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  Sher Shah Suri
Sher Shah's land revenue reforms, based on wise and humane principles, have unique importance in the administrative history of India; for they served as the model for future agrarian systems.
Sher Shah had a strong sense of justice, and its administration under him was even-handed, no distinction being made between the high and the low, and not even the near relatives of the King being spared from its decrees.
Sher Shah enforced strict discipline in the army and took ample precautions to prevent corruption among the soldiers.
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  Sher Shah Suri - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sher Shah Suri (Persian: شر شاه سورى) also known as Sher Khan and as The Lion King, was founder of the Sur Dynasty of northern Indian rulers.
Sher Khan built the Rohtas Fort in 1541-43 to crush the Gakhars, who were loyal to Humayun, to whom the fort was finally surrendered by a treacherous commander 10 years after Sher Khan's death.
In the Battle of Raisen, Sher Khan attacked the fort of the Rajput ruler Puran Mal.
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 Sher Shah Suri
Sher Shah Suri, "The Lion King", founder of the Suri Dynasty, was born in 1472 in Punjab.
Sher Shah was a capable military and civilian administrator.
Sher Shah ruled for a short period of five years in which he not only consolidated his power but also brought about important reforms.
www.storyofpakistan.com /person.asp?perid=P055   (318 words)

  
 Purana Qila in Delhi, Old Fort Delhi, Humayun's Old Fort, Historical Monuments of Delhi, Historical Forts of Delhi, ...
In the southern gate, which is called the Humayun-Darwaza, there existed a similar inscription in ink mentioning Sher Shah and the date 950 A.H. Purana-Qila originally lay on the bank of the Yamuna.
It may have been built by Sher Shah as a pleasure resort, but is believed to have been used as a library by Humayun, from the steps of which he fell down and ultimately met his end.
By the side of Khairu'1-Manazil-Masjid to its north lies one of the gates believed to be an entrance to the extensive city of Delhi built by Sher Shah sprawling in front of his citadel of Purana-Qila.
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 Sher Shah Suri ( Fahrid Khan )
Sher Khan defeated the Bengal king on the Kiul River in 1534.
Humayun realising the strength of the Afghan, marched to oppose Sher Khan in December 1537, and besieged Chunar.
Rotas fort was built in 1541-43 by Sher Shah Suri to crush the Gakhars, who were loyal to Humayun, to whom the fort was finally surrendered by a treacherous commander 10 years after Sher Khan's death.
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 Sher Shah Suri information - Search.com
Sher Shah Suri (Persian:شیر شاه سورى) also known as Sher Khan and as The Lion King, was founder of the Sur Dynasty of northern Indian rulers.
Sher Shah Suri was descended from an Afghan adventurer recruited by Sultan Bahlul Lodhi during his long contest with the Sharqi Sultans of Jaunpur.
Sher Khan built the Rohtas Fort in 1541-43 to crush the Gakhars, who were loyal to Humayun, to whom the fort was finally surrendered by a treacherous commander 10 years after Sher Khan's death.
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 Sher Shah Suri Information
Sher Shah Suri (1472 – 1545) (Persian:شیر شاه سورى) also known as Sher Khan and as The Lion King, was founder of the Sur Dynasty of northern Indian rulers.
Sher Shah Suri was descended from an Afghan adventurer recruited by Sultan Bahlul Lodhi during his long contest with the Sharqi Sultans of Jaunpur.
Sher Khan built the Rohtas Fort in 1541-43 to crush the Gakhars, who were loyal to Humayun, to whom the fort was finally surrendered by a treacherous commander 10 years after Sher Khan's death.
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 Articles (2006): REVIEWS: An Afghan icon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sher Shah Suri, in the glittering constellation of kings and princes that adorned the pages of Indian history over the past millennium, is one name that still inspires awe and reverence.
Sher Shah rose like a meteor on the Indian firmament at a time in mid-16th century India when the Mughals had just put their stamp of authority on the land, from Kabul to Bengal, and triggered unprecedented admiration and envy.
The savagery of Sher Shah’s slaughter of the Rajput ruler of Raisain, Puran Mal, and his family and clan is a very dark stigma on Sher Shah’s luminous stature as a conqueror and empire-builder.
www.mahapunjab.org /articles/2006/ghori01.html   (1119 words)

  
 Sher Shah
Sher Shah Suri (born with Fahrid Khan; later called Sher Khan after killing a tiger; 1486 - 1545) was the Afghani son of Hasan Khan.
In the process, he converted everyone in his empire to Islam or just the vast majority decided to convert (it is still debated), so Sher Shah is often credited with bringing Islam to India.
Sher Shah transfered these officers around every two or three years yo prevent any "undue influence" of officers in one place.
www.teachersparadise.com /ency/en/wikipedia/s/sh/sher_shah.html   (280 words)

  
 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sher Shah Suri (1486 – 1545) (Pashto/ - Å Ä«r-Šāh ṢūrÄ«) also known as Sher Khan and as The Lion King, was founder of the Sur Dynasty of northern Indian rulers.
Sher Shah Suri was descended from an Afghan adventurer recruited by Sultan Bahlul Lodhi during his long contest with the Sharqi Sultans of Jaunpur.
Sher Shah was not in the habit of dividing the whole war booty among his soldiers, as it was habit of Babar and Humayun.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Sher
Sher is impossible to categorise, being at once an actor at the top of his profession, a highly-rated novelist and an exhibited painter.(News)
Books: Sher determination; Sir Antony Sher is impossible to categorise: he is a painter, a playwright, an actor at the top of his profession and now a writer.
Books: Sher determination ; Sir Antony Sher is impossible to categorise: he is a painter, a playwright, an actor at the top of his profession and now a writer.
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 Sher Shah Suri
Sher Shah Suri was descended from an Afghan adventurer recruited by Sultan Bahlul Lodhi during his long contest with the Sharqi Sultans of Jaunpur.
Sher Khan built the Rohtas Fort in 1541-43 to crush the Gakhars, who were loyal to Humayun, to whom the fort was finally surrendered by a treacherous commander 10 years after Sher Khan's death.
Sher Shah was not in the habit of dividing the whole war booty among his soldiers, as it was habit of Babar and Humayun.
sher-shah-suri.zdnet.co.za /zdnet/Sher_Shah_Suri   (3865 words)

  
 Welcome To Rohtas
People thought that Sher Shah's men will not honour their announcement but once they tried to supply the stones they were paid one rupee for each stone.
Sher Shah’s father Hassan Khan Suri was an Afghan adventure, he got the jagir of Sasaram as a reward for his services to Jamal Khan, and the Governor of Province during the latter’s attachment with the king of Jaunpur.
It was taken into possession by Sher Shah in 1538 A.D.It was the headquarter of Akbarpur, victory of the eastern provinces near the fort.
rohtas.biharzoom.org   (1807 words)

  
 Salaam Knowledge
Sher Shah Suri’s original name was Farid, and he belonged to an Afghan tribe and was a native of Roh, in Afghanistan.
Sher Shah Suri was enthroned in Delhi in 1542.
Sher Shah Suri died when a shell, which was fired at the fort of Kalingar, burst in the battery in which the king stood.
www.salaam.co.uk /knowledge/biography/viewentry.php?id=1560   (222 words)

  
 Sher Shah Suri
During his reign Sher Shah gave a new vigourand trend to the early Indian postal system.
It was during the reign of Sher Shah Suri that the foundation of a well-organised nationwide postal system was laid.
The design of the stamp is vertical and depicts a portrait of Sher Shah Suri.
www.indhistory.com /sher-shah-suri.html   (3691 words)

  
 Heritage of Delhi,Heritage of Delhi India,Cultural Heritage of Delhi India,Ancient Heritage of Delhi India
It is located in the pre-historical Indraprastha (as is surveyed and proved in 1955 findings) of the Mahabharata and completed by Sher Shah as the 6th city or Killa or the Fort.
Behind Sher Manzil on the right at Humayun (Red) Darwaja or Entrance is Field Museum with the collection of (open 8-00 to 18-30) anthropological exhibits.
The Mughal King Shah Jahan transferred his capital from Agra to Delhi and the fort was completed in 1648, nine years after the king shifted to this city.
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 Coinage -- Mughal Coinage
The system of tri-metalism which came to characterise Mughal coinage was largely the creation, not of the Mughals but of Sher Shah Suri (1540 to 1545 AD), an Afghan, who ruled for a brief time in Delhi.
Sher Shah issued a coin of silver which was termed the Rupiya.
The early years of Shah Jehan's reign brought forth a large variety of types; coin design was standardised towards the latter part of his reign.
www.rbi.org.in /currency/museum/c-mogul.html   (340 words)

  
 Sher Shah Suri
Sher Shah Suri or Sher khan, was the founder of Sur dynasty in India.
He was given the title of Sher Khan by Bahar Khan, for the courage and gallantry shown by him in killing a tiger single-handedly.
Sher Shah Suri was succeeded by his son Jalal Khan who later adopted the name of Islam Shah.
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 Sher Shah in India   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sher Shah Suri (1472-1545), was the visionary ruler to whom Akbar, the great Mughal, owes most of his reformatory ideas.
Sher Shah was powerful enough to hound the forces of Akbar’s father Humayun, out of Delhi.
The hardships that Sher Shah endured in his childhood made him ruthless to offenders yet considerate to the needy.
www.india9.com /i9show/Sher-Shah-44012.htm   (197 words)

  
 Humayun [1508-1556],History of Humayun
Sher Shah Suri, the interim sultan between the reigns of Humayun and Akbar, was altogether a much better king and administrator than Humayun.
Sher Shah had built the Sher Mandal a two-storeyed octagonal tower in red sandstone and the Qila-i-Khona Masjid, an exquisite mosque inside the Purana Qila.
Sher Shah’s son Islam Shah, in his short rule, managed to build a mosque in the same complex and the fort of Salimgarh.
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 Rewat fort - pharwala fort - Rohtas fort
Sarang Khan and his daughter were captured by Sher Shah in 1543, and the chief was flayed alive and his skin stuffed with straw; Sarang Khan was rather unlucky; he lost no fewer than 16 of his sons in battle against Sher Shah; only two were left to carry on the line.
Sher Shah Suri was turned out by his family and he joined the army of Babur.
Built between 1540 and 1545 by the Delhi ruler Sher Shah Sun to intimidate the local Ghakkar tribes and as a military base, the fort was completed by his son Ismail Shah Sun.
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 Purana Quila
When Sher Shah Suri overthrew him, he destroyed most of Dinpanah (refuge of the faithful) as the city of Humayun was called to make way for his own Dilli Sher Shahi or Shergarh.
Sher Shah Suri and his successor could not complete the city, and when Humayun defeated Sher Shah`s son to take back his city, he did not deal with Dilli Sher shahi as the latter had done with Dinpanah.
Sher Shah Suri built it in 1541 and he was obviously out to make a definite style statement.
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 shershah
Again,his wrong tactics of war and wrong decisions gave enough time to Sher Khan for the reduction of Gaur by April 1538.Sher Khan also captured the fortress of Rohtas.And finally in 1539,Sher Khan was able to defeat Humayun at Chausa (situated near the boundary of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh).
And again in 1540,he defeated Humayun at Kanauj,and went on to capture Delhi and Agra.Thus Sher Khan re-established the Afghans rule in Delhi.Humayun was compelled flee from India.In 1542,he reached Amrakot (in Sind),where Akbar was born in November,1542.At last Shah Tahmasp I,the ruler of Persia, gave him shelter.
Becomes the Afghan Ruler in Delhi In October 1537, Sher Khan again invaded Bengal and besieged the city of Gaur.Humayun realising the strength of the Afghan marched to oppose Sher Khan in December 1537 and besieged Chunar.
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 Delhi Guide
Sher Mandal that is being talked about is a double-storeyed octagonal tower which was perhaps intended to be a pleasure tower on account of its particular architectural artefacts and also the glory that was associated with the material that was used in constructing the structure.
One of the greatest effects of the white marble inlay was that it managed to lighten the impact of the red sandstone bulk that was so common in structures built during the reign of the Mughals and even before and after that.
Five years after coming to power, Sher Shah Suri died in a battle in Bengal and left the empire in the hands of his not so able son, Islam who ruled for eight years until he died of some mysterious disease.
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 Tomb of Sher Shah Suri, Sasarm, Bihar; Indian Pathan architecture
The tomb of Sher Shah Suri and his son here reflects the life style of a 16th century Afghans who were dubbed in history as usurpers of the Mughal throne.
Sher Shah was born in Narnaul and spent his childhood at Sasaram.
Sher Shah’s body was brought from Kalinjar after being injured in an explosion during the final assault on the fort.
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 Sher Mandal, Sher Mandal Delhi, Monument Built By Sher Shah Suri, Historical Monuments in India
The Sher Mandal confirms to the elements of the Indo-Islamic style of architecture, which was a blend of both Hindu and Islamic architecture.
Sher Shah razed to the ground the few structures within the fort and built the grand Qala-i-Kohna masjid (which is now in ruins) and a double-storied octagonal tower in red sandstone surmounted by a pavilion with just a little decoration in marble.
Humayun was temporarily buried in the Sher Mandal and later his mortal remains were moved to his magnificent mausoleum, which was built on the banks of the Yamuna.
india.mapsofindia.com /culture/monuments/sher-mandal.html   (735 words)

  
 Sher Shah Suri - Definition, explanation
Sher Khan Suri is considered to be the hero of Indo-Muslim revival by many historians.
And finally in 1539, Sher Khan was able to defeat Humayun in battle of Chausa (situated near the boundary of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh).
Sher Khan also devised the system of transferring government officers after every 2-3 years to prevent undue influence of the officers in one place.
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