Tribal Area of Pakistan

 

A district in northwest Pakistan, along the Afghan frontier roughly 150 miles (240 km.) southwest of Peshawar, and about 140 miles (225 km.) south of Kabul.
 
  • Zabulistan (Kabul)....................................c. 550 - 1021
  • The Ghaznavid Empire....................................1021 - 1148
  • The Ghurid Empire.......................................1148 - 1213
  • Khwarazm................................................1213 - 1220
  • The Mongols.............................................1220 - 1332
  • Herat...................................................1332 - 1389
  • The Timurid Empire......................................1389 - 1504
  • The Mughal Empire.......................................1504 - 1738
  • Persia..................................................1738 - 1747
  • Afghanistan.............................................1747 - 1817
  • Kabul...................................................1817 - 1880
  • Afghanistan.............................................1880 - 1893
  • Local Waziri tribal clans...............................1893 - 1945
  • Great Britain...........................................1945 - 1947
    • British Political Agents in South Waziristan (in Wana)
    • A.J. Grant.........................................1895 - 1898
    • A.W. Mercer...............................................1898
    • St.D. Watson.......................................1899 - 1900
    • S.S. Waterfield....................................1900 - 1901
    • P.W. Johnston......................................1901 - 1903
    • Bowring............................................1903 - 1904
    • Evelyn Howell.............................................1905
    • Crump..............................................1905 - 1908
    • Patterson..........................................1908 - 1909
    • James..............................................1909 - 1910
    • Dodd...............................................1910 - 1914
    • F.B. Copeland......................................1914 - 1916
    • J.A.O. Fitzpatrick (1st time)......................1916 - 1919
    • Crosthwaite........................................1919 - 1920
    • J.A.O. Fitzpatrick (2nd time)......................1920 - 1921
    • A.E.B. Parsons.....................................1921 - 1923
    • J.W. Thomson-Glover................................1923 - 1924
    • W.R. Hay (1st time)................................1924 - 1925
    • K.B. Maulvi Ahmad Din.....................................1925
    • W.R. Hay (2nd time)................................1925 - 1928
    • C.E.U. Bremner.....................................1928 - 1930
    • H.H. Johnson.......................................1930 - 1934
    • H.A. Barnes (1st time).............................1934 - 1937
    • Abdur Rahim (2nd time).............................1937 - 1938
    • H.A. Barnes (1st time)....................................1938
    • Abdur Rahim (2nd time).............................1938 - 1940
    • A.J. Dring.........................................1940 - 1942
    • C.B. Duke..........................................1942 - 1943
    • P.J. Duncan...............................................1943
    • G.C.S. Curtis......................................1943 - 1946
    • J.O.S. Donald.............................................1946
    • R.V.E. Hodson.............................................1946
    • W.G. Raw...........................................1946 - 1947
  • Pakistan................................................1947 - date
  • From 2001 the Taliban lost control of Afghanistan, Waziristan has come under increasing control by Taliban and al-Qaeda insurgents, especially in South Waziristan.
 
               15 Aug 1947  Tribal Areas declared part of Pakistan, within North-West
                             Frontier Province.
                      1951  Tribal Areas of Darel and Tangir accede to Pakistan.
 14 Oct 1955 - 01 Jul 1970  Part of West Pakistan.
               16 Apr 1960  Faqir of Ipi (b.1897 - d.1960) dies resistance in Waziristan.
               01 Jul 1970  Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) formed from
                             the western parts of Dera Ismail Khan and Peshawar districts.
               01 Dec 1973  Bajaur and Orakzai agencies added.
 
The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in Pakistan are areas of Pakistan outside the four provinces, comprising a region of some 27,220 kmē (10,507 sq mi).Capital: Peshawar. The Tribal Areas comprise seven Agencies, namely Khyber, Kurram, Bajaur, Mohmand, Orakzai, North and South areas of Waziristan and six FRs (Frontier Regions) namely FR Peshawar, FR Kohat, FR Tank, FR Banuu, FR Lakki and FR Dera Ismail Khan. The main towns include Miranshah, Razmak, Bajaur, Darra Bazzar and Wana.
              
  • Agents to the Governors-General of Pakistan (from 23 Mar 1956, Presidents)
  • the Governors of North-West Frontier Province...15 Aug 1947 - 14 Oct 1955
  • the Governors of West Pakistan..................14 Oct 1955 - Aug 1960
    • Resident Commissioner.........................Nov 1959 - Aug 1960
  • Administrators (the Governors of West Pakistan.....Aug 1960 - 30 Jun 1970
  • Agents to the Presidents (Governors of NWFP)....01 Jul 1970 - date
    • (Various Political Agents) ?
    • Khalil ul-Islam (Kurrum Agency)..........................fl. Apr 2008
    • Tariq Hayat (Khyber Agency)..............................fl. Jul 2008
 
 
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