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Mughal war of succession (1707–1709)

After the death of Aurangzeb, there were three official contenders to the Mughal throne – Prince Muhammad Azam, Muhammad Muazzam, also called Shah Alam and Bahadur Shah I, and Kam Bakhsh. It…

Abdur Rahim Khan-i-Khanan, a short biography

Abdul Rahim Khan-i-Khanan, one of the most distinguished nobles of Emperor Akbar’s court, was born on December 17, 1556, in Delhi (Mughal Empire). He was noted for his military prowess as well…

Sultan Alp Arslan and Malik Shah I statues at the Independence Monument in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Sultan Alp Arslan, a short biography

Sultan Alp Arslan was the second Sultan of the Great Seljuk Empire. Born as Muhammad ibn Daud, Alp Arslan was the son of Chagri Beg and the nephew of Sultan Tughril, who…

Allama Muhammad Iqbal, a short biography

Noted British Indian Muslim thinker, philosopher and Urdu poet Allama Muhammad Iqbal was born on November 9, 1877, in Sialkot, Punjab, British India (in present-day Pakistan). Iqbal has been defined as one…

Chronological list of the battles fought by the Rashidun Caliphate

Here is the chronological list of the battles that were fought by the Rashidun Caliphate between 633 CE and 661 CE. The list does NOT include the Ridda Wars. April 633 CEBattle…