Jahandar Shah

Lal Kunwar
Mughal Army commander Abdus Samad Khan Bahadur being received by Jahandar Shah
Silver coin issued from Shahjahanabad, during the reign of Jahandar Shah.
Silver Rupee of Abu al-Fateh couplet, Khujista Bunyaad, AH1124 Ry.Ahd
Silver Rupee of Sahab Qiran couplet, Itawa, AH1124 Ry.Ahd
Copper paisa of 20.21 grams from Surat mint
Copper paisa of 13.85 grams from Surat mint

The ninth Mughal Emperor who ruled for a brief period in 1712–1713.

- Jahandar Shah

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He was the son of Jahandar Shah.


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Farrukhsiyar on horseback with attendants
Maharaja Ajit Singh, seen here with his six sons, had his daughter marry Farrukhsiyar in December 1715.
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Ahmed III

Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and a son of Sultan Mehmed IV (r.

Ahmed III in the Imperial Darbar of Topkapi Palace.
Sultan Ahmed III receives French ambassador Vicomte d'Andrezel at Topkapı Palace.
French ambassador Marquis de Bonnac being received by Sultan Ahmed III.
Sultan Ahmed III at a reception, painted in 1720
A miniature of Sultan Ahmed III by Levni

In the year 1712, the Mughal Emperor Jahandar Shah, the grandson of Aurangzeb sent gifts to the Ottoman Sultan Ahmed III and referred to himself as the Ottoman Sultan's devoted admirer.

Bahadur Shah I

The eighth Mughal emperor in India, ruled from 1707 until his death in 1712.

Portrait of Bahadur Shah I, c. 1670
Prince Mu'azzam in his youth
Emperor Aurangzeb Receives Prince Mu'azzam. Chester Beatty Library
Bahadur Shah I and his Consort
On his march to Amber, Shah visited the tomb of Salim Chishti.
Kam Bakhsh established his rule in Bijapur.
Bahadur Shah on a Sikh expedition
Moti Masjid, Shah's burial place
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He made his son Jahandar Shah commander of the advance guard, later replacing him with Khan Zaman.

Zulfiqar Khan Nusrat Jung

The first Nawab of the Tamil Carnatic State.

The Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb leads his final expedition (1705).

He was the wazir of the emperor Jahandar Shah.


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Azim ush-Shan Bahadur

In 1712, at the time of his father's death, he immediately proclaimed himself emperor but the other three Princes, Jahandar Shah, Jahan Shah and Rafi-ush-Shan, joined together and waged war against Azim.

Sayyid brothers

The term Sayyid brothers refers to Syed Hassan Ali Khan and Syed Husain Ali Khan, who were powerful in the Mughal Empire during the early 18th century.

The Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb leads his final expedition (1705).
the Mughal Emperor Jahandar Shah
the Mughal Emperor Farrukhsiyar
Farrukhsiyar arrives at the friday congregation
The Sayyid Brothers had completely reduced the power of Mughal Empire until they were finally overthrown by Muhammad Shah and Nizam-ul-Mulk.
Nizam-ul-Mulk was instated as the Grand Vizier of the Mughal Empire, by Muhammad Shah on 21 February 1722, to overthrow the Sayyid Brothers.
Syed Husain Ali Khan
Syed Hassan Ali Khan

Bahadur Shah I died in 1712, and his successor Jahandar Shah was assassinated on the orders of the Sayyid Brothers.

Lal Kunwar

Portrait of Lal Kunwar by Indian School of the 18th century

Imtiaz Mahal (Persian distinguished one of the palace) better known by her birth name Lal Kunwar was the Empress of the Mughal Empire as the wife of Mughal Emperor Jahandar Shah.

Nizam Bai

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Though she never reigned as empress, having died several years before her husband ascended the throne, her son eventually succeeded as the Emperor Jahandar Shah.

Nizam-ul-Mulk, Asaf Jah I

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Asaf Jah I, Viceroy of the Deccan
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When Bahadur Shah I (1707-1712) died, his successor Jahandar Shah (1712-1713) was assassinated and his nephew Farrukhsiyar (1713–1719) became the emperor with the support of Sayyid brothers, Farrukhsiyar was later blinded, deposed and murdered and his first cousin Rafi ud-Darajat (February–June 1719) became Emperor and died of lung disease, when his elder brother Rafi ud-Daulah (June–September 1719) became Emperor who also died of lung disease, thus Muhammad Shah (1719–1748) the grandson of Bahadur Shah I from his fourth son Jahan Shah ascended the throne at the age of 17 years with Sayyid Brothers as his regents.