Razia Sultana

1205 - 1240

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Sultan Raziyyat-Ud-Dunya Wa Ud-Din (r. 1236–1240), popularly known as Razia Sultana, was a ruler of the Delhi Sultanate in the northern part of the Indian subcontinent. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Razia Sultana has received more than 2,721,096 page views. Her biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia. Razia Sultana is the 2,635th most popular politician (down from 2,282nd in 2019), the 81st most popular biography from India (down from 70th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Indian Politician.

Razia Sultana was a woman who was the ruler of Delhi, India from 1236 to 1240. She is most famous for being the first female ruler of Delhi and for being the first woman to rule in the Muslim world.

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Among politicians, Razia Sultana ranks 2,635 out of 15,710Before her are Uldin, Joan II, Countess of Burgundy, John Buchan, Álmos, Yasuo Fukuda, and Archduke Ernest of Austria. After her are Canute I of Sweden, B. J. Habibie, Otto III, Duke of Bavaria, George V of Hanover, Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony, and Gaius Marcius Coriolanus.

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Among people born in 1205, Razia Sultana ranks 2Before her is Pope Adrian V. After her are Tannhäuser, Wenceslaus I of Bohemia, Emperor Lizong, As-Salih Ayyub, Elisabeth of Swabia, Michael II Komnenos Doukas, and Demetrius of Montferrat. Among people deceased in 1240, Razia Sultana ranks 3Before her are Fibonacci and Ibn Arabi. After her are Raymond Nonnatus, Constance of Hungary, Konrad von Thüringen, Jacques de Vitry, Skule Bårdsson, and Llywelyn the Great.

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In India

Among people born in India, Razia Sultana ranks 81 out of 1,227Before her are Rajiv Gandhi (1944), Satyendra Nath Bose (1894), Bahadur Shah Zafar (1775), Vyasa (-390), Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888), and Mohammed Nadir Shah (1883). After her are Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486), Satyajit Ray (1921), Kasturba Gandhi (1869), Bindusara (-320), Syed Ahmad Khan (1817), and Ajatashatru (-500).


Among politicians born in India, Razia Sultana ranks 27Before her are Śuddhodana (-590), Sher Shah Suri (1486), Rajiv Gandhi (1944), Bahadur Shah Zafar (1775), Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888), and Mohammed Nadir Shah (1883). After her are Bindusara (-320), Ajatashatru (-500), Rajendra Prasad (1884), Samudragupta (335), Sambhaji (1657), and Chandragupta II (400).