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  Jahandar Shah in India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Jahandar Shah (1664-1713) was the Mughal emperor of India from 1712 to 1713.
Jahandar Shah faced troubles from Muhammad Farrukhsiyar, the grandson of Bahadur Shah, and the second son of Azim-ush-Shan.
Jahandar Shah was murdered in prison on February 11, 1713.
www.india9.com /i9show/Jahandar-Shah-32236.htm   (206 words)

  Encyclopedia: Mughal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It was largely conquered by Sher Shah during the time of Humayun, but under Akbar, it grew considerably, and continued to grow until the end of Aurangzeb's rule.
In 1739 it was defeated by an army from Persia led by Nadir Shah.
Between 1636 and 1646, Shah Jahan sent Mughal armies to conquer the Deccan and the northwest beyond the Khyber Pass.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mughal   (2356 words)

 Jahandar Shah -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Jahandar Shah (1664 - February 11, 1713) was the (additional info and facts about Mughal emperor) Mughal emperor of (A republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947) India from 1712 to 1713.
He died in 1713 at (A city in north central India) Delhi and was followed by (additional info and facts about Furrukhsiyar) Furrukhsiyar at the throne.
Jahandar Shah sailed around the Indian ocean and was a very prosperous trader before he became the Mughal emperor.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/j/ja/jahandar_shah.htm   (101 words)

 Bahadur Shah Zafar [1775-1862]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Bahadur Shah, after the death of his father, was placed on the throne in 1837 when he was little over 60 years of age.
Bahadur Shah Zafar, like his predecessors, was a weak ruler who came to throne when the British domination over India was strengthening and the Mughal rule was nearing its end.
During the reign of Bahadur Shah Zafar, Urdu poetry flourished and reached its zenith.
www.storyofpakistan.com /person.asp?perid=P076   (465 words)

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It was one of many Rajput strongholds sacked in the early 11th century during the raids of the sultan Mahmud of Ghazni (971 - 1031), and was again prominent in the reign of Nizam Shah Sikandar Lodi, Sultan of Delhi (1489 - 1517).
In the 17th century the buildings of the emperor Shah Jahan made Agra one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
After a bitter struggle the rebels won, and Jahandar Shah was captured and executed by his nephew, who succeeded to the throne.
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 Jahandar Shah Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Jahandar Shah (1661-1713) was a Mughal Emperor who ruled Hindustan for a brief period in 1712-1713 AD.
Jahandar Shah was born on May 9, 1661, a son of the future emperor Bahadur Shah I.
Azim-ush-shan was killed in 1712 itself and Jahandar Shah was able to rule for a further few months.
jahandar-shah.zdnet.co.za /zdnet/Jahandar_Shah   (897 words)

 The Sunday Tribune - Spectrum - Article
Lal Kunwar became Jahandar Shah’s favourite concubine at an early age and their mutual attachment was so intense that she kept him company even in the battlefield.
When Jahandar Shah had triumphed over his brothers, and ascended the throne, he raised Lal Kunwar to the status of a queen.
Jahandar Shah was so enamoured of Lal Kunwar that he went out of his way to gratify her whims.
www.tribuneindia.com /2002/20020331/spectrum/main2.htm   (1508 words)

 Musical Sources - Music of India - Steven Landsberg
In 1712 Aurangzeb’s grandson Jahandar Shah ascended the throne in Delhi.
Jahandar Shah gathered his friends, servants and court musicians, fled the Red Fort in Delhi, and moved to Varanasi.
Jahandar Shah gifted some property to Makku and Juggu Khan.The two brothers settled into this location on the border of the Ganges and assumed responsibility for maintaining their family lineage of music.
www.ragascape.com /sources1.html   (2211 words)

 The Red Fort Delhi, Forts in Delhi, Historical Forts of Delhi, Shah Jahan's Red Fort, Red Colour Fort, Historical ...
After transferring his capital to Delhi from Agra in 1638 Shah Jahan commenced the construction of Shahjahanabad, and a little later, on the 16th April 1639, he also laid the foundation of his citadel, Lal-Qila (Lal-Qal'a) or Red Fort, known also by other names in contemporary accounts.
The later Mughal kings Jahandar Shah (1712-13) and Farrukhsiyar (1713-19) are said to have been murdered in the Naubat-Khana.
In the centre of the garden is a large tank with a red stone pavilion in its middle, originally connected by a causeway with the garden.
delhi.indiantravelportal.com /forts/red-fort.html   (1437 words)

 Jahandar Shah [1664-1713]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Jahandar Shah ascended the throne on March 29, 1712, with Zulfiqar Khan as the all-powerful minister.
When Jahandar Shah ascended the throne after defeating his brothers, he raised Lal Kanwar to the status of a queen.
Jahandar Shah was murdered in prison on February 11, 1713, and was buried in the vault of Humayun's tomb at the side of other members of the family.
www.storyofpakistan.com /person.asp?perid=P066   (322 words)

29 Feb 1712 - 27 Mar 1712 Jahan Shah ebn Bahadur Shah (b.
8 Jun 1719 - 6 Sep 1719 Mohammad Shah Jahan II Sani (b.
2 Jul 1984 - 6 Mar 1986 Ghulam Mohammad Shah (b.
www.worldstatesmen.org /India.htm   (4416 words)

 DELHI, DEHLI - Online Information article about DELHI, DEHLI
It was erected in 1648-1650, two years after the royal palace, by Shah Jahan.
His successor Feroz Shah Tughlak transferred the capital to a new town which he founded some miles off, on the north of the Kutb, and to which he gave his own name, Ferozabad.
In 1540 Humayun was.defeated and expelled by Sher Shah, who entirely'rebuilt the city, enclosing and fortifying it with a new wall.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /DAH_DEM/DELHI_DEHLI.html   (4552 words)

 The Fall of the Moghul Empire of Hindustan by H.G. Keene
Kabul were temporarily tamed; the Shah of Persia sought his
Shah retired to the territory of his ally Najib, and summoned to
command of a nephew of Shah Wali Khan, the Daurani Vazir.
emotional-literacy-education.com /classic-books-online-a/tfmeh10.htm   (13556 words)

 Picture of 'Jahandar Shah gives audience' - British Library Images Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
A miniature painting from an historical work relating to the reigns of Bahadur Shah I and Jahandar Shah.
Historical work relating to the reigns of Bahadur Shah I and Jahandar Shah.
All efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in the above description, but the British Library cannot accept responsibility for any errors that may occur.
www.imagesonline.bl.uk /britishlibrary/controller/subjectidsearch?id=10448&&idx=1&startid=1615   (132 words)

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