Browsing: 1526 – 1857

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Sher Shah Suri, “The Lion King”, founder of the Suri Dynasty, was born in 1472 in Punjab. His original name was Farid. He was the son of a petty Afghan…

1526 – 1628 Personalities
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Akbar’s success was mainly due to capable and talented men who surrounded him. One of them was Sheikh Abul Fazl who was born in Agra on 14 January 1551 during…

1526 – 1628 Personalities
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Zahiruddin Muhammad Babur, popularly known as “Babur”, meaning lion, was the founder of Mughal Empire in India. He was born in Farghana, now in Uzbekistan, on February 14, 1483. The…

1526 – 1628 Personalities
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Chand Bibi, a contemporary of Emperor Akbar, is a historical figure and well known as the heroic defender of Ahmadnagar. She was daughter of Nizam-ul-Mulk, Hussain Nizam Shah of Bahamin…

Features of Mughal Era
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Under the Mughuls the textile industry blossomed and till the end of the 18th century the subcontinent could be described as one of the workshops of the world. Akbar, Jahangir…

Features of Mughal Era
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The Mughals paid great attention to articles of personal adornment. Jewelry, like so many other arts, reached new heights of perfection in beauty of design, boldness of execution and attention…

Features of Mughal Era
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The Mughals hold an estimable reputation for their refinement and patronization of music on a lavish scale. Babur was an expert musician and a critic of music. In his autobiography…

1707 – 1857 Personalities
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Syed Mir Nisar Ali commonly known as Titu Mir was a great Bengali freedom fighter and a peasant leader who resisted the oppression of the local zamindars and European indigo…

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