Mughals: The Seven Wonders Of India

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Mughal:
Mughal also spelled Mogul; Arabic Mongol belonged to a Muslim Dynasty of Turkic-Mongol origin that governed most of the northern India from 16th century to mid-18th century.

Origin of Mughals:
Mughals actually were descended from Mongol Stock in Turkistan. Mughals embraced Islam and became Islamic due to the Mongol invaders which converted to Islam long ago. Persian culture was the specialty of Mughals and their wars of invasion spread Persian culture all over the India. A second school of thought is that Mughals were actually from the Timuri Dynasty which ruled Persia. Timurid dynasty was a Sunni Muslim Personate of Turco-Mongol lineage which ruled over this present Iran.
Foundation of Mughals:
Mughal dynasty was founded by prince
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His rule has been called the Golden age. Like Akbar he was eager to to expand his empire. His political career included the administration of the Mughal Empire, Sikh rebels, Rajput rebels, good relations with Deccan, Safavid and Ottoman empires. His contributions to architecture are of great importance in which he built famous buildings like Red Fort, Wazir Khan Mosque, Jamiya Masjid and the last but not the least is Taj Mahal which he built in the memories of her pretty but dead wife is among the Seven Wonders of the World. In 1629 Shah Jahan made his own currency made from silver, gold and copper. His wars came against the Rajput state of Mewar in 1614.In 1617 he fought against Lodhi in Deccan. He died on 22nd January…show more content…
Other areas which were in the control of Mughals were now ruled by few powerful sultanates which included Rajput’s, Maratha and Sikhs. The other reason and the main was that the new successors to the old ones really lacked in administrative qualities. Mughals that were lacking these qualities were few but were surely main reason of Mughals decline. After the death of Bahadur Shah I and even during his reign the Mughal decline started to take place as the area was so vast to cover and the young new emperors couldn’t keep hold of it fairly the Mughal dynasty started to decline. After Bahadur Shah I 13 Mughal emperors came to keep hold of the reigns but not one of them impressed as their ancestors did. One of the important reasons behind the Mughal decline was the taxation burden on the peasantry who revolted in the several areas which lead to the weakening of the Mughal Empire due to which more revolts came into being and so more taxation and again more revolts. During the whole seventeenth century this went through and so the weakening of the Mughal Empire was an issue that has to happen. Second main reason was or the second interpretation we can give is that the Mughals were unable to defeat Marathas who were quiet strong with the weapons and their army and were in the South which resulted to the start of bribery mostly to the high Military people or Mansabs. So due

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