A. Shah Massoud

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About A. Shah Massoud
Ahmad Shah Massoud (احمد شاه مسعود- Aḥmad Šāh Mas‘ūd; September 1953 – September 9, 2001) was a Kabul University engineering student turned military leader who played a leading role in driving the Soviet army out of Afghanistan, earning him the nickname Lion of Panjshir. His followers call him Āmir Sāhib-e Shahīd (Our Martyred Commander). An ethnic Tajik, Massoud was a moderate of the anti-Soviet resistance leaders.Following the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan and the subsequent collapse of the Soviet-backed government of Mohammad Najibullah, Massoud became the Defense Minister in 1992 under the government of former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani. Following the collapse of Rabbani's government and the rise of the Taliban in 1996, Massoud returned to the role of an armed opposition leader, serving as the military commander of the United Islamic Front for the Salvation of Afghanistan (known previously as the Northern Alliance). On September 9, 2001, two days before the September 11 attacks in the United States, Massoud was assassinated in Takhar Province of Afghanistan by suspected al-Qaeda agents. The following year, he was named "National Hero" by the order of Afghan President Hamid Karzai. The date of his death, September 9, is observed as a national holiday in Afghanistan, known as "Massoud Day." The year following his assassination, in 2002, Massoud was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize.

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1. A. Shah Massoud 670143
2. Ahmed Shah BaBa 384532
3. Abdul Ali Mazari 274164
4. Mansoor Naderi 84747
5. Mohammad Najibullah 25460
6. Hamid Karzai 15321
7. Ahmad Wali Khan Kar 14887
8. Amanullah Khan 14007
9. M. Akbar Khan 13301
10. General Dostum 12960

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1. Aga Khan 681365
2. A. Shah Massoud 670143
3. Atatürk 663604
4. Abolhassan Banisadr 639045
5. S. H. Kazemeyni 459816
6. Ahmed Shah BaBa 384532
7. Abdul Ali Mazari 274164
8. F. Mostafa Soltani 271141
9. Mahmudali Chehregani 205576
10. Massoud Rajavi 187470

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