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Shah Ja·han

 (shä′ jə-hän′) 1592-1666.
Mughal emperor of India (1628-1658) whose reign ushered in the golden age of Mughal art and architecture. He had the Taj Mahal built as a memorial to his favorite wife.

Shah Jahan

(dʒəˈhɑːn)
n
(Biography) 1592–1666, Mogul emperor (1628–58). During his reign the finest monuments of Mogul architecture in India were built, including the Taj Mahal and the Pearl Mosque at Agra

Shah Ja•han

(or Je•han)

(ˈʃɑ dʒəˈhɑn)
n.
1592?–1666, Mogul emperor in India 1628?–58: built the Taj Mahal.
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Noun1.Shah Jahan - Mogul emperor of India during whose reign the finest monuments of Mogul architecture were built (including the Taj Mahal at Agra) (1592-1666)Shah Jahan - Mogul emperor of India during whose reign the finest monuments of Mogul architecture were built (including the Taj Mahal at Agra) (1592-1666)
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The full title of Shah Jahan, the Mughal king who made the Taj Mahal, was: "Shahanshah Al-Sultan al-'Azam wal Khaqan al-Mukarram, Malik-ul-Sultanat, Ala Hazrat Abu'l-Muzaffar Shahab ud-din Muhammad Shah Jahan I, Sahib-i-Qiran-i-Sani, Padshah Ghazi Zillu'llah, Firdaus-Ashiyani, Shahanshah-e-Sultanant Ul Hindiya Wal Mughaliya".
Mohammad Aref Shah JahanDr Mohammad Aref Shah Jahan is a Medical Doctor graduated from Nangarhar Medical College and has defended the country during the resistance era.
But Shah Jahan is more bothered about the eternity of his name enshrined in the minds of the people as the composer of "two elegies in stone" (433).
Shah Jahan is said to have lost his relish for living.