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History of Pakistan| Pakistan History Visit

History of Pakistan surrounds the history of the indian sub-continent constituting modern-day Pakistan and Bangladesh. This land has witnessed human civilizations since 2000 b.c, the Indus Valley Civilisation. Mohinjo Daro and Harrapa are the oldest cities. Lahore, the second largest city of Pakistan has a lot of historical places.

Tipu Sultan : History of Pakistan

Tippu (TIPU) Sultan, called THE TIGER OF MYSORE (b. 1749 - May 4, 1799), energetic and colourful sultan of Mysore who was famous in the wars of the late 18th century in southern India; he was exceptional for having never allied himself with the English against any other Indian ruler. The son of Hyder Ali of Mysore, Tippu was trained in military tactics by French officers employed by his father. " During the Second Mysore War (1780-84) he defeated Col. John Brathwaite on the banks of the Coleroon River (February 1782). He succeeded his father in 1782, and with the 1784 Treaty of Mangalore he concluded peace with the British and assumed the title of sultan. Full Story

Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah

Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah's achievement as the founder of Pakistan, dominates everything else he did in his long and crowded public life spanning some 42 years. Yet, by any standard, his was an eventful life, his personality multidimensional and his achievements in other fields were many, if not equally great. Indeed, several were the roles he had played with distinction: at one time or another, he was one of the greatest legal luminaries India had produced during the first half of the century, an `ambassador of Hindu-Muslim unity, a great constitutionalist, a distinguished parliamentarian, a top-notch politician, an indefatigable freedom-fighter, a dynamic Muslim leader, a political strategist and, above all one of the great nation-builders of modern times she is undoubtedly in the limelight these days. Full Story

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Mughal Empire: History of Pakistan

Mughal Emire is the most powerful Muslim government in Pakistani area from 1504 to 1857 bc. Emperor Babar, Emperor Akbar,and Emperor Shah jahan were the great emperors of Indian Sub continent.

Lahore City: History of Pakistan

Badshahi MasjidLAHORE is a Municipal city, has been the capital of Punjab for nearly a thousand years, and the administrative head-quarters of a Division and District of the same name. It is situated one mile to the south of the river Ravi, and some 23 miles from the eastern border of the district. The city is built in the form of a parallelogram, the area within the walls, exclusive of the citadel, being about 461 acres. It stands on the alluvial plain traversed by the river Ravi. Full Story

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Gold Mining History of Pakistan

Gold The earliest discoveries of GOLD were undoubtedly deposits in the rivers of Asia and Africa. However, the first underground mining was undertake in 2,00 BC by the Egyptians, between the Nile and the Red Sea. Early mines were also located in what are now Ethiopia, Sudan and Saudi Arabia. The Romans developed GOLD mines in Africa and Spain to finance their Empire, but once it collapsed, little GOLD mining took place for well over a thousand years. Full Story .

 

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British Empire colonization

pakistan railways History

Since 1757 British soldiers started occupying the land of Pakistan and India. Most of the land of modern Pakistan was occupied by the East India Company - direct under the rule of Queen Victoria of the British Empire. British government started construction of railway tracks in 1860s in all parts of modern Pakistan. .

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