INDIA

The Timurid Dynasty

GENEALOGY

continued from the previous page.
Copyright© Christopher Buyers
1658 - 1707 H.M. Al-Sultan al-'Azam wal Khaqan al-Mukarram, Abu'l-Muzaffar Muhi ud-din Muhammad Aurangzeb Bahadur 'Alamgir Padshah Ghazi [Khuld Makan], Emperor of India. b. at Dohad, Panch Mahal, Gujarat, 4th November 1618 n.s., third son of H.M. Al-Sultan al-'Azam wal Khaqan al-Mukarram, Abu'l-Muzaffar Shihab ud-din Muhammad, Sahib-i-Qiran-i-Sani, Shah Jahan I Padshah Ghazi Zillu'llah, Emperor of India, by his wife, H.M. Malika-i-Jahan, Mumtaz Mahal, Arjumand Banu Qudsia Begum Sahiba, daughter of H.H. Waqil-i-Mutlaq, Yamin ud-Daula, Nawab Abu'l-Hasan Asaf Khan Bahadur, Khan-i-Khanan, Chief Minister and C-in-C to the Emperor Jahangir, educ. privately. Appointed to a mensab of 10,000 zat and 4,000 sowar 21st December 1634, prom. to 5,000 sowar 28th September 1635, prom. to 6,000 sowar 20th March 1636, prom. to 15,000 zat and 7,000 sowar 24th August 1637, prom. to 8,000 sowar 19th March 1638, prom. to 9,000 sowar 22nd August 1638, prom. to 15,000 zat and 9,000 sowar 5th March 1639, prom. to 10,000 sowar 21st January 1642, and 12,000 sowar 29th January 1649, prom. to 20,000 zat and 15,000 sowar 13th April 1652, prom. to 20,000 sowar 7th June 1656.Subadar of the Deccan 24th July 1636 to 7th June 1644 and 17th July 1652 to 20th June 1658, of Gujarat 26th February 1645 to 20th January 1647, of Balkh and Badakhshan 19th February-13th October 1647, of Multan 25th March 1648 to 24th July 1652 and Sind 6th December 1649 to 24th July 1652. Removed his father from power 20th June and placed him in confinement 22nd June 1658. Proclaimed as Emperor and ascended the musnaid at the A'izzabad Gardens, outside Delhi, 31st July 1658. Enthroned at the Diwan-i-Am within the Red Fort, Shahjahanabad, Delhi, 15th June 1659. Enthroned for a third time, following the death of his father, at Agra, March 1666. m. (first) at Agra, 19th May 1637 n.s., Nawab Dilrus Banu Rabia-i-Durani Begum Sahiba (d. at the Alamgiri Mahal, Aurangabad, 18th October 1657 n.s., bur. there), elder daughter of Shahzada Badi uz-Zaman Mirza, Shah Nawaz Khan, of the Safawi dynasty of Persia. m. (second) 26th December 1638, Nawab Bai Begum Sahiba (cre. 30th December 1639) alias Rahmat un-nisa Raj Mahal Sahiba (cre. 26th December 1638) (b. at Rajauri, Kashmir, 1620; d. at Delhi, October/November 1691), née Rajkumari Anuradha Bai Sahiba [Kalimat un-nisa Khanum], given a false sayyidi pedigree to flatter her son, daughter of the Raja Chatar Shena [Taj ud-din Khan], Raja of Rajauri, in Kashmir. m. (third) ca. 1681, Nawab Sadr un-nisa Begum Sahiba, previously Fatima Begum, widow of Nawab Fakhir Khan Bahadur Najm-i-Sani, sometime Mir Tuzuk (Master of Ceremonies), and daughter of Mirza Bahman Yar I‘tiqad Khan, sometime Mir Bakhshi and cdr. of 5,000 zat and 1,000 sowar. m. (a) Dilaram (d. at Delhi, before 1702, bur. there), a former slave girl. m. (b) ca. 1667, Udaipuri Mahal Sahiba (d. at Gwalior, shortly after 8th June 1707, bur. Shrine of Qutb al-Aqtab, Delhi), née Udaipuri Bai, probably the daughter of a Sisodia thakur from Jodhpur, or a Kashmiri girl originally from the harem of Prince Dara Shikoh. m. (c) Aurangabadi Mahal Sahiba (d. from plague, at Bijapur, November 1688, bur. there). m. (d) Chhatter Bai, a former slave girl, given to Mir Khalil, in exchange for Zainabadi Mahal. m. (e) at Burhanpur, February 1653, Zainabadi Mahal Sahiba (d. young, at Aurangabad, ca. 1654), née Hira Bai, a former slave girl in the household of Mir Khalil, husband of Aurangzeb’s maternal aunt. m. (f) Daulatabadi Mahal Sahiba. He may have also m. (?) 1692, a daughter of Sultan ‘Abu Hasan Qutb Shahi, Sultan of Golconda. He d. from a severe fever, near Ahmadnagar, 3rd March 1707 n.s. (bur. in the courtyard of the Shaikh Zain ul-Haq Muqbara, Khuldabad, near Daulatabad), having had issue, six sons and several daughters, including:
Copyright© Christopher Buyers
continued on the next page.
opyright© Christoher Buyers
DELHI 1 DELHI 2 DELHI 3 DELHI 4
DELHI 5 DELHI 6 DELHI 8 DELHI 9
DELHI 10 DELHI 11 DELHI 12 DELHI 13
DELHI 14 DELHI 15 DELHI 16 DELHI 17
DELHI 18 DELHI 19 DELHI 20 DELHI 21
TRANSOXANIA KHORASAN MAIN HOME
Copyright© Christopher Buyers
I would be grateful to hear from anyone who may have changes, corrections or additions to contribute. If you do, please be kind enough to send me an e-mail using the contact details at: Copyright© Christopher Buyers Copyright© Christopher Buyers
CONTACT

Copyright©Christopher Buyers, October 2003 - May 2011