Ahmed Shah I

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Tomb of Ahmed Shah

Ahmed Shah I was a sultan of Gujarat's ruling of Gujarat from 1411 until his death in 1442. He found Ahmedabad as a capital of the Gujarat Sultanate in 1412 and also founded Ahmadnagar (now Himatnagar) in 1426.[1] Ahmedabad is named after him.[2] He was buried at Ahmed Shah's Tomb near Manek Chowk, Ahmedabad.

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  1. ^ Sen, Sailendra (2013). A Textbook of Medieval Indian History. Primus Books. pp. 114–115. ISBN 978-9-38060-734-4. 
  2. ^ More, Anuj (October 18, 2010). "Baba Maneknath’s kin keep alive 600-yr old tradition". The Indian Express. Retrieved February 21, 2013. 

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