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Bahmani Kingdom

Bahmani Kingdom

Alauddin Hasan Bahman Shah (1347-58)

He was also known as Hasan Gangu. He founded the Bahmani kingdom with its capital at Gulbarga (First capital).

Tajuddin Firoz Shah(1397-1422)

The greatest among them all. He was determined to make Deccan the cultural centre in India. He inducted large number of Hindus in the administration on large scale. He paid much attention to the ports of his kingdom, Chaul and Dabhol which attracted trade ships from Persian Gulf and Red Sea.

Ahmad Shah Wali ( 1422 - 35 )

Transferred the capital from Gulbarga to Bidar.

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