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The fifth Mughal emperor, and reigned from 1628 to 1658. 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Mumtaz Mahal

    The Empress consort of the Mughal Empire from 19 January 1628 to 17 June 1631 as the chief consort of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Commissioned by her husband to act as her tomb. 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 prince and grandson of the thirdMughal emperor, Akbar. The youngest son of Daniyal Mirza and nephew of the fourthMughal emperor, Jahangir. Wikipedia

  • Nur Jahan

    The twentieth (and last) wife of the Mughal emperor Jahangir. Born Mehr-un-Nissa, the daughter of a Grand Vizier who served under Akbar. Wikipedia

  • Dara Shikoh

    The eldest son and heir-apparent of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Designated with the title Padshahzada-i-Buzurg Martaba and was favoured as a successor by his father and his older sister, Princess Jahanara Begum. Wikipedia

  • Jahangir

    The fourth Mughal Emperor, who ruled from 1605 until his death in 1627. His imperial name (in Persian) means 'conqueror of the world', 'world-conqueror' or 'world-seizer' (Jahan: world; gir: the root of the Persian verb gereftan: to seize, to grab). Wikipedia

  • Shahryar Mirza

    The fifth and youngest son of the Mughal emperor Jahangir. Attempt to become emperor and was successful with the help of his powerful stepmother Nur Jahan, who was also his mother-in-law. 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 princess, the daughter of Mughal emperor Jahangir. Born on 14 September 1590, during the reign of her grandfather Emperor Akbar. Wikipedia

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

  • Alamgir II

    The Mughal Emperor of India from 3 June 1754 to 29 November 1759. The son of Jahandar Shah. Wikipedia

  • Muhammad Shah

    Mughal emperor from 1719 to 1748. Son of Khujista Akhtar, the fourth son of Bahadur Shah I. Wikipedia

  • Shah Alam II

    The sixteenth Mughal Emperor and the son of Alamgir II. Shah Alam II became the emperor of a crumbling Mughal empire. Wikipedia

  • Babur

    The founder of the Mughal Empire and first Emperor of the Mughal dynasty ((r. 1526 – 1530)) in the Indian subcontinent. Wikipedia

  • Nadira Banu Begum

    Mughal princess and the wife of Crown prince, Dara Shikoh, the eldest son and heir-apparent of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. After Aurangzeb's rise to power, Dara Shikoh's immediate family and all of his supporters were in grave danger. Wikipedia

  • Timurid dynasty

    Sunni Muslim dynasty or clan of Turco-Mongol origin descended from the warlord Timur (also known as Tamerlane). The word "Gurkani" derives from "Gurkan", a Persianized form of the Mongolian word "Kuragan" meaning "son-in-law". 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

  • 1601: Khandesh annexed by the Mughals. 1603: Battle of Urmiyah. The Ottoman Empire suffers defeat. Persia occupies Tabriz, Mesopotamia. Mosul and Diyarbekr. Death of Mehmed III, accession of Ahmed I; see Sultans of the Ottoman Empire. Wikipedia

  • Jahanzeb Banu Begum

    Mughal princess and the chief consort of Muhammad Azam Shah, the heir-apparent to Emperor Aurangzeb, who briefly became Mughal emperor in 1707. The Italian writer and traveller, Niccolao Manucci, who worked under her father, described her as being beautiful and courageous. Wikipedia

  • Khusrau Mirza

    The eldest son of the Mughal emperor Jahangir. Born in Lahore on August 16, 1587. Wikipedia

  • Jahanara Begum

    Mughal princess and the Padshah Begum of the Mughal Empire from 1631 to 1681. The eldest child of Emperor Shah Jahan and his wife, Mumtaz Mahal. 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

  • Dawar Bakhsh

    The ruler of the Mughal Empire for a short time between 1627–1628, immediately after the death of his grandfather Jahangir (r. 1605–1627). Wikipedia


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  • Later an expedition was again sent under leadership of Prince Khurram, which caused much damage to life and property of Mewar.Rajasthan-Wikipedia
  • Lahore's first church was built during the reign of Emperor Akbar in the late 16th century, which was then leveled by Shah Jahan in 1632.Lahore-Wikipedia
  • Malik Ambar assisted Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in Delhi against his stepmother, Nur Jahan, who had ambitions of seating her son-in-law on the throne.Maharashtra-Wikipedia
  • Jahangir's son, Shah Jahan reigned between 1628 and 1658 and was born in Lahore in 1592.Lahore-Wikipedia
  • Meanwhile, in eastern India, after obtaining permission from the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan to trade with Bengal, the company established its first factory at Hoogly in 1640.Presidencies and provinces of British India-Wikipedia
  • His successor, Shah Jahan, "took offense" at Guru Hargobind's sovereignty and after a series of assaults on Amritsar forced the Sikhs to retreat to the Sivalik Hills.Punjab, India-Wikipedia
  • Peshawar was bestowed with its own set of Shalimar Gardens during the reign of Shah Jahan, which no longer exist.Peshawar-Wikipedia
  • In 1603 Shah Jahan visited the State of Sindh; at Thatta, he was generously welcomed by the locals after the death of his father Jahangir.Sindh-Wikipedia
  • According to Richard Burn, the suffix "–bas" was deemed to "savouring too much of Hinduism" and therefore the name was changed to Ilahabad by Shah Jahan.Allahabad-Wikipedia
  • The tile-work of Emperor Shah Jahan is of a richer and more elaborate nature.Punjab, Pakistan-Wikipedia
  • The fort was constructed by 1584 and called Ilahabas or "Abode of God", later changed to Allahabad under Shah Jahan.Allahabad-Wikipedia
  • He was said to be impressed by its strategic location and built a fort there, later renaming it Ilahabas by 1584 which was changed to Allahabad by Shah Jahan.Allahabad-Wikipedia
  • The Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan attempted political means to undermine the Sikh tradition, by dividing and influencing the succession.Sikhism-Wikipedia
  • Shah Jahan built the seventh city of Delhi that bears his name Shahjahanabad, which served as the capital of the Mughal Empire from 1638 and is today known as the Old City or Old Delhi.Delhi-Wikipedia
  • He was the third son and sixth child of Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal.Gujarat-Wikipedia
  • The Shalimar Gardens were laid out during the reign of Shah Jahan and were designed to mimic the Islamic paradise of the afterlife described in the Qur'an.Lahore-Wikipedia
  • Shah Jahan (reigned 1628–1658) was born to Jahangir and his wife Jagat Gosaini, a Rajput princess.Mughal Empire-Wikipedia
  • The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built an irrigation canal on the Yamuna River in the early 17th century.Ganges-Wikipedia
  • After capturing Jaunpur in 1624, Shah Jahan ordered the siege of Allahabad.Allahabad-Wikipedia
  • Shah Jahan, known for his keen interest in architecture, gave Akbarabad (Agra) its most prized monument, the Taj Mahal.Agra-Wikipedia
  • The red sandstone fort was converted into a palace during Shah Jahan's reign, and reworked extensively with marble and pietra dura inlay.Agra-Wikipedia
  • The Taj Mahal, built in Agra between 1631 and 1648 by orders of Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, has been described in the UNESCO World Heritage List as "the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world's heritage".India-Wikipedia
  • Akbar's successors as Mughal emperors, his son Jahangir and grandson Shah Jahan had Rajput mothers.Rajput-Wikipedia
  • There was more conspicuous consumption among the Mughal elite, resulting in greater patronage of painting, literary forms, textiles, and architecture, especially during the reign of Shah Jahan.Mughal Empire-Wikipedia
  • Previously known as Akbarabad, Agra was the capital of the Mughal Empire under the Mughal Emperors Akbar, Jahangir and Shah Jahan.Agra-Wikipedia
  • It is said to have originated from Shah Jahan's royal kitchen.Agra-Wikipedia
  • These miniatures include paintings of Shah Jahan, Akbar, Jahangir and Dara Shikoh.Rembrandt-Wikipedia
  • Shah Jahan carved a subah (imperial province), covering Sindh, called Thatta after its capital, out of Multan, further bordering on the Ajmer and Gujarat subahs as well as the rival Persian Safavid empire.Sindh-Wikipedia
  • Akbar added it to the Kabul Subah (encompassing modern-day northeastern Afghanistan, northern Pakistan and the Kashmir Valley of India), but Shah Jahan carved it out as a separate subah (imperial top-level province) with its seat at Srinagar.Kashmir-Wikipedia
  • The mausoleum of Shah Jahan's favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal, Taj Mahal is one of the New Seven Wonders of the world, and one of the three World Heritage Sites in Agra.Agra-Wikipedia

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