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Ancient 970 year old Hindu Temple in North India, destroyed by Islamic invaders in India -Hinduism #architecture


1343: the southern kingdom builds its capital at Vijayanagar (Hampi) 1345: Nobles revolt against Muhammad ibn Tughluq, declare their independence from the Delhi sultanate, and found the Bahmani dynasty in the Deccan 1346: the Vijayanagar kingdom conquers the Hoysalas 1346: the Hoysala dynasty disintegrates 1347: Turkish governor Ala-ud-Din Bahman Shah rebels against the Sultan of Delhi and founds the Bahmani Sultanate in Bijapur



Niloufer Farhat Begum Sahiba (b January 4, 1916) was one of the last princesses of the Ottoman Empire. She was married to the second son of the last Nizam of Hyderabad in India Moazzam Jah. She was judged one of the 10 most beautiful women in the world. She died in Paris on June 12, 1989.


Photo: Wikimedia Commons - Sultan Ghari, New Delhi