Razia, the Only Muslim Woman Ruler of India. She was Born on October 1205 in Budaun, Mughal empress Razia Sultana was given the name Raziyya al-Din upon birth. She became the only women ruler of Delhi Sultanate in Mughal era to make such history.
Iltutmish introduced Silver Tanka and Copper Jital, the two coins of the Delhi Sultanate. The coins prior to Iltutmish were introduced by the invaders which bear the Sanskrit characters and even Bull and Shivalinga. Iltutmish was the first to introduce a “Pure Arabic Coin” in India.
Which battle did open the Delhi area to Muhammad Ghori?
The Battles of Tarain, also known as the Battles of Taraori, were fought in 1191 and 1192 near the town of Tarain (Taraori), near Thanesar in present-day Haryana, approximately 150 kilometres north of Delhi, India, between a Ghurid force led by Mu'izz al-Din and a Chauhan Rajput army led by Prithviraj Chauhan.
To take care of the conquered lands, Muhmmad Ghori left behind his trusted General
Ghori treated his slaves very nicely and sometimes with as much affection as a father would have for his son. One of his slaves was Qutb-ud-din Aibak. With the time, he rose through the ranks to become the most trusted general of Ghori. His greatest military successes occurred while working directly under Ghori's leadership. He was left with independent charge of Indian campaigns and thus became the first Muslim emperor of Northern India. He also established Turkish rule in India and made Delhi and Lahore his capital cities.
The first Sultan who requested and obtained letters of investiture from the Caliph (Khalifa) was
The first Sultan who requested and obtained letters of investiture from the Khalifa was Iltutmish. The government established by the Turks was a compromise between Islamic Political Ideas and institutions on the one hand and the existing Rajput System of Government on the other.