Reign of Mughal Empire
Updated: 8/11/2020
Reign of Mughal Empire
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  • 1516:Muhammad Askari Mirza, sometimes known simply as Askari (1516 – 1557/1558) was a son of Babur Mirza, the founder of the Mughal dynasty and Gulrukh Begum who ruled in 1516.
  • 1516-1530
  • 1526: Zaheeruddin Babur ruled the kingdom. He was the first one to bring the mughal empire.He was a descendant of Timur and Genghis Khan through his father and mother respectively.
  • In December 1530, Humayun succeeded his father to the throne of Delhi as ruler of the Mughal territories in the Indian subcontinent. Humayun was an inexperienced ruler when he came to power, at the age of 22. His half-brother Kamran Mirza inherited Kabul and Kandahar, the northernmost parts of their father's empire.
  • 1556-1605
  • 1556: Akbar, in full Abū al-Fatḥ Jalāl al-Dīn Muḥammad Akbar, (born October 15?, 1542, Umarkot [now in Sindh province, Pakistan]—died c. October 25, 1605, Agra, India), the greatest of the Mughal emperors of India. He reigned from 1556 to 1605 and extended Mughal power over most of the Indian subcontinent.
  • 1605: At Akbar's death in 1605 the empire extended from Afghanistan to the Bay of Bengal and southward to what is now Gujarat state and the northern Deccan region (peninsular India). ... His reign marked the cultural zenith of Mughal rule, but his military expeditions brought the empire to the brink of bankruptcy.
  • 1647-1660
  • Muhi-ud-Din Muhammad (3 November 1618 – 3 March 1707), commonly known by the sobriquet Aurangzeb (Persian: "Ornament of the Throne") or by his regnal title Alamgir (Persian: "Conqueror of the World"), was the sixth Mughal emperor, who ruled over almost the entire Indian subcontinent for a period of 49 years
  • Problems
  • The successors of Aurangzeb were weak and became victims of the intrigues and conspiracies of the faction-ridden nobles. They were inefficient generals and incapable of suppressing revolts. The absence of a strong ruler, an efficient bureaucracy and a capable army had made the Mughal Empire weak
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