Quddus Khan Etemad ud Daula, married and had issue, the Etemadi family.
      • Sardar Azam Khan, married and had issue. He died 1823
        • Sardar Habibullah Khan
      • Sardar Jabbar Khan, Governor of Kashmir. He died after 1834.
      • Sardar Kohan Dil Khan, Regent of Qandahar 1842/1855, married and had issue. He died in August 1855 (or 1862).
        • Sardar Muhammed Sadiq Khan, Regent of Qandahar in 1855.
      • Sardar Yar Muhammed Khan, Minister-Regent (Wazir) of Herat 1842/1851, died 1st June 1851.
      • Sardar Amir Muhammed Khan (by the fourth wife)
      • Sardar Rahim Dil (by fifth wife), married and had issue.
        • Sardar Rham Dil Khan, born 1832, died 1896.
        • Sardar Ghulam Muhammed Tarzi, born 1830, married and had issue, six sons and five daughters,  the Tarzi Family. He died 1900/1901.
          • Sardar (name unknown) Tarzi, married and had issue.
            • Kawkab Khanum, born 1895, married HM King Inayatullah Khan, and had issue (see below).
            • Sardar Ahmad Ali Tarzi
            • Sardar Ali Ghulam Yahya Tarzi, born 1899, married and had issue, three sons.
          • Sardar Mahmud Beg Tarzi, born 1867 or 23rd August 1865 in Ghazni, Minister of Foreign Affairs; married (amongst others), Resmiyeh Begum, and had issue, twenty children. He died 1935 or 1933 in Istanbul.
            • Sardar Abdul Wahab Tarzi, married Kadice Seraj Begum, daughter of HH Amir Sir Habibullah Khan, and had issue.
              • Ayte Begum
            • Sardar Abdul Aziz Tarzi
            • Sardar Abdul Fatteh Tarzi, married Pakize Izzet Saltik, and had issue. He died 1978.
              • Fatma Tarzi
              • HIH Princess Zeyneb [Tarzi] Hanim Efendi, born 16th December 1940 in Istanbul, married HIH Pr. Shahzade Ertogrul Osman Efendi of Turkey.
              • Sardar Mahmud Tarzi, married and had issue, three sons.
                • Mahmutcan Tarzi
                • Mehmed Tarzi
                • Mustafa Tarzi
            • Sardar Abdul Kader Tarzi
            • Sardar Abdul Tawab Tarzi
            • Huraya Begum [Houriya Khanum]
            • Soraya Khanum [HM Queen Soraya of Afghanistan], born 1897, married 1914 in Kabul, HM King Amanullah, and had issue. She died 21st April 1968.
            • Kayriya Seraj Khanum
            • Amina Seraj Khanum, married Sardar Ubaidullah Khan, son HH Amir Sir Habibullah Khan, and had issue.
            • Aziza Khanum
      • Nawab Sardar Abdus Samad Khan, married and had issue.
        • Sardar Abdul Kadir Khan, married and had issue.
          • Sardar Muhammed Sulaiman Khan, married and had issue.
            • Sardar Abdul Aziz Khan, married and had issue.
              • Sardar Ahmed Sidiq Haya, married Sara Begum, daughter of a son of Sardar Salih Muhammed Khan (see below), and had issue.
                • Zulaikah Khanum, married Sardar Humayum Khan Durrani, born 1st November 1963, and has issue (see below)
      • Sardar Pur Dil Khan, 1826/-
      • Sardar Sher Dil Khan, died 1826.
      • Sardar Mehar Dil Khan
        • Sardar Sher Ali Khan, Governor of Kandahar. He died after 21st April 1881.
      • Sardar Asadullah Khan (by 2nd wife), married and had issue.
        • Sardar Muhammed Zaman Khan, married and had issue, the Nawabi family.
      • HH Amir Dost Muhammed Khan (by the fourth wife) (qv)
  • Amir Muhammed Azim Khan, 2nd Amir of Kabul 1819/1823, Governor of Kashmir 1813/1819, married and had issue. He died after 1833.
    • Sardar Sultan Ahmad Khan, Amir of Herat 1857/1863, married and had issue.
      • Sardar Abdullah Khan, married and had issue.
        • Sardar Abdulaziz Khan, married and had issue, the Azizi family.
  • Amir Habibullah Shah, 3rd Amir of Kabul in 1823
    REGENT, Sardar Sultan Muhammed Khan 1823/1826
  • Amir Dost Muhammed Khan, Regent 1826/1836 then 4th Amir of Kabul 1836/1839 (see below for further details)
    REGENT, Sardar Muhammad Zaman Khan 1839/1841/1842 (in rebellion)
  • Amir Fath Jang Khan, 5th Amir of Kabul [xx.6.1842] - [xx.10.1842]
  • Amir Shahpur Khan, 6th Amir of Kabul [xx.10.1842] - [xx.12.1842]
  • Amir Akbar Khan, 7th Amir of Kabul 1842/1845
  • HH Amir Dost Muhammed Khan, 8th Amir of Kabul 1842/1863; born 1790/1793, married (amongst others) (a), Khadidja Begum, daughter of Rahmat Allah Khan Popalzay, and had issue, 27 sons. He died 9th June 1863.
    • Sardar Muhammed Akbar Khan, Vizier in Kabul, married (widow, died 1934 aged 118), and had issue. He died 1849.
      • Hamdan Sultana, married Sardar Muhammed Yahya Khan, and had issue.
        • (name unknown) Begum, married Amir Muhammed Yaqub Khan, and had issue.
          • (name unknown) Begum, married HM King Muhammed Nadir Khan, and had issue.
            • HM King Muhammed Zahir Shah (see below).
    • Sardar Muhammed Sharif Khan, Governor of Kandahar 1866/1867, died in August 1883.
    • Sardar Muhammed Amin Khan, Regent of Qandahar 1863/1865, died 1865.
    • Amir Muhammed Azam Khan (qv)
    • Sardar Ghulam Haidar Khan (by Khadidja Begum), Regent of Qandahar 1855/1858, died 2nd July 1858.
    • Sardar Faiz Muhammed Khan, married and had issue.
      • (name unknown) Begum, married Sardar Salih Muhammed Khan, and had issue.
        • Sardar (name unknown) Khan, married and had issue.
          • Sara Begum, married Sardar Ahmed Sidiq Haya, and has issue (see above).
        • Bibi Eva Khanum, married Muhammed Aktar Khan, and had issue, two daughters.
          • Koltsia Begum, married (as his second wife), Sardar Habibullah Khan Durrani, and had issue (see above).
          • Safura Begum, married Ahmad Ayub Khan Durrani, and had issue (see above).
    • Sardar Wali Muhammed Khan, married and had issue.
      • Sardar Khan Muhammed Khan, married and had issue.
        • Sardar Muhammed Azam Khan, married Shah Bobo Zulika Begum, daughter of Sardar Abdul Rahim Khan (see below), and had issue.
          • Sardar Muhammed Aslam Khan, married and had issue.
            • Farah Begum [Begum Farah Mir of Kamadhia], married Kumar Shri Moin Mir of Kamadhia, and has issue.
    • Amir Muhammed Afzal Khan (qv)
    • HH Amir Sher Ali Khan (fifth son) (by Khadidja Begum) (qv)
  • HH Amir Sher Ali Khan, 9th Amir of Kabul [12.6.1863] - [5.5.1866] (see below for further details)
  • Amir Muhammed Afzal Khan, 10th Amir of Kabul [5.5.1866] - [7.10.1867]; born 1811, Amir of Qandahar in 1867; married and had issue. He died 7th October 1867.
    • HH Amir Sir Abdurrahman Khan (qv)
    • (name unknown) Khanum, married Seyyid Abdul-Malik Mirza, eldest son of HH Emir Seyyid Muzaffaruddin Bahadur Khan, 6th Emir of Bokhara, and had issue?
  • Amir Mohammad Azam Khan, 11th Amir of Kabul [7.10.1867] - [21.2.1868], born 1818, Amir of Qandahar 1867/1868; married and had issue. He died 12th October 1869 in Persia.
    • Sardar Muhammed Hashim Khan, married and had issue.
      • Sardar Muhammed Ayub Khan Durrani, Mayor of Delhi and Saranpur, he assumed the surname of Durrani whilst in India; married and had issue. He died before 1933.
        • Sardar Ahmad Ayub Khan Durrani, born 1926, Airline Pilot with Ariana Afghan Airways, Director of Airport Operations till 1969; married Safura Begum, daughter of Sardar Muhammed Aktar Khan, and his wife, Eva Begum, and had issue. He died 1969.
          • Sardar Humayum Khan Durrani, born 1st November 1963, formerly with the Kabul Police; married Zulaikah Begum, daughter of Sardar Ahmed Sidiq Haya, and his wife, Sara Begum, and has issue.
            • Mustafa Khan Durrani
            • Murtaza Khan Durrani
            • Romin Khan Durrani
          • Sardar Freuden Khan Durrani
          • Nooriman Khanum Durrani
          • Nazrin Khanum Durrani
          • Parwin Khanum Durrani
          • Benezir Khanum Durrani
          • Nazifah Khanum Durrani
      • Sardar Kadher Khan Durrani
      • Sardar Yaqub Khan Durrani
      • Sardar Muhammed Akbar Khan Durrani
      • Sardar Malouk Khan Durrani
      • Sardar Habibullah Khan Durrani, married 1stly, married 2ndly, Koltsia Begum, daughter of Sardar Muhammed Aktar Khan, and his wife, Eva Begum, and had issue.
        • Sardar Amanullah Khan Durrani (by 1st wife), married and has issue.
          • Tahira Tina Durrani, married and has issue.
            • Sophia Jasmine Rosina Saira McEwen
            • Adam Azmi Connor McEwen 
          • Saira Durrani, married her cousin, Harrown Rasuli,and has issue (see below).
          • Anjumun Sonia Durrani
          • Amar Imranullah Durrani
        • Yasmin Gul Khanum Durrani (by 1st wife), married and has issue.
          • Harrown Rasuli, married his cousin, Saira Durrani (see above), and has issue.
            • Cameron Rasuli
            • Daoud Rasuli
            • Mory Rasuli
            • Soliman Rasuli 
        • Majabin Khanum Durrani (by Koltsia Begum)
        • Homa Khanum Durrani (by Koltsia Begum)
        • Ziaullah Khan Durrani (by Koltsia Begum)
    • Sardar Muhammed Ishaq Khan, born 1851, Amir of Balkh in 1889.
  • HH Amir Sher Ali Khan, 12th Amir of Kabul [21.2.1868] - [21.2.1879]; born 1825, Amir of Herat 1863/1879; Amir of Qandahar 1865/1867 and 1868/1879; married and had issue, the Shirzad family. He died 21st February 1879 in Mazar-i Sharif.
    • HH Amir Muhammed Yakub Khan (qv)
    • Sardar Muhammed Ayub Khan, born 1855 or 1854/1857, Amir of Herat 1880/1881 and Amir of Qandahar in 1881; married and had issue. He died in April 1914.
      • Sardar Sultan Ahmad Khan, born 1892, married and had issue, one son and two daughters.
      • Sardar Muhammed Akram Khan, born 1892, married and had issue.
        • Sardar Muhammed Afzat Khan, born 1912.
      • Sardar Abdus Samad Khan, born 10th August 1893 in Rawalpindi, he was granted the title of Khan Bahadur in 1941, married and had issue, two daughters. He died after 1954.
      • Sardar Muhammed Sarvar Khan, born 1894.
      • Sardar Shir Ahmad Khan, born 1894.
      • Sardar Nur Ahmad Khan, born 1895.
      • Sardar Muhammed Azam Khan, born 1896.
      • Sardar Muhammed Umar Khan, born 1897, married and had issue.
        • Sardar Muhammed Osman Khan
      • Sardar Abdul Qadir Khan
      • Sardar Abdul Aziz Khan
      • Sardar Abdur Rashid Khan, born 1901.
      • (name unknown) Khanum, youngest daughter, married Shahzada Salehuddin Alamgir Durrani B.A., LL.B., born 1904, and had issue.
        • Shahzada Maslihuddin, born 1927.
        • Shahzada Khalid Masud, born 1935.
    • Sardar Ibrahim Khan
    • Sardar Abdullah Khan, born 1862, died in August 1878.
  • HH Amir Mohammad Yaqub Khan, 13th Amir of Kabul [21.2.1879] - [28.10.1879], born 1849, married (amongst others), a daughter of Sardar Yahya Khan (see above), and had issue. He died 15th November 1923 in Deradun.
    • Sardar Muhammed Musa Jan Khan, born 1868, Amir of Ghazni 1879/1880, died 1951.
    • Sardar Muhammed Kazim Khan, born 1869.
    • Sardar Muhammed Yunus Khan, born 1876, married and had issue.
      • Sardar Muhammed Omar Khan, born 1901.
      • Sardar Muhammed Gul Khan, born 1912.
    • Sardar Abdul Karim Khan, born 1897, married and had issue. He died 1927.
      • Sardar (name unknown) Khan, born 1922.
    • Sardar Abdul Rahim Khan, married and had issue.
      • Shah Bobo Zulika Khanum, married Sardar Muhammed Azam Khan, and had issue (see above).
    • HM Queen (name unknown) Begum, married HM Muhammed Nadir Shah, 3rd King of Afghanistan, and had issue (see below).
  • REGENT, Sardar Muhammad Jan Khan [28.10.1879] - [11.8.1880], died 1880.
  • HH Amir Sir Abdurrahman Khan G.C.S.I., G.C.B., 14th Amir of Afghanistan [11.8.1880/22.7.1880/31.5.1880] - [3.10.1901]; born 1844 in Kabul, Amir of Kabul 1880/1881, he was awarded the Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Star of India in 1885 and Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath in 1893; married and had issue, the Zia family. He died 3rd October 1901 in Kabul.
    • HM Amir Habibullah Khan (qv)
    • HH Amir Nasrullah Khan (qv)
    • Sardar Fathullah Khan, died before 1918.
    • Sardar Aminullah Khan, born 12th October 1885.
    • Sardar Muhammed Umar Khan, born 16th September 1889, married, and had issue, three children.
      • Sardar Hasan Jan Khan, married 1926, Nurul Siraj Begum, born 1907, daughter of HH Sir Amir Habibullah Khan, and had issue.
        • Sardar (name unknown) Khan, born in February 1929.
    • Sardar Ghulam Ali Khan, born 3rd September 1890, died 1920.
  • HH Amir Sir Habibullah Khan, 15th Amir of Afghanistan [3.10.1901] - [20.2.1919], born 3rd June 1872 in Samarkand, G.C.B. [Hon.Civ. cr.1907], G.C.M.G. [Hon. cr.1896], married (amongst others) (a), Ulya Hazrat Begum, daughter of Loynab Sher Dil Khan, married (b), Ulyan Janab Begum, daughter of Sardar Muhammed Yusuf Khan (see above), and had issue, 33 (or 23) sons and 25 daughters, the Seraj/Siraj and Enayat families. He died 20th February 1919 in Kala Gosh, Laghman.
    • HM King Inayatullah Khan (eldest son) (qv)
    • Sardar Hayatullah Khan, born 29th December 1888, died 17th October 1929.
    • HM King Amanullah Khan (third son) (by Ulya Hazrat Begum) (qv)
    • Sardar Muhammed Qabir Khan [Kabirullah Khan], born 4th October 1895.
    • Sardar Ahmad Ali Khan, born 14th June 1906, died before 1939.
    • Sardar Abdul Majid Khan, born 30th April 1907, died 1929/1936.
    • Sardar Asadullah Khan (by Ulya Janab Begum), born 23rd May 1910.
    • Sardar Amin Jan Khan, born 1911, married 20th March 1942 (div.1947), Irene Margaret.
    • Sardar Hadayatullah Khan
    • Sardar Ubaidullah Khan, born 18th November 1915, married Amina Seraj Khanum, daughter of H.E. Sardar Mahmud Beg Khan Tarzi, and his wife, Resmiyeh Begum.
    • Kubrajan Begum
    • Safura Qamzul Binat Begum, born 1902 in Kabul, married 1920 in Kabul, H.E. Sardar Shah Mahmud Khan, and had issue (see above).
    • Safriah Samar Al Siraj Begum (by Ulya Hazrat Begum), born 1904, married 8th May 1922 in Kabul, H.E. Sardar Shah Wali Khan, and had issue (see above).
    • Sirajul Binat Begum (by Ulya Hazrat Begum), married (her cousin), Ali Ahmad Khan, and had issue.
    • Nurul Siraj Begum, born 1907, married 1926, Sardar Hasan Jan Khan, and had issue (see above).
    • Aziza Begum, married Abdul Baqi, and had issue.
      • Adela Begum, married Sayyid Ahmad Gailani, born 1932 in Kabul, and had issue.
    • Kadice Seraj Begum, married Sardar Abdul Wahab Tarzi, and had issue, one daughter (see above).
  • HH Amir Nasrullah Khan, 16th Amir of Afghanistan [20.2.1919] - [28.2.1919], born 7th April 1875 in Samarkand, married and had issue, the Nasser-Zia'i family. He died 31st May 1920 and was buried at Qol-i-Chakan in Kabul.
    • Sardar Azizullah Qatil Nasser-Zia'i, born 1892 in Kabul, married and had issue. He died 1935.
      • Sardar Abdul Hakim Ziayi, born 1915 in Kabul.
    • HM Queen Aliah Begum, born about 1909, married 1929, HM King Amanullah Khan (see below). 
  • HM King Amanullah KhanHM King Amanullah Khan, 17th Amir of Afghanistan [28.2.1919] - [9.6.1926] and 1st King of Afghanistan [9.6.1926] - [14.1.1929], born 1st June 1892, he led Afghanistan in a surprise attack against the British in India on 3rd May 1919, beginning the third Anglo-Afghan war, which quickly became a stalemate, an armistice was reached towards the end of 1919, and Afghanistan was independent of the United Kingdom in its foreign affairs; his rule was marked by dramatic political and social change, he established new cosmopolitan schools for both boys and girls, modernised the strict dress codes for women, increased trade with Europe and Asia and also advanced a constitution that incorporated equal rights and individual freedoms; the people rebelled under Habibullah Kalakani, and he abdicated on 14th January 1929 and fled to British India, from where he moved to Italy and finally to Zurich where he died; married 1stly, 1911, Shahzada Khanum, died 1911/1912, had issue, one son, married 2ndly, 1914, HM Queen Soraya, born 29th November 1899, died 20th April 1968, daughter of H.E. Sardar Mahmud Beg Khan Tarzi, and his wife, Resmiyeh Begum, had issue, three sons and five daughters, married 3rdly, 1929, HM Queen Aliah Begum, born 1909, daughter of HH Amir Nasrullah Khan (see above), and had issue, twenty children in all. He died 26th April 1960 in Zurich and was buried at Jalalabad.
    • HRH Prince Shahdazajan Hedayatullah Khan (by 1st marriage), born 1912 in Paris.
    • HRH Prince Rahmatullah Khan, born 7th June 1921 in Kabul, he was briefly Crown Prince of Afghanistan 1928/1929.
    • HRH Prince Hasanullah Khan, born 3rd October 1926 in Kabul.
    • HRH Princess Amenah Begum, born 14th May 1915 in Kabul.
    • HRH Princess Sultana Begum, born 1917.
    • HRH Princess Abidah Begum, born 10th October 1917 in Kabul, married 5th June 1938 in Rome, Sardar Ahmad Ali Wali Khan.
    • HRH Princess Malika Begum, born 13th April 1920 in Kabul.
    • HRH Princess Hamidah Begum, born 1923.
    • HRH Princess Adela Begum, born 28th October 1925 in Kabul.
    • HRH Princess India Begum, born 7th June 1929 in Bombay.
    • HRH Princess Nadjiah Begum, born 20th June 1930 in Rome.
  • HM King Inayatullah Khan, 2nd King of Afghanistan [14.1.1929] - [17.1.1929]; born 20th October 1888 in Kabul, married HM Queen Kawkab Begum, born 1895, and had issue, nine sons and four daughters. He died 12th August 1946.
    • HRH Prince (name unknown), eldest son, born 1911.
    INTERREGNUM, a period of civil unrest led by Habibullah Kalakani [17.1.1929] - [13.10.1929]
  • HM Muhammed Nadir Shah, 3rd King of Afghanistan [17.10.1929] - [8.11.1933], born 10th April 1880, Minister of War 1922/1924, Afghan Minister to Paris 1924/1928; married a daughter of Amir Muhammed Yaqub Khan, Amir of Kabul (see above), and had issue. He died 8th November 1933 in Kabul.
    • HM King Zahir Shah (qv)
    • HRH Princess Zora Begum, born 1915, married H.E. Sardar Muhammed Naim Khan, and had issue (see above).
    • HRH Princess Zarmina Begum, born 1919 in Kabul, married H.E. Sardar Muhammed Daoud Khan, and had issue (see above).
    • HRH Princess Zeinab Khanum, born 1919 in Kabul.
    • HRH Princess Sultana Khanum, born 1920 in Kabul.
    • HRH Princess Balqis Khanum, born 1922 in Kabul.
  • HM King al-Mutawakkil al-Allah Muhammed Zahir Shah, 4th King of Afghanistan [8.11.1933] - [17.7.1973] and Head of the Royal Family of Afghanistan [17.7.1973] - [23.7.2007]; born 15th October 1914 in Kabul, educated at the Pasteur Institute and the University of Montpellier in France; he returned to Kabul in 1930, finished his education at Kabul's Infantry College and received postings in the Afghan defense and education ministries; in 1973, while he was seeking medical treatment abroad for lumbago, his cousin General Sardar Muhammed Daoud Khan led a bloodless coup, he abdicated the throne and spent the next thirty years living quietly in a villa in Rome; he returned from exile in 2002 and was bestowed with the title of 'Father of the Nation', but the monarchy was abolished two years later in 2004; married 7th November 1931 in Kabul, HM Queen Homairah Begum, born 1918, died 26th June 2002 in Rome, buried 30th June 2002 in Kabul, and had issue. He died 23rd July 2007 in Kabul.
    • HRH Princess Bilqis Begum, born 1932, married General Sardar Abdul Wali Shah, and has issue (see above).
    • HRH Prince Muhammed Akbar Khan, born 10th August 1933, died 26th November 1942.
    • HM King Ahmad Shah (qv)
    • HRH Princess Maryam Begum, born 1936, married 1960, Sardar Muhammed Aziz Khan, and has issue. (see above)
    • HRH Prince Muhammed Nadir Khan, born 1941, married 1964, and has issue.
      • HRH Prince Mostapha Khan, born 2nd May 1964 in Kabul.
      • HRH Prince Daoud Khan, born 16th January 1966.
    • HRH Prince Shah Mahmud Khan, born 1946, married HRH Princess Mahboub Ghazi Begum, and had issue. He died in December 2002 in Rome, buried in Kabul.
      • HRH Princess Bilqis Khanum
      • HRH Princess Ariane Khanum
    • HRH Prince Muhammed Daud Pashtunyar Khan, born 1949, married 2nd February 1973, HRH Princess Fatimah Aref, daughter of General Sardar Muhammed Aref Khan, and his wife, Amina Begum, daughter of Sardar Muhammed Ali Khan (see above), and has issue.
      • HRH Prince Doran Daoud Pashtunyar, born 1974.
      • HRH Princess Noal Zaher, born 1980 in Rome, she graduated from the Institut Saint-Dominique with a degree in European Business before specialising in jewellery design at Webster University in London; married 30th August 2013, HRH Prince Muhammed Ali, born 5th February 1979 in Cairo, Crown Prince of Egypt.
    • HRH Prince Mir Wais Khan, born 1957, engaged to a daughter of Hidayat Amin Arsala.
  • HM King al-Mutawakkil al-Allah Ahmad Shah, de jure 5th King of Afghanistan and Head of the Royal Family of Afghanistan (see above)

Other Members:
  • Sultan Ahmed Khan, born 1892, married and had issue, one son and two daughters.
  • Loynab Sher Dil Khan, married and had issue.
    • Loynab Khush Dil Khan, married and had issue.
      • Sardar Ali Ahmad Khan, born 1883, he was the Shaghasi Mulki and later appointed Governor of Kabul; married (his cousin) (a), Sirajul Binat Begum, married (b), Sahera Begum, and had issue. He died 1929.
        • Sardar Ghulam Ahmad Khan
        • Sardar Nur Ahmad Khan, died 1929.
      • Zarin Begum, married H.E. Sardar Ahmad Shah Khan, born 1891, and had issue (see above).
    • Ulya Hazrat, married HH Amir Habibullah Khan, and had issue.
      • Sirajul Binat Begum, married (her cousin), Sardar Ali Ahmad Khan, and had issue.
      • Samarul Siraj Begum, married 1920, Sardar Shah Wali Khan, born 1881, died 1933, and had issue.
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1. or born 21st April 1871 according to Historical Dictionary of Afghanistan p.99