1568: Siege of Ranthambore by Akbar

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Emboldened by his victory in siege of chittorgarh, Akbar lead a massive Mughal Army and besieged Ranthambore Fort. After being besieged for more than a month Rao Surjan Hada eventually surrendered. Background: In 1558, Akbar laid his first siege of Ranthambore. However, there was a rebellion in Gwalior and Akbar had to abandon the siege. After successful Mughal victories around Rajputana and the fall  of …

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Siege of Ranthambore: 1558

Mughal Emperor Akbar besieged Ranthambore Fort but failed due to Rajput rebellions in Gwalior. Background: Akbar succeeded Humayun on 14 February 1556 and was proclaimed Shahanshah but his general Bairam Khan ruled on his behalf until he came of age. He soon turned his attention towards Rajputana and Raja Bharmul of Amber enrolled himself and his son …

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Siege of Ranthambore: 1301

In 1301, Aluddin Khilji, Sultan of Delhi, laid siege of Ranthambore. A second battle of Ranthambore followed, in which Alluddin defeated Hammir Deo. Background of Siege of Ranthambore: In 1299, the first battle of Ranthambore took place, in which, Hammir Deo defeated forces of Alauddin Khilji, led by Ulugh Khan & Nusrat Khan. Khilji was taken aback …

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Battle of Ranthambore: 1299

Battle of Ranthambore took place in 1299  CE, in which, Chauhan King Hammir Deo defeated Sultan of Delhi, Alauddin Khilji, under Nusrat Khan. Background of Battle of Ranthambore: After the defeat of Prithviraja Chauhan III  in Second Battle of Tarain in 1192 CE, the Ranthambore fort came under the control of the Muslim Ghurid ruler …

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