Tughlaks

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Tughlaks

 

a dynasty of rulers of the Sultanate of Delhi in India from 1320 to 1413. The founder was Ghiyas-ud-Din in Tughlak, who ruled from 1320 to 1325, and the most important ruler was Muhammad Tughlak, who ruled from 1325 to 1351. Internecine feudal strife broke out after the reign of Firuz Shah Tughlak, who ruled from 1351 to 1388. In 1414, after the death of the last Tughlak, Nasir-ud-Din Mahmud, in 1413, power in Delhi passed to the Sayyids.

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