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Jehangir-The Curious Emperor (From Jahangir-Nama)

Jahangir Jehangir can be called the first scientist emperor (and only) of India. He had child like enthusiasm to discover something new and keenly observed nature and animals. Jehangir’s temperament for discovering new things and new facts was unmatched. He … Continue reading

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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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