Bahmani Kingdom

Alauddin Hasan Bahman Shah(1347-58):-

He was also known as Hasan Gangu.He founded the Bahmani kingdom with its capital at Gulbarga (First capital)

Tajuddin Firoz Shah (1397-1422):-

 

The greatest among them all. He was determined to make Deccan the culture centre in india. He inducted large number of  Hindus in the administration on large scale.He paid much attention to the ports of his kingdom. Chaul and Dabhol which attracted trade ships from Persian Gulf and Red Sea.

Ahmad Shah Wali(1422-35):-

Transferred the capital from Gulbarga to Bidar.

Break up of Bahamani empire  into 5 kingdoms.

1.Kindom:-Berar

Year:-1484

Founder:-Fataullah Imahd Shah

Dynasty:-Imad Shahi

Annexation(by):-1574 (Ahmadnagar)

 

2.Kindom:-Bijapur

Year:-1489

Founder :-Yusuf Adil Shah

Dynasty:-Adil Shahi

Annexation(by):-1686(Aurangzeb)

 

3.Kindom:-Ahmadnagar

Year:-1490

Founder:-Malik Ahmad

Dynasty:-NizamShahi

Annexation(by):-1633 (Shah Jahan)

 

4.Kindom:-Golconda

Year:-1518

Founder:-Quli Qutub Shah

Dynasty:-Qutub  Shahi

Annexation(by):-1687(Aurangzeb)

 

5.Kindom:-Bidar

Year:-1526-27

Founder:-Amir Ali Barid

Dynasty:-Barid Shahi

Annexation(by):-1610 (Bijapur)

 

 1 Ibrahim Adil Shah,the greatest ruler of Adil Shahi dynasty,introduced Dakhini in place of Persian as court Language.

2 . Gold Gumbaj was built by Muhammad Adil Shah ,it is famous for so called ‘whispering Gallery’

3 . Quli Qutub Shah built the famous Golconda Fort.

4 . Mohammad Quli Qutub Shah was the greatest ruler of Qutub Sahi dynasty and it was he who founded the city of Hyderabad originally  known as Bhagyanagar after the name of the sultan’s favourite Bhagya –mati and he also build the famous Charminar