Afghan musicians died at 62

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Nur Muhammad Taraki

Nur Muhammad Taraki (July 15, 1917 Ghazni-October 9, 1979 Kabul) was an Afghan politician.

Nur Muhammad Taraki was a prominent figure in Afghanistan's communist movement and was the first President of Afghanistan after the Saur Revolution in 1978. He was also the Secretary General of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA), which was one of the main political parties in Afghanistan at the time.

During his presidency, Taraki implemented various socialist policies, including land reforms, a literacy campaign, and the empowerment of women. He also established ties with the Soviet Union and received military aid from them.

However, his rule was marked by serious opposition from various factions within Afghanistan, including conservative Muslims and rival communist factions. The opposition led to a period of instability and violence in the country, which ultimately resulted in Taraki's overthrow and subsequent death.

Despite his controversial legacy in Afghanistan, Taraki remains a significant figure in the country's history, particularly during the period of socialist experimentation in the late 1970s.

He died as a result of assassination.

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