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Khwajasara’s of Jahangir and Shahjahan

1. Khwajasara Aitbar Khan and his tomb 2. Khwajasara Firuz Khan and his tomb Aitbar Khan literally means-a trustworthy man. Perhaps this was the reason why Khwajasara Aitbar Khan was given the responsibility to manage the royal harem of Jahangir, … Continue reading

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One Mughal Emperor with Two Graves ?????

Chingus-Fort-Sarai-Where Mughal King Jahangir’s Intestines were Buried. “Nigahen Neechay, Dil-e-ru-baru, Ba mulaiza hoshiyar, Zilay ilahi, Shehnahah-e-Hind diwan-e-khas mein tashreef la rahe hainn.”………………………………………………………… The above was the valor in the life time of Jahangir………………. Chingus Fort or Chingus Sarai, is one … Continue reading

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Noor Jahan-The Most Powerful Mughal Queen!

Mehrunnisa was born in 1577 CE in Kandahar. She was the daughter of a Persian fortune-seeker – Mirza Ghias Beg. He offered his services at Akbar’s court as an army commander and soon became the most powerful army chief and … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts of History-Assorted (2) – Famous Wives, Daughters and Sisters of Important Historical Figures

1. Shah Turkan w/o Shams-ud-din Iltutmish and m/o Rukn ud din Firuz-was a Turkish hand-maid, and the head [woman] of all the Sultan’s (Iltutmish’s) haram. She manipulated to prefix the title of Khudawand-i-Jahan to her name and rise to the … Continue reading

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Tomb of Shah Nawaz Khan-Son of Khan-e-Khana

  (Source: Minassian Collection of Persian, Mughal, and Indian Miniature Paintings)   Tales from Burhanpur (MP)….. Shah Nawaz Khan aka Iraj was the son of Khanzada Mirza Khan Abdul Rahim Khan-e-Khana also known as Rahim, who was one of Mughal … Continue reading

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Khusrau Mirza-Grandson of Akbar

Khusrau Mirza-the favourite grandson of Emperor Akbar, but blinded by his father Jahangir and subsequently killed by the command of his own brother Shah Jahan! He was yet again a victim of Mughal court politics, struggle for power and throne, … Continue reading

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A Coup during Mughul Era-an Empress rescues an Emperor

Mahabat Khan aka Zamana Beg- Nur Jahan and Jahangir – all in the saga of a historical high drama of the early sixteenth century…………. Mahabat Khan – Originally known as Zamana Beg, had proved himself as a capable General and … Continue reading

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Shah Jahan-The Moghul Emperor – Deceived by Fate

Shah Jahan Shah Jahan, the fourth Moghul Emperor-the son of Moghul Royals- Jahangir and Taj Bibi Bilqis Makani. He was only an emperor in name. The actual emperor was Aurangzeb, his son. Emperor Shah Jahan had been kept in house … Continue reading

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