The eldest son and heir-apparent of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan ((r.- Dara Shikoh
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Mughal princess and later the Padshah Begum of the Mughal Empire from 1631 to 1658 and again from 1668 until her death.
Jahanara was an ardent partisan of her brother, Dara Shikoh, and supported him as her father's chosen successor.
One of the major and oldest cities in the Indian state of Rajasthan and the centre of the eponymous Ajmer District.
Jahanara Begum and Dara Shikoh, children of Shah Jahan, were both born in the city in 1614 and 1615 respectively.
The empress consort of the Mughal Empire from 19 January 1628 to 17 June 1631 as the chief consort of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan.
Mumtaz and her husband had 14 children, including Jahanara Begum (Shah Jahan's favorite daughter), and the Crown prince Dara Shikoh, the heir-apparent, anointed by his father, who temporarily succeeded him until deposed by Mumtaz Mahal's sixth child, Aurangzeb, who ultimately succeeded his father as the sixth Mughal emperor in 1658.
The second son of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and Empress Mumtaz Mahal.
Shuja's siblings were the eldest sister Jahanara Begum, Dara Shikoh, Roshanara Begum, Aurangzeb, Murad Baksh, Gauhara Begum and others.
The Mughal emperors were the supreme head of state of the Mughal Empire on the Indian subcontinent, mainly corresponding to the modern countries of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
Shah Jahan's eldest son, the liberal Dara Shikoh, became regent in 1658, as a result of his father's illness.
The sixth emperor of the Mughal Empire, reigning from July 1658 until his death.
In September 1657, Shah Jahan nominated his eldest and liberalist son Dara Shikoh as his successor, a move repudiated by Aurangzeb, who proclaimed himself emperor in February 1658.
The fifth emperor of the Mughal Empire, reigning from January 1628 until July 1658.
In September 1657, Shah Jahan was ailing from an illness and he appointed his eldest son Dara Shikoh as his successor.
Murad's siblings included his two politically powerful sisters, the princesses Jahanara Begum and Roshanara Begum, as well as the heir-apparent to his father, his eldest brother, Crown Prince Dara Shikoh and the future Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb.
The fourth Mughal Emperor, who ruled from 1605 until his death in 1627.
Italian writer and traveller, Niccolao Manucci, who worked under Jahangir's grandson, Dara Shikoh, began his discussion of Jahangir by saying: "It is a truth tested by experience that sons dissipate what their fathers gained in the sweat of their brow."
Syncretic religious tradition propounded by the third Mughal emperor Akbar ((r.
Akbar's great-grandson and Shah Jahan's eldest son Dara Shikoh made an attempt to re-establish the Din-i-Ilahi.