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Muhammad bin Tughluq

1290 - 1351

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Muhammad bin Tughluq (1290 – 20 March 1351) was the eighteenth sultan of the Delhi Sultanate, reigning from February 1325 until his death. He was the eldest son of Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq, the founder of the Tughlaq dynasty. Ghiyasuddin sent the young Muhammad to the Deccan to campaign against king Prataparudra of the Kakatiya dynasty whose capital was at Warangal in 1321 and 1323. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muhammad bin Tughluq has received more than 2,049,905 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Muhammad bin Tughluq is the 2,618th most popular politician (up from 4,551st in 2019), the 15th most popular biography from Pakistan (up from 21st in 2019) and the 7th most popular Pakistani Politician.

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Among politicians, Muhammad bin Tughluq ranks 2,618 out of 15,577Before him are Anna of Tyrol, Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark, Alexandre Colonna-Walewski, Iziaslav I of Kiev, Li Hongzhang, and Muršili II. After him are Petronilla of Aragon, Charles III of Navarre, Albert Frederick, Duke of Prussia, Gaston Doumergue, George V of Hanover, and Harald Greycloak.

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Among people born in 1290, Muhammad bin Tughluq ranks 4Before him are Ambrogio Lorenzetti, Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of France, and Andrea Pisano. After him are Leopold I, Duke of Austria, Rustichello da Pisa, Taddeo Gaddi, Gajah Mada, John Parricida, Bernardo Daddi, Barlaam of Seminara, and Beatrice of Silesia. Among people deceased in 1351, Muhammad bin Tughluq ranks 1After him are Eleanor de Guzmán, Joanna of Pfirt, Abu al-Hasan Ali ibn Othman, Mastino II della Scala, and Musō Soseki.

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In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Muhammad bin Tughluq ranks 15 out of 180Before him are Kanishka (78), Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar (1910), Vasubandhu (400), Porus (-400), Asanga (300), and Muhammad Ali Jinnah (1876). After him are Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (1928), Abdus Salam (1926), Kabir Bedi (1946), Har Gobind Khorana (1922), Aga Khan III (1877), and Dev Anand (1923).

Among POLITICIANS In Pakistan

Among politicians born in Pakistan, Muhammad bin Tughluq ranks 7Before him are Akbar (1542), Shah Jahan (1592), Benazir Bhutto (1953), Kanishka (78), Porus (-400), and Muhammad Ali Jinnah (1876). After him are Zulfikar Ali Bhutto (1928), Aga Khan III (1877), Ranjit Singh (1780), Imran Khan (1952), Manmohan Singh (1932), and Arif Alvi (1949).