Royal Women of Slave Dynasty

Qutub-ud-din Aibak was the first ruler of the early Turkish Sultanate of Delhi, popularly known as the Slave dynasty. His eldest daughter was married to Nasir-ud-Din Qabacha, another slave of Muhammad Ghori. When she died Qabacha married Aibak's youngest daughter. Aibak's second daughter was married to Sultan Shams-ud-din Iltutmish.

Khudawanda-i-Jahan Shah Turkan was the wife of Sultan Shams al-Din Iltutmish and mother of Rukn-ud-din Firuz. She was the first royal lady taking active part in political matters. She was originally a Turkish hand-maid, but her bounty, benevolence and charity towards the Ulama, Sayyids, priests and recluses was very great.

Shah Turkan, wife of Iltutmish

After the death of Iltutmish in 1236, the maliks and grandees of the kingdom placed his eldest [surviving] son Rukn-ud-din Firuz on the throne. When he acquired the imperial dignity, Rukn-ud-din devoted himself to pleasures and the affairs of the kingdom fell into disorder. Shah Turkan then began to assume the decision of state affairs. She had been jealous of other ladies of Iltutmish's harem. As she acquired great power and influence; she took revenge of them and murdered many of them. Shah Turkan and Rukn-ud-din blinded Qutb al-Din, the infant son of Iltutmish, and finally put him to death. The minds of the people turned against them and revolts occurred in many parts of the country. Prince Ghias-ud-din Muhammad Shah, the younger brother of Rukn-ud-din, and the governor of Oudh (Awadh), raised the first revolt. Malik Izz al-Din Salari, the governor of Budaun, Malik Ala-ud-din Jani, governor of Lahore, Malik Kabir Khan, the governor of Multan, and Malik Saif-ud-din Kuji, the governor of Hansi, entered into a confederacy, which broke out into open rebellion. Rukn-ud-din marched from Delhi to suppress the rebellion. The wazir Nizam-ul-Mulk Junaidi became frightened fled from Delhi and retired towards Kol and joined the confederates. The Sultan mean time marched towards Kohram; but on reaching Mansurpur seven of his principal chiefs deserted him, and retired with their troops to Delhi. Meanwhile in Delhi Shah Turkan conspired against Raziyya, the crown princess, to put her to death. The people of Delhi rose in her defense. Shah Turkan was imprisoned and Raziyya was placed on the throne. The people joined Raziyya and swore their allegiance to her, and placed her on the throne.

Turkan Khatun was the chief wife of Iltutmish, (most probably the daughter of Qutub-ud-din Aibak) and mother of Sultan Raziyya.

Sultan Raziyya, daughter of Iltutmish. She married Malik Ikhtiyar al-Din Altunia, the governor of Bhatinda.

A daughter of Iltutmish and sister of Sultan Muizz-ud-din Bahram was married to  the Amir-i-Hajib Malik Ikhtiyar-ud-din Aitegin.

Another daughter of Iltutmish was married to Malik Iz-ud-Din Balban-i-Kashlu Khan.

A wife of Iltutmish and mother of Sultan Nasir-ud-din Mahmud, married Saif-ud-din Kutlugh Khan after Iltutmish's death.

Ghias-ud-din Balban married his daughter to Sultan Nasir-ud-din Mahmud.