A lot is written in history on Mughal Princess Jahanara but very less is known about her. Call it a tragic irony that various foreign historians have researched on life of this princess, but her story is yet to come in full light to our Indian history readers. 576 more words
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Historically, the city of Agra has been witness to the expanding influence of the Mughal empire. Filled with arts, craftsmanship and architectural marvels during the reigns of Emperor Akbar and Emperor Shah Jahan, Agra and its suburbs carry testimony of the golden age of the Indian history. 1,052 more words
1. It was built by the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan.
Shah Jahan was a Mughal Emperor that lived from the year 1592 to 1666 C.E. The Taj Mahal is perhaps the most notable piece of work that he is known for, but Shah Jahan also undertook many other building projects such as Motī Masjid (Pearl Mosque), the Jāmiʿ Masjid (Great Mosque), and the fortifying the Peacock Throne and the Red Fort in Agra. 674 more words