Important Events in Medieval History

Important events in History, Important Dates in Indian History, Important Dates in history asked in competitive Exams like SSC, RRB, IB

Here is the list of the important events in the medieval history of India which are often asked in the competitive exams like SSC,  RRB, Intelligence Bureau, etc.

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712 AD

Mohammad Bin Qasim invaded India and conquered Sindh

1025 AD

Mahmud Ghazni invaded India; looted and destroyed Somnath Temple

1191 AD

The first battle of Tarain between Muhammad Ghori and Prithvi Raj Chauhan

1192 AD

The second battle of Tarain between Muhammad Ghori and Prithvi Raj Chauhan

1206 AD

The accession of Qutubuddin Aibak to Delhi's throne and founded the slave dynasty

1221 AD

Mongols invaded India under the leadership of Chenghiz khan

1290 AD

Jalaluddin Khilji founded the Khilji Dynasty

1320 AD

Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq ascended the throne and founded the Tughlaq Dynasty

1336 AD

Vijaynagar kingdom and city were founded by Harihar and Bukka

1347 AD

Alauddin Hasan Bahman Shah founded the Bahmani Kingdom

1414 AD

Khizr Khan ascended the throne and founded the Sayyid Dynasty

1451 AD

Bahlol Lodhi ascended the throne and founded the Lodhi Dynasty

1486 AD

Saluva Narasimha founded the Saluva Dynasty

1498 AD

Vasco da Gama arrived in Calicut, near Kozhikode in Malabar Coast in India

1526 AD

The first battle of Panipat between Ibrahim Lodhi and Babur, Babur founded the Mughal Dynasty

1527 AD

Babur defeated Rana Sanga of Mewar at Khanwa

1529 AD

Babur defeated Medini Rai at Chanderi

1539 AD

Sher Shah defeated Humayun at the battle of Chausa

1540 AD

Sher Shah defeated Humayun at the battle of Kannauj

1556 AD

The second battle of Panipat between Akbar and Hemu

1576 AD

Battle of Haldighati between Akbar and Rana Pratap

1582 AD

Akbar proclaimed a new religion Din-i-ilahi

1600 AD

Establishment of English East India Company

1608 AD

Captain William Hawkins, a representative of East India Company came to Jahangir's court

1615 AD

Sir Thomas Roe, an ambassador of King James I came to Jahangir's court and was granted permission to establish a trading port at Surat

1631 AD - 1632 AD

Shah Jahan defeated the Portuguese

1632 AD - 1653 AD

Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal at Agra

1674 AD

Shivaji was coronated at Raigarh and assumed the title of Haindava Dharmodharak (Protector of Hinduism)

1675 AD

Aurangzeb executed Guru Tegh Bahadur, 9th guru of Sikhs

1708 AD

Death of Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th Guru of Sikhs

1707 AD

Nadir Shah Invaded India

1757 AD

Battle of Plassey and establishment of the British political rule in India

1761 AD

Third battle of Panipat between Marathas and Ahmed Shah Abdali

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