Indian Political Transitions

Timeline created by lillee
In History
  • Sep 7, 1526

    Mughal Take Over

    Mughal Take Over
    Battle of Panipat won by Babur over Ibrahim Lodi
  • Apr 4, 1527

    Victory at Khanua

    Victory at Khanua
    Brings Babur a teneuous control over most of northwest India
  • Mar 21, 1530

    The Mughal Empire Dies

    The Mughal Empire Dies
    Babur, the first mughal empire, dies and is succeeded by his son, Humayun.
  • May 16, 1543

    Driven West

    Driven West
    Humayun is driven to Afghanistan by Sher Shah, losing his family new inheritance. This established diplomatic ties between Safavid and Mughal Courts,leading to an increase in Persian cultural influence.
  • Feb 6, 1555

    Humayun Dies

    Humayun Dies
    Akbar, his son, succeeds him under a regent Bairam Khan, who helped consolidate the Mughal Empire in India.
  • May 27, 1555

    Humayun Returns

    Humayun Returns
    Restoration of Mughal rule begins after his return but he died in a fatal accident shortly after.
  • Jul 3, 1556

    Akbar Extends Empire

    Akbar Extends Empire
    Akbar extended the empire in all directions and controled almost the entire Indian subcontinent north of the Godavari river. He created a new class of loysl nobilityy, implemented a modern government, supported cultuarl developments, and intensified trade with Europeans which developed a strong and stable economy.
  • Jahangir Succeeds

    Jahangir Succeeds
    Akbar's sons, Jahangir, rules thhe empire at its peak,but he as addicted to opium and neglected the affairs of the state.
  • British East India

    British East India
    The British East India establishes a secure warehouse for the storing of Indian goods at Surat on the west coast.
  • Sir Thomas Roe

    Sir Thomas Roe
    The first British Ambassador to India arrives at the Court of the Mughal Empire Jahangir
  • Destroying of Temples

    Destroying of Temples
    Jahangir's son, Shah Jahan, orders that all recently built Hindu temples shall be destroyed ending the Mughal tradition of religious tolerance.
  • Fort St George

    Fort St George
    The British East India Company completes construction of Fort St George in Madras.
  • Lease on Bombay

    Lease on Bombay
    England's East India Company is granted a lease on Bombay by Charles II, who has received it from his Portuguese bride.
  • France Gains Control

    France Gains Control
    France has six fortified trading settlements around the coast of India of which Pondicherry is the most important.
  • Deth of Aurangzeb

    Deth of Aurangzeb
    The death of Aurangzeb introduces the long period of decline of the Mughal Empire