Fīrūz Shāh Tughluq
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Fīrūz Shāh Tughluq is the name used in modern sources for Fīrūz Shāh (r. 752–90/1351–88), the regnal title of the third sultan in the Tughluq dynasty, which began with Ghiyāth al-Dīn Tughluq (r. 720–4/1320–4, according to Jackson, 330–1) and lasted until the reign of Nāṣir al-Dīn Maḥmūd Tughluq (r. 796–815/1394–1412). Fīrūz Shāh’s father was named Rajab, the brother of Ghiyāth al-Dīn Tughluq, who served as commander of the army (sipāh-sālār). Ghiyāth al-Dīn Tughluq arranged for his marriage to the daughter of the Rājā Rānmal Bhattī, a Hindu landowner of Dīpālpūr,…

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Auer, Blain, “Fīrūz Shāh Tughluq”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Everett Rowson. Consulted online on 20 October 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_27836>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 9789004335745, 2017, 2017-5



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