Who was first Muslim ruler of Kashmir?

Who was first Muslim ruler of Kashmir?

Shah Mir
In 1339, Shah Mir became the first Muslim ruler of Kashmir, inaugurating the Shah Mir dynasty. For the next five centuries, Muslim monarchs ruled Kashmir, including the Mughal Empire, who ruled from 1586 until 1751, and the Afghan Durrani Empire, which ruled from 1747 until 1819.

Who was the last ruler of Shah Mir dynasty in Kashmir?

During the rule of the dynasty from 1339 to 1561, Islam was firmly established in Kashmir….Shah Mir dynasty.

Shah Mir Sultanate
• 1418 – 1419 1420 – 1470 Zain-ul-Abidin
• Established 1339
• Disestablished 1561

Who was the Hindu ruler of Kashmir?

Maharaja Hari Singh Bahadur
The Maharajas had two capitals–Jammu in the winter, and Srinagar in the summer–in their territory. Maharaja Hari Singh Bahadur (r. 1925-1949), the last of the Dorga rulers, favored Hinduism and Sikhism at the expense of the Muslim majority.

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Who was Sultan Sikandar of Kashmir?

Sikandar Butshikan
Sikandar Shah, who was also known as Sikandar Butshikan (“Sikandar, the Iconoclast”), was the sixth sultan of the Shah Miri dynasty of Kashmir from 1389 to 1413….Sikandar Shah Miri.

Sikandar Shah
Sultan of Kashmir Sultan al-Eazim
7th Sultan of the Shah Mir Sultanate
Reign 1389–1413 CE
Coronation 1389

Which ruler of Kashmir is called Akbar of Kashmir?

Zain-ul-Abidin was the eighth sultan of Kashmir. He is one of the very few rulers who ruled for about 50 years. He followed a liberal religious policy, promoted literature, art, and architecture due to which he was called the ‘Akbar of Kashmir’.

Who was first Sikh governor in Kashmir?

General Hari Singh Nalwa
The first son born to the Sher after the conquest of Kashmir was named Kashmira Singh. Finally the Sher had Kashmir but he would never get to visit it in the next 20 years. The first Sikh Governor of Kashmir was General Hari Singh Nalwa.

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Who was the last Mughal governor in Kashmir?

Iftikhar Khan (governor)