- His original name was Baharuddin.
- He is considered the greatest Sultan of slave dynasty.
- He was a slave bought by Sultan Iltutmish.
- He introduced the Persian culture of Zaminbos that is lying flat on one's face before the emperor.
- He adopted a policy of blood and iron against rebels, traitors and robbers.
- He got the title of Ulagh Khan for defeating the Mongols.
- He suppressed the rebellious tribe Meo, the people of Mewat who used to plunder the people of Delhi even in the day light.
- Balban ruled with an iron fist. He broke up the Chahalgani, a group of the forty most important nobles in the court.
- He was the second ruler of the Khilji dynasty in India and is considered the most powerful ruler of the dynasty.
- He became the Sultan after murdering his uncle Jalaluddin Khilji.
- He established an effective espionage system to curb any revolt from his followers.
- He was the first Sultan to maintain a standing army.
- He was the first Sultan to conquer the Deccan.
- He created the third city of Delhi known as Siri.
- He is known for his economic reforms and price control system.
- Alauddin Khilji seized the famous Koh-i-Noor diamond from the ruler of Malwa.
|Ghiyas ud-Din Tughluq||
- His original name was Ghazi Malik.
- He founded the city of Tughluqabad.
- He died when a pavilion built for him collapsed.
|Muhammad bin Tughluq||
- His original name was Jauna Khan.
- He was a scholar versed in logic, philosophy, mathematics, astronomy and physical sciences. He had knowledge of medicine and was skillful in dialectics. He was also a calligrapher. He was well versed with several languages like Persian, Arabic, Turkish and even Sanskrit.
- He introduced token currency using brass or copper coins backed by silver or gold in treasury. However, the measure lead to heavy losses to the treasury.
- He shifted his capital from Delhi to Devagiri, which he renamed as Daulatabad, but as the plan failed he shifted back to Delhi.
- Ibn Batuta, the famous Moroccan traveler, visited him during his reign.
|Firoz Shah Tughlaq||
- He was the son of a Hindu princess of Dipalpur.
- He is best known for the construction of a network of canals.
- He founded several cities, including Jaunpur, Firozpur, Firoz Shah Kotla and Hissar-Firoza.
- He rebuilt the top two floors of the Qutub Minar which were damaged by lightning in 1368 AD.
- One of his hunting lodges, Shikargah, also known as Kushak Mahal, is situated within the Teen Murti Bhavan complex, Delhi.
- Tughlaq Road in Delhi is named after him.
- He founded the modern city of Agra.
- The last of Delhi Sultans, he was defeated and killed in the 1st Battle of Panipat against Babur in 1526.