1569 - 1627

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Nur-ud-din Muhammad Salim (Persian: نورالدین محمد سلیم), known by his imperial name Jahangir (Persian: جهانگیر) (31 August 1569 – 28 October 1627), was the fourth Mughal Emperor, who ruled from 1605 until his death in 1627. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jahangir has received more than 4,694,725 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Jahangir is the 1,174th most popular politician (down from 780th in 2019), the 35th most popular biography from India (down from 26th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Jahangir ranks 1,174 out of 15,710. Before him are Justin II, Afonso V of Portugal, Asa of Judah, Eric XIV of Sweden, Camille Desmoulins, and Talaat Pasha. After him are Antoine of Navarre, Oswald Mosley, Shang Yang, Antiochus I Soter, Muawiya II, and Marie Louise d’Orléans.

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Among people born in 1569, Jahangir ranks 1After him are Ambrogio Spinola, 1st Marquess of Balbases, Giambattista Marino, Ranuccio I Farnese, Duke of Parma, Karl I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Friedrich Kettler, Frans Pourbus the Younger, Guillén de Castro y Bellvis, and Geoffrey Keating. Among people deceased in 1627, Jahangir ranks 1After him are Tianqi Emperor, Luis de Góngora, Wei Zhongxian, Karl I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Juan Sánchez Cotán, Frederick de Houtman, Francesco Maria del Monte, Marie de Bourbon, Duchess of Montpensier, Vincenzo II Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, Alexander, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg, and Princess Cecilia of Sweden.

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In India

Among people born in India, Jahangir ranks 35 out of 1,227. Before him are Rama (null), Alauddin Khalji (1266), C. V. Raman (1888), Salman Khan (1965), Mahavira (-599), and Aishwarya Rai (1973). After him are Amartya Sen (1933), William Makepeace Thackeray (1811), Aryabhata (476), Swami Vivekananda (1863), Bhāskara II (1114), and Tulsidas (1532).


Among politicians born in India, Jahangir ranks 13Before him are Aurangzeb (1618), Rani of Jhansi (1828), Subhas Chandra Bose (1897), B. R. Ambedkar (1891), Rama (null), and Alauddin Khalji (1266). After him are Sariputta (-568), Vallabhbhai Patel (1875), Tipu Sultan (1750), Narendra Modi (1950), Ram Nath Kovind (1945), and Abdul Karim (1863).