Khushal Khan Khattak Biography and Poems
Khushal Khan Khattak Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Khushal Khan Khattak, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Khan Khattak, as well as, a video biography...if available.
Khushal Khan Khattak (1613–1689) (Pashto: ) was a prominent Pashtun poet, warrior, and tribal chief of the Khattak tribe. He wrote a huge collection of Pashto poems during the Mughal Empire in the 17th century, and admonished Afghans (Pashtuns or Pakhtuns) to forsake their divisive tendencies and unite against the Mughal Army. Promoting Afghan nationalism through poetry, he was a renowned military fighter who became known as the "Afghan Warrior Poet". Khushal Khan lived in the foothills of the Hindu Kush mountains in what is now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan.. Pashtun Afghan poet warrior charismatic personality and tribal chief of the Khattak tribe
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