Ḥusayn S̲h̲āh Arg̲h̲ūn
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(also known as Mīrza S̲h̲āh Ḥasan ) b. S̲h̲āh Bēg Arg̲h̲ūn, the founder of the Arg̲h̲ūn dynasty of Sind, was born in 896/1490 most probably at Ḳandahār which was then held by his father. On Bābur’s occupation of Ḳandahār in 913/1507 S̲h̲āh Bēg came to Sind and occupied the adjoining territories of S̲h̲āl and Sīwī (modern Sibī). In 921/1515 Ḥusayn S̲h̲āh fell out with his father and joined the service of Bābur, with whom he remained for two years. The domestic quarrel having been patched up he returne…

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Bazmee Ansari, A.S., “Ḥusayn S̲h̲āh Arg̲h̲ūn”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 15 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_2998>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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