Political Transition from Mughal Rule to Indian Independence

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In History
  • Feb 6th, 1526

    The Reign of Babur

    Being a direct descendent of Genghis Khan, Babur founded the Mughal EMpire after his victories at the BAttle of Panipat and the Batlle of Khanwa.
  • Feb 6th, 1556

    The Regin of Akbar

    Akbar was of the most illustrious rulers of the Mughal Empire. He won famous victories in the Siege of Chittorgara and the Seige of Ranthameore. Also, he expanded the empire itself and created its various institutions.
  • The Reign of Aurangzeb

    Auranzeb was ableto extended to Mughal dynasty to its greatest extent. He is known reinterpreting Islamic law and transcribing copies of the Qur'an using his own styles of calligraphy.
  • The Reign of Shah Alam II

    Following the defeat of the Battle of Buxar in 1764, Shah Alam II left Delhi for Allahabad, which marked the begining of British rule in India.
  • Battle of wandiwash

    The British East India Company defeated the French forces which ended almost a century of conflict over supremacy in India. This victory gave the British trading company a superior position in India.
  • Battle of Buxar

    Under Major Adams British amy defeated Mir Kasim the Nawab of Bengal. After winnging the battle, the British now had the right to collect land revenues in Bengal, Bihar, and Orissa. This set the foundations of political rule in India.
  • Pitt's India Act

    British Parliament appointed a Board of Control which provided a joint government of the Company, and the Crown. In 17886, Lord Cornwallis was appointed Governer-General and became the first effective ruler of British India under the control of the Board of Control and the Court of Directors.
  • The Reign of Bahadur Shah II

    Being the last Mughal Emperor, Bahadur Shah II was exiled by the British to Burma after the Indian Rebellion of 1857. This marked the end of the Mughal dynasty.