Note: [ralphroberts.ged] [samsloan.ged] Jahangir or Jehangir Pronounced As: both: jh�ngr , 1569-1627, Mughal emperor of India (1605-2 7), son of Akbar. He continued his father's policy of expansion. The Rajput principality of M ewar (Udaipur) capitulated in 1614. In the Deccan, Ahmadnagar was taken in 1616 and half of i ts kingdom annexed. In the northwest, however, the Persian ruler, Shah Abbas, retook (1622) K andahar. In 1611, Jahangir married a Persian widow, Nur Jahan, and she and her relatives soo n dominated politics, while Jahangir devoted himself to cultivation of the arts, especially m iniature painting. He welcomed foreign visitors to his court, granting trading privileges fir st to the Portuguese and then to the British East India Company. Civil strife and court intri gues marked the last years of Jahangir's reign. Shah Jahan, his son, succeeded him. http://www.encyclopedia.com/articles/23857.html
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