HOME TheInfoList.com
Providing Lists of Related Topics to Help You Find Great Stuff
[::MainTopicLength::#1500] [::ListTopicLength::#1000] [::ListLength::#15] [::ListAdRepeat::#3]

picture info

Ahmad Shah Durrani
Ahmad Shāh Durrānī (c. 1722 – 16 October 1772) (Pashto: احمد شاه دراني), also known as Ahmad Khān Abdālī (احمد خان ابدالي), was the founder of the Durrani
Durrani
Empire and is regarded as the founder of the modern state of Afghanistan.[1][2][3][4] He began his career by enlisting as a young soldier in the military of the Afsharid kingdom and quickly rose to become a commander of the Abdali Regiment, a cavalry of four thousand Abdali Pashtun soldiers.[5] After the assassination of Nader Shah
Nader Shah
Afshar in 1747, Ahmad Shah Durrani
Durrani
was chosen as King of Afghanistan. Rallying his Afghan tribes and allies, he pushed east towards the Mughal and the Maratha empires of India, west towards the disintegrating Afsharid Empire of Persia, and north toward the Khanate of Bukhara
[...More...]

"Ahmad Shah Durrani" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Ahmed Shah Durrani (umpire)
Ahmed Shah Durrani (born 16 May 1975) is an Afghan cricket umpire.[1] He stood in his first Twenty20 International
Twenty20 International
(T20I) match between the United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates
and Afghanistan
Afghanistan
on 14 December 2016.[2] He stood in his first One Day International
One Day International
(ODI) match between Afghanistan
Afghanistan
and Ireland on 17 March 2017.[3] See also[edit]List of One Day International
One Day International
cricket umpires List of Twenty20 International
Twenty20 International
cricket umpiresReferences[edit]^ "Ahmed Shah Durrani". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 14 December 2016.  ^ " Afghanistan
Afghanistan
tour of United Arab Emirates, 1st T20I: United Arab Emirates v Afghanistan
Afghanistan
at ICCA Dubai, Dec 14, 2016"
[...More...]

"Ahmed Shah Durrani (umpire)" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Amu Darya
The Amu Darya, also called the Amu or Amo River, and historically known by its Latin name Oxus, is a major river in Central Asia. It is formed by the junction of the Vakhsh and Panj rivers, in the Tigrovaya Balka Nature Reserve on the border between Tajikistan
Tajikistan
and Afghanistan, and flows from there north-westwards into the southern remnants of the Aral Sea
[...More...]

"Amu Darya" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Cavalry
Cavalry
Cavalry
(from French cavalerie, cf. cheval 'horse') or horsemen were soldiers or warriors who fought mounted on horseback. Cavalry
Cavalry
were historically the most mobile of the combat arms. An individual soldier in the cavalry is known by a number of designations such as cavalryman, horseman, dragoon or trooper. The designation of cavalry was not usually given to any military forces that used other animals, such as camels, mules or elephants. Infantry
Infantry
who moved on horseback, but dismounted to fight on foot, were known in the 17th and early 18th centuries as dragoons, a class of mounted infantry which later evolved into cavalry proper while retaining their historic title. Cavalry
Cavalry
had the advantage of improved mobility, and a man fighting from horseback also had the advantages of greater height, speed, and inertial mass over an opponent on foot
[...More...]

"Cavalry" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Padishah
Padishah, sometimes rendered as Padeshah or Padshah (Persian: پادشاه‎, Turkish: padişah) is a superlative sovereign title of Persian origin, composed of the Persian pād "master" and the widespread shāh "king", which was adopted by several monarchs claiming the highest rank, roughly equivalent to the ancient Persian notion of "The Great" or "Great King", and later adopted by post- Achaemenid
Achaemenid
and Christian
Christian
Emperors.Contents1 Historical usage 2 Modern usage 3 In popular culture 4 See also 5 References 6 External linksHistorical usage[edit]This article needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed
[...More...]

"Padishah" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Mughal Empire
The Mughal Empire
Empire
(Urdu: مغلیہ سلطنت‬‎, translit. Mughliyah Saltanat)[8][2] or Mogul Empire[9] was an empire in the Indian subcontinent, founded in 1526
[...More...]

"Mughal Empire" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

India
India, officially the Republic
Republic
of India
India
(IAST: Bhārat Gaṇarājya),[e] is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country (with over 1.2 billion people), and the most populous democracy in the world. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal
Bay of Bengal
on the southeast. It shares land borders with Pakistan
Pakistan
to the west;[f] China, Nepal, and Bhutan
Bhutan
to the northeast; and Myanmar
Myanmar
and Bangladesh
Bangladesh
to the east. In the Indian Ocean, India
India
is in the vicinity of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka
and the Maldives
[...More...]

"India" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Khanate Of Bukhara
The Khanate of Bukhara
Bukhara
(or Khanate of Bukhoro) (Persian: خانات بخارا‎; Uzbek: Buxoro Xonligi) was a Central Asian[4] state from the second quarter of the 16th century to the late 18th century. Bukhara
Bukhara
became the capital of the short-lived Shaybanid
Shaybanid
empire during the reign of Ubaydallah Khan (1533–1540). The khanate reached its greatest extent and influence under its penultimate Shaybanid
Shaybanid
ruler, the scholarly Abdullah Khan II
Abdullah Khan II
(r. 1577–1598). In the 17th and 18th centuries, the Khanate was ruled by the Janid Dynasty (Astrakhanids or Hashtarkhanids). They were the last Genghisid descendants to rule Bukhara. In 1740, it was conquered by Nadir Shah, the Shah
Shah
of Iran
[...More...]

"Khanate Of Bukhara" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Khorasan Province
Khorasan (Persian: استان خراسان‎  listen (help·info)) (also transcribed as Khurasan and Khorassan, also called Traxiane during Hellenistic
Hellenistic
and Parthian times) was a province in north eastern Iran, but historically referred to a much larger area east and north-east of the Persian Empire
[...More...]

"Khorasan Province" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

North India
North India
India
is a loosely defined region consisting of the northern part of India
[...More...]

"North India" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Arabian Sea
The Arabian Sea, also known as Sea
Sea
of Oman, is a region of the northern Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
bounded on the north by Pakistan
Pakistan
and Iran, on the west by northeastern Somalia
Somalia
and the Arabian Peninsula, and on the east by India. Historically the sea has been known by other names including the Erythraean Sea
Sea
and the Persian Sea. Its total area is 3,862,000 km2 (1,491,000 sq mi) and its maximum depth is 4,652 metres (15,262 ft)
[...More...]

"Arabian Sea" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Afsharid Dynasty
The Afsharid
Afsharid
dynasty (Persian: افشاریان‎) were members of an Iranian dynasty that originated from the Turkic Afshar tribe in Iran's north-eastern province of Khorasan, ruling Persia in the mid-eighteenth century. The dynasty was founded in 1736 by the brilliant military commander Nader Shah, who deposed the last member of the Safavid dynasty
Safavid dynasty
and proclaimed himself Shah
Shah
of Iran. During Nader's reign, Iran
Iran
reached its greatest extent since the Sassanid Empire. At its height it controlled modern-day Iran, Armenia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, parts of the North Caucasus
North Caucasus
(Dagestan), Afghanistan, Bahrain, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan
and Pakistan, and parts of Iraq, Turkey
Turkey
and Oman
[...More...]

"Afsharid Dynasty" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Mausoleum
A mausoleuma is an external free-standing building constructed as a monument enclosing the interment space or burial chamber of a deceased person or people. A monument without the interment is a cenotaph
[...More...]

"Mausoleum" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Shrine Of The Cloak
A shrine (Latin: scrinium "case or chest for books or papers"; Old French: escrin "box or case")[1] is a holy or sacred place, which is dedicated to a specific deity, ancestor, hero, martyr, saint, daemon, or similar figure of awe and respect, at which they are venerated or worshipped. Shrines often contain idols, relics, or other such objects associated with the figure being venerated.[2] A shrine at which votive offerings are made is called an altar. Shrines are found in many of the world's religions, including Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Chinese folk religion, Shinto, and Asatru as well as in secular and non-religious settings such as a war memorial
[...More...]

"Shrine Of The Cloak" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

picture info

Fortification
Fortifications are military constructions, or buildings, designed for the defense of territories in warfare and also used to solidify rule in a region during peace time. For many thousands of years, humans have constructed defensive works in a variety of increasingly complex designs. The term is derived from the Latin
Latin
fortis ("strong") and facere ("to make"). From very early history to modern times, walls have often been necessary for cities to survive in an ever-changing world of invasion and conquest. Some settlements in the Indus Valley Civilization
Indus Valley Civilization
were the first small cities to be fortified. In ancient Greece, large stone walls had been built in Mycenaean Greece, such as the ancient site of Mycenae
Mycenae
(famous for the huge stone blocks of its 'cyclopean' walls)
[...More...]

"Fortification" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo

Siege Of Kandahar
Nader ShahReza Qoli Afshar Mullah Adineh Mostafi Bakhtiari Tahmasp Qoli Khan Jalayer Ahmed Shah AbdaliHussain Hotaki (POW) Mohammad Seidal Khan  (POW)StrengthUnknown Tens of thousandsCasualties and lossesUnknown All killed or captured [2]v t eNader's CampaignsFall of the Safavids (fa)Battle of Gulnabad Siege of IsfahanKhorasan CampaignMashhad Sangan SabzevarAfghan Campaigns1st Afghan CampaignKafer Qal'eh Herat 17292nd Afghan Campaign QandaharSafavid restorationDamghan Khwar pass Murche-Khort Isfahan ZarghanFirst Ottoman WarWest Persian CampaignNahavand MalayerTahmasp's CampaignYerevanMesopotamian Campaign1st Baghdad Samarra KirkukCaucasus CampaignGanja YeghevārdIndian CampaignKhyber pass Battle of Karnal Sindh ExpeditionCentral Asian CampaignBukhara Petnak<
[...More...]

"Siege Of Kandahar" on:
Wikipedia
Google
Yahoo
.