Tag Archives: Humayun

The Forgotten Bairam Khan

History has deliberately tried to forget Bairam Khan Is it owing to later years differences between Akbar and Bairam Khan? A representation Bairam Khan-a Persian Turk. He was a powerful statesman and regent at the courts of the Mughal emperors … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts of History-Assorted (2) – Famous Wives, Daughters and Sisters of Important Historical Figures

1. Shah Turkan w/o Shams-ud-din Iltutmish and m/o Rukn ud din Firuz-was a Turkish hand-maid, and the head [woman] of all the Sultan’s (Iltutmish’s) haram. She manipulated to prefix the title of Khudawand-i-Jahan to her name and rise to the … Continue reading

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Shahzadi Khanzada Begum-A Shahzadi with a Twisted Life

Shahzadi Khanzada Begum was dead. Humayun, her nephew grieved for her sorely and felt guilty that he was unable to provide comfort to his well-wishing Phuphi (Aunt) as was on his flight after Sher Shah defeated him. Khanzada Begum died … Continue reading

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Tardi Beg Khan

Tardi Beg Khan was a military commander in the 16th century in Mughal India. He served under the Mughal Emperors Humayun and Akbar. He was part of Humayun’s forces when they retreated from India after the siege by Sher Shah. … Continue reading

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