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List of Provincial Kingdoms before and after the Sultanate period

26-FEB-2018 10:17
    List of Provincial Kingdoms before and after the Sultanate period

    The Medieval Period of Indian History comprises a long period, spanning from the fall of the Gupta Empire to the rise and decline of Delhi Sultanate as well as the rise of the Mughal Empire. Before 12th century AD, northern India was governed by regional empire and they fight with each other to protect their regional empire which was sometimes accompanied by invasion as well. But after 12 century AD, Muhammed Ghauri successfully occupied Delhi and laid the foundation of Muslim rule in India.

    List of Provincial Kingdoms before and after the Sultanate period

    Kingdom

    Capital

    Important ruler

    Gurjara-Pratihara

         Kannauj

    1. Harichandra (Founder)

    2. Nagabhatta I

    3. Vatsaraja

    4. Nagabhatta II

    5. Mihir Bhoja

    6. Mahendrapala I

    7. Mahipala

    8. Mahindrapala I

    9. Rajyapala

    10. Yashpala

    Palas

    Bikrampur,Pataliputra

    Gauda, Monghyr (Devapala), Somapura (Dharampala), Mahipal in present-day Murshidabad district (Mahipala) Ramavati in Varendra (Ramapala and successors)

    1. Gopala (Founder)

    2. Dharmapala

    3. Devapala

    4. Narayanpala

    5. Mahipala

    6. Ramapala

    7. Kumarpala

    8. Madanpala

     

    Rashtrakutas

    Manyakheta

    1. Dantidurga

    2. Krishna I

    3. Govinda II        

    4. Dhruva Dharavarsha

    5. Govinda III       

    6. Amoghavarsha 

    7. Krishna II        

    8. Indra III  

    9. Amoghavarsha II       

    10. Govinda IV     

    11. Amoghavarsha III    

    12. Krishna III     

    13. Khottiga        

    14. Karka II

    15. Indra IV

    Sena of Bengal

    Nabadwip

    1.  Vijaysena

    2. Ballalasena

    3. Lakshmanasena

    Gahadavals of Kannauj

    Varanasi and Kanyakubja

    1. Chandradeva

    2. Madanapala

    3. Govindachandra

    4. Vijayachandra

    5. Jaichandra

    Chahmanas or Chauhana of Shakambari

    Shakambhari

    1. Vasudeva

    2. Govindraja

    3. Chandraraja

    4. Vakpatiraja

    5. Simharaja

    6. Vigraharaja II

    7. Durlabhraja II

    8. Govindaraja II

    9. Prithviraja I

    10. Ajayraja II

    11. Arnoraja

    12. Vigraharaja IV

    13. Someshvara

    14. Prithviraja III

    Kalachuris of Tripuri

    Tripuri

    1. Kokalla I

    2. Sankaragana I

    3. Yuvraja I

    4. Lakshmanaraja

    5. Sankaragana II

    6. Yuvaraja II

    7. Kokalla II

    8. Gangeydeva

    9. Lakshmikarna

    10. Yashkarna

    Paramaras of Malwa

    Dhar

    1. Krishnaraja

    2. Siyaka II

    3. Vakpati Munja

    4. Sinhraja

    5. Bhoj Paramara

    6. Jaysimha

    7. Udayaditya

    8. Mahak Deo

    Shah Mir Dynasty of Kashmir

    Kashmir

    1. Shah Mirza or Sams-ud-Din (Founder)

    2. Jamshed

    3. Alau-ud-Din

    4. Shahab-ud-Din

    5. Qutub-ud-Din

    6. Sikandar Butshikan

    7. Alishah

    8. Zain-ul-Abdin

    9. Haidershah

    10. Hassanshah

    11. Mohammadshah

    12. Fatehshah

    13. Fatehshah

    14. Ibrahimshah

    15. Nazukshah

    Sisodia Dynasty of Mewar

    Chittoor

    1. Rana Hamir

    2. Rana Kumbha

    3. Rana Sanga

    4. Rana Pratap

    Rathore Dynasty of Mewar

    Jodhpur

    1. Rao Chunda Rao Jhodha

    2. Maldeva

    Kachhawaha Dynasty of Amberor Amer

    Ajmer

    1. Dulla Ram Hammir Deva

    Muzaffarshahi Dynasty of Gujarat

    Anhilwada (Now Ahmedabad)

    1. Zafar Khan or Muzaffar Khan

    2. Ahmad Shah I Mahmud Begra

    3. Bahadur Shah Ilyas Shah Alau-ud-din Shah

    Sultanate of Bengal

    Gaud

    1. Ilyas Shah Alau-ud-din Shah

    Suryavansi of Gajapati Dynasty in Orissa

    Jajnagar

    1. Kapilendra

    Khilji Dynasty of Malwa

    Mandu

    1. Dilawar Khan Ghori

    2. Mahmud Khilji

    Sharqi Dynasty of Jaunpur

    Jaunpur

    1. Malik Sarwar

    2. Ibrahim Shah Sharqi

    Ahom Dynasty of Kamrup and Assam

    Charaideo (Later Charqua)

    1. Sukapha

    2. Suhungmung

    Farukki Dynasty of Karandesh

    Burhanpur

    1.  Malik Raja Farukki

    2. Malik Raja Farukki

    Bahmani Kingdom of Karnatak

    Gulbarga (Later Bidar)

    1. Hasan Gangu Bahman Shah

    2. Firoz Shah

    3. Ahmad Shah I

    Vijaynagar Kingdom

    Hastinavati or Hampi

    1. Harihara and Bukka (Founder)

    Sangam Dynasty

     

    Penugonda

    1.  Harihara I

    Suluva Dynasty

    1. Narasimha Suluva

    Tuluva Dynasty

    1.  Vira Narasimha

    2. Krishnadeva Raya

    Aravidu Dynasty

    Thirumala

    After the downfall of the Gupta Empire in the middle of the 6th century, North India was split into several independent kingdoms. The northern and western regions of India passed into the hands of a dozen or more feudatory states. Due to this internecine struggle between a numbers of dynasties gave space to the Muslims invader to spread over northern India.

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