Delhi Sultanate
The Delhi Sultanate (Persian: سلطنت دهلی‎) was a Delhi-based Muslim kingdom that stretched over large parts of India for 320 years (1206–1526). Five dynasties ruled over Delhi Sultanate sequenti...
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Durrani Empire
The Durrani Empire, Durrani Tulukamani, Durrani Wakmani, Durrani Emirate (Pashto: د درانیانو واکمني‎), also called the Sadozai Kingdom and the Last Afghan Empire, was founded in 1747 by Ahma...
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Ghaznavid Empire
CEThe Ghaznavid dynasty (Persian: غزنویان‎) was a Persianate Muslim dynasty of Turkic mamluk origin at their greatest extent ruling large parts of Persia, much of Transoxania, and the ...
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Shahzada Kamran Durrani
Shahzada Kamran Durrani (Persian شہزادہ کامران درانی) was born in the Sadozai dynasty. He was the son of Mahmud Shah Durrani,son of Timur Shah Durrani the son of Ahmad Shah Durrani, the founder of the...
Durrani
Durrani (Pashto: دراني‎) or Abdali (Pashto: ابدالی‎) is the name of a chief Sarbani Pashtun tribal confederation in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Originally known by their ancient name...
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Ziauddin Barani
Ziauddin Burney (1285–1357) was a Muslim historian and political thinker who lived in Delhi Sultanate (present day North India) during Muhammad bin Tughlaq and Firuz Shah's reign. He was best known fo...
Mamluk Sultanate (Delhi)
The Mamluk Dynasty (sometimes referred as Slave Dynasty or Ghulam Dynasty) (Persian: سلطنت مملوک‎, Hindi: ग़ुलाम ख़ानदान) was directed into Northern India by Qutb-ud-din Aybak, a Turkic general ...
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Ghazi Saiyyad Salar Masud
Ghazi Saiyyed Salar Masud (Persian: غازى سيد سالار مسعود‎) (died 14 Rajab 424AH / 1032 AD) was a Turkic warrior and the nephew of Sultan Mahmud Ghaznavi. He was son of Ghazi Salar Sahu who was d...
Battle of Panipat (1761)
The Third Battle of Panipat took place on 14 January 1761, at Panipat, about 60 miles (97 km) north of Delhi between a northern expeditionary force of the Maratha Empire and the forces of the Kin...
Battle of Peshawar (1758)
The Battle of Peshawar took place in on 8 May 1758 between Maratha Empire and the Durrani Empire. The Marathas were victorious in the battle and Peshawar was captured. Before that, the fort of Peshawa...
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Nawab Ali Mohammad Khan Khakwani
Nawab Ali Mohammad Khan belonged to the Chopan zai clan of the Khogyani tribe. He was given the title of Nawab by Ahmad Shah Durrani because with his help Multan became the part of Durrani Empire. He ...
Amir Khusrow
Ab'ul Hasan Yamīn ud-Dīn Khusrau (1253–1325 CE) Hindi अमीर ख़ुसरौ, (Urdu: ابوالحسن یمین‌الدین خسرو‎;, better known as Amīr Khusraw (also Khusrow, Hazrat Khusrow, Ameer Khusru) Dehlawī (meani...
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Malik Maqbul
Malik Maqbul or Khan-i-Jahan Maqbul Tilangani, was the Wazir or Prime Minister of the Delhi Sultanate, in the government of Feroz Shah Tughlaq (1351–1388 CE), in the Indian sub-continent. Initia...
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Battle of Narela
The Battle of Narela took place on 16 January 1757, at Narela, on the outskirts of Delhi, between the Maratha Army lead by Antaji Mankeshwar and an advance column of Ahmad Shah Abdali's army, in whic...
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Jawami ul-Hikayat
Jawāmi ul-Hikāyāt wa Lawāmi' ul-Riwāyāt (also transcribed Djami al-Hikayat and Jami al-Hikayat) (جوامع الحکایات و لوامع الروایات) is a famous collection of Persian anecdotes written in the early 13th ...
Ikhtiyaruddin Ghazi Shah
Ikhtiyaruddin Ghazi Shah (reigned 1349–1352) was an independent sultan of Sonargaon.
Ikhtiyaruddin was the son and successor of Fakhruddin Mubarak Shah. During his reign in 1350, he lost Chi...
Sa'adat Khan Swati
Sa'adat Khan Swati was the administrator of Pakhli in what is now (Hazara Division), in North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan,during the reign of Durranis, in the 18th century AD/CE. He was such an...
Tajuddin Yildoz
Taj al-Din Yildiz (also spelled Yaldiz, Yildoz, and Yalduz, Persian: تاج‌الدین ییلدز‎) was a Turkic slave commander of the Ghurids, who, after the of Sultan Mu'izz al-Din Muhammad, became the ru...
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Mikalids
The Milakid family, also known as the Mikalis, was a prominent Iranian aristocratic family of Khorasan from the 9th century to the 11th century. They were descended from the pre-Islamic nobility of Sa...
Qila Mubarak
Qila Mubarak (Punjabi: ਕ਼ਿਲਾ ਮੁਬਾਰਕ, Hindi: क़िला मुबारक, Urdu: قلعہ مبارک‎), is a historical monument in the heart of the city of Bathinda in India. It has been in existence from 9...
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Papadu
Papadu (also known as Papanna) (died 1710) was a highwayman and social bandit of early-18th century India who rose from humble beginnings to become a folklore hero. His deeds have been described by hi...
Ghaznavids
CEThe Ghaznavid dynasty (Persian: غزنویان‎) was a Persianate Muslim dynasty of Turkic mamluk origin at their greatest extent ruling large parts of Persia, much of Transoxania, and the ...
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Khirki Masjid
Khirki Masjid, approached from the Khirki village in South Delhi and close to the Satpula or the seven arched bridge on the edge of southern wall of Jahapanah (the fourth city of Medieval Delhi), was ...
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Moth Ki Masjid
Moth Ki Masjid is a mosque located in Delhi, and was built in 1505 by Wazir Miya Bhoiya, Prime Minister during the reign of Sultan Sikander Lodi (1517–26). It was a new type of mosque develope...
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Lodi dynasty
The Lodi dynasty (Lodhi) (Persian: لودی‎) was an Afghan (Pashtun) dynasty that ruled parts of northern India and Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of modern-day Pakistan, from 1451 to 1526....
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