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Sultan Iltutmish: Career and Difficulties | Turkish Sultans | India

In this article we will discuss about the career of Sultan Iltutmish and difficulties faced by him. Iltutmish was the first real Turkish Sultan of Delhi. He was recognised as such not by any Sultan of Ghur but by the Khalifa. Besides, he succeeded in killing both Yildiz and Qabacha, the claimants of suzerain power of Delhi, consolidated the Turkish [...]

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Successors of Sultan Iltutmish | Turkish Sultans | India

The following points highlight the top five successors of Sultan Iltutmish. They are: 1. Rukn-Ud-Din Firoz Shah 2. Sultana Raziyya 3. Muizzudin Bahram Shah 4. Ala-Ud-Din Masud Shah 5. Nasir-Ud-Din Mahmud Shah. Successor # 1. Rukn-Ud-Din Firoz Shah: The eldest and the ablest son of Iltutmish had died in 1229 A.D. His next son, Firoz, was lazy, pleasure-loving and irresponsible. [...]

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7 Historic Invasions of Foreign Forces on India | History

1. Invasions of Arab in the Eleventh Century: Hajjaj, the Muslim governor of Iraq sent a powerful army under the command of his nephew and son-in-law Muhammad-Bin-Qasim in 711 A.D. to attack Sindh. The religious zeal of the Arabs, the desire to extend the empire and the allurement of wealth through conquest were primary reasons of this attack though a [...]

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