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Au·rang·zeb

also Au·rung·zeb  (ôr′əng-zĕb′) 1618-1707.
Hindustani emperor (1658-1707) who imposed Muslim orthodoxy and expanded the empire.

Aurangzeb

(ˈɔːrəŋˌzɛb) or

Aurungzeb

n
(Biography) 1618–1707, Mogul emperor of Hindustan (1658–1707), whose reign marked both the height of Mogul prosperity and the decline of its power through the revolts of the Marathas

Au•rang•zeb

or Au•rung•zeb

(ˈɔr əŋˌzɛb)

n.
1618–1707, Mogul emperor of Hindustan 1658–1707.
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Tracing the history of the mosque, Shah said that the mosque was built in 1642 and the first repair and restoration work was carried out during the rule of Emperor Aurangzeb in 1692.
Tracing the history of the mosque, minister Shah said that the mosque was built in 1642 and the first repair and restoration work was carried out during the rule of Emperor Aurangzeb in 1692.
It was undertaken at a time when Emperor Aurangzeb, in neglect of rest of his other domains, had been trying to extend his control over the stubborn states of Deccan.
The fort finally fell into ruin in 1687, after an eight year long siege leading to its fall at the hands of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb.
A richly detailed manuscript page from India, dated to around 1670, displays the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb astride a rearing steed, dressed in chain mail and wielding a spear, two halo rings emanating from his ornate helmet.
After paying homage to the great poet the visitors stepped up to see historic Masjid which was built by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb.
The Badshahi Mosque, commissioned by the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in the 17th century, is built in red sandstone and marble, and has a courtyard spreading 279,000 sq ft.
A stone inscription in the historic Balaji or Vishnu temple, located north of Chitrakut, Balaghat, still shows that it was commissioned by the emperor Aurangzeb himself.
A prime example of this behavior was the reinstatement of the jizya by Emperor Aurangzeb.
Mughal emperor Aurangzeb who took over Bidar in the late 17th Century, used the building for storing material.
Rabia-ud-Daurani (1622 - 1657) was the Empress of the Mughal Empire as the first wife and chief consort of Emperor Aurangzeb, the last of the great Mughal Emperors.
MUGHAL emperor Aurangzeb, Libyan dictator Gaddafi and former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari are finding mention in the political mudslinging between the ruling Akali and the Congress leaders in Punjab.