Swami Vivekananda

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Vivekananda was born Narendranath Datta (shortened to Narendra or Naren) in a Bengali Kayastha family on 12th January 1863. He was born at his ancestral home in Calcutta during the Makar Sankranti festival. His father, Vishwanath Datta, was an attorney at the…

Salman Khan

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Salman Khan was born on 27 December 1965 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. He is 53 Years old. Salman Khan is 5’7” tall. Early Life and background Salman Khan is the eldest son of screenwriter Salim Khan and his first wife Sushila Charak….

Babur

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Early Life Babur was born in 1494 in Fergana (Uzbekistan) to ruler of small Mughal principality. He was descended from Timur from his father side and Chingiz Khan from his mother side. Timur conquered and looted Delhi in 1398. So, Babur later…

Maratha Empire

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The Maratha Empire or the Maratha Confederacy was ruled much of the Indian subcontinent in the 17th and 18th century. The Maratha Empire started in 1674 with the coronation of Shivaji Bhonsle and ended in 1818 with the defeat of Peshwa Bajirao II. The rise of Marathas empire signal the…

Delhi Sultanate

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The Delhi Sultanate was a Muslim Turkish and Afghan sultanate based in Delhi that ruled over large parts of the Indian subcontinent for 320 years (1206–1526). Five dynasties ruled over the Delhi Sultanate sequentially: The Mamluk dynasty (1206–90) The Khalji dynasty (1290–1320) The Tughlaq dynasty (1320–1414) The Sayyid dynasty (1414–51) The Lodi dynasty (1451–1526) The sultanate is noted for being one…

History Of Indian Subcontinent

History Of Indian Subcontinent

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This Blog is dedicated to systematical study of the history of Indian Subcontinent. This includes the prehistoric settlements and societies in the Indian subcontinent; the advancement of civilisation from the Indus Valley Civilisation to the eventual blending of the Indo-Aryan culture to form the Vedic Civilisation; the rise of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism; the onset of…