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Jahandar Shah

1661 - 1713

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Mirza Mu'izz-ud-Din Beg Muhammad Khan (Persian: میرزا معزالدین بیگ محمد خان; 10 May 1661 – 11 February 1713), better known by his title Jahandar Shah (Persian: جهاندار شاه, lit. 'The Owner of the World', Persian pronunciation: [d͡ʒaˈhɑːn.ˈdɑːr ʃɑːh]), was briefly the ninth Mughal emperor from 1712 to 1713. He was the son of emperor Bahadur Shah I, and the grandson of emperor Aurangzeb. Jahandar Shah was the first puppet ruler of the Mughal dynasty, having been placed on the throne by powerful noble Zulfiqar Khan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jahandar Shah has received more than 1,341,987 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Jahandar Shah is the 8,458th most popular politician (down from 8,362nd in 2019), the 269th most popular biography from India (down from 250th in 2019) and the 91st most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Jahandar Shah ranks 8,458 out of 15,577Before him are William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Alejandro Lerroux, King An of Zhou, Louise Julie de Mailly-Nesle, Yahya Jammeh, and Ninurta-apal-Ekur. After him are King Yi of Zhou, Inoue Kaoru, Albert Alcibiades, Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, Hélène Carrère d'Encausse, Firmus, and Chan Santokhi.

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Among people born in 1661, Jahandar Shah ranks 12Before him are Antonio I, Prince of Monaco, Marie Angélique de Scorailles, Georg Böhm, Charles III Philip, Elector Palatine, Louis Armand I, Prince of Conti, and Christopher Polhem. After him are Princess Dorothea Charlotte of Brandenburg-Ansbach, Vladimir Atlasov, Antoine Coypel, Giacomo Antonio Perti, Fyodor Apraksin, and Charles Rollin. Among people deceased in 1713, Jahandar Shah ranks 8Before him are Frederick I of Prussia, Juraj Jánošík, Ferdinando de' Medici, Grand Prince of Tuscany, Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, Jean Chardin, and Carlo Maratta. After him are Michael II Apafi, Giuseppe Maria Tomasi, Frederick William, Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Dorothea Marie of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Pavao Ritter Vitezović, and Francis Hauksbee.

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In India

Among people born in India, Jahandar Shah ranks 269 out of 1,493Before him are Zeb-un-Nissa (1638), Liaquat Ali Khan (1895), Jaya Bachchan (1948), Mastani (1699), Sarada Devi (1853), and Savitri (1936). After him are Mahinda (-285), Mir Taqi Mir (1723), Wilfred Bion (1897), Khudiram Bose (1889), Ratan Tata (1937), and Dashrath Manjhi (1934).


Among politicians born in India, Jahandar Shah ranks 91Before him are Sanghamitta (-281), Mir Osman Ali Khan (1886), Farrukhsiyar (1685), Bahubali (null), Akbar II (1760), and Liaquat Ali Khan (1895). After him are P. V. Narasimha Rao (1921), Amrapali (-450), Skandagupta (500), Pulakeshin II (610), Begum Hazrat Mahal (1820), and Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (1900).