Khalji dynasty

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The Khalji or Khilji dynasty was a Muslim dynasty which ruled large parts of the Indian subcontinent between 1290 and 1320.wikipedia
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Jalal-ud-din Khalji

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It was founded by Jalal ud din Firuz Khalji and became the second dynasty to rule the Delhi Sultanate of India.
1290-1296; died 19 July 1296) was the founder and first Sultan of the Khalji dynasty that ruled the Delhi Sultanate from 1290 to 1320.

Delhi Sultanate

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It was founded by Jalal ud din Firuz Khalji and became the second dynasty to rule the Delhi Sultanate of India.
Five dynasties ruled over the Delhi Sultanate sequentially: the Mamluk dynasty (1206–90), the Khalji dynasty (1290–1320), the Tughlaq dynasty (1320–1414), the Sayyid dynasty (1414–51), and the Lodi dynasty (1451–1526).

Afghanistan

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The Khaljis were of Turko-Afghan origin: a Turkic people that had settled in Afghanistan before moving to Delhi.
The land also served as the source from which the Kushans, Hephthalites, Samanids, Saffarids, Ghaznavids, Ghorids, Khaljis, Mughals, Hotaks, Durranis, and others have risen to form major empires.

Mongol invasions of India

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The dynasty is known for their faithlessness and ferocity, conquests into the Hindu south, and for successfully fending off the repeated Mongol invasions of India.
The Khalji tribe usurped power from the older Delhi Sultans and began to rapidly project their power into other parts of India.

Laghman Province

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The ancestors of Jalaluddin Khalji had lived in the Helmand and Lamghan regions for over 200 years.
The area later fell to the Ghurids followed by the Khilis and Timurids.

Alauddin Khalji

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Alauddin Khalji was the nephew and son-in-law of Jalal-ud-din.
1296 – 1316)) was the second and the most powerful ruler of the Khalji dynasty that ruled the Delhi Sultanate in the Indian subcontinent.

Ghilji

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The modern Pashto-speaking Ghilzai Afghans are also descendants of Khalaj people; their transformation into an ethnic Afghan group can be dated to earlier than the 16th century.
The most plausible theory suggests that the Ghilji descended from the Khalaj people,, who later formed dynasties like khalji dynasty in india.

Turkic peoples

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The Khaljis were of Turko-Afghan origin: a Turkic people that had settled in Afghanistan before moving to Delhi.
These Turkic dynasties were the Mamluk dynasty (1206–90); the Khalji dynasty (1290–1320); and the Tughlaq dynasty (1320–1414).

Khalaj people

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The Khalaj people in western Iran speak the Khalaj language.
Many Khalajes then went to India and served the sultans of Delhi, in western India and in Bengal, its members were called Khalji and founded a dynasty which ruled Delhi sultanate from 1290 to 1320 and other dynasties in various places as Malwa.

Daulatabad Fort

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He raided the Hindu Deccan peninsula and Deogiri - then the capital of the Hindu state of Maharashtra, looting their treasure.
In 1308, the city was annexed by Sultan Alauddin Khalji of the Delhi Sultanate, which ruled over most of the Indian subcontinent.

Qutbuddin Mubarak Shah

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Following Malik Kafur's death, the amirs installed a six-year-old named Shihab-ud-din Omar as sultan and his teenage brother, Qutb ud din Mubarak Shah, as regent.
A member of the Khalji dynasty, he was a son of Alauddin Khalji.

Mamluk dynasty (Delhi)

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Khaljis were vassals of the Mamluk dynasty of Delhi and served the Sultan of Delhi, Ghiyas ud din Balban.
The Khalji dynasty came into being when Jalal ud din Firuz Khalji overthrew the last of the Slave dynasty rulers, Muiz ud din Qaiqabad, the grandson of Balban, and assumed the throne at Delhi.

1311 massacre of Mongols in the Delhi Sultanate

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In 1311, Alauddin ordered a massacre of between 15,000 and 30,000 Mongol settlers, who had recently converted to Islam, after suspecting them of plotting an uprising against him.
The Khalji dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate was of Turkic ethnicity and had fought several wars against the Mongol invaders from Central Asia.

Koh-i-Noor

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Among these loots was the Warangal loot that included one of the largest known diamond in human history, the Koh-i-noor.
According to his diary, it was acquired by Alauddin Khalji, second ruler of the Khalji dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate, when he invaded the kingdoms of southern India at the beginning of the 14th century and was probably in the possession of Kakatiya dynasty.

Shihabuddin Omar

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1316) was the third Sultan of the Khalji Dynasty of Delhi Sultanate in India.

Tughlaq dynasty

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He would become the first ruler of the Tughluq dynasty.
The Khalji dynasty ruled the Delhi Sultanate before 1320.

Qutb Minar complex

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Among works completed during Khalji dynasty, are Alai Darwaza - the southern gateway of Qutb complex enclosure, the Idgah at Rapri, and the Jamat Khana (Khizri) Mosque in Delhi.
It was built by the second Khalji Sultan of Delhi, Ala-ud-din Khalji in 1311 AD, who also added a court to the pillared to the eastern side.

Alai Darwaza

Among works completed during Khalji dynasty, are Alai Darwaza - the southern gateway of Qutb complex enclosure, the Idgah at Rapri, and the Jamat Khana (Khizri) Mosque in Delhi.
The Alai Darwaza was built by Sultan Alauddin Khalji of the Khalji dynasty in 1311.

List of Sunni dynasties

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Khusro Khan

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After ruling in his own name for less than four years, Mubarak Shah was murdered in 1320 by one of his generals, Khusraw Khan.
After Alauddin's death in 1316, Khusrau Khan managed to kill Alauddin's son and successor as sultan, Qutb ud din Mubarak Shah, ending the Khalji dynasty in 1320.

Muslims

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The Khalji or Khilji dynasty was a Muslim dynasty which ruled large parts of the Indian subcontinent between 1290 and 1320.

Indian subcontinent

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The Khalji or Khilji dynasty was a Muslim dynasty which ruled large parts of the Indian subcontinent between 1290 and 1320.

Helmand Province

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The ancestors of Jalaluddin Khalji had lived in the Helmand and Lamghan regions for over 200 years.

Khalaj language

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The Khalaj people in western Iran speak the Khalaj language.