Tipu Sultan, also known as the Tiger of Mysore, Dipu Sultan and Tipu Sahib, was a ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore. He was the eldest son of Sultan Hyder Ali of Mysore. Tipu introduced a number of administrative innovations during his rule, including his coinage, a new Mauludi lunisolar calendar and a new land revenue system which initiated the growth of Mysore silk industry.Tipu expanded the iron-cased Mysorean rockets and wrote the military manual Fathul Mujahidin, considered a pioneer in the use of rocket artillery. He deployed the rockets against advances of British forces and their allies in their 1792 and 1799 Siege of Srirangapatna. The human inquisitiveness is so wide that it would take centuries to explore the facts of the world. However, this series tries to achieve the impossible by presenting you almost all you ever wanted to know. The reader can surf through the collection and gather all information about famed personalities, countries, languages, professions, computers, health and fitness, sports, quotations, world, traveling destinations, musical instruments, hobbies, spiritual teachings, health disorders, history, etc.
Publisher:Maple Press (1 July 2013)
Reading age:10 years and up
Item Weight:110 g
Dimensions:20 x 14 x 4 cm