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<span class="mw-page-title-main">Tipu Sultan</span> Ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore from 1782 to 1799

Tipu Sultan, commonly referred to as the Tiger of Mysore, was the Indian Muslim ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore based in South India. He was a pioneer of rocket artillery. He introduced a number of administrative innovations during his rule, including a new coinage system and calendar, and a new land revenue system, which initiated the growth of the Mysore silk industry. Tipu was also a pioneer in introducing Channapatna toys. He expanded the iron-cased Mysorean rockets and commissioned the military manual Fathul Mujahidin, He deployed the rockets against advances of British forces and their allies during the Anglo-Mysore Wars, including the Battle of Pollilur and Siege of Srirangapatna.

Muhammad Ali (1942–2016) was an American boxer, born as Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Srirangapatna</span> Town in Karnataka, India

Srirangapatna is a town and headquarters of one of the seven Taluks of Mandya district, in the Indian State of Karnataka. It gets its name from the Ranganthaswamy temple consecrated at around 984 CE. Later, under the British rule the city was renamed to Seringapatnam. Located near the city of Mandya, it is of religious, cultural and historic importance.

Ghulam Mohammad, also spelled Ghulam Mohammed, Ghulam Muhammad, Ghulam Muhammed, Gholam Mohammad, Gulam Mohammad etc., is a male Muslim given name. It may refer to:

Nasir al-Din, was originally a honorific title and is a masculine given name and surname of Arabic origin. There are many variant spellings in English due to transliteration including Nasruddin, and Nasiruddin. Notable people with the title or name include:

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Fourth Anglo-Mysore War</span> 1798–99 conflict in the Kingdom of Mysore

The Fourth Anglo-Mysore War was a conflict in South India between the Kingdom of Mysore against the British East India Company and the Hyderabad Deccan in 1798–99.

Khan is a surname of Turko-Mongol origin, today most commonly found in parts of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Iran. It is derived from the historic title khan, referring to a military chief or ruler; it originated as a hereditary title among nomadic tribes in the Central and Eastern Eurasian Steppe during antiquity and was popularized by Turkic dynasties in the rest of Asia as well as in Eastern Europe during the medieval period.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Tipu Sultan Mosque</span> Indian historic mosque

The Tipu Sultan Shahi Mosque is a famous mosque in Kolkata, India named after Tipu Sultan the ruler of Mysore. Located at 185 Dharamtalla Street, the mosque is a relic of architectural and cultural heritage.

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Muzaffar, Muzaffer, or Mozaffar may refer to:

Sikandar is the Persian rendition of the name Alexander. When the Greek king Alexander the Great conquered Persia, the Persians called him Sikandar, meaning "defender" or "warrior". It is a variant of Iskandar.

The captivity of Kodavas (Coorgis) at Seringapatam was the period of capture, deportation, and imprisonment of Kodava Takk speaking Coorgis who rebelled against Tippu Sultan, the de facto ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore, they were caught during a number of attempts to suppress their rebellion in the 1780s.

Firouz, Pirouz, Feroz, Fayrouz, Phiroj, are masculine given names of Persian origin. It is ultimately derived from Middle Persian Pērōz, meaning "victorious, triumphant or prosperous", mentioned as Perozes (Περόζης) in Latin and Greek sources.

The Maratha–Mysore Wars was a conflict in the 18th century India, between the Maratha Empire and the Kingdom of Mysore. Though initial hostilities between the sides started in 1770s, the last warfare began on February 1785 and ended in 1787.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Mysorean invasion of Malabar</span>

The Mysorean invasion of Malabar was the military invasion of the Malabar region of Kerala, including the territories of the Zamorin of Calicut, by the then-de facto ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore, Hyder Ali. After the invasion, the Kingdom of Cochin to the south of Malabar became a tributary state of Mysore.

<span class="mw-page-title-main">Masjid-i-Ala</span> Mosque

Masjid-i-Ala is a mosque located inside the Srirangapatna Fort in Srirangapatna in Mandya District in Karnataka. It was built in 1786-87, during the rule of Tipu Sultan.

Tipu Sultan was the ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore in southern India.

Hyder is a name, used as both a given name and surname. It may be an Urdu variant spelling of the Arabic name Haydar.

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