Death and Legacy
He was invited by Abdulhamid II in 1892. He went to Istanbul and was granted a house and salary. Abdulhamid II's aim was using Afgani for Panislamism propaganda. However, he was put probation at a mansion in Nişantaşı, a borough in Istanbul, after assasination of Nasser al Din, Shah of Iran due to he was accused of becoming British spy and instigating this assassination in 1896. Al-Afghani died of throat cancer on March 9, 1897 in Istanbul and was buried there. In late 1944, due to the request of the Afghan government, his remains were taken to Afghanistan and laid in Kabul inside the Kabul University, a mausoleum was erected for him there.
In Tehran, the capital of Iran, there is a square and a street named after him (Asad Abadi Square and "Asad Abadi Avenue" in Yusef Abad)
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