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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

(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)
1592?–1666, Mogul emperor in India 1628?–58: built the Taj Mahal.
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Hardest hit in Pakistan was the northern province of Chitral, where 11 people were killed, Chitral police official Shah Jehan said.
When Taj Mahal was being built in India by emperor Shah Jehan, at the same time Oxford University was being built in England, he said adding: progress and greatness are achieved by setting up the educational institutions and not constructing the buildings.
Gulammohammed Sheikh, Jagannath Panda, Anjolie Ela Menon, Shilpa Gupta and Atul Bhalla graced the Shah Jehan hall of the hotel, ranging from oil on canvas paintings to watercolours, prints and sculptures.
Also on the long list of victims were ten-year-old Saifullah Durrani and his brother Noorullah, aged nine - both cousins of Wolverhampton merchandiser Shah Jehan.
Shah Jehan, a resident of Jalalabad, the capital of Nangarhar province, said American troops should completely withdraw from Afghanistan, saying the move would help bring down the level of violence.
The students who were given rolls of honour in annual HSSC Part-I annual examination 2011 were Hasham Shahid, Muhammad Abdullah Qureshi, Khalifa, Aisha Zaman, Asad Naeem, Ishaq Rehman, Syed Abdul Razzaq Hashmi, Muqadsa Malik, Rumaisa Shaukat, Sara Fouad, Shah Jehan, Sara Muhammad Amin, Wafa, Haleema Sadia, Anum Jehangir, Aqeb Yahya, Hafsa Fayyaz, Sunniya Siddique, Fizzah Afzal, Tooba Maheen, Eisha bint Khalid, Izzah Zakaullah, Aisha Arshad, Uroosa Usman and Tayyeba.
The original Taj Mahal, which is locates in the Indian state of Agra, was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jehan in the 16th century in memory of his third wife Mumtaz, who died giving birth to the couple's 14th child.
The Taj Mahal was built by the emperor Shah Jehan as a tomb for his favourite wife.
Who claimed to Queen Elizabeth I that he had Shah Jehan as a tomb for his favourite wife.
6 When the Mughal emperor Shah Jehan moved his capital from Agra to Shahjahanabad (now old Delhi), the civic conditions being poor, his people and troops began to suffer from digestive problems.
Ali Nasir (PAF), Shah Jehan (Punjab), Adil Khan (Khyber-Pakhtukhawan) and Fahim Gul ((Khyber-Pakhtukhwan) qualified for the main draw of 16 in the boys under-17 category.
Dean Faculty of Management and Information Sciences Professor Dr Shah Jehan Syed said that DAAD and UoP are going to start their formal mutual cooperation in September.