Qutaybah Ibn Muslim


An Arab general under Khalifa Abdul Malik and Abdul Walid I, who conquered much of central Asia and Afghanistan. Governor of Khursan in 704, conquered Turkmanistan and Balkh in 705, Bukhara in 706, Samerkand in 710-712 along with Khawarezm and Farghana in 715. His successors ultimately were able to spread Islam in this primarily Buddhist people of these regions.

Compiler: M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin

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