Tamerlane, popularly known as Timur the Lame, was a Turko Mongol King and the founder of Timurid Dynasty (Timurid Empire). Mughal Emperor Babur, founder of Mughal Empire in India, belonged to the family of Tamerlane. Tamerlane was born in 1336 at Transoxiana near Samarkand. His father was … [Read more...] about History of Tamerlane (Timur the Lame)
History of Medieval India
Qutubuddin Aibak was the Founder of Slave Dynasty (also Mamluk Dynasty, Ghulam Dynasty) in India. In 1206 Muhammad Ghuri died. Hearing the news of his death Qutubuddin Aibak declared himself king of Hindusthan and got Khutba read in his name. As the important rulers of this dynasty were slaves in … [Read more...] about Short Biography of Qutubuddin Aibak
Mahmud Gawan Mahmud Gawan was a powerful minister in the Kingdom of Bahmani. Mahmud Gawan was a native of Gawan village in Persia, but later on he came to India and settled here. He got employment with the Bahmani rulers, and because of his great qualities of head and heart he became a minister of … [Read more...] about Complete biography of Mahmud Gawan (Minister of Bahmani Kingdom)
Who was Ibrahim Lodi? Ibrahim Lodi was the last Sultan of Delhi Sultanate. He was defeated and killed in the First Battle of Panipat fought with Mughal Emperor Babur in 1526. He ascended the throne of Delhi in 1517 A.D., after the death of his father Sikandar Lodi. Soon after his accession to the … [Read more...] about Who was Ibrahim Lodi
Malik Kafur was the slave general of Sultan Alauddin Khilji who had won for him the Deccan territories of Warangal, Devgiri, Madura and Dwarasamudra, etc. Alauddin Khilji was the Sultan of Dehli. Malik Kafur was originally a Hindu slave who fell into the hands of the Muslims at Cambay after the … [Read more...] about Who was Malik Kafur?