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  Humayun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Humayun was thus left in possession of his father's recent conquests, which were in dispute with the Indian Afghans under Sher Shah, governor of Bengal and an ethnic Afghan from Eastern India, and his ally, the Lodi dynasty.
Humayun died in 1556 from injuries sustained after falling down a flight of stairs while descending from the second floor of his library to answer the muezzin call to prayer.
Humayun's Tomb, built by his widow after his death in the south of Delhi, is a precursor to the Taj Mahal in style and one of the finest of all the Mughal monuments in India.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Humayun   (468 words)

 Encyclopedia article: Humayun   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Humayun (March 6, 1508 - February 22, 1556), second Mughal Emperor (additional info and facts about Mughal Emperor), and ruled in India (A republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947) from 1530-1540 and 1555-1556.
Humayun died in 1556 from injuries sustained after falling down a flight of stairs while descending from the second floor of his library to answer the muezzin (The Muslim official of a mosque who summons the faithful to prayer from a minaret five times a day) call to prayer.
Humayun's greatest architectural feat was his Din-Panah (Refuge of Religion) citadel at Delhi (A city in north central India) which was destroyed by Sher Shah.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/hu/humayun.htm   (369 words)

 Encyclopedia: Humayun   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Humayuns tomb is surrounded by gardens insected by watercourses Humayuns tomb side view Humayuns Tomb visited by Condoleezza Rice during a March 2005 visit Humayuns tomb is a complex of buildings of Mughal architecture located in Delhi.
Humayun was thus left in possession of his fathers recent conquests, which were in dispute with the Indian Afghans under Sher Shah, governor of Bengal.
The tomb of Humayun is one of the finest Mogul monuments in the neighborhood of Delhi, and it was here that the last of the Moguls, Bahadur Shah, was captured by Major Hodson in 1857.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Humayun   (1926 words)

 Humayun Ahmed - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Humayun Ahmed (Bangla:হুমায়ুন আহমেদ) is one of the most popular novelists and dramatists in Bangladesh.
Humayun Ahmed has said that these two characters, according to him sides of the same coin, are his favorite characters.
Humayun Ahmed has written a play named 1971, a novel named Aguner Parashmoni (The Touchstone of Fire) and a recent large novel named Jochhna o Jananir Galpo (The Tale of Moonshine and the Mother) based on the Liberation War.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Humayun_Ahmed   (855 words)

 The Reign of Humayun, 1530-1556
Humayun was defeated and dislodged by insurrections of nobles from the old Lodi regime.
But less than a year after regaining power, Humayun died unexpectedly at the age of 48 when he fell down the steps of his library in his haste to obey the muezzin's call to prayer.
Humayun's mausoleum is a devotion of Hamida Begum, his widow, who supervised its construction during the reign of their son Akbar.
www.islamicart.com /library/empires/india/humayun.html   (769 words)

 Humayun Bio
Krolewski, J. J., Bertelsen, A. H., Humayun, M. and Rush, M. Members of the Alu family of interspersed, repetitive DNA sequences are in the small circular DNA population of monkey cells grown in culture.
Humayun, M. and Chambers, R. (1979) Construction of a site-specific deletion-frameshift mutation in an essential gene of bacteriophage phi-X174.
Humayun, M. and Chambers, R. (1978) Construction and characterization of an Escherichia coli plasmid bearing a functional gene G of bacteriophage fX174.
www.umdnj.edu /~humayun/mzh.html   (6835 words)

 The Fugitive King : Humayun by Neria Harish Hebbar, MD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Humayun (1508-1556), Babur’s favorite son took the reins of the empire after his father succumbed to disease at the young age of forty-seven.
Humayun again fell into one of his many periods of laziness and lassitude and resorted to his pipe and playmates.
Humayun barely escaped with his own life and in the next year, in 1540, his army of 40,000 lost to the Afghan army of 15,000 of Sher Khan.
www.boloji.com /history/010.htm   (873 words)

 Humayun-Nama: Gulbadan Begum's Forgotten Manuscript by Neria Harish Hebbar, MD
Humayun, the second Mughal Emperor lost the kingdom that his Kabul born father Babur had established in India in the year.
After Humayun was defeated in 1540 By Sher Khan Sur, she moved back to Kabul to live with one her half brothers.
Gulbadan Begum described the details of this incident and the marriage of Humayun and Hamida Banu with glee, and a hint of naughty mischievousness in her manuscript.
www.boloji.com /history/029.htm   (1862 words)

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Humayun M. and Campbell A. (2002) The duration of ordinary chondrite metamorphism inferred from tungsten microdistribution in metal.
Humayun M. and Campbell A. (2001) The duration of ordinary chondrite metamorphism inferred from tungsten microdistribution in OC metal.
Humayun M., Campbell A. J., Burnett D. and Jurewicz A. (2001) Improving the s/n of HR-ICP-MS: Determining the elemental composition of the solar wind from NASA's GENESIS spacecraft mission.
www.gly.fsu.edu /fac/humayun/cv.doc   (2021 words)

 The Islamic World to 1600: The Rise of the Great Islamic Empires (The Mughal Empire: Humayun)
Humayun's non-confrontational nature led him to pardon his brothers for their betrayal, and leave the matter at that.
Humayun remained incapacitated at Lahore for a year, unable to muster the troops to defeat Sher Shah, and equally unable to seek refuge in Babur's home city, Kabul, because it was controlled by Humayun's hostile brother, Kamran.
Humayun lived only a year after the re-establishment of the Mughal Empire, but he accomplished much in that year to prepare the realm for the grandeur it would see during the rule of his son, Akbar.
www.ucalgary.ca /applied_history/tutor/islam/empires/mughals/humayun.html   (1140 words)

 Humayun [1508-1556]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Humayun "The Fortunate" was the eldest son of Babur.
Humayun ascended the throne at Agra on December 30, 1530, at the age of 23, four days after his father's death.
Humayun inherited an empire barely held together by force of arms.
www.storyofpakistan.com /person.asp?perid=P054   (235 words)

 Bangladeshinovels.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Humayun started his authorial life with Nondito Naroke (In Blissful Hell) in 1973 and during the last three decades he has produced no less than one hundred and fifty novels.
Humayun was able to draw his readership from his early publication because of their novelty.
Thus Humayun always draws the married separated partners nearer at the end of his novels; a similar example is Dwoirath’s Soma who also returns to her husband Kamal, a man of obnoxious character, as Soma herself evaluates.
www.bangladeshinovels.com /Humayun_Ahmed.html   (3465 words)

 Unusual meteorite unlocks treasure trove of solar system secrets
Professor Munir Humayun of the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and the geological sciences department at FSU and Alan Brandon of NASA discovered an isotopic anomaly in the rare element osmium in primitive meteorites.
The new data gathered by Humayun's team not only shows the different star types that contribute elements to the solar system, it also will be used to test astrophysical models of production of the chemical elements at a more sophisticated level than previously possible, he said.
Humayun and colleagues studied samples from an extremely fragile meteorite that fell on Tagish Lake on Jan. 18, 2000.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2005-09/fsu-umu092705.php   (595 words)

 Humayun --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - The online encyclopedia you can trust!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Humayun inherited the hope rather than the fact of empire, because the Afghans and Rajputs were merely restrained but not reconciled to Mughal supremacy by the Mughal victories at Panipat (1526), Khanua (1527), and the Ghaghara (1529).
Humayun became a homeless wanderer, seeking support first in Sind, then in Marwar, and then in Sind again; his famous son, Akbar, was born in 1542.
Humayun was fatally injured by falling down the staircase of his library.
www.britannica.com /ebc/article-9041481   (778 words)

 Munir Humayun's Publications
Humayun M. and Campbell A. The duration of ordinary chondrite metamorphism inferred from tungsten microdistribution in metal, Earth Planet.
Humayun M., 2001, Comment on "Assessing the implications of K isotope cosmochemistry for evaporation in the preplanetary solar nebula" by E. Young, Earth Planet.
Humayun M. and Cassen P. Processes determining the volatile abundances of the meteorites and terrestrial planets, In: R. Canup and K. Righter (eds.) Origin of the Earth and Moon, University of Arizona Press, Tucson, pp.
www.gly.fsu.edu /fac/humayun/publ.php   (617 words)

 ZATZ Authors - Humayun Bakht
Humayun Bakht is pursing his Ph.D at the School of Computing and Mathematics in Liverpool at John Moores University.
Humayun's research interest is mobile ad-hoc networks, in particular, the development of a new routing algorithm for this type of networking.
Humayun Bakht is an expert in mobile ad-hoc networks, studing for his doctorate at John Moores University in Liverpool.
www.zatz.com /authors/authorpages/humayunbakht.html   (1542 words)

 InfoHub Forums - View Single Post - History of India
Humayun was the second emperor of the Mughal dynasty of India.
Tahmasp knew that Humayun's wife Begam was a devout Shiite Muslim, though Humayun was of the Sunnite branch of Islam.
Humayun signed an agreement stating his conversion to the Shiite branch and that worked to his advantage.
www.infohub.com /forums/showpost.php?p=8219&postcount=1   (448 words)

 Indian Architecture: Humayun's tomb, Delhi
Ten years into his reign, Humayun was overthrown by the opportunist Sher Shah, who took advantage of Afghan tribesmen to force Humayun into exile in Iran, which was then ruled by the Safavid dynasty.
The aged Humayun had little time to celebrate, however, for barely six months later he died from a fall in his library at Sher Mandai.
Humayun's tomb is believed to have been designed by his widow.
www.orientalarchitecture.com /delhi/HUMAYUN.htm   (250 words)

 The Mughals: Humayun   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
An intelligent man with a reputation for indecision and absentmindedness, Humayun was overthrown in 1540 by Sher Khan, a rival sultan from Bengal.
Helpless, Humayun lived in exile in Persia, spending his years as an ascetic, trying to figure out just what had gone wrong in the first place.
Humayun saw this transition as a chance to reassert his claim to the throne.
www.edwebproject.org /india/humayun.html   (153 words)

 Humayun's tomb, Delhi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Humayun's Persian wife, Hamida Begum, supervised the construction from 1562-1572 of her husband's tomb in Delhi.
The Chistiyya was particularly venerated by the Mughals; Humayun's son, Akbar, would build his new palace at Fatehpur Sikri next to the shrine of another saint of the Chistiyya order.
Humayun's tomb is the first Indian building to use the Persian double dome; it is noteworthy for its harmonious proportions.
depts.washington.edu /uwch/silkroad/cities/india/delhi/humayun/humayun.html   (515 words)

 AllRefer.com - Humayun (South Asian History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Humayun or Homayun[hoomA´yOOn] Pronunciation Key, 1507–56, second Mughal emperor of India (1530–56), son and successor of Babur.
Sher Khan overran Bengal in 1537, and Humayun was routed at Chausa in 1539 and crushingly defeated at Kanauj in 1540.
After the death of Sher Khan's son, Humayun, with Persian support, invaded (1555) India and reestablished Mughal authority.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/H/Humayun.html   (236 words)

 Please protest the attack on eminent Bangalee writer, Prof. Humayun Azad
Humayun Azad was attacked in front of Bangla Academy in Ramna, Dhaka.
Dr. Humayun Azad is still fighting for his life in the ICU of Combined Military Hospital (CMH).
Humayun Azad recently wrote a book titled “Pak Sar Jamin Sad Bad (the first line of the Pakistani national anthem).” In this book, he criticized the role of the Pakistanis and the pro-Pakistani collaborators during erstwhile East Pakistan.
www.mukto-mona.com /news/humayun_azad.htm   (4127 words)

 HUMAYUN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Humayun fled to Iran and reluctantly converted to Shia Islam for the sake of the Shah's protection, but he returned to the throne in 1555 after the death of Sher Shah.
He died on 22nd february 1556 after falling down from the stairs while he was getting up as he had knelt down on the stairs to pray when he heard the voice of the Friday prayers from a nearby mosque.
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www.yotor.org /wiki/en/hu/Humayun.htm   (118 words)

 Bangladeshinovels.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Previously acknowledged as a poet and linguist, a columnist and a critic Humayun Azad crowned the title ‘novelist’ when his first novel began to get published serially in the literature pages of a daily during the year 1993.
With this novel Humayun Azad also presented his readers with such a language that had a specialized vein of narration and diction.
In all these four novels Humayun Azad generated a particular linguistic trend that is completely of his own.
www.bangladeshinovels.com /Humayun_Azad.htm   (1534 words)

 Humayun - Sify.com
At the age of twenty-three, Humayun became the ruler of the Mughal empire in India.
However Humayun ignored their appeal and that was the biggest blunder he made.
Humayun was busy in his campaign against Bahadur Shah which gave time to Sher Khan to mobilise his forces.
sify.com /itihaas/fullstory.php?id=13231839   (418 words)

 Mughal Empire 1526-1707 by Sanderson Beck
Humayun barely survived, and his demoralized Mughal army was defeated again by Sher Khan the next year at Kanauj.
Humayun escaped and went to Lahore while Sher Khan went back to Gaur to destroy the remnant of the Mughal army and imprison a rebelling governor.
Humayun's 13-year-old son Akbar was in the Punjab when his father died but was proclaimed emperor.
www.san.beck.org /2-9-MughalEmpire1526-1707.html   (19924 words)

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