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Mughal Empire

The Mughal Empire Vinay Lal The great grandson of Tamerlane, Babar, who on his mother's side was descended from the famous Genghiz Khan, came to India in 1526 at the request of an Indian governor who sought Babar's help in his fight against Ibrahim Lodi, the last head of the Delhi Sultanate. Babar defeated Lodi at Panipat, not far from Delhi, and so came to establish the Mughal Empire in India. Babar ruled until 1530, and was succeeded by his son Humayun, who gave the empire its first distinctive...

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The Mughal Empire

Mughal Empire, Warriors or Artists? I decided to go a little different rout with this assignment. I was on Hulu.com, thinking about renting a movie off the list you provided, but then I felt I should check out the History Chanel on Comcast On-Demand to see if there was anything interesting that would be worth watching. I found a couple of different option that I could choose from, that I felt would fulfill the assignment requirements. The first option that I didn’t choose was about the incredible...

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The Mughal Empire

The Mughal Empire The Mughal Empire was an empire that at its greatest territorial extent ruled most of the Indian subcontinent between 1526 and 1857. It consolidated the Islam culture in South Asia and in result it spread the arts of the Muslim culture and its faith. The Mughal ruling class included the Muslims despite most of the subjects in the empire being Hindu. Zahiruddin Mohammad Babur was the founder of the empire. Under his rule the dynasty remained unstable, and was eventually exiled...

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Decline of the Mughal Empire

DECLINE OF MUGHAL EMPIRE The Mughal Empire was founded by Babur, a Central Asian ruler who was descended from the Turko-Mongol conqueror Timur on his father's side and from Chagatai, the second son of the Mongol ruler Genghis Khan, on his mother's side. Ousted from his ancestral domains in Central Asia, Babur turned to India to satisfy his ambitions. He established himself in Kabul and then pushed steadily southward into India from Afghanistan through the Khyber Pass. Babur's forces occupied much...

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The Establishment of the Mughal Empire

THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MUGHAL EMPIRE BaBUR The foundation of the empire was laid in 1526 by ahir al-Din Mu?ammad Babur, a Chagatai Turk (so called because his ancestral homeland, the country north of the Amu Darya [Oxus River] in Central Asia, was the heritage of Chagatai, the second son of Genghis Khan). Babur was a fifth-generation descendant of Timur on the side of his father and a 14th-generation descendant of Genghis Khan. His idea of conquering India was inspired, to begin with, by the...

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Role of Persians in the Downfall of Mughal Empire

The only worth leader of the mughals was Babur and Akbar the great.All the others were inefficient.The empire started gradually detoriating after Akbar's death.His immediate sucessor the infactuated Jahangir was only interested in being on the throne.He handed the goverment to the persians who did not introduce any new reforms or tried to improve the military power.Coming from a humble lineage not a royal family the Persians were more interested in swindling the imperial treasury and retaining power...

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downfall of mughal

Introduction the Mughal The Mughal empire established by Babur was vast and extensive in the beginning of the eighteenth century. But by the close of the century, it had shrunk into a few kilometers in and around Delhi. On the whole the decline of the Mughal empire can be attributed to many factors. The process of decay had begun from the time of Aurangzeb and reached its culmination during the rule of his successors. In this , we shall discuss the various causes for the downfall of the Mughal empire. REASONS...

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Mughal Empire

Mughal Empire’s Rise & Decline Many nations tend to start off slowly building an empire or a kingdom but it takes rulers and followers to up keep the regulations and tradition in order for it to flourish. Without the work of battles, political advancements and forming connections with other countries a nation cannot survive on its own which eventually leads to its downfall. According to the reading of Talbot and Asher it is clear to see why they concluded the late seventeenth century as a time...

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Causes of the Downfall of Muslim Empire

CAUSES OF THE DOWNFALL OF MUSLIM EMPIRE The Mughal Empire reached its greatest extent in the time of Aurangzeb Alamgir, but it collapsed with dramatic suddenness within a few decades after his death. The Mughal Empire owes its decline and ultimate downfall to a combination of factors; firstly Aurangzeb's religious policy is regarded as a cause for the decline of the Mughal Empire as it led to disunity among the people. Although the policy did lead to weakening of the empire but the major cause of decline...

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Influence of the British and Mughals on India

CULTURE: Mughal influence can be seen in cultural contributions such as[citation needed]: * Centralised, imperialistic government which brought together many smaller kingdoms.[44] * Persian art and culture amalgamated with Indian art and culture.[45] * New trade routes to Arab and Turkic lands. * The development of Mughlai cuisine.[46] * Mughal Architecture found its way into local Indian architecture, most conspicuously in the palaces built by Rajputs and Sikh rulers. *...

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