MUHAMMAD QULI QUTB SHAH (Telugu : మహమ్మద్ కులి
Urdu : محمد قلی قطب شاہ;
1565 – 11 January 1612) was the fifth sultan of the Qutb Shahi
Golkonda and founded the city of
Hyderabad , in
India and built its architectural centerpiece, the
Charminar . He was an able administrator and his reign is considered
one of the high points of the Qutb Shahi dynasty.He ascended to the
throne in 1580 at the age of 15 and ruled for 31 years. Tomb of
Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah
Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah in
* 1 Birth, Early Life And Personal Life
* 2 City of
* 3 Patronage of literature
* 4 Notes
* 5 References
* 6 External links
BIRTH, EARLY LIFE AND PERSONAL LIFE
Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah was the third son of Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah
Wali . He was an accomplished poet and wrote his poetry in Persian,
Telugu and Urdu. As the first author in the
Urdu language he composed
his verses in the Persian diwan style, and his poems consisted of
verses relating to a single topic, gazal-i musalsal. Muhammad Quli's
Kulliyat comprised 1800 pages, over half were gazals, qasidas on one
hundred pages, while the rest contained over 300 pages of matnawi and
Hyderabad was built by Quli Qutub Shah
CITY OF HYDERABAD
Muhammad Quli built a city called
Hyderabad on the southern bank of
the Musi River in 1591. Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah called architects
from all around the world to lay out the city, which was built on a
grid plan and named it after caliph Ali Ibn Abi Talib as Hyderabad.
PATRONAGE OF LITERATURE
Quli Qutb Shah was a scholar of Arabic , Persian and Telugu
languages. He wrote poetry in
Urdu , Persian, and Telugu. His poetry
has been compiled into a volume entitled "Kulliyat-e-Quli Qutub Shah."
Muhammed Quli Qutub Shah had the distinction of being the first
Urdu poet and is credited with introducing a new
sensibility into prevailing genres of Persian/
Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah QUTB SHAHI DYNASTY
1580–1611 Succeeded by
Sultan Muhammad Qutb Shah
* ^ Sen, Sailendra (2013). A Textbook of Medieval Indian History.
Primus Books. p. 118. ISBN 978-9-38060-734-4 .
* ^ A B C Annemarie Schimmel, Classical
Urdu Literature from the
Beginning to Iqbāl, (Otto Harrassowitz, 1975), 143.
* ^ "Quli Qutub Shah remembered on his 400th death anniversary".
The Siasat Daily. 14 January 2012. Retrieved 26 December 2013.
* Sangaychay Mala by Gajanan Pole
* Prime Ministers of Qutubshhs by Sri Bhopal Rao
* Luther, Narendra. Prince, Poet, Lover, Builder: Muhammad Quli Qutb
Shah, The Founder of Hyderabad
* Books on Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah
* Chopra, R.M., The Rise, Growth And Decline of Indo-Persian
Literature, Iran Culture House, New Delhi, 2012.
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