Friday, May 8, 2009

Last Minute Suggestions-Optional History-Mughal India and Delhi Sultanat

Please refer to the earlier articles published on the two chapters for detailed informations

MUGHAL INDIA
  • Mubarak Khan whose father was killed in the battle of Macchiwara killed Bairam Khan
  • When Hemu captured Delhi Tardi Khan was the governor there
  • The first mention of Tauhid i Ilahi was in Dabistan i Mazahib by Mohsin Fani
  • Diwan i Tan was the official who was in charge of cash salary
  • Increase in the sawar of the mansabdars during emergency was known as mashruta
  • The reserved Armed force was known as Tabinan
  • Total land revenue figures of a village was known as taqsimat
  • Akbar reimposed Jeziyah in 1575 and revoked it in 1580
  • Although the Kangra mission of Jahangir in 1620 was led by Vikramjit Baghela, a Hindu,Jahangir called it a Jihaad
  • Khasrau was captured by Jahangir's forces at Bhairowal
  • Jahangir punished Sufi saint Nizaam Thaneswari
  • In 1543 Sher Shah organized a campaign against Multan to set it free from Biloch tribe
  • Malik Jiwan a Baluchi leader betrayed Dara and helped Aurangzeb to capture him
  • In 1668 Aurangzeb prohibited court dancing,1669 he ordered destruction of temples and in 1679, he imposed Jeziyah
  • Shaikh Sarmad a Sufi saint and associate of Dara was punished by aurangzeb
  • Peter Mundy gives a vivid account of the famine of 1630-32
  • After returning from Deccan Aurangzeb was made the governor of Gujarat in 1644
  • Shah Jahan's army met with Guru Hargovind's army at Kartarpur in 1631. There the guru's force was supported by Painda Khan
  • Shah Jahan started giving land on contractual basis or the Ijara system
  • Some books written by Guru Govind Singh- Nam Mela Puran,Shastar nam puran, Mangal Prakash,Akal ustat,Ukat Vilas,Krishna Avatar,Ram AvatarChandi charittar,Chandi di var,Pakhayama charittar.His autobiography was vaichittar nataka.His letters to Aurangzeb-Zafarnamah
  • Mir Jumla was originally a minister of Abdullah Kutub Shah of Golkunda
  • The Amins collected Jeziyah under Aurangzeb
  • In 1654 Dara was conferred the title sultan buland iqbal
  • Punishing Jujhair Singh Bundella was the first official assignment of Aurangzeb
  • Jahan Ara wrote under the pen name Makhfi
  • Tribute of the autonomous kings was known as peshkash
  • Ashrafi was a gold coin
  • Potugese brought tobacco in India in 16th century
  • Shah rukhi was a silver coin
  • Mir Fathulla Sirazi was a famous scientist
  • Shah Jahan introduced the post of Amin
  • Nahr i Bahist was the canal dug by Shah Jahan
  • Amalguzars gave taqqavi loans
  • Muqaddam and Patwari were the village headmen
  • Capt Avery was a notorious pirate and his prized catch was Ganj i Swai, a ship of Aurangzeb
  • Abdullah Sultan Puri was conferred the title Makhdum ul Mulk by Akbar
  • Ibrahim Adil Shah wrote Kitaab i Nauras.He was popular as Abla baba and also Jagat Guru
  • Maasir i Alamgiri written by Mustaid Khan
  • Faizi translated Lilavati,Sarhandi translated Atharvaveda,Todarmal translated Bhagvata Puarana,Shahbandi translated Rajtarangini and Badaoni translated Ramayana
  • Akbar gave Hari Vijay Suri the title Jagat Guru and Shah Jahan gave Jagannath the title Kavipriya
  • Shalima Begum invented Rose itr
  • Bishandas was sent to Persia by Jahangir to get a portrait of the ruler
  • Man Kautahal was a collection of Man Singh of Gwalior's famous musical works
  • Rajaram looted Akbar's tomb in 1688
  • When Babur was ill some nobles wanted to install Mehdi Khwaja on the throne
  • Guru Amar Das took vigorous steps to abolish sati
  • Guru Hargovind built Akal Takht
DELHI SULTANAT

  • Iltutmish belonged to the Ilbari tribe
  • Nizam ul Mulk Junaidi came into prominence during Iltutmish
  • Fakhruddin was the chief kotwal of Delhi under Balban
  • Apart from Mohd Bin Tughlak Nasir udduin Mahmood too was a great caligraphist
  • Imaduddiin conspired against Balban in 1353-54
  • Balban separated army from civil administration and created arz i mamalik
  • Hauz shamshi was built by Iltutmish
  • Abdullah the grandson of Hlaku Khan invaded India during Jalaluddin Khalji
  • Malik Qabul was the shuhna i mandi under Alauddin
  • Ulugh Khan a mongol accepted Islam under Jalaluddin
  • "Soveregntyis not conferred upon everyone but it is placed on the elect"-Mohd Bin Tughladk
  • Amirana i sadbah revolted in Malwa, Gujaraat and lDaulatabad
  • Mailik Ghazi Shahna wdas the chief aArchitect under Feroz
  • Diwan i amirat was in charge of public works
  • Amir Sirzi wrote Faulad ul faud
  • In Nuh Sipihr Amir Khsrau showers praise on India
  • Zia Naakshbandi translated Sukha Saptati to Tutinamah
  • Dhrupad was Indian in origin
  • Ghuiyat ul Muniya by Malik Shamshuddin Abu Raja was the earliest Persian work on Indian music
  • Niamatnamah was a book on cooking
  • Adilabad and Jahapanah were built by Mohd Bin Tughlak
  • Lodhis borrowed enamelled tiles from Persia
  • Spindle was Indian in origin
  • Dhenkili was a water lifting device
  • Alauddin took the title Yamini Khilafat
  • Bahlol Lodhi invaded Jaunpur in 1484
  • Timur invaded India during Nasiruddin Mahmud Tughlak
  • Jalaluddin's original name was Mlik Firuz
  • Alauddin Shah of Bengal started Satya Pir movement.He patronized Maladhar Basu who translated Bhagvat Purana into Bengali and wrote Srikrishnavijya
  • Jainal Abedin borrowed paper making technology from Samarkand and he was the first sultan to abolish Jeziyah
  • Sikander Shah was known as Aurangzeb of Kashmir
  • In 1320 Mongol leader Dulucha invaded Kashmir
  • Jainal Abedin patronized Jonaraja and Sivaraja
  • Before Islam arrived Kashmir was a seat of Shaivism
  • Malik Mohd Jaisi lived in Jaunpur
  • Jainal Abedin built Jaina lake.He was known as Bud Shah
  • Mahmud Beghara sacked Dwarka as it harbored pirates and he also captured Girnar and Champaner
  • Ahmad Shah built Ahmedabad in 1414
  • Zafar Khan founded Gujarat
  • Ghiyasuddin Iyaz Khalji of Bengal transferred his capital to Lakhnauti from Devkot
  • Kampilendra founded Gajapati dynasty
  • Shungmung was a popular ruler of Assam

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