Emperor Prithviraj Chauhan-History and interesting facts

Prithviraj Chauhan is the Rajput warrior king of the Chauhan (Chahamana) dynasty who governed the province of Sapadalaksha with his capital at Ajmer in present-day Rajasthan and founded Rajasthan’s strongest kingdom. 1192, Prithviraja was defeated in the second battle of Taraori (Tarain) by Muslim leader Muʿizz al-Dīn Muḥammad ibn Sām (Muḥammad Ghūrī), which was a watershed moment in India’s medieval history.

More about of King Prithviraj Chauhan

  • Full Name:- Prithviraj Chauhan
  • Father/Mother :- Raja Someshwar Chauhan/Karpurdevi
  • Wife :- Sanyogita
  • Born :- 1166 AD.
  • Rajyabhishek 1169 AD.
  • Death :- 1192 AD
  • Capital :- Delhi, Ajmer
  • Dynasty:- Chauhan (Rajput)

History and interesting facts related to Emperor Prithviraj Chauhan

  • Prithviraj Chouhan at the age of 12 without any weapon tore open the face of a ferocious wild lion.
  • Prithviraj Chauhan once severed the head of a wild elephant with his sword
  • Prithviraj Chauhan’s piece weighed 84 kg, and he wielded it with one hand. It sounds unbelievable but it is true.
  • Prithviraj Chauhan defeated Muhammad Ghori 16 times in battle and sacrificed his life.
  • In the 17th war of Ghori, Prithviraj captured Chauhan by deception and his two eyes were blinded by his country.
  • Even then Prithviraj Chauhan did not bow his head in the royal court.
  • Mohammed Ghori imprisoned Prithviraj Chauhan and subjected him to unspeakable pain and starved him for months. Yet he did not bow his head.
  • Prithviraj Chauhan’s greatest specialty was that he knew how to shoot a crossbow. What was known to Ayodhya Naresh “King Dasaratha”.
  • Prithviraj Chauhan shot Muhammad Ghori with a sharp arrow in the Darbar.

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