Maqpon dynasty

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The Maqpon dynasty of Skardu was founded by Ibrahim Shah (1190-1220), who was born in Skardu. This royal family ruled over Baltistan for approximately 700 years[1] The kings of the Maqpon dynasty extended the frontiers of Baltistan to Gilgit Agency,[2] Chitral, and Ladakh.[3]


  1. ^ Tareekh e Baltistan. 
  2. ^ "Baltis". 
  3. ^ Kashmir: Its Aborigines and Their Exodus.