Ahmad Shah Massoud

Ahmad Shah Massoud (Dari Persie: احمد شاه مسعود;[1] unkent  – September 9, 2001) wis an Afghan poleetical an militar leader. He wis a pouerful militar commander during the reseestance against the Soviet occupation atween 1979 an 1989 an in the follaein years o ceevil war, during which time he acame kent as the Lion o Panjshir ([Shire Panjshir ; شیر پنجشیر] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)). Massoud wis assassinatit on September 9, 2001.

Ahmad Shah Massoud
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Ahmad Shah Massoud wi Dr abdollah abdollah an Iranian documentary maker Hossein Dehbashi
Elk-name"Lion o Panjshir" (Persie: شیر پنجشیر‎)
BornBazarak, Panjshir, Afghanistan
Dee'd9 September 2001(2001-09-09) (aged 48)
Takhar Province, Afghanistan
Service/branch Mujahideen
Afghan militar
Unitit Islamic Front
Years o service1978–2001
Meenister o Defence
Vice Preses o Afghanistan
Commands heldProminent Mujahideen commander during the Soviet war in Afghanistan
Defence Meenister o Afghanistan an commander o the anti-Taliban Unitit Islamic Front
Battles/warsSoviet war in Afghanistan
Afghan Ceevil War 
AwairdsNaitional Hero o Afghanistan


  1. Persie pronunciation: [ʔæhmæd ʃɒːh mæsʔuːd]