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Karzai, Hamid: 1900 to Present: South, Central, and West Asia

Hamid Karzai, the 12th president of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, was born on December 24, 1957, in the village of Karz, near Kandahar. His father, Abdul Ahad Karzai (1922–99), an ethnic Pashtun belonging to the powerful Popalzai clan, was murdered ...

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