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Answered 2009-02-16 09:10:08

(1486, Sasaram-May 22, 1545 Kalinjar) (Pashto: شیر شاہ سوری - Šīr Šāh Sūrī), also known as Farid Khan or Sher Khan (The Tiger King or The Lion King), was a powerful medieval Afghan-Indian emperor (1540-55) from Sasaram, Bihar,India. HE was defeated by NASIRUDDIN HUMAYUN IN(1555 )

Sher Shah was an Afghan of Pashtun descent who founded the dynasty known as Sur Dynasty in 1540 in North India. He drove out the Mughal dynasty in Agra and his rule marked the beginning of the short lived Suri Dynasty in India.

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When was Sher Shah Suri born?

Sher Shah Suri was born in 1486.

When was Tomb of Sher Shah Suri created?

Tomb of Sher Shah Suri was created in 1554.

When did Sher Shah Suri die?

Sher Shah Suri died on 1545-05-22.

Did sher shah suri actually kill a tiger?

Yes sher shah suri actually killed a tiger , because he himself killed a tiger at the age of fourteen he was named as SHER SHAH SURI

When was sher shah suri attacked on sindh?

sher shah suri was defeated by brave sindh Dola Dariyah Khan on 1543

How sher shah suri defeated humayun?

sher shah suri defeated humayun when humayun's own relatives become traitor. sher shah suri first occupied bengal when humayun want it too and he change his name from fareed sher khan to sher shah suri then he go after humayun in aagra and delhi and he occupied those cities and he make humayun run........

What are Sher Shah Suri's main achievements?

sher shah suri make humayun run from his own territory. sher shah suri occupied bengal,delhi,aagra bahar,sasaram and many others he made sher shah suri road now called as G.T. Road in all these cities.

Is sher shah a mughal emperer?

no, he was from the Suri dynasty

Who succeeded Humayun?

Sher Shah Suri succeeded humayun

Which monument did Sher Shah Suri built?

Tomb of Sher Shah Suri...Heres some info!The tomb of Sher Shah Suri is in the Sasaram town of Bihar state, India. The tomb was built in memory of Emperor Sher Shah Suri, a Pathan from Bihar who defeated the Mughal Empire and founded the Suri Empire in northern India. He died in an accidental gunpowder explosion in the fort of Kalinjar on 10th day of Rabi' al-awwal, A.H. 952 or 13 May 1545 AD.

What was humayun the mughal doing in Persia?

humayun when humayun was throned he had to face a lot of enemies . the most powerful of them were Sher Shah Suri and Bahadur Shah. When humayun turned to attack sher Shah Suri of Bengal and turned towards Bahadur Shah of Gujarat Sher Shah suri occupied his lost territories and when Humayun turned towards sher shah suri Bahadur shah occupied his lost territories . Sher shah finally gained powers and attacked Humayun and defeated him and made him homeless. Humayun escaped to Persia . After Sher Shah Die in a gun explosion Humayun recaptured the mughal territories in India . while he was in Persia he wandered as a nomad and finally got help from the Persian king to recapture his places

What were the social contribution of Sher shah suri?

Actually, i am also not getting any social contribution. Please if any one gets any social or religion contribution of Sher Shah Suri, get to know me...

How did Humayun lost his throne?

Humayun lost his throne followed by his defeat in the Battle of Kannauj in 1540, by Sher Shah Suri. After driving Humyun out of India, Sher Shah Suri became the Emperor of India.

Did Akbar win agaisnt Sher Shah Suri?

Sher Shah Suri, the Afghan Emperor had died in 1545. (Akbar was born on Oct 14, 1542). Akbar was only 3-4 years old at that time.

What has the author Mian Abdurrashid written?

Mian Abdurrashid has written: 'Sher Shah Suri'

Which defeat of Humayun made him homeless wandered?

In 1540, Humayun was defeated in the battle of Kannauj by Sher Shah Suri. After his victory Sher Shah Suri established the Suri dynasty in India. Humayun had to leave India. After wandering through the deserts of Sind and Rajputana, he finally took refugee under Shah Tahmasp of Persia in 1544.

Who built grand trunk road?

Grand Trunk Road was built by Sher Shah Suri

Who made the Grand Trunk Road in Pakistan?

Grand Trunk Road was made by 'Sher Shah Suri'.

When was Humayun exiled?

Humayun was exiled in 1540 followed by his defeat in the Battle of Kannauj with Sher Shah Suri.

Describe the administration of Sher Shah Suri?

Sher shah was not only a great military genral but also a great administration.during his short period of five years he brought great changes in administrative system.

When did sher shah appear 1st against humayun?

Sher Shah Suri defeated Humayun in the Battle of Chausa in 1539. In 1540, he again defeated Humayun in the Battle of Kannauj and became the Emperor of India.

When did the mughal empire rule?

From 1526 to 1857 (with an interruption from 1541 to 1555 when Sher Shah Suri ruled Delhi).

What has the author Zulfiqar Ali Khan written?

Zulfiqar Ali Khan has written: 'Sher Shah Suri, emperor of India'

What is the name of Humayun's library?

Humayun's library was called Sher Mandal. It was originally built by Sher Shah Suri as a pleasure house. It was from the steps of this library that he fell down and died.

Which Mughal Emperor was defeated by Sher Shah Suri?

Sher Khan defeated Emperor Humayun two times: first in the Battle of Chausa (1539) and then in the Battle of Kannauj/Bilgram (1540). Humayun had to flee from India. Sher Khan occupied the throne of Delhi and Agra under the title Sher Shah Suri and re-established Afghan rule in India, which is known as the Sur dynasty or the Second Afghan Empire(1540-1555).

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