How did Mahmud Ghazni Die?

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: November 9th, 2023

Mahmud Ghazni died at age 58 when he contracted malaria during one of his campaigns in April 1030. Further complications resulted in his contracting lethal tuberculosis. For the first time, Mahmud of Ghazni raided Pakistan and Afghanistan in 1000 AD. He deposed Hindu Emperor Jaya Pala, who later committed suicide and was succeeded by his son Anandpala.

Mahmud of Ghaznavi Died due to Malaria?

In 1005 AD, Ghazni attacked Bhatia. Multan was conquered by Ghazni in 1006 AD. Ananda Pala attacked him at this point. Mahmud of Ghazni attacked and killed Sukha Pala, the king of Bhatinda, in 1007 AD. Ghazni attacked Nagarkot in the Punjabi hills in 1011 AD.

In 1013 AD, Mahmud invaded the Hind shahi kingdom led by Anand Pala and overcame him in the Battle of Waihind, which took place near Peshawar and was the Hind shahi capital. Mahmud of Ghazni imprisoned Thanesar in 1014.

  • Mahmud of Ghazni attacked Kashmir in 1015 AD.
  • In 1018 AD, he made an assault on Mathura and vanquished several kings, including Chandra Pala.
  • Chandella Gauda, the ruler of Kanauj, was killed by Mahmud in order to take control of the region.
  • Mahmud Ghazni invaded Gwalior in 1023 AD and eventually seized power there.
  • He stormed the Somnath temple in 1025 AD to take the wealth collected there.
  • Mahmud Ghazni died in 1030 AD from malaria during Mahmud Ghaznavi’s final expedition.


How did Mahmud Ghazni Die?

When Mahmud Ghazni acquired malaria during his campaigns in April 1030, he was 58. Due to further issues, he developed fatal Tuberculosis. Around Khurasan, Mahmood Gaznavi was born in 971 AD. The samanid emperor’s Turkish slave soldier, Abu Mansur Sabuktigin, was the father of Mahmood Ghazni.

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