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Jahangir (Nur-ud-din Muhammad Salim)

Last Updated: 11 Aug, 2023 | Views: 2122

Age: 58

Profession: Historical Men

Other Profession(s): Mughal Emperor

Famous For: Fourth Mughal Emperor

Jahangir Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
30 Aug, 1569 (58 Years 01 Month 28 Days)

Birth Country

Birth State/Province
Uttar Pradesh

Birth District

Birth Sign



Died on
28 Oct, 1627

Jahangir Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Nur-ud-Din Muhammad Salim, the fourth Mughal Emperor, was born on 30 August 1569 and died on 28 October 1627. From 1605 until he died in 1627, he was known by his imperial name Jahangir. A Sufi saint from India named Salim Chishti gave him his name. Among his siblings, he had a sister named Mariam-uz-Zamani. Despite Jahangir's desire for the throne, he had a bitter relationship with Akbar. By 1627, Jahangir's health had worsened due to his alcohol addiction.

Early Life:
1599: Jahangir rebelled against his father for power because he was engaged in the Deccan. As a result, Akbar returned to Agra, and the rebellion was put down.
3 November 1605 and ended on 28 October 1627: With the help of his stepmothers, Akbar rose to power after Akbar's death and began his reign.
1594: Jahangir was still a prince when he led the force that defeated Vir Singh Deo of Bundela and captured Orchha. Besides acquiring Cooch Bihar and Mewar, he also acquired Kistwar in Kashmir.
In 1623: Emperor Jahangir sent his tahsildars, Khan Alam, to Safavid Persia to negotiate peace with Abbas I of Persia, accompanied by 800 sepoys, scribes, and scholars, as well as ten gold- and silver-plated howdahs.
In 1626: Jahangir contemplated an alliance between Ottomans, Mughals, and Uzbeks against the Safavids, who had defeated the Mughals at Kandahar.

Throughout his life, Jahangir was fascinated by art and architecture. As described in his autobiography, the Jahangirnama.

24 February 1585: Jahangir married Man Bai in her native town Amer.
11 January 1586: Jahangir married Rajput princess Manavati bai. Manavati bai is the daughter of Raja Udai Singh Rathore.
On 26 June 1586: Jahangir married a daughter of Raja Rai Singh. He was the Maharaja of Bikaner.
In July 1586: Jahangir married Malika Shikar Begum. She is the daughter of Abu Sa'id Khan Chagatai. 
In 1586: Jahangir married Sahib-i-Jamal Begum. Sahib-i-Jamal Begum is the daughter of Khwaja Hassan of Herat.
In 1587: Jahangir married Malika Jahan Begum. Malika Jahan Begum is daughter of Bhim Singh, who was the Maharaja of Jaisalmer. He married other women also.

In 1627, Jahangir died near Bhimber on his way from Kashmir to Lahore.

Jahangir Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 166 cm
In Meters 1.66 m
In Feet & Inches 5'6"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 72 kg
In Pounds 158 Ibs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Jahangir Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name

Mother's Name

Nur Jahan, Kanwal Rani Begum, Zohra Begum, Saliha Banu Begum, Koka Kumari Begum

Daniyal Mirza, Murad Mirza, Hussain, Hassan

Aram Banu Begum, Shakr-un-Nissa Begum, Shahzadi Khanum

Shah Jahan, Khusrau Mirza, Parviz Mirza, Shahryar Mirza

Nithar Begum, Luzzat-un-Nissa Begum, Bahar Banu Begum, Begum Sultan

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