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.