but his calculations did not materialize. So the
escaped with injuries is said to have been killed by his own sardars when he
wanted to fight Babur for a second time.
Shams-i-Siraj Afif A famous historian as well as an officer during the
reign of Firoz Shah Tughluq, he was the author of Tarikh-i-Firozshahi.
Sinha, Sir Satyendra Prasanna Born in Bengal and a lawyer by
profession, he was the first Indian to be appointed as a governor (of Bihar and
Orissa from 1920 to 24) by the British. He was also the First Indian to be
appointed as a member of the Viceroy’s Executive Council (1909), and the
only Indian to be honoured with a peerage. Taking to politics quite late in
life, he presided over the Bombay Session (1915) of the INC.
Tagore, Dwarakanath Founder of the famous Tagore family of Jorasanko
in Calcutta, he earned a lot of money in business and started the Union Bank
which was the first Bengali venture in the banking line. He supported the
liberal movements of the day and was one of the earliest supporters of the
Brahmo Samaj.
Tagore, Satyendranath The first Indian to pass the ICS examination
(1864), he was the second son of Devendranath Tagore and elder brother of
Rabindranath Tagore.
Tansen A famous musician, he was partronised by Akbar. His arrival at the
Mughal court was such a remarkable event that Akbar had it portrayed in
colours in 1562. Earlier he was patronised by Man Singh of Gwalior (Tomar
Tivara One of the sons of Asoka, he was born to Asoka’s second queen,
Karuvaki. He is mentioned in one of the inscriptions of Asoka, but nothing
else is known about him.
Tughril Khan A Turkish noble, he was appointed the governor of Bengal
by Balban. He revolted in 1278, but was suppressed and killed by the Sultan
after a three year campaign.
Tusaspa The governor of Gujarat or Kathiawar diring the reign of Asoka,
he was a Persian in Mauryan service. He is credited with building conduits to
the famous Sudarsana lake built in the period of Chandragupta Maurya.
Uday Singh, Rana The ruler of Mewar, he was the son and successor of
Rana Sanga and the father of