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…

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…