Moghul empire

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Mo`ghul´ empire

prop. a.1.The empire created in India by invading Mongolians (Tatars), established under Baber, who conquered Hindustan in 1526. The establsihed religion of the empire was Mohammedanism. After the death of the Great Mogul Aurung-Zeb in 1707, power passed to the Mahrattas and the British. The empire existed only nominally in the early 1800's, and was finally abolished in 1857 by the deposing of the last emperor.
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Remember, Emperor Zaheer Uddin Mohammad Baber, the founder of Moghul Empire came from Fargana in Uzbekistan, though he is now more appreciated there for his poetry in his ancestral land, rather than for his military skills and conquests.
As a new era of British rule began to emerge with the steady collapse of the Moghul Empire, the new rulers made sure to win the support of the people by giving them law and order.
The name trips off the tongue in a delightful way, and according to the introductory blurb in the menu, refers to the House of Commons (built by the Ackbar Moghul Empire of India).
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Successive waves of invaders from Persia and Central Asia extended Muslim control over most of northern India as far east as Bengal, the greatest of these being the Moghul Empire (1526-1707) which ruled from Delhi.
11 Jacqueline Cambata Designs' Elephant Shantih dinnerware features imagery from the Moghul Empire of 16th-century India and is made in Limoges, France.
Diana Preston, author of Taj Mahal: A Love Affair at the Heart of the Moghul Empire, will escort the full-day tour to discuss the treasure's creation, its cultural and architectural heritage, and daily life within the imperial palace.
Without the turn to tolerance, she claims that "it is highly unlikely that the Moghul Empire could have lasted as long as it did, or reached its dazzling heights of cultural grandeur.
Taj Mahal; passion and genius at the heart of the Moghul Empire.
In line with the martial code of the Moghul Empire, a warrior reportedly rose in rank according to the number of foreskins he brought in from the field.
Entrants are required to create an outfit that blends the majestic fashion of the monarchy with the lavish style of the Moghul Empire.
Entrants are required to create an outfit that blends the fashion of the monarchy with the lavish style of the Moghul Empire.