Afghan 100 year timeline

  • A joint British and Afghan

    A joint British and Afghan commission appointed to settle tribal disputes arising out of raids and counter-raids on each side of the British-Afghan border
  • Declares Independance from Great Britain

    Afghanistan Declares its Independences from Great Britain after 3rd and final Anglo-Afghan war
  • Lenin Called Amanullah Khan the Leader

  • Afghan - Soviet Treaty of Friendship.

    Afghan - Soviet Treaty of Friendship.
  • First USSR invasion

  • USSR returned the Island back

  • Rebellion against King Amanaulla

  • Soviet army invaded Afghanistan

  • King Nadir Shah was assassinated

    King Nadir Shah was assassinated and was immediately replaced by his son Zahir Khan but the power remained in the hands of King Nadir's brothers.
  • British forces left South Asia and India

  • Pashtuns of Pakistan claimed their independence

  • Prime Minister Daud resigned from office

  • Peoples Democratic Party of Afghanistan

  • PDPA splits in 2 factions:

    PDPA splits in 2 factions: Khalq headed by Taraki and Parcham by Babrak Karmal a pro soviet communist leader with strong ties to USSR embassy in Kabul.
  • Prince Daud

    Prince Daud began to make plans with political parties, Military leaders, and Both Parchamis and Khalqis to oust King Zahir Shah
  • Zahir Shah

  • Prince Daud makes a radio announcement

    Prince Daud makes a radio announcement proclaiming Afghanistan a republic and himself as the first President of the Republic of Afghanistan.
  • Pakistan accused President Daud

  • Mir Akbar Khyber

    Mir Akbar Khyber a communist ideology was murdered and 15000 supporters of the PDPA marched in military order on the day of his funeral.
  • April 27

  • April 28

    April 28 President Daud and all members of his family including grandchildren and close family aids were killed
  • Shah of Iran falls

  • Karmal Begins to Sovietize Afghanistan

    Karmal Begins to Sovietize Afghanistan while the Red Army is in fierce battle with the Mujahideen
  • The Afghan Army

    The Afghan Army which numbered 100000 strong dropped to 30000 due to defection to mujahideen
  • 7 different resistance groups

    7 different resistance groups begin resistance from Pakistan including Rabbani, Hekmatyar, Mojadedi and others smaller groups
  • CIA

  • 3 foreign groups

  • USSR

  • Osama

  • Bin laden

  • Ahmad Shah Masood

  • September 11

  • US attacks Afghanistan

    US attacks Afghanistan in retaliation and targets military bases and Taliban and Al Qaeda Soldiers
  • Hamid Karzai

    Hamid Karzai wins presidential election in a landslide 55% to 16% over Yonis Qanooni, his closest riva
  • Us pulls out

    Us pulls troops out of afghanistan
  • Ronald Regan

    Ronald Regan calls Afghans "Heroes of Freedom" "Champions of Free world" and proclaims march 21st as National Afghanistan Day in the United States.