Who took the peacock throne & kohinoor diamand from india,please mention the name of the king
The peacock throne or Takht-e-Taus became the royal throne for the Persian Kings or Shahs. Now it is in a museum.
After Nadir Shah's death the Kohinoor went into the hands of Afghan rulers.
One of them handed it to Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Punjab.
The British Governor General Lord Dalhousie managed to cajole Ranjit Singh's successor, the boy king Duleep Singh, to part with the Kohinoor and he took it to Britain where it is now part of the British Crown jewels.
The valuation of the Kohinoor is given in the legend that one of Nadir Shah's consorts supposedly said, "If a strong man should take five stones, and throw one north, one south, one east, and one west, and the last straight up into the air, and the space between filled with g ...more