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Shāh Mīr Dynasty

Chak Dynasty

Notes:

Chronology

Some dates are approximate. For discussion of sources and problems, see Hasan, 295–300.

Bibliography:

Hasan, M., Kashmir under the Sultans (Calcutta, 1959).Wani, Nizam-ud-Din, Muslim Rule in Kashmir, A. D. 1554–1586 (Jammu Tawi, 1987).

1339–1342

Shams al-Dīn I (Shāh Mīr) (minister and army commander; proclaimed shah 1339)

1342–1344

Jamshīd (son)

1344–1356

‛Alā' al-Dīn (brother)

1356–1374

Shihāb al-Dīn (son)

1374–1389

Quṭb al-Dīn (brother)

1389–1413

Sikandar (son)

1413–1420

‛Alī I (son)

1420–1470

Zayn al-‛Ābidīn, the Great (brother)

1470–1472

Ḥaydar (son)

1472–1484

Ḥasan (son)

1484–1486

Muḥammad (son; deposed)

1486–1493

Fatḥ (grandson of Zayn al-‛Ābidīn; deposed)

1493–1505

Muḥammad (restored; deposed)

1505–1517

Fatḥ (restored; deposed, died 1519)

1517–1528

Muḥammad (restored; deposed)

1528–1529

Ibrāhīm (son; deposed)

1529–1530

Nāzūk (son of Fath; deposed)

1530–1537

Muḥammad (restored)

1537–1540

Shams al-Dīn II (son)

1540

Ismā‛īl (brother; deposed)

1540–1551

Nāzūk (restored; deposed)

1551–1554

Ibrāhīm (restored; deposed)

1554–1555

Ismā‛īl (restored)

1555

Ḥabīb (son; deposed, died 1573)

1555–1563

Ghāzī Shāh (Ghāzī Chak) (deposed, died 1567)

1563–1570

Ḥusayn (brother; abdicated, died 1571)

1570–1579

‛Alī II (brother)

1579–1586

Yūsuf (son; deposed, died 1592)

1586–1589

Ya‛qūb (son; deposed, died 1593; Mughal conquest of the kingdom 1586–9)

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