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  • Rise of mugal Dynasty

    Posted by Raushan on June 22, 2023 at 11:03 pm

    </div><div>Rise of Mughal Dynasty</div>

    <div>The Mughal Dynasty was one of the most powerful and influential dynasties in Indian history. It emerged in the early 16th century and lasted until the mid-19th century. The Mughals, who were of Central Asian descent, established a vast empire in the Indian subcontinent, encompassing much of present-day India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan.</div><div>
    </div><div>Here is an overview of the rise of the Mughal Dynasty:</div><div>
    </div><div>Babur (1526-1530): The Mughal Dynasty was founded by Zahir-ud-din Muhammad Babur, who was a descendant of Timur (Tamerlane) and Genghis Khan. In 1526, Babur defeated the Delhi Sultanate in the First Battle of Panipat and established the Mughal Empire in India. He laid the foundation of the dynasty and initiated the process of Mughal expansion.</div><div>
    </div><div>Humayun (1530-1540, 1555-1556): Babur was succeeded by his son, Humayun. However, Humayun faced numerous challenges, including internal conflicts and external invasions. He lost the empire to the Afghan ruler Sher Shah Suri and spent several years in exile. Eventually, with the help of Persian allies, he regained power and reestablished Mughal rule in India.</div><div>
    </div><div>Akbar the Great (1556-1605): Akbar, the son of Humayun, is regarded as one of the greatest Mughal emperors. He expanded the empire and implemented a policy of religious tolerance. Akbar introduced various administrative and social reforms, including the abolition of the jizya tax on non-Muslims and the establishment of a centralized administration. His reign marked a period of cultural and artistic brilliance in the Mughal Empire.</div><div>
    </div><div>Jahangir (1605-1627): Akbar was succeeded by his son, Jahangir. Although Jahangir continued many of Akbar’s policies, his reign was characterized by a focus on art, literature, and cultural patronage. He consolidated the empire and maintained peaceful relations with neighboring states.</div><div>
    </div><div>Shah Jahan (1628-1658): Shah Jahan, the son of Jahangir, is known for his architectural marvels, including the construction of the Taj Mahal in Agra. However, his reign was also marked by conflicts and wars, including a war of succession with his sons. Shah Jahan’s reign witnessed the peak of Mughal architecture and grandeur.</div><div>
    </div><div>Aurangzeb (1658-1707): Aurangzeb, one of Shah Jahan’s sons, succeeded him after a prolonged war of succession. Aurangzeb expanded the empire to its greatest territorial extent, but his rule was marked by religious intolerance and strict Islamic policies. He reimposed the jizya tax on non-Muslims and destroyed numerous Hindu temples. Aurangzeb’s reign also witnessed revolts and uprisings.</div><div>
    </div><div>After Aurangzeb’s death in 1707, the Mughal Empire gradually declined. The later Mughal rulers faced challenges from regional kingdoms, foreign invasions, and internal conflicts. By the 19th century, the British East India Company gained control over large parts of India, leading to the eventual downfall of the Mughal Dynasty.</div>

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