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  1. Ahmednagar is a city in the state of Maharashtra, India, on the left bank of the river S'na, about 100 km southeast of Pune.
  2. Ahmednagar is a station on the loop line of the Great Indian Peninsula railway, 218 m.
  3. Ahmednagar was incorporated in the Mogul empire in 1598, Bijapur in 1686, and Golconda in 1688.
  4. Ahmednagar was one of the parts of the Deccan which became subject to the Nizam and remained in his hands till his death in 1748.
  5. Ahmednagar (often shortened to Nagar) is located about 117 km (73 miles) northeast of Pune in a predominantly agricultural district.

Nizam Shah

  1. Ramaraya's skull was taken by Nizam Shah to Ahmednagar and was fitted to the spout of a drain that opened out of the fort.


  1. The kingdoms of Ahmednagar, Bijapur and Golkunda were also made to pay a tribute to the emperor.


  1. He had united with the ruler of Ahmednagar and came out in open rebellion against the emperor.
  2. In 1595, Ibrahim Shah, the ruler of Bijapur was killed in a severe general action about 40 miles from Ahmednagar[8].


  1. He died in Ahmednagar on Friday, February 20 1707 at the age of 88, having outlived many of his children.

Bahmani Sultanate

  1. With the breakup of the Bahmani Sultanate, Ahmad established a new sultanate in Ahmednagar, also known as Nizam Shahi dynasty.


  1. In 1547, the Shah sent his ambassador to Ahmednagar and through him it is believed that this diamond again came back to India, the land of its origin.


  1. During his confinement by the British at Ahmednagar Fort, Nehru wrote the famous book The Discovery of India.
  2. The capturing of the Ahmednagar fort in 1803, proved British supremacy in the Deccan.
  3. He was arrested with the entire Congress Working Committee on August 9, 1942 and transported to a maximum security prison at a fort in Ahmednagar.


  1. At that time, Shahaji was a regent for the young Nizam of Ahmednagar.
  2. One time the great Bahadur Shah marched against Burhan and stayed in the fort of Ahmednagar for a few months.

Adil Shah

  1. The prominent Maratha families mentioned above were serving under the Nizam Shah of Ahmednagar and Adil Shah of Bijapur.


  1. The Committee was imprisoned in a fort-turned-prison in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, separate from Gandhi, who was imprisoned in Pune.

Shah Jahan

  1. A major revolt for Shah Jahan came in the year 1628 by Khan Jahan Lodi, who united with the ruler of Ahmednagar and revolted.


  1. On receipt of this letter, Aurangzeb is said to have invited Guru Gobind Singh to meet in Ahmednagar[19], but Aurangzeb died before Gobind Singh arrived.


  1. In 1596, when Bahudar Shah of Ahmednagar sultanate granted Maloji Bhosale(grandfather of Shivaji) Poona and Supa, the fort of Purandhar was included as well.

Muslim Rulers

  1. And there were many Muslim rulers like the Adilshahis at Bijapur, the Nizamshahis at Ahmednagar (Berar), the Qutubshahis at Golkonda (Hyderabad), etc.


  1. Shivaji invaded Ahmednagar twice during this period,in 1657 & 1665,& his army continued to harass the Mughals all through.
  2. With the help of these Maratha Chiefs, Malik Ambar had captured Ahmednagar Fort and town from the Mughals.


  1. At this time the major players in the Deccan were the Nizamshahs of Ahmednagar, Mughals of Delhi and the Adilshah of Bijapur.
  2. This stone remained in the possession of the Nizam Shahi dynasty of Ahmednagar and the Qutb Shah dynasty of Golkunda in the Deccan for a period of 109 years.
  3. Shah Tehmasp of Iran sent the Koh-i-Noor along with other precious gifts to Burhan Nizam Shah of Ahmednagar (Deccan).


  1. Shahaji attempted to build on the ruins of the Nizamshahi kingdom of Ahmednagar, but was defeated by a combined force of the Mughals and Adilshah in 1636.
  2. When the Mughals and Adilshah completed their conquest of the Nizamshahi kingdom of Ahmednagar in 1636, Shahaji was forced to leave the region around Pune.
  3. Shahaji had donated a huge piece of land to Shaha-Sharif Durga of Ahmednagar.


  1. When the Nizam of Ahmednagar and Qutbshah of Golconda sought Rama Raya's help against Bijapur, Rama Raya secured the Raichur doab for his benefactors.
  2. Even the Muslim rulers of Golconda and Ahmednagar in south India sent envoys to the court of Shah Tehmasp of Iran.[136] 98.
  3. The combined armies of the three kingdoms defeated the partnership between Nizamshah of Ahmednagar and the Qutbshah of Golconda.


  1. By the time Shivaji began his military career, power in the region was shared by three Sultanates - Bijapur, Ahmednagar, and Golconda.
  2. During the period of Shivaji's birth, the power in Deccan was shared by three Sultanates - Bijapur, Ahmednagar, and Golconda.
  3. His mother was Jijabai.Before Bijapur, Shahaji was a jagirdar of the Nizam of Ahmednagar.


  1. They became independent states during the breakup of the Bahmani Sultanate: Bijapur, Ahmednagar and Berar in 1490, Bidar in 1492, and Golconda in 1512.
  2. In the time of Shah Jahan, the Deccan had been controlled by three Muslim kingdoms: Ahmednagar, Bijapur and Golconda.
  3. After 1518 the sultanate broke up into five states, Ahmednagar, Berar, Bidar, Bijapur, and Golconda, known collectively as the Deccan sultanates.


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