Muhammad Nawaz Khan, historian and writer, died at 71

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Muhammad Nawaz Khan ,born on November 23, 1943 and died October 3, 2015, Muhammad was a famous Pakistani writer, historian, columnist, and poet of the English, Pashto and Urdu languages.

His work had mostly been focused on history of the Pashtuns, the Gandhara civilization and the British legacy in Pakistan (specifically, the North Western Region).

Muhammad was born in Shahbaz Garhi, Mardan to Malik Abdul Baqi Khan on 23 November 1943.

After graduating (BSc Hons) from the University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Muhammad joined Pakistan Army, soon after the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 and remained in service till 1991.

He is also a graduate of Command and Staff College , Quetta (Staff Course – PSC) and the Army College of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Rawalpindi (Technical Staff Course – PTSC) and diploma holder of the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore.

Muhammad literary career started in 1957 at the age of 14 when he wrote his first Pashto booklet while he was still in middle school.

Muhammad Nawaz Khan passed away on October 3, 2015.

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