Lodi (Pashtun tribe)

Lodi or Lodhi is a sub-group of the Ghilzai tribe of Pashtuns who live in Afghanistan and Pakistan.[1]

The Lodi dynasty was a Pashtun[2] dynasty that ruled the Delhi Sultanate from 1451 to 1526. It was the last dynasty of the Sultanate, and was founded by Bahlul Khan Lodi.[3]


  1. ^ Malik, Jamal (2008). Islam in South Asia: A Short History. p. 123. ISBN 978-9004168596.
  2. ^ Rasanayagam, Angelo (2005-11-05). Afghanistan: A Modern History. Bloomsbury Academic. ISBN 9781850438571. lodhi dynasty afghan.
  3. ^ Sen, Sailendra (2013). A Textbook of Medieval Indian History. Primus Books. pp. 122–125. ISBN 978-9-38060-734-4.