Tarkhan dynasty

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The Tarkhan dynasty
سلسله ترخان
1554–1591
Capital Not specified
Languages Persian
Urdu
Arabic
Sindhi
Government Monarchy
Mirza
 •  1554–1567 Muhammad 'Isa Tarkhan (first)
 •  1567–1585 Muhammad Baqi Tarkhan (last)
History
 •  Tarkhan dynasty begins 1554
 •  Tarkhan dynasty ends 1591
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Arghun dynasty
Mughal Empire

The Tarkhan dynasty (Urdu: سلسله ترخان‎), or Turkhan dynasty, was established by Turkic Tarkhan and ruled Sindh, Pakistan from 1554 to 1591 AD.[1] General Mirza Isa Beg founded the Tarkhan dynasty in Sindh after the death of Shah Husayn Arghun of the Arghun dynasty. Mughal emperor Akbar annexed Sindh after defeating the last Tarkhan ruler.

Mirzas of Tarkhan dynasty[edit]

Title Personal Name Reign
After civil war in Sindh between the King Shah Husayn Arghun and his nobles under Mirza Muhammad 'Isa Tarkhan the Tarkhan dynasty was victorious and began to rule over Sindh.
Mirza
میرزا
Muhammad 'Isa Tarkhan
محمد عیسیٰ ترخان
1554–1567 AD
Mirza
میرزا
Muhammad Baqi Tarkhan
محمد بقی ترخان
1567–1585 AD
Mirza
میرزا
Jani Beg Tarkhan
جانی بیگ ترخان
1585–1599 AD
Mirza
میرزا
Ghazi Beg Tarkhan
غازی بیگ ترخان
1599–1612 AD
Mirza
میرزا
Abul-Qasim Sultan Tarkhan
ابوالقاسم سلطان ترخان
1612–? AD
Sindh was conquered by the Mughal Empire in 1591 AD. by the general Abdul-Rahim Khan better known as Khan-e-Khanan (Khan of Khans). The green rows signify Mughal Rule.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Annemarie Schimmel (1976). Pain and Grace: A Study of Two Mystical Writers of Eighteenth-Century Muslim. p. 207.