|Ruler:||India - Delhi|
|Reigned:||1296 - 1315|
|Obverse:||"al-sultan al-a'zam 'ala al-dunya wa'l din abu'l muzaffar muhammad shah al-sultan" (rulers titles)|
|Reverse:||"sikandar al-thani yamin al-khilafa nasir amir al-mu'minin" (Second Alexander legend; Mint and date)|
|Comment:||Ala-ud-din Muhammad changed the classical coinage style of his predecessor and called himself as "The second Alexander, the right hand of the Khalifate".|
Delhi - Muhammad II
The conquest of India and the establishment of Turkish rule changed India by destroying Buddhism and introducing the Muslim religion. Sultan Muhammad of Ghur and his slave lieutenant Qutb-ud-din Aybak led their first raid in 1175 and then eventually conquered Delhi in 1193, which became the first capital under Turkish rule. In 1206 Ghur was assassinated and so Aybak became his successor. Because Ghur was his master and he was still regarded as a slave, Aybak legitimised his rule by arranging several marriages of influential figures. So began the first Turkish dynasty known as the Slave Dynasty (1206-90).
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