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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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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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...
Apraca
The Apracas (also known as Avacas) were an Eastern Iranic people and Scythian ruling dynasty of Western Pakistan. The Apraca capital, known as Apracapura (also Avacapura), was located in Bajaur, Khyb...
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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 ...
Malik Ayaz
Malik Ayaz, son of Aymáq Abu'n-Najm, was a Turkish slave from Georgia who rose to the rank of officer and general in the army of Sultan Mahmud of Ghazni (also known as Mahmud Ghaznavi). His rise to po...
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Salwa Kingdom
Salwa is a kingdom grouped among the western kingdoms in the epic Mahabharata. It is close to Madra Kingdom as both are mentioned together in many places. Saubha is its capital. Martikavati (alias Mat...
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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Shah Shujah Durrani
Shuja Shah Durrani (also known as Shāh Shujāʻ, Shah Shujah, Shoja Shah, Shujah al-Mulk) (c. November 4, 1785 – April 5, 1842) was ruler of the Durrani Empire from 1803 to 1809. He then ruled from 1839...
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Ror dynasty
The Ror dynasty (Sindhi: روهڙا راڄ) ruled from Rori, the capital of Sindh now town of Sukkur, Pakistan, which was built by Dhaj, Ror Kumar, a Ror Kshatriya, in the 5th century BCE. Rori has been known...
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Gandhara Kingdom
Gandhara is a kingdom grouped among the western kingdoms in the epic Mahabharata. The epic Ramayana also mentions it as a western kingdom. Gandhara prince Shakuni was the root of all the conspiracies ...
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Kidarites
The Kidarite (Chinese: Jiduolo) were a dynasty of the "Ki" clan, probably originating from the Hara Huna Kingdom. They were part of the complex of Iranian-speaking tribes known collectively as Xionite...
Rai Dynasty
Rai (c. AD 489–690) was a dynasty of Sindh, in modern Pakistan. The influence of the Rai Empire extended from Kashmir in the east, Makran and Debal port (modern Karachi) in the west, Surat port...
Habbari dynasty
The Habbari dynasty ruled the Abbasid province of Greater Sindh from 841 to 1024. The region became semi-independent under the Arab ruler Aziz al-Habbari in 841 CE, though nominally remaining part of ...
Sivi Kingdom
Sivi (alias Sibi, Shibi, Shivi) is mentioned as a kingdom and as the name of a king in the epic Mahabharata. Probably there was a Sivi king who became famous as Sivi or the kingdom itself may be named...
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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Sayyid dynasty
The Sayyid dynasty was the fourth dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate from 1414 to 1451. They succeeded the Tughlaq dynasty and ruled that sultanate until they were displaced by the Lodi dynasty.This famil...
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Sultan Ghari
Sultan Ghari (Hindi: सुल्तान ग़ारी, Urdu: سلطان غاری‎) was the first Islamic Mausoleum (tomb) built in 1231 AD for Prince Nasiru'd-Din Mahmud, eldest son of Iltumish, in the “funerary la...
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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...