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Tipu Sultan, the king of Mysore

The ‘Tiger of Mysore’ Tipu Sultan, who bravely fought the British and was known for introducing innovative administrative schemes and military technology, was born on November 20, 1750, in Devanahalli (Bengaluru). Tipu’s father, Hyder Ali, who served as a military officer at the Mysore kingdom, became the powerful person in Mysore by 1761. Tipu’s mother, […]