The Slave Dynasty (1206 – 1290)

Slave Dynasty Important Facts: Mohammed Ghori had no son to succeed him and so after his death, his able slave and viceroy Qutb-ud-din Aibak declared himself his successor in A.D. 1206. The period from A.D. 1206-1290 is known as the period of the Delhi Sultanate. The period after Mohammed Ghori’s death is called the period of the slave Dynasty because most of the early Sultans were slaves. Qutbuddin Aibak (1206-1210): Turk of Aibak tribe – Turkish mean “Lord of the Moon”. Received from Mahmud of Ghur a deed of Manumission (freeing himself from slave status) & Chatr (Sovereign). Laksh-baksh (giver … Continue reading The Slave Dynasty (1206 – 1290)