| 16th Century
| Noble, Governor of Punjab|
Haibat Khan Niazi was a Pashtun noble and military leader. He was the most powerful noble of Sher Shah Suri and Commander of the Niazi contingent of his army. He is best known for bringing law and order in Multan by destroying the power of Balochs and Fetah Khan Jat who were laying waste to entire South Punjab. Sher Shah Suri granted him the title of Azam Hamayun and appointed him governor of Maharashtra.
Haibat Khan Niazi Wikipedia
Sher Shah Suri ordered Khan to conquer Kashmir, Multan and Sindh in present-day Pakistan. Haibat Khan first conquered Kashmir and installed the Chak dynasty. The conquest of Multan and Sindh and the restoration of law and order was completed by November, 1543.