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    hi i am selling famous india mugel king SHAH JAHAN he made TAJ MAHEL one of the seven wonder in the world. SEE MY OTHER ADD LARGE ANTIQUE COLLECTION. Price 50 each coin OBO you need all I give you better deal PLEASE NO SHIPPING NO PAYPAL DO NOT ASK ME PLEASE CALL ME 416 876 9396 MUGHAL DYNASTY (6) SHIHAB-UD-DIN MUHAMMAD SHAH JAHAN (Third son of Emperor Jahangir) clip_image012 Emperor Shah Jaan-I Shah Jahan was born on the night of 15 January 1592 in Lahore, to the Rajput princess Jagat Gosain, also called Jodh Bai, daughter of Uday Singh Rathor of Mewar, nickname Mota Raja (fat Raja) by Akbar. But brought up by Ruqaiya Akbar’s first wife. He enthroned on 14 February 1628 at Agra. Spouse: Mumtaz Mahal Prison in Agra fort, by Aurangzeb and died in prison in Agra, 22 January 1666 (1077 A.H) aged 74, Ruled for 31 years Buried: Taj Mahal (Agra) India. Born on 6 January 1592, Shah ab-ud-din Muhammad Khurram which was Shah Jahan's birth name, was the third son born to Emperor Jahangir, his mother was a Rajput princess from Marwar called Princess Manmati – her official name in Mughal chronicles being Bilquis Makani. The name "Khurram" was chosen for the young prince by his grandfather, Emperor Akbar, with whom the young prince shared a close relationship.

    Just prior to Khurram’s birth, a soothsayer had reportedly predicted to childless Empress Ruqaiya Sultan Begum, Akbar's first wife, that the still unborn child was destined for imperial greatness.[2] So, when Khurram was born in 1592 and was only six days old, Akbar ordered that the prince be taken away from his mother and handed him over to Ruqaiya so that he could grow up under her care and Akbar could fulfill his aging wife's wish, to raise a Mughal emperor.[2][3] Ruqaiya assumed the primary responsibility for Khurram's upbringing and he grew up under her care.[4] Her step-son, Jahangir, noted that Ruqaiya loved Khurram "A thousand times more than if he had been her own son."[3]

    Khurram remained with her,[3] until he had turned 13. After the death of Akbar, the young prince was, finally, allowed to return to his father's household, and thus, be closer to his biological mother.[2]

    As a child, Khurram received a broad education befitting his status as a Mughal prince, which included martial training and exposure to a wide variety of cultural arts, such as poetry and music, most of which was inculcated, according to court chroniclers, under the watchful gaze of his grandfather and his step-grandmother, Empress Ruqaiya. In 1605, as the Akbar lay on his deathbed, Khurram, who at this point was 13,[5][full citation needed] remained by his bedside and refused to move even after his mother tried to retrieve him. Given the politically uncertain times immediately preceding Akbar's death, Khurram was in a fair amount of physical danger of harm by political opponents of his father and his conduct at this time can be understood to be a precursor bravery that he would later be known for.[citation needed]

    In 1605, his father succeeded to the throne, after crushing a rebellion by Prince Khausrau – Khurram remained distant from the court politics and intrigues in the immediate aftermath of that event, which was apparently a conscious decision on Jahangir's part.[6] As the third son, Khurram did not challenge the two major power blocs of the time, his father's and his step-brother's; thus he enjoyed the benefits of Imperial protection and luxury, while being allowed to continue with his education and training.[7] This relatively quiet and stable period of his life allowed Khurram to build his own support base in the Mughal court, which would be useful later on in his life.[citation needed]

    Due to the long period of tensions between his father and step-brother, Khurram began to drift closer to his father and over time started to be considered the de facto heir apparent by court chroniclers. This status was given official sanction when Jahangir granted the jagir of Hissar-Feroza, which had traditionally been the fief of the heir apparent, to Khurram in 1607.[8][page needed]

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