Biography of Khushal Khan Khattak

Khushal Khan Khattak was the chief of the Khattak tribe, and also a great warrior poet. He urged other Afghan tribes to resist Moghul domination of their lands, and to unite. He wrote excellent poetry in Pashto about such things as unity, honor, war, love, and everyday life. He also wrote about philosophy and ethics. His poetry is still widely read. He died in 1689.

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