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1933, Nov. 8
 
Assassination of NADIR SHAH, to avenge the execution of a political notable the previous year. Nadir was succeeded by his son, MUHAMMAD ZAHIR SHAH, but real political power lay in the hands of Zahir's uncle, Hashim Khan, who carried on with Nadir Shah's policies.  1
 
1934
 
Admission of Afghanistan to the League of Nations. (See Afghanistan)  2
 
 
 
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