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  • Aurangzeb Characteristics

    EMPEROR AURANGZEB Aurangzeb, real name was Muḥī al-Din Muhammad was the 6TH Mughal emperor of the sub continent. He was 5th in line as an emperor. He was personable and brave. Aurangzeb moreover was a seasoned general, a good leader of his men and a moral man. He was emperor for 49 years. (1658 till 1707). He had 5 sons, Muhammad Sultan, Bahadur shah, Muhammad kam bakhsh, Muhammad Azam Shah, Muhammad Akbar. He fought his first battle as chief commander. CONTRIBUTIONS IN THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY ESTABLASHEMENT OF ISLAMIC LAW Alamgir’s main goal was to bring true Islamic governance to the whole Mughal Empire. Previous gone emperors, while all were Muslim, had not all ruled according to Islamic law. Alamgir’s great grandfather Akbar went against…

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  • The Importance Of The Mughal Dynasty

    The Mughal Dynasty, 1520 CE to 1850 CE, is an Islamic dynasty that invaded Hindu India. Akbar the Great, Aurangzeb, and Shah Jahan were the most famous leaders of the Mughal Dynasty. However, the most useful leader is Akbar the Great. To begin with, the Divine Faith was a huge contribution to making the Mughal successful. Secondly, the Mughal dynasty expanded to a significant extent due to Akbar the Great. The importance of education was valued in the Mughal Empire during Akbar’s reign. Lastly,…

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  • The Importance Of The Taj Mahal

    Located at the bank of the Yamuna River in Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India is the Taj Mahal which is considered to be one of the greatest, most attractive monuments and is mentioned to be the 7th wonders of the world, it attracts over 3 million visitors every year from all over the world. The Taj Mahal was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife, Mumtaz Mahal whom he loved dearly. The emperor wanted intended for this Taj Mahal to be one of the most beautiful…

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  • Decline Of Aurangzeb Essay

    building. Minorities were considered in this reign as they introduced Shariah laws that resolve legal disputes, Hindus were protected under the law and were judged by their own people. Muslims and non Muslims were given freedom to practice their religion. Mughal Empire that showed distinctive sign of decay started declining following the rule of Aurangzeb. The rulers grew insignificantly and became…

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  • Aurangzeb: The Life And Legacy Of India's Most Controversial King

    Audrey Truschke's biography Aurangzeb: The Life and Legacy of India's Most Controversial King details one of India's most debated rulers since 2015. The author is an Assistant Professor of History at Rutgers University. She is a distinguished author that has published an earlier book called Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court.Using clear and concise language, Truschke provides evidence and facts to clear away false information and provide new insight into the mind and mannerisms…

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  • Causes Of The Fall Of Mughal Empire

    The downfall of the Mughal Empire started with the death of Aurangzeb in 1707. His death marked the end of a Mughal era in India. The empire was the largest in India at the time of his death, yet it the Mughal empire falls. Aurangzeb death followed by a war of throne among his three sons which ended up by the victory of his third son Bahadur Shah. The downfall stated with the Aurangzeb’s religious policy. Aurangzeb turn off the support of the Hindus by committing all sorts of cruelty on them. He…

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  • Dara Shikoh Analysis

    Dara Shikoh, son of famous Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, lived up to the expectations of a great ruler until his downfall in 1659. Known for his intellectual ideas, peaceful pursuits, and political power, Dara Shikoh was expected to take the next role as a leader of the Mughal Empire after his father. Without a doubt, Shah Jahan favored his eldest son, so Dara was given the opportunities needed in order to be next in line. However, Dara’s life would be cut short after contending for the royal…

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  • Babar And Osman And Suleyman And The Ottoman Empire

    them to prominence. Furthermore, both used their military leadership to expand their empires. As rulers they were distinctly similar, although their successors were polar opposites. One one hand, Babur’s son, who took over following Babur, was completely incapable. On the other hand, Osman’s successor, and son, Orkan I not only maintained his empire, but expanded it. In conclusion Babur and Osman were very similar, but their successors were anything but. *I was not sure what to do here as it…

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  • Sultanate Rule Essay

    controlled almost the whole of the Indian subcontinent and kept the vast Mughal Empire united until his death. Aurangzeb was the most authoritarian Mughal ruler and ordered the destruction of several Hindu temples during his reign. He imposed a religious tax, Jizya on non-Muslims and prosecuted Hindus and Sikhs on flimsy charges. He executed the Sikh preacher, Guru Tegh Bahadur on charges of blasphemy. By 1660, there were rising incidents of rebellion in the Deccan as Shivaji Bhosle, a great…

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  • Bamber Gascoigne Analysis

    The first one is that Bamber Gascoigne is an amazing art historian, who has guts to put the arts of the great Mughals into perspective in such a way that they are well defined in the mind of the reader/watcher. He shows his immense desire to dig up the history by visiting every fort and palace and deeply examining it by taking into account every other aspect. This shows his level of interest and also he takes the watcher to that level as well. The second one is that Gascoigne named the movie as…

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