|Biographical detail : ||The founder of Muslim Empire in India.
Ghiyas Uddin Muhammad, the Sultan of Ghor and Ghazni and his elder brother, had appointed him the governor of Ghazni in 1174. Surnamed Muiz Uddin Muhammad Sam, he had defeated Khusro Malik, the Ghazni prince in 1186, subdued Khurasan and in a battle in 1192 with the Raja of Ajmer, he thoroughly defeated the Hindus and laid the foundation of a Muslim empire in India.
His brother Ghiyasuddin died in 1203 and he became the king of Ghor, Ghazni and Hindustan. But only three years after the accession to the throne he was murdered by the Ghokars while on his way back to Ghazni.