|| Murshid Quli Khan declares the independence
of Bengal and establishes his capital at Murshidabad.
|| Ahmad 11I becomes the Ottoman Sultan. Birth
of Shah Wali Ullah. Birth of the religious reformer Muhammad
b Abdul Wahab.
|| Death of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, accession
of his son Bahadur Shah.
|| War between Turkey and Russia. Russia defeated
at the battle of Pruth.
|| Death of the Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah, accession
of Jahandar Shah.
|| Jahandar Shah overthrown by his nephew Farrukh
|| In the war against Austria, Turkey suffers defeat.
By the treaty of Passarowich Turkey loses Hungary.
|| Deposition of the Mughal emperor Farrukh Siyar
Muhammad Shah ascends the throne. In Sind the Kalhoras came
to power under Nur Muhammad Kalhora.
|| Saadat Khan found the independent state of Oudh.
Battle of Gulnabad between the Afghans and the Persians. The
Persians were defeated and the Afghans under Shah Mahmud became
the masters of a greater part of Persia. Shah Hussain taken
captive, accession of Shah Tahmasp II.
|| Zanzibar freed from Portugese rule and occupied
|| Ahmad Shah Durrani established Afghan rule in
|| Death of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai, writer of
Sassi Pannu, Sohni Mahinwal and Umer Marvo.
|| Ahmed Shah Durrani captured Punjab, Kashmir
|| Death of Shah Waliullah Dehlavi.
|| Battle of Panipat. Ahmad Shah Durrani came to
India at the invitation of Shah Waliullah Dehlavi and smashed
rising Maratha power in the battle of Panipat.
|| Conversion to Islam of Areadi Gaya. ruler of
Futa Bandu State in West Sudan.
|| Death of Ahmad Shah Durrani.
|| End of Kalhora rule in Sind.
|| Death of Muhammad Khan Qachar, king of Persia.
|| Russia occupied Daghestan.
|| Ranjit Singh declared himself Maharajah of Punjab
|| Khoqand declared independent Islamic State.