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    • After this victory, Nader captured and sacked Delhi, carrying away many treasures, including the Peacock Throne.History of India-Wikipedia
    • The Greek word for peacock was taos and was related to the Persian "tavus" (as in Takht-i-Tâvus for the famed Peacock Throne ).Indian peafowl-Wikipedia
    • The certain processes through which imperial princes rose to the Peacock Throne, however, were very specific to the Mughal Empire.Mughal dynasty-Wikipedia
    • In 1739, Persian emperor Nadir Shah easily defeated the Mughal army, plundering the Red Fort, including the Peacock Throne.Red Fort-Wikipedia
    • In response, Nader Shah agreed to withdraw, but Mohammad Shah paid the consequence in handing over the keys of his royal treasury, and losing even the Peacock Throne to the Persian emperor.Afsharid dynasty-Wikipedia
    • On 29 September 1719, Muhammad Shah was given the title Abu Al-Fatah Nasir-ud-Din Roshan Akhtar Muhammad Shah and enthroned in the Red Fort.Muhammad Shah-Wikipedia

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