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Shams ud-Din Kayumars, also known by his regnal name, Shamsuddin II (c. 1285 – 13 June 1290, reigned in 1290) was a son of Muiz ud-Din Qaiqabad, the eleventh sultan of the Mamluk dynasty of the Delhi Sultanate.
|Shams ud-Din Kayumars|
|11th Sultan of Delhi|
|Reign||1 February 1290 – 13 June 1290|
|Predecessor||Muiz ud-Din Qaiqabad|
|Successor||Jalal ud-Din Firuz Khalji|
|Died||13 June 1290 (aged c. 4–5)|
Delhi, Delhi Sultanate
|Father||Muiz ud-Din Qaiqabad|
His father Muiz ud din Qaiqabad is said to have been murdered by a Khalji noble, Jalal ud-Din Firuz Khalji. Khalji assumed the throne after murdering Kayumars, ending the Mamluk dynasty and starting the Khalji dynasty. By that time Qaiqabad was struck down with paralysis and the Turkic nobles had raised his three-year-old son Kayumars to the throne as the Sultan.
See also edit
- Habib, Mohammad; Khaliq Ahmad, Nizami (1970). A Comprehensive History of India: The Delhi Sultanat, A.D. 1206-1526. Orient Longmans. p. 309.
- Sen, Sailendra (2013). A Qaiqabad Textbook of Medieval Indian History. Primus Books. p. 80. ISBN 978-9-38060-734-4.