Prithvi Raj Chouhan

Prithvi Raj Chouhan is one of the greatest rajput ruler ever lived.

Fact No. 1

Prithvi Raj Chauhan once killed a tiger with his bare hands in his younger days.

Fact No. 2

He defeated the king of Gujrat only at an age of 13 years and he was made king of Delhi by his maternal grandfather Angam after seeing his valour.

Fact No. 3

He had learnt many languages.  The 'Prithviraja Vijaya' mentions that he studied 6 languages while the  prithviraj Raso' clamis the he learnt 14 languages.

Fact No. 4

After defeating Shahbuddin Muhammad Ghori  in the first battle of Tarrain in 1191, He forgave him and left him unharmed.

Fact No. 5

He was defeated in second battle of Tarrain by ghori. He was arrested and made him blind with red hot iron rods.

Fact No. 6

Prithvi Raj Chouhan killed Ghori in an archery competition with the help of his friend Chand Bardai and he got killed by bodyguard.

Fact No. 7

Prithviraj's wife Somyukta was the daughter of Jaichandra Gahadwal who was Prithviraj's enemy. she eloped with prithviraj.

Fact No. 8

Prithviraj Friend, Chand Bardai wrote a poem 'prithviraj raso' describing  his life.