Sher Shah Suri- The Afghan Revival

Sher Shah Suri: Sher Shah is rated as one of the greatest rulers of India. He overthrew the Mughal rule in A.D. 1540 and once again revived the Aghan rule. Born in A.D. 1472, in the family of a jagirdar of Sasaram in Bihar and named as Farid. He went to Jaunpur, which was in those days a seat of Islamic learning and acquired knowledge in both Arabic and Persian. Later he returned to Bihar and managed his father’s jagir efficiently. He once killed a tiger and the governor of Bihar (Bahar Khan Lodi) conferred the title of Sher Khan … Continue reading Sher Shah Suri- The Afghan Revival