Shamsuddin Kayumars

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Shams ud-Din Kayumars
Sultan of Delhi, Last ruler of Mamluk Dynasty (Delhi)
Copper coin of Shamsuddin kayumars.jpg
Coin of Kayumars
Reign 1 February 1290 – 13 June 1290
Predecessor Muiz ud-Din Qaiqabad
Successor Jalal ud-Din Firuz Khalji
Born unknown
Died 13 June 1290
Delhi, Delhi Sultanate
Dynasty Mamluk Dynasty (Delhi)
Religion Islam

Shams ud-Din Kayumars (reigned: 1290) was the son of Muiz ud-Din Qaiqabad, the eleventh sultan of the Mamluk dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate.

His father Muiz ud din Qaiqabad is said to have been murdered by a Khalji noble, Jalal ud-Din Firuz Khalji. Khalji assumed the throne after murdering Kayumars, ending the Mamluk dynasty and starting the Khalji dynasty.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Sen, Sailendra (2013). A Qaiqabad Textbook of Medieval Indian History. Primus Books. p. 80. ISBN 978-9-38060-734-4.

External links

  • India Through the Ages
  • The Slave Dynasty
  • The Khalji Revolution
Preceded by
Muiz ud din Qaiqabad
Mamluk Sultan of Delhi
Succeeded by
Jalal ud din Firuz Khalji
(Khalji Dynasty)

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