Lodhi Dynasty

Bahlol Lodhi (1451-89 AD)

  • Established Lodhi dynasty.

Sikandar Lodhi (1489-1517 AD)

  • Ruled from Agra.
  • Contemporary of Mahmud Behera of Gujarat, Rana Sangha of Mewar.
  • Highways were made free of robbers and dacoits.
  • Established a new measurement of yard called Gazz-i-Sikandari which continued in use till modern times.
  • Demolished many Hindu temples and imposed restrictions on Hindus.
  • Moth ki Masjid was built during his reign by one of his ministers.
  • Mosque of Jamali Kamali located in Mehrauli was built.

Ibrahim Lodhi (1517-26 AD)

  • Ibrahim Lodhi’s arrogant nature led Daulat Khan Lodhi (Punjab Governor) invite Babur to invade India.
  • Babur marched against Lodhi in the first battle of Panipat (1526). Afghan kingdom was short lived.
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