Qutb al-Din Aibek


Qutb al-Din Aibek

Historical dictionary of Medieval India. . 2011.

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  • Aibek, Qutb al-Din — (? 1210)    A slave of the Ghaurid prince Mu izz al Din Muhammad and appointed by him to administer conquered territories in India after the overthrow of Prithviraja III in the second battle of Tarain (1192). Aibak occupied Delhi, which had held… …   Historical dictionary of Medieval India

  • Iltutmish, Sultan Shams al-Din — (? 1236)    A scion of an Il bari noble family of Central Asia, Iltutmish was reportedly sold away by his jealous brothers to a slave merchant who in turn sold him to Qutb al Din Aibek, then a slave officer of Muizz al Din Muhammad Ghauri. Having …   Historical dictionary of Medieval India

  • Qubacha, Nasir al-Din — (? 1227)    A slave officer of Muham mad Ghauri (1173 1206) who was married to two of the daughters of Qutb al Din Aibek (1206 1210). He seized Uchch and Multan on Aibek s death (1210). After Yildiz was defeated by Iltutmish at Tarain (1215),… …   Historical dictionary of Medieval India

  • Yildiz, Taj al-Din — (? 1216)    Yildiz was a slave of Muhammad Ghauri. He proclaimed himself a sultan at Ghazni on his master s death in 1206. Yildiz adopted a conciliatory attitude toward Qutb al Din Aibek (1206 1210), who had made himself the independent ruler of… …   Historical dictionary of Medieval India

  • Muhammad Ghauri, Sultan Muizz al-Din — (? 1206)    He was the younger brother of Sultan Ghiyas al Din Ghauri who handed over the government of Ghazni to him in 1173. Beginning with a campaign against the Qaramitah of Multan in 1175, Muhammad Ghauri brought the whole of Punjab under… …   Historical dictionary of Medieval India

  • 'Ala al-Din Jani —    A Turkish noble of Qutb al Din Aibak (1206 1210) who belonged to a ruling family of Central Asia and who sided with Iltutmish (1211 1236) in the latter s tussle with Aibek s son Aram Shah for succession. Iltutmish assigned him Lakhnauti with… …   Historical dictionary of Medieval India

  • Muhammad of Ghor — Muizz ud din Muhammad bin Sām Sultan of the Ghorid Empire Sultan Shahab ud din Muhammad Ghori …   Wikipedia

  • Ghaurids —    The ruling family of Ghaur (the mountainous region east of Herat) that belonged to the Shansbani clan. The Ghaurids had their capital at Firuz Koh, and they emerged as a power to be reckoned with in the early decades of the 12th century. In… …   Historical dictionary of Medieval India

  • Hasan Nizami —    He is sometimes also referred to as Sadr al Din Muhammad bin Hasan al Nizami. A native of Nishapur, Hasan Nizami appears to have migrated to Delhi prior to 1205 1206. He was commissioned in that year to write a record of the deeds of Muizz al… …   Historical dictionary of Medieval India

  • Ajmer —    Capital of the Chahamana kingdom of Sambhar, which dominated the territory constituting the present day state of Rajasthan until 1192. After their victory over Prithviraja III in 1192, the Ghaurids occupied Ranthambhor but Ajmer was restored… …   Historical dictionary of Medieval India


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