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Jehangir

[juh-hahn-geer, yuh-] /dʒəˈhɑn gɪər, yə-/
noun
1.

Jahangir

or Jehangir

[juh-hahn-geer, yuh-] /dʒəˈhɑn gɪər, yə-/
noun
1.
1569–1627, 4th Mogul emperor in India 1605–27 (son of Akbar).
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  • He was the son and successor of Jehangir, but did not inherit much of the talent and spirit of that powerful ruler.

  • Whereas Jehangir had ruled for nine months, Yusuf only swayed the sceptre for three.

    The Life of Yakoob Beg Demetrius Boulger
  • Nourjehan Begum was the favourite wife of Jehangir, and her game the fiercest of India.

    Ten Thousand Wonderful Things Edmund Fillingham King
  • Shah Jehan, son of Jehangir, ascended the throne of India in 1627, and was if possible more addicted to jewels than his father.

  • During the night the heart of Jehangir misgave him, and he fled to the Karatakka mountains.

    The Life of Yakoob Beg Demetrius Boulger
  • With the death of his favourite son Jehangir, his hopes of having a worthy successor expired.

    The Life of Yakoob Beg Demetrius Boulger
  • This prince had three sons—Yusuf, Bahanuddin, and Jehangir, the youngest and best known.

    The Life of Yakoob Beg Demetrius Boulger
  • The Gulbagh of Kashgar itself alone held out, but it at last fell, after sustaining a long siege, into the hands of Jehangir.

    The Life of Yakoob Beg Demetrius Boulger
  • Arjun attracted the unfavourable attention of Akbar's successor, Jehangir, and was cast into prison where he died.

  • Then the massacres were repeated, and the invasion of Yusuf was that of Jehangir over again in exact detail.

    The Life of Yakoob Beg Demetrius Boulger

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