Ahmad Shah I Wali
Ahmed Shah Al Wali Bahamani ruled the Kingdom of Bidar from 1 October 1422 to 17 April 1436 and was a great patron of arts and culture. He brought artisans from Iran, including the metal-worker Abdulla-bin-Kaiser, who was the master of Bidriware, the inlaying of zinc alloy with silver and gold.
Ahmed Shah fought battles against Vijayanagar (1423), Warangal (1424–1425), Malwa (an ancient kingdom whose capital was situated in Ujjain) (1425–1435), and against Gujarat (1425–1435).
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