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Tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. Wikipedia

  • Mughal Empire

    Early modern empire in South Asia. For some two centuries, the empire stretched from the outer fringes of the Indus basin in the west, northern Afghanistan in the northwest, and Kashmir in the north, to the highlands of present-day Assam and Bangladesh in the east, and the uplands of the Deccan plateau in south India. Wikipedia

  • Mughal emperors

    The Mughal emperors (or Moghul) built and ruled the Mughal Empire on the Indian subcontinent, mainly corresponding to the modern countries of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. The Mughals began to rule parts of India from 1526, and by 1700 ruled most of the sub-continent. Wikipedia

  • Mughal architecture

    Type of Indo-Islamic architecture developed by the Mughals in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries throughout the ever-changing extent of their empire in the Indian subcontinent. Amalgam of Islamic, Persian, Turkic and Indian architecture. Wikipedia

  • Red Fort

    Historic fort in the city of Delhi in India that served as the main residence of the Mughal Emperors. Emperor Shah Jahan commissioned Wikipedia

  • Mughal gardens

    Mughal gardens are a type of gardens built by the Mughals. Influenced by the Persian gardens particularly the Charbagh structure, which is intended to create a representation of an earthly utopia in which humans co-exist in perfect harmony with all elements of nature. Wikipedia

  • Turk (caste)

    The Turk Jamat are a Muslim community found in India. Many members of Turk Jamat Muslim community migrated to Pakistan after the independence in 1947 and settled in Karachi. Wikipedia

  • Timeline of Indian history, comprising important legal and territorial changes and political events in India and its predecessor states. To read about the background to these events, see History of India. Wikipedia

  • This list includes the biological mothers of Mughal Emperors. There were nineteen emperors of the Mughal Empire in thirteen generations. Wikipedia

  • In 1573, Akbar (1573–1605), the emperor of the Mughal Empire captured Gujarat (now a state in western India) by defeating Gujarat Sultanate under Muzaffar Shah III. Muzaffar tried to regain the Sultanate in 1584 but failed. Wikipedia

  • History of Delhi

    Important political centre of India as the capital of several empires. Known as Indraprastha and Delhi's ancient history is recorded in the Indian epic Mahabharatha. Wikipedia

  • Delhi

    City and a union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India. Bordered by the state of Haryana on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh to the east. Wikipedia

  • Foreign policy of the Mughals in the North-West

    The Mughal foreign policy refers to the steps taken by successive Mughal rulers to secure the western frontiers of India. The natural defence for India and their foreign policy revolved around securing these outposts as also balancing the rise of powerful empires in the region. Wikipedia

  • Akbar

    The third Mughal emperor, who reigned from 1556 to 1605. Akbar succeeded his father, Humayun, under a regent, Bairam Khan, who helped the young emperor expand and consolidate Mughal domains in India. Wikipedia

  • Humayun

    The second emperor of the Mughal Empire, who ruled over territory in what is now Afghanistan, Pakistan, Northern India, and Bangladesh from 1530 to 1540 and again from 1555 to 1556. Like his father, Babur, he lost his kingdom early but regained it with the aid of the Safavid dynasty of Persia, with additional territory. Wikipedia

  • Muslim conquests in the Indian subcontinent

    Muslim conquests in the Indian subcontinent mainly took place from the 12th to the 16th centuries, though earlier Muslim conquests include the invasions into modern Pakistan and the Umayyad campaigns in India, during the time of the Rajput kingdoms in the 8th century. Ideological link to the suzerainty of the Abbasid Caliphate, invaded and plundered vast parts of Punjab and Gujarat, starting from the Indus River, during the 10th century. Wikipedia

  • Islam in India

    Second-largest religion in India, with 14.2% of the country's population or approx. 172.2 million people identifying as adherents of Islam . It makes India the country with the largest Muslim population outside Muslim-majority countries. Wikipedia

  • Bahadur Shah I

    The seventh Mughal emperor of India, ruled from 1707 until his death in 1712. In his youth, he conspired to overthrow his father Aurangzeb, the sixth Mughal emperor, and ascend to the throne. Wikipedia

  • Made up of the members of the imperial House of Babur (: romanized: Bābar ka parivār/ ; romanized: Kẖāndhān-ı Āl-i ʿBābuŕ), also known as the Gurkanis (, Gūrkāniyān). The Mughals were a branch of the Timurid dynasty of Turco-Mongol origin from Central Asia. Wikipedia

  • Ghalib

    Urdu and Persian-language poet from the Mughal Empire. Dabir-ul-Mulk, Najm-ud-Daula. Wikipedia

  • Aurangzeb

    The sixth Mughal emperor, who ruled over almost the entire Indian subcontinent for a period of 49 years. Among the few monarchs to have fully established Sharia law and Islamic economics throughout the Indian subcontinent. Wikipedia

  • Persian language chronicle written by Sujan Rai in the Mughal Empire of present-day India. It deals with the history of Hindustan (northern Indian subcontinent), and also contains details about the contemporary Mughal Empire. Wikipedia

  • List of Grand Viziers of the Mughal Empire. The seniormost official under the Mughals, or the Prime Minister, held different titles such as Vakil, Vakil-us-Sultanat, Wazir, Diwan, Diwan-i-Ala and Diwan Wazir under different Mughal emperors. Wikipedia

  • Bengal Subah

    Subdivision of the Mughal Empire encompassing much of the Bengal region, which includes modern Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal, between the 16th and 18th centuries. Established following the dissolution of the Bengal Sultanate, a major trading nation in the world, when the region was absorbed into one of the gunpowder empires. Wikipedia

  • Tomb of Jahangir

    17th-century mausoleum built for the Mughal Emperor Jahangir. Located in Shahdara Bagh in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, along the banks of the Ravi River. Wikipedia

  • Gates of Delhi

    The Gates of Delhi were city gates in Delhi, India, built under dynastic rulers in the period that could be dated from the 8th century to the 20th century. They are the gates in Wikipedia

  • Aram Bagh, Agra

    Oldest Mughal Garden in India, originally built by the Mughal Emperor Babur in 1528, located about five kilometers northeast of the Taj Mahal in Agra, India. Temporarily buried there before being interred in Kabul. Wikipedia

  • Padshah Begum

    Superlative imperial title conferred upon the 'imperial' or 'First Lady' of the Mughal Empire and was considered to be the most important title in the Mughal harem or zenana. This title can be equivalent with "empress" in English, but in only approximate terms in the Mughal context. Wikipedia

  • Military history of India

    The predecessors to the contemporary Army of India were many: the sepoy regiments, native cavalry, irregular horse and Indian sapper and miner companies raised by the three British presidencies. Raised under the British Raj in the 19th century by taking the erstwhile presidency armies, merging them, and bringing them under the Crown. Wikipedia

  • Tombs of Battashewala Complex

    Archaeological Survey of India protected monument in Nizamuddin East, Delhi. Unidentified Mughal tomb and arched compound wall enclosures. Wikipedia

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