WSR 4 Aurangzeb By facebooker_1441839924 Nov 3, 1618 Born Aurangzeb was born on November 3rd, 1618 in Dhod, Malwa, India. Jan 2, 1626 Captured Dara and Aurangzeb were captured under Nur Jahan in Lahore. Jan 4, 1634 Became Governor Aurangzeb rose to power in Deccan and renamed Kirki, Aurangabad. Nov 18, 1637 Got Married Aurangzeb married Rabbia Durrani and started a peaceful era for the people. Sep 19, 1657 Invasion He attacked Bijapur and Golconda and regained three forts that belong to his father. His army quickly grew in strength and numbers. Period: Aug 1, 1658 to Mar 3, 1707 Ruler of the Mughal Empire Nov 2, 1658 Hinduism Hindu celebrations were banned and some land owned by Hindus was taken by the government. May 19, 1659 Dara's Greed Aurangzeb had his brother, Dara, executed for trying to overthrow him and get control over the entire empire. Jun 11, 1674 Construction Aurangzeb had the Badshahi Mosque built, and is one of many congregational mosques built with red sandstone. Dec 30, 1674 New King Shivaji pushed back the Mughal forces in Deccan, and was made the king of the Martha Confederacy. Shivaji later died in 1680. Jun 26, 1679 Taxes The Jizya, a poll tax on non-muslims, was re-instated by Aurangzeb even though it had originally been removed by Akbar. Mar 3, 1707 Died Aurangzeb died on March 3rd, 1707 in Ahmadnagar for unknown reasons.