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Mīr Ways, 1687?-1715?

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Personal name headingMīr Ways, 1687?-1715?
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Mir Wais Hotaki, 1687?-1715?
Hotaki, Mir Wais, 1687?-1715?
Birth date1687?
Death date1715?
Found inMiriways, 1999: p. x (Mir Wais; b. 1687; conquerer of Kandahar; son of Emir Muhammad Bakir, the Prince of Kandahar; [no death date given])
Enc. of Islam, new ed. : v. 4, p. 537 (under Kandahar: Mīr Ways; leader of the Hōtak clan of Ghalzays; after leading a rebellion, he declared independence for the Kandahar area of Afghanistan in 1121/1709; d. 1127[AH]/1715 and buried in Kandahar [no birthdate given])
Encyclopaedia Iranica v. 1, p. 547 (under Afghanistan: Mīr Ways; Hōtakī tribal chief; led a Gilzay uprising to free southern Afghanistan from Safavid control and est. a state; [no birthdate given])
Internet, URL:, viewed on Dec. 2, 2004 "Soziale Bewegungen und Bemühungen der Afghanen für die Freiheit und Selbstständigkeit" (article by Nasim Saber); under: Mir Wais Hotaki; led a rebellion and conquered Kandahar, 1119 A.H./1707; d. 1714)