Sartor Faqir (Born 19th Century – Died 1917) With His Followers. Sartor Faqir (سرتور فقير, ملا مستان بنیری) Also known As “Mullah Mastan Or Mullah Mastana” Lewanai Faqir Or Saidullah In Pashto And By The British As “The Great Fakir” Or “Mad Faqir”, “Mad Faqir Of Swat” Or The “Mad Mullah”, Was A Pashtun Tribal […]
An Archival photo of Legendary Hindustani Musicians; Legendary Vocalist Dr. Girija Devi performing in a public concert, accompanied by Pandit Anokhelal Mishra (Beneras Gharana) on Tabla. This photo might be from early 1950’s.
Ottoman warrior during the Siege of Vienna, 1683
on the 24th of October in 1775 CE, the last Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar was born in Shahjanabad, Mughal Empire (now in Old Delhi, India). He was the son of Akbar II and ascended the throne in 1837. At the time of his enthronement, he was a very old man — sixty-one years and […]
What Was the Ottoman Empire? The Ottoman Empire was first established in the northwestern region of present-day Anatolia by Osman, a tribal leader, in the late 1200s. By the mid-14th century, the Ottomans had made their way west and taken control of the Balkans. Just 100 years later, the Ottoman Empire helped overthrow the Roman […]
A rare photo of saudi King Salman. Can you identify the child sitting beside him?
A vintage photo of Legendary Tabla Maestro Ustad Zakir Hussain.
The last Islamic caliph, Sultan Abdulmecid II, with his horse in 1922
Osman Ghazi, Konur Alp & Akçakoca Bey. #knowhistory PC – Pinterest
Enlightenment usually sneaks up on people. Artist: Kasamatsu Shiro, “Kinokunisaka in the Rainy Season,” 1938