- Yaqut, Jamal al-Din
- (?-1240)A slave military officer of Abyssinian origin who already enjoyed a considerable position by the time Raziya (1236-1240) ascended the throne. Impressed by Yaqut's ability, Raziya promoted him to the position of amir-i akhur and also entitled him amir al-umara (chief amir). This was resented by senior slave officers, in particular by Ikhtiyar al-Din Aitegin, who, jointly with Altunia, the governor of Tabarhind, started a revolt while Raziya was campaigning against the rebellious governor of Lahore. The rebels seized Yaqut and put him to death in 1240.
Historical dictionary of Medieval India. Iqtidar Alam Khan. 2011.
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