Archive | January 17, 2015

Chorological order of Mughal’s king

Date Events Date Events
1483 Babur is born in Fergana 1617 Revolt in the Southern states of the empire breaks out. Jahangir sends son  Khurram to pacify them. Khurram received the title of  Shah Jahan.
1526 Babur defeats Ibrahim, the sultan of Delhi at Panipat 1627 Jahangir dies and Shah Jahan assumes the throne, crushing his rivals
1530 Death of Babur and Humayun assumes power 1631 Shah Jahan’s queen Mamtaz dies during childbirth; Shah Jahan commissions the building of her tomb, the Taj Mahal
1540 Afghan Leader Sher Shah defeats Humayun and seizes the empire 1658 Shah Jahan’s son Aurangajeb  executes his brothers, imprisons his father and ascends to the throne of Delhi.
1555 Humayun re-conquers Delhi 1666 Death of Shah Jahan
1556 Humayun dies, young Akbar is enthroned 1679 Jijya is re-imposed; Aurangjeb’s accesses into Deccan
1562 Akbar, a free thinking Muslim, marries Padmini, a Hindu princess of powerful kingdom Rajaputana 1707 Aurangjeb dies
1564 Akbar abolishes Jizya, a tax on non-Muslims


Invading Persians massacre Delhi.
Weak Mogul Empire Collapses. The Europeans establish themselves in India after 1857 riots

1605 Death of Akbar and succession of son Jahangir 1862 Bahadur Shah II the last of the Mogul rulers dies. India becomes a British Colony.

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