Bahadur Shah I

1643 - 1712

Bahadur Shah I

Bahadur Shah (Persian: بہادر شاه اول‎—Bahādur Shāh Awwal) (14 October 1643 – 27 February 1712), also known as Muhammad Mu'azzam (Persian: محمد معظم‎) and Shah Alam (Persian: شاه عالم‎), was the seventh Mughal emperor of India, ruled from 1707 until his death in 1712. In his youth, he conspired to overthrow his father Aurangzeb, the sixth Mughal emperor, and ascend to the throne. Shah's plans were intercepted by the emperor, who imprisoned him several times. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bahadur Shah I has received more than 1,102,202 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5,439th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Bahadur Shah I ranks 5,406 out of 14,801Before him are Janusz Radziwiłł, James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray, Xi Zhongxun, Ichirō Hatoyama, Witteric, and Magdalena of France. After him are Ammuna, Aureolus, Princess Alexandrine of Baden, Wanyan Liang, Enomoto Takeaki, and Dragiša Cvetković.

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Among people born in 1643, Bahadur Shah I ranks 13Before him are Jean Chardin, Henri Jules, Prince of Condé, René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, Fran Krsto Frankopan, Ilona Zrínyi, and Johann Adam Reincken. After him is Jean-Baptiste Denys. Among people deceased in 1712, Bahadur Shah I ranks 9Before him are Richard Cromwell, Louis, Duke of Burgundy, Marie Adélaïde of Savoy, Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme, Hans-Adam I, Prince of Liechtenstein, and Nicolas Catinat. After him are Tokugawa Ienobu, Jan van der Heyden, Juan Bautista Cabanilles, Nehemiah Grew, Louisa Maria Stuart, and Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow.

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In India

Among people born in India, Bahadur Shah I ranks 148 out of 848Before him are K. Kamaraj (1903), Vidyapati (1352), Mahavatar Babaji (1900), Jyotirao Phule (1827), Hyder Ali (1720), and Bāṇabhaṭṭa (601). After him are Lakshmi Mittal (1950), Abul A'la Maududi (1903), Dayananda Saraswati (1824), Jayadeva (1170), Bharata Muni (-1000), and Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (1820).


Among politicians born in India, Bahadur Shah I ranks 47Before him are Zakir Husain (1897), Mamnoon Hussain (1940), Hussain Muhammad Ershad (1930), James Brooke (1803), K. Kamaraj (1903), and Hyder Ali (1720). After him are Siraj ud-Daulah (1733), Vikramaditya (-102), Ibrahim Lodi (1450), Kocheril R. Narayanan (1921), V. V. Giri (1894), and Shantanu (null).

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