Malik Ayāz-i Khāṣṣ-i Sulṭānī, Meliqueaz Date of Birth: Unknown Place of Birth: Unknown Date of Death: Probably 1522 Place of Death: Junagadh
Malik Ayāz was a royal slave (ghulām-i khāṣṣ) in the Gujarat Sultanate (c. 1407-1573). He rose to be a semi-independent ruler of Diu, a port-city on the southern edge of the Kathiawar peninsula in Gujarat. There is no unanimity among scholars regarding his exa…
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Balachandran, Jyoti Gulati,
“Malik Ayāz”, in:
Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas.
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