Aurangzeb



1618–1707, Mogul emperor of Hindustan 1658–1707.
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Unattractive as his character was, it contained at least some elements Aurangzeb.
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Aurangzeb tried to take it in 1649 with 5000 men, but failed.
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The keen eye of Aurangzeb saw in this conjuncture of events a favourable opportunity for realising his own ambitious schemes.
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Aurangzeb was a bigoted Muhammadan, and his accession to the throne threatened to have serious consequences for Mullah Shah.
Mystics and Saints of Islam Claud Field

In 1686 the city of Bijapur was taken by Aurangzeb in person, and in the following year Golconda also fell.
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Bernier has given us a graphic account of Aurangzeb’s move to the hills in 1665.
The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir Sir James McCrone Douie

Ten emperors after Aurangzeb are enumerated in the chronicles, but none of them has left any mark on history.
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It was afterwards rebuilt, but was finally demolished by order of Aurangzeb, who set up in its place a mosque.
The Panjab, North-West Frontier Province, and Kashmir Sir James McCrone Douie

The ancient site near the town was occupied by the city of Chandrawati, said to have been destroyed in the time of Aurangzeb.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 4 Various

One and all refused, and one and all were eventually butchered in the palace of Aurangzeb.
India Under British Rule James Talboys Wheeler

noun
1618–1707, Mogul emperor of Hindustan (1658–1707), whose reign marked both the height of Mogul prosperity and the decline of its power through the revolts of the Marathas

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