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tippu sultan

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Tipu Sultan was the son of Haider Ali and Fakhr-un-Nissa born on 20th November 1750 A.D. at Devanahalli. Haider Ali named his son after a great Sufi saint namely Tipu Mastan Aulia.

Academic & Military Education
Though Haider Ali was an illiterate, he gave good education to his son Tipu Sultan. He was well versed in Kannada, Urdu, Persian, and Arabic languages. He received military education from Ghazi-Khan who was a great warrior and also a military officer in the army of Haider Ali. Apart from the formal education, he got military education, participating in the wars that were fought by his father. Tipu Sultan helped his father both in the First and the Second Mysore Wars. He was also a brave soldier and great general.

Ruler of Mysore
After the death of Haider Ali, Tipu Sultan was enthroned as the ruler of Mysore on 4th May 1783 A.D. in a simple ceremony at Bednur. He continued the Second Mysore War against the English. He defeated many English generals like Brithwhite & Col. Bailey. Tipu Sultan signed the treaty at Mangalore on 11th March 1784 A.D. which was known as the Mangalore treaty.

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