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1569 - 1627

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Mirza Nur-ud-Din Muhammad Salim (Persian: میرزا نورالدین محمد سلیم) (30 August 1569 – 28 October 1627), known by his imperial name Jahangir (Persian: جهانگیر, Persian pronunciation: [d͡ʒahɑːn'giːr]; lit. ' Conqueror of the World'), was the fourth Mughal Emperor, who ruled from 1605 until his death in 1627. He was the only surviving son of Akbar and his chief empress, Mariam-uz-Zamani, born to them in the year 1569. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jahangir has received more than 6,968,995 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 63 in 2019). Jahangir is the 1,142nd most popular politician (up from 1,173rd in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from India (down from 35th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Indian Politician.

Jahangir was most famous for being the son of Akbar and the father of Shah Jahan. He was also known for being a great poet and patron of the arts.

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Among politicians, Jahangir ranks 1,142 out of 15,577Before him are Gaius Gracchus, Mayer Amschel Rothschild, Manuel II of Portugal, Mahfiruz Hatun, Dick Cheney, and Margaret of Anjou. After him are Abdullah Gül, Artaxerxes III, Zedekiah, William Jennings Bryan, Robert I of France, and Nikephoros III Botaneiates.

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Among people born in 1569, Jahangir ranks 1After him are Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases, Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma, Giambattista Marino, Karl I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Boşnak Derviş Mehmed Pasha, Friedrich Kettler, Frans Pourbus the Younger, Guillén de Castro y Bellvis, Antonio Marcello Barberini, Sophia of Holstein-Gottorp, and Geoffrey Keating. Among people deceased in 1627, Jahangir ranks 1After him are Tianqi Emperor, Luis de Góngora, Marie de Bourbon, Duchess of Montpensier, Karl I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Wei Zhongxian, Francesco Maria del Monte, Frederick de Houtman, Juan Sánchez Cotán, Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana, Princess Cecilia of Sweden, and Olivier van Noort.

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In India

Among people born in India, Jahangir ranks 39 out of 1,493Before him are Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888), Padmasambhava (717), Amartya Sen (1933), Mahavira (-599), Julie Christie (1940), and Rani of Jhansi (1828). After him are Brahmagupta (598), Tulsidas (1532), Sariputta (-568), Aishwarya Rai (1973), C. V. Raman (1888), and Bhāskara II (1114).


Among politicians born in India, Jahangir ranks 14Before him are Shivaji (1627), Chandragupta Maurya (-340), Subhas Chandra Bose (1897), Aurangzeb (1618), Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan (1888), and Rani of Jhansi (1828). After him are Sariputta (-568), Mohammed Nadir Shah (1883), Harsha (590), Tipu Sultan (1750), Vallabhbhai Patel (1875), and Ram Nath Kovind (1945).