Ahmad Shah Durrani
|Ahmad Shah Durrani|
Durr-i-Durrani ("pearl of pearls")
|Successor||Timur Shah Durrani|
|Died||16 October 1772
Kandahar Province, Afghanistan
|Father||Muhammad Zaman Khan Abdali|
He united the different Afghan tribes and conquered what is now Afghanistan, Pakistan, eastern Iran and The Punjab in north western India. He is recognized as the Founding Father of the modern state of Afghanistan.