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Sultana Raziya
Sultanah of Delhi
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Billon Jital of Razia
5th Sultana of the Delhi Sultanate
Reign 10 October 1236 − 14 October 1240
Coronation 10 October 1236
Predecessor Rukn ud din Firuz
Successor Muiz ud din Bahram
Born c. 1205
Budaun, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died 14 October 1240 (aged 34-35)
Kaithal, Delhi Sultanate
Burial Bulbul-i-Khan near Turkmen Gate, Delhi
Spouse Malik Altunia
Full name
Raziya Begum bint Shams-ud-Din Iltutmish
Regnal name
Jalâlat-ud-Dîn Raziyâ
House Mamluk dynasty
Father Iltutmish
Mother Qutub Begum
Religion Islam

Razia al-Din or Razia Sultana (1205-1240) was one of the rulers of the Delhi Sultanate. She was the first and last Muslim lady to rule Delhi. She was said to be a brave, kind and just person. She ascended the throne in 1236 A.D. But the nobles who did not like to be ruled by Razia soon killed her in a war.

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