Akbar II

1760 - 1837

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Akbar II (Persian: اکبر شاه دوم), (22 April 1760 – 28 September 1837), also known as Akbar Shah II, was the nineteenth Mughal emperor of India. He reigned from 1806 to 1837. He was the second son of Shah Alam II and the father of Bahadur Shah II. Akbar had little de facto power due to the increasing British influence in India through the East India Company. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Akbar II has received more than 775,590 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Akbar II is the 9,104th most popular politician (up from 9,223rd in 2019), the 286th most popular biography from India (down from 279th in 2019) and the 93rd most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Akbar II ranks 9,104 out of 15,710Before him are Sukhdev Thapar, Siim Kallas, Huai of Xia, Ivonka Survilla, Dasharatha Maurya, and Choekyi Gyaltsen, 10th Panchen Lama. After him are Saraha, Massimo D'Alema, Duke George of Oldenburg, Sekhemib-Perenmaat, Natalia Poklonskaya, and Guido Westerwelle.

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Among people born in 1760, Akbar II ranks 20Before him are Johann Peter Hebel, Aloysia Weber, William Beckford, Jean-François Le Sueur, Georg Franz Hoffmann, and Leandro Fernández de Moratín. After him are Olof Swartz, Moritz Balthasar Borkhausen, Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley, Christian Kramp, Mohammad Ali Khan Zand, and Ivan Dmitriev. Among people deceased in 1837, Akbar II ranks 27Before him are Duke Wilhelm in Bavaria, Jean-François Le Sueur, François-Xavier Fabre, John Latham, Niccolò Antonio Zingarelli, and Marguerite Gérard. After him are Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus, Prince Frederick of Hesse-Kassel, Alexander Bestuzhev, Yuri Lisyansky, John Soane, and Princess Louise Eleonore of Hohenlohe-Langenburg.

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Among people born in India, Akbar II ranks 286 out of 1,227Before him are Mahinda (-285), Dadasaheb Phalke (1870), Hussain Muhammad Ershad (1930), Shah Alam II (1728), Skandagupta (500), and Sukhdev Thapar (1907). After him are Harivansh Rai Bachchan (1907), Chandra Shekhar (1927), Joanna Lumley (1946), Ramaswamy Venkataraman (1910), P. V. Narasimha Rao (1921), and M. Visvesvaraya (1861).


Among politicians born in India, Akbar II ranks 93Before him are Rana Sanga (1482), Mir Osman Ali Khan (1886), Hussain Muhammad Ershad (1930), Shah Alam II (1728), Skandagupta (500), and Sukhdev Thapar (1907). After him are Chandra Shekhar (1927), Ramaswamy Venkataraman (1910), P. V. Narasimha Rao (1921), M. Visvesvaraya (1861), Rani Padmini (null), and Jacques Lauriston (1768).