Shah Jahan!

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1. CONQUESTS

1.1. DECCAN

1.1.1. Ahmadnagar

1.1.1.1. Annexed

1.1.1.1.1. Did what Akbar could not do

1.1.2. Golcunda and Bijapur

1.1.2.1. Partial Success

1.1.2.1.1. not annexed

1.1.2.1.2. forced to pay large sum of annual tribute

1.1.3. They became a rich source of revenue

1.2. Believed in Akbar's Policy of expansion

1.3. CENTRAL ASIA

1.3.1. Initial Success

1.3.1.1. but soon lost

1.3.2. Kandahar was main objective

1.3.2.1. Loss showed how military had weakened and was not powerful anymore.

2. WHO?

2.1. 5th Emperor of the Mughals

2.2. 3rd Son of Jahangir

2.3. Patron of art

3. WHEN?

3.1. 1627 -1657 [30 years]

3.2. Ascended during EMPIRE'S PEAK

3.3. THE GOLDEN AGE

4. ADMINISTRATION

4.1. He administrated the kingdom very well

4.2. There was proper law and order

4.3. He made all the necessary reforms

4.3.1. MANSABDAR SYSTEM

4.4. There was trade flourishing

4.4.1. He removes Portugese trade

4.4.1.1. piracy

4.4.1.2. kidnapping

5. ARCHITECTURE

5.1. Known as Engineer King

5.2. Known till date for Architecture

5.3. He made

5.3.1. TAJMAHAL

5.3.1.1. Made for wife Mumtaz's tomb

5.3.1.2. One of the 7 wonders of the world

5.3.2. Jama Masjid

5.3.2.1. Biggest Mosque in India

5.3.3. Red Fort

5.3.3.1. Made in Shahjahanabad

5.3.3.1.1. City made by him

5.3.3.1.2. OLD DELHI

5.3.3.2. Hade his throne PEACOCK THRONE

5.3.3.2.1. Built in 7 years

5.3.3.2.2. Stolen by Persia

5.3.4. Moti Masjid

5.3.4.1. The most perfect buliding

5.4. But all the works drained treasury

5.4.1. This put the empire in weak financial status

5.4.2. Higher taxes

5.4.3. Lead to decline

6. BEFORE REIGN

6.1. Became Jahangir's Governer

6.1.1. Lead the conquest to Mewar

6.1.1.1. During Jahangirs reign

6.1.1.2. Maharana Amar Sigh II surrendered

6.1.2. Lead Army to Deccan

6.1.2.1. Jahangir awarded him the title Shah Jahan

6.1.2.2. Came home in triumph

6.2. Was called Prince Khurram

6.3. He grew up learning

6.3.1. martial arts

6.3.2. Cultural arts

6.3.2.1. Poetry

6.3.2.2. Music

6.4. Became very close to father

6.4.1. Jahangir granted him

6.4.1.1. JAGIR OF HISSAR FEROZA

6.4.1.2. Fief of the Heir

6.5. Eventually got impatient

6.5.1. Revolted for throne

6.5.1.1. Defeated by Jahangir

6.5.2. With Mahabat Khan

7. AFTER REIGN

7.1. Shah Jahan fell ill 1657

7.1.1. Civil war for succesion

7.1.1.1. Dara Shiko

7.1.1.2. Shuja

7.1.1.3. Aurangzeb

7.1.1.3.1. Victorious

7.1.1.4. Murad

7.2. Imprisoned in Agra Fort till death for 7 years