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-founder of the Mughal Empire.
-Muslim descendant of both Timur and Genghis Khan.
-His Grandson was Akbar.
-Mughal Empire was most prosperous under him.
-Pursued a policy of conciliation with Hindus.
-Greatly expanded the empire under his rule.
-Married a Rajput Princess.
-Created the "Divine Faith" which is basically pantheism but the religion died with him.
-Has a bunch of kids and 4 wives.
-One of his sons is Jahangir who takes the throne.
-gained and lost lots of territory
-spends lots of money
-Isn't a productive ruler
-Restored taxes on Hindus
-His son Shah Jahan becomes next emperor
Shah Jahan (1627-1657)
-Did further conquest in India
-Built the Taj Mahal for his favorite wife after she died
-Taj Mahal makes Shah Jahan very unpopular and also his successors.
-His successor is his son Aurangzeb.
-Reinstates many restrictions on Hindus
-While the empire was largest under him he did not integrate territories in southern India well.
-Was the last ruler of the Mughal Dynasty.
-A warlord who had seized power in Iran after the fall of the Safavids
-One of the many invaders of the Mughal Empire which led to its demise
-stole the "peacock throne"
-gave up on central power in the Mughal Empire and established his own independent state at Hyderabad.
-this commenced the rise of regional powers in the post-Mughal era.
Officials of regional powers in the post-Mughal era.
Members of a mainly Hindu warrior caste from northwest India.
-The first Shah of Iran/Safavid Empire
-Proclaimed that his realm would be devoted to Shi'ite Islam.
-This created a deep chasm between Iran and its neighbors.
Sultan of the Ottoman Empire who conquered Constantinople.
-Ottoman Sultan who conquered Egypt and Syria in 1516 and 1517
-His son was Suleiman the Magnificent
Suleiman the Magnificent (1520-1566)
-Conquered Belgrade in 1521
-Did a land Seige to Vienna in 1528
*Vienna was saved by the need to retreat before the onset of winter more than by military action.
-Ruler during the "Golden Age of Ottoman Greatness"
-Originally Slave origin troops who gave the ottomans unusual military flexibility.
-Particularly from Christian territories or Balkan States.
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