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…

Razia Sultan

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Early Life Itutmish died in April 1236 and after his death struggle to succeed him started. Nassiruddin Mahmud was the was eldest and most capable son of Itutmish, but he died in the year 1229 before Iltutmish. Iltutmish considered other son  Ruknuddin…

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…