India!

Timeline created by HannahAndCHRIS
In History
  • Apr 3, 1526

    Babur

    Babur
    founded the Mughal empire
  • Feb 11, 1556

    Akbar

    Akbar
    Patron of scholars and culture
    Expanded empire
    Religious tolerance
  • Shah Jahan

    Shah Jahan
    Built the Taj Mahal
    Muslimised the empire
  • Farrukhsiyar

    Farrukhsiyar
    Granted a firman to the East India company in 1717granting them free-trading rights
  • Muhammhad Shah

    Got rid of the Syed brothers, fought a long warwith Marathas, losing Deccan and Malwa in the process. Suffered the invasion of Nadir Shah of Persia in 1739. He was the last emporer to possess effective control over the empire