(1618—1707) Mogul emperor of Hindustan 1658–1707

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Mogul emperor of Hindustan 1658–1707, who increased the Mogul empire to its greatest extent, and who assumed the title Alamgir (‘Conqueror of the World’). His reign was a period of great wealth and splendour, but rebellions and wars weakened the empire and it declined sharply after his death.

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