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Timeline and Key Rulers

 

 

 

Key Rulers of Delhi  

 

Ruler

Dates of Rule

Actions of Note

Prithviraj III Chauhan

c1179 - 1192

Extended Lal Kot and named it Qila Rai Pithora

 

Muhammad Ghuri

1192-1206

Afghan ruler who beat the Hindu rulers to take control of Delhi and North India

Qutb-ud-din Aibak

1206-1210

Slave General of Mohammud Ghur who established the Slave Dynasty of Delhi.

Started the construction of the Qutb Minar and Quwwatul Islam Masjid  

Shams-ud-din Iltutmish

1211-1226

Son in Law of Qutb-ud-din Aibak.

Continued work at the Qutb complex, extending the mosque and completing the minar

 

Raziyyat-ud-din Sultana

1236-1240

Daughter of Iltumish, first female ruler of India  

Ghiyas-ud-din Balaban

1266-1286

Ex- slave and son in law of Iltutmish  

Ala-ud-din Khaji

1296-1316

Extended the mosque and added Madrassa. 

Also constructed the Alai Darwaza and started the Alai Minar  

Constructed Siri Fort and the Hauz Khas water tank.

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