Jalal-ud-din Khalji

1220 - 1296

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Jalal-ud-din Khalji (r. 1290–1296; died 19 July 1296) was the founder and first Sultan of the Khalji dynasty that ruled the Delhi Sultanate from 1290 to 1320. Originally named Firuz, Jalal-ud-din started his career as an officer of the Mamluk dynasty, and rose to an important position under Sultan Muizzuddin Qaiqabad. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jalal-ud-din Khalji has received more than 287,448 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Jalal-ud-din Khalji is the 8,925th most popular politician (down from 8,505th in 2019), the 59th most popular biography from Afghanistan (down from 54th in 2019) and the 44th most popular Afghan Politician.

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Among politicians, Jalal-ud-din Khalji ranks 8,925 out of 15,710Before him are Patrick Henry, He Long, Domenico Selvo, Eleanor of Naples, Duchess of Ferrara, Paolo Renier, and Giovanni Spadolini. After him are Guido de Marco, Artúr Görgei, Asma al-Assad, Alfredo Palacio, Hassan Diab, and Yaakov Dori.

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Among people born in 1220, Jalal-ud-din Khalji ranks 15Before him are Traidenis, Emperor Go-Saga, Ugolino della Gherardesca, Enzo of Sardinia, Rabban Bar Sauma, and Joan, Countess of Toulouse. After him are Joan, Countess of Ponthieu and George Mouzalon. Among people deceased in 1296, Jalal-ud-din Khalji ranks 4Before him are Pope Celestine V, Przemysł II, and Floris V, Count of Holland. After him are Louis III, Duke of Bavaria, Campanus of Novara, and Edmund Crouchback.

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In Afghanistan

Among people born in Afghanistan, Jalal-ud-din Khalji ranks 59 out of 108Before him are Mas'ud I of Ghazni (998), Baysunghur (1397), Ahmad Zahir (1946), Sher Ali Khan (1825), Humaira Begum (1918), and Abdul Rahim Hatif (1926). After him are Saman Khuda (701), Jalaluddin Haqqani (1939), Al-Sijzi (945), Ismail Khan (1946), Abdul Ali Mazari (1946), and Diodotus II (-252).

Among POLITICIANS In Afghanistan

Among politicians born in Afghanistan, Jalal-ud-din Khalji ranks 44Before him are Ashraf Hotak (1700), Kujula Kadphises (20), Mas'ud I of Ghazni (998), Baysunghur (1397), Sher Ali Khan (1825), and Abdul Rahim Hatif (1926). After him are Saman Khuda (701), Ismail Khan (1946), Abdul Ali Mazari (1946), Diodotus II (-252), Mirwais Hotak (1673), and Demetrius I of Bactria (-300).