Dilawar Khan

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Dilawar Khan's Mosque in Mandu

Dilāwar or Dilāwar Khān Ghōrī was governor of the Malwa province of central India during the decline of the Delhi Sultanate.[1] After serving at the court in Delhi, he was appointed governor at Dhar in A.H. 793/C.E. 1390-91. Dilāwar Khān took the title of 'Amid Shāh Dā'ūd and caused the khutba to be read in his name in A.H. 804/C.E. 1401-02.[2] He passed the kingdom to his son Hoshang Shah upon his death in A.H. 809/C.E. 1406.


  1. ^ Day (1965), pp. 8-24.
  2. ^ Day (1965), p. 21.