Apr 3, 2024, 04:18 PM IST

8 Indian kings who defeated Mughals

Mahipal Chouhan

Several Indian kings and rulers successfully resisted or defeated the Mughal Empire at various points in history. Here are a few notable examples:

Shivaji Maharaj: Founder of the Maratha Empire, he defeated Mughal forces in various battles, establishing his sovereignty in the Deccan region.

Rana Sanga: The Rajput ruler who led several campaigns against the Mughals, notably defeating Babur in the Battle of Khanwa in 1527.

Rana Pratap Singh: Another Rajput ruler, known for his defiance against the Mughal Emperor Akbar. Although he faced setbacks, he continued resisting Mughal expansion in Rajasthan.

Maharana Kumbha: The ruler of Mewar who successfully repelled multiple Mughal invasions, notably under Babur and Humayun.

Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj: Son of Shivaji Maharaj, he continued his father's resistance against the Mughals, engaging in battles and guerrilla warfare.

These are just a few examples, and there were many other regional rulers and kingdoms that resisted Mughal dominance at various points in Indian history.

This information is not DNA's opinion but obtained from media reports