Rukn ud din Firuz

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Rukn ud din Firuz was the fourth sultan of the Mamluk Sultanate (Slave Dynasty), who ruled for just seven months which is said to be a very less time compared to other rulers and was the Governor of Royal state of Badayun. He was the son of Shams ud din Iltutmish (1211–1236) and was raised to become Iltutmish's heir.As the new coronated ruler he had the following qualities ; physical aristocracy, courteous behaviour and resolved consciousness.He was a self endowed person and spent his major amount of time resolving in music. Taking advantage of his vulnerability as a king his mother shah turkan embraced the entire power of the throne to herself. As a person shah turkan was a tyrannical ruler.on her command many people of the Kingdom were killed. For the sake of the power of the throne she even tried to kill her own daughter Raziya(who later became the ruler of Sultanate Kingdom).However after Iltutmish's death in April 1236 he was viewed as being unfit to rule and was murdered in November 1236.[1]

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  1. ^ >Satish Chandra (2007). History of Medieval India. Orient Longman. p. 100. 

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Preceded by
Shams ud din Iltutmish
Mamluk Dynasty
1206–1290
Succeeded by
Razia Sultan
Preceded by
Shams ud din Iltutmish
Sultan of Delhi
1236
Succeeded by
Razia Sultan