Shah Jahan


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Shah Jahan Mogul emperor of India during whose reign the finest monuments of Mogul architecture were built (including the Taj Mahal at Agra) (1592-1666)
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In literature:

Illumination from the dome falls on the cenotaphs of Emperor Shah-Jahan and Mumtaz Mahall, queen of his realm and his heart.
"Autobiography of a YOGI" by Paramhansa Yogananda
From then onwards Mughal painting, as it developed under the emperor Shah Jahan, concentrated on more courtly themes.
"The Loves of Krishna in Indian Painting and Poetry" by W. G. Archer
Shah Jahan Imprisoned by his Two Sons, Aurangzeb and Murad.
"Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official" by William Sleeman
Shah Jahan's turban was still preserved at Udaipur, and seen there by Colonel Tod in 1820.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India - Volume IV of IV" by R.V. Russell
Deccan with Asaf Khan in the campaign which closed with the annexation by the Emperor Shah Jahan of Ahmadnagar and Berar about 1630.
"The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India" by R. V. Russell
Shah Jahan's cenotaph lies unenclosed at the left, showing that it was not included in the original plan.
"Travels in the Far East" by Ellen Mary Hayes Peck
Accession to the Mogul throne of Shah Jahan, builder of the Taj Mahal, Agra, India.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 11" by Various
A Mogul ruler who did things was Shah Jahan, and he came of a race not content with ordinary achievements.
"East of Suez" by Frederic Courtland Penfield
HUGLI, Portuguese headquarters in Bengal, 179: taken by Shah Jahan, 204.
"Rulers of India: Albuquerque" by Henry Morse Stephens
The princess became the mother of a son who succeeded his father as the Emperor Shah Jahan.
"Rulers of India: Akbar" by George Bruce Malleson
Tavernier states that it was the famous stone given to Shah Jahan by the emir Jumla.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
Hindustan, was the third son of Shah Jahan, and was born in November 1618.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
The victories of the Delhi emperors, Akbar, Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb, crushed the rest.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 10" by Various
But its final consolidation did not take place till the reign of Shah Jahan.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 4" by Various
Shah Jahan and Aurangzeb extracted a larger land revenue than the British do.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 4" by Various

In news:

The Taj Mahal, in Agra, India, is the mausoleum built by Muslim Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan to honor the memory of his beloved late wife, Mumtaz Mahal.

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