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AFGHAN ADVENTURER
FREE TRADE
ORIGINAL NAME
NORTHERN INDIA
GRAND TRUNK ROAD
BATTLE
REIGN
RULER
INDIA
PATNA
COIN
SILVER COIN
BABUR
HUMAYUN
SHER SHAH SURI
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Definitions

  1. Sher Shah Suri (1486?-1545) was an Afghan adventurer who ruled northern India in the early 1500's as one of the Suri dynasty.
  2. Sher Shah Suri, the Afghan king, who turned out Humayun from India, also captured Kangra in 1540.
  3. Sher Shah Suri, the Sur king, defeated Humayun in the battle of the Ganges or Bilgram near Kanauj on May 17, 1540. (Web site)
  4. Sher Shah Suri was a visionary ruler and introduced many military and civil reforms. (Web site)
  5. Sher Shah Suri was the first ruler to introduce one rupee silver coin in the country.

Afghan Adventurer

  1. The Kohinoor passed onto Babur's son Humayun, who was dethroned by Sher Shah Suri, an able, Afghan adventurer. (Web site)

Free Trade

  1. Sher Shah Suri took initiatives in improvement of trade by abolishing all taxes which hindered progress of free trade.

Original Name

  1. His original name was Jalal Khan and he was the second son of Sher Shah Suri. (Web site)

Northern India

  1. More Sher Shah Suri (1486?-1545) was an Afghan adventurer who ruled northern India in the early 1500's as one of the Suri dynasty.

Grand Trunk Road

  1. Sher Shah Suri built the longest road of the Indian subcontinent, the Grand Trunk Road, which starts from Calcutta and ends at Peshawar, Pakistan.

Battle

  1. There was a brief interregnum in their rule when Sher Shah Suri defeated and drove out Babar's son Humayun after the battle of Chausa.

Reign

  1. The Mughal Empire ruled northern India for more than three centuries, with a sixteen-year hiatus during the reign of Sher Shah Suri, from 1540 to 1556.

Ruler

  1. The city got its name during the reign of Sher Shah Suri, a ruler from Bihar who also made the only interruption to the long rule of the Mughals.

India

  1. The word Rupiya was coined by Sher Shah Suri during his brief rule of India between (1540 - 1545). (Web site)

Patna

  1. Sher Shah Suri, who became king of India after defeating Humayun, founded the city of Patna on the ruins of ancient Patliputra.
  2. Patna received its current name during the reign of Sher Shah Suri, whose tomb is at Sasaram, a place near Patna.

Coin

  1. The derivative word Rūpaya was used to denote the coin introduced by Sher Shah Suri during his reign from 1540 to 1545.

Silver Coin

  1. The Indian rupee is derived from the Rūpaya, a silver coin introduced by Sher Shah Suri during his reign from 1540 to 1545. (Web site)

Babur

  1. Roughly nine years later his remains were dug back up and re-buried at Bagh-e Babur (Gardens of Babur) in Kabul by Sher Shah Suri on orders by Babur's wife.

Humayun

  1. The return of Humayun to power meant that Bikaner due to its involvement with Sher Shah Suri came into conflict with the Mughals again. (Web site)
  2. Sher Shah Suri defeated Humayun in the battles of Chausa and Kanauj in 1540. (Web site)
  3. However, Humayun retreated to Kabul for a few years from 1543 to 1546 after being defeated by Sher Shah Suri. (Web site)

Sher Shah Suri

  1. Babur and Humayun were the early Mughal rulers followed by a 15-year break in Mughal rule when Sher Shah Suri an Afghan king ruled over Delhi. (Web site)
  2. Sher Shah Suri built the sixth city of Delhi, as well as the old fort known as Purana Qila and the Grand Trunk Road. (Web site)
  3. Humayun, again, with the help from Iranians, restored Mughal rule in India by defeating Islam Shah Suri, the grand son of Sher Shah Suri.

Categories

  1. Politics > Government > Empires > Humayun
  2. Mughal Rule
  3. Politics > Government > Empires > Babur
  4. Money > Currency > Coins > Silver Coin
  5. Patna
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