How many wife does Shah Jahan had?

Emperor Shah Jahan :: About Shah JahanSHAH JAHAN HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY, CHILDHOOD, LIFE ACHIEVEMENTS & TIMELINE OF MUGHAL EMPEROR SHAH JAHAN. As a young man, he was married to two wives known as Akbarabadi Mahal (d. 1677 AD), and Kandahari Mahal (m. 1609 AD).

Who is the wife of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan?

empress Mumtaz Mahal
Shah Jahan left behind a grand legacy of structures constructed during his reign. He was one of the greatest patrons of Mughal architecture. His most famous building was the Taj Mahal, which he built out of love for his wife, the empress Mumtaz Mahal.

Who is the most beautiful Begum of Akbar?

She was betrothed to Akbar at the age of nine and married him at 14, but remained childless throughout her marriage….

Ruqaiya Sultan Begum
Born c. 1542
Died 19 January 1626 (aged 83–84) Agra, Mughal Empire
Burial Gardens of Babur, Kabul
Spouse Akbar

Who is the Favourite Begum of Salim?

Only at the age of twelve, he independently commanded a regiment in the Kabul campaign of 1581. Salim was married to Man Bai, on 13 February 1585 and she gave birth to their first son Khusrau Mirza. Later he was married to many girls but her favourite was Jagat Gosain Begum.

Who was Shah Jahan’s eldest child?

Jahanara Begum
Jahanara Begum was a Mughal princess and later the Chief Queen, Padshah Begum of the Mughal Empire from 1631 to 1658 and again from 1668 until her death. She was the second and the eldest surviving child of Emperor Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal.

At what age Aurangzeb died?

88 years (1618–1707)
Aurangzeb/Age at death

Who is the Queen of Taj Mahal?

Arjumand Banu Begum
Shah Jahan had the Taj Mahal built as a tomb for her, which is considered to be a monument of undying love….

Mumtaz Mahal
Born Arjumand Banu Begum 27 April 1593 Agra, Mughal Empire
Died 17 June 1631 (aged 38) Burhanpur, Mughal Empire
Burial Taj Mahal, Agra

At what age Salima Begum died?

73 years (1539–1612)
Salima Sultan Begum/Age at death

Does Salim marry Maan Bai?

Marriage. At the age of fifteen, Salim was betrothed to his cousin, Man Bai. The marriage settlement was fixed at two crore tankas. On his birth, Man Bai was given the title of “Shah Begum” meaning “The royal lady”.

Who was the mother of Purhunar Banu Begum?

However, in the Maasir-i-Alamgiri, she is referred to as Purhunar Banu Begum. She was the eldest child of her father, but the only child of her mother. The infant was entrusted to the care of her great-grandmother, the Dowager empress Ruqaiya Sultan Begum, who had been Emperor Akbar’s first and chief wife, and had also brought up Khurram.

Who was the mother of Ruqaiya Sultan Begum?

So it is obvious that Sultanam must have been really beautiful and Ruqaiya Sultan must have inherited her mother’s beautiful features. I believe her to be very beautiful. You see, contrary to the usual practice of other mughal princes, her father Prince Hindal mirza was married only once to Sultanam Begum, Ruqaiya’s mother.

How is Khurram Begum related to Khanum Begum?

There were several family connections between their two families, perhaps the nearest of which was that Khurram’s father Emperor Jehangir was a half-brother of Kandahari’s step-mother Khanum Sultan Begum. Khurram’s official biographer, Muhammad Amin Qazvini, was far more eloquent in his description of the marriage.

When did Kandahari Begum get married to Khurram?

Kandahari Begum married Prince Khurram on 12 December 1609 in Agra. There were several family connections between their two families, perhaps the nearest of which was that Khurram’s father Emperor Jehangir was a half-brother of Kandahari’s step-mother Khanum Sultan Begum.

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