The Bahmani Kingdom – indian History

Last updated on December 7, 2023

THE BAHMANI KINGDOM

➮ The Bahmani kingdom was founded by Zafar Khan in 1347.
➮ Zafar Khan took in title of Alauddin Hasan Bahman Shah.
➮ The capital of the Bahmani kingdom was at Gulbarga.
➮ Gulbarga was renamed as Ahsanabad.
➮ The greatest Bahmani ruler was Tajuddin Firoz Shah.
➮ Firoz Shah was a good calligraphist and poet and often composed extempore verses.
➮ According to Farishta, Firoz Shah was well versed not only in Persian, Arabic and Turkish but also in Telugu, Kannada and Marathi.
➮ The most remarkable step taken by Firoz Shah Bahmani was the induction of Hindus in the administration on a large scale, particularly, Deccani Brahmans in the revenue administration.
➮ Firoz Shah Bahmani encouraged the Pursuit of astronomy and built an observatory near Daulatabad.
➮ Chaul and Dabhol were main ports of Bahmani Kingdom.
➮ Firoz Shah Bahmani married a daughter of Deva Raya-I of Vijayanagar.
➮ In 1419 Firoz Shah Bahmani was defeated by Devaraya-I.

TOWNS AND FOUNDERS

Towns Founder Daulatabad Muhammad-bin- Tughlaq
Pataliputra Udayan Allahabad Akbar
Jaunpur Firoz Tughlaq Siri Alauddin Khilji
Jodhpur Rao Jodha Jaipur Sawai Raja Jai Singh
Hyderabad Md. Quli Qutub Shah Srinagar Ashoka
Ahmedabad Ahmad Shah Khizrabad Khizr Khan
Hoshangabad Husang Shah

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