Jahangir and Auranzeb Indian History General Knowledge

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Jahangir and Auranzeb Indian History General Knowledge:

Jahangir (AD 1605-1627)

  • The real name of Jahangir was Salim.
  • Jahangir married Mehr-un-Nisa who assumed the title of ‘Nur Jahan’ (Light of the world]
  • His son Khurram (Shah Jahan) rebelled against him at the end of his reign.
  • Shah Jahan became emperor in 1627.
  • He was married to the daughter of Asaf Khan named Arjumand Bano Begum, also known as Mumtaz Mahal.
  • He built the Tai Mahal in Agra and the Jama Masjid (sand stone) in Delhi.

Auranzeb (AD 1658-1707)

  • Aurangzeb was also called as Zinda Pir (the living saint).
  • The Mughul conquest reached a climax during his reign.
  • The second coronation of Aurangzeb took place when he defeated Dara (1659).
  • He forbade inscription of Kalina on the coins and banned music in the court.
  • He died in 1707 AD.

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