Muhammad Azam Shah

1653 - 1707

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Qutb-ud-Din Muhammad Azam (28 June 1653 – 8 June 1707), commonly known as Azam Shah, was briefly the Mughal emperor, who reigned from 14 March 1707 to 8 June 1707. He was the eldest son of the sixth Mughal emperor Aurangzeb and his chief consort Dilras Banu Begum. Azam was appointed as the heir-apparent (Shahi Ali Jah) to his father on 12 August 1681 and retained that position until Aurangzeb's death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Muhammad Azam Shah has received more than 620,256 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Muhammad Azam Shah is the 12,194th most popular politician (down from 11,538th in 2019), the 462nd most popular biography from India and the 149th most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Muhammad Azam Shah ranks 12,194 out of 15,710Before him are Ashur-rabi I, Georg von Habsburg, Enlil-nasir I, Vladimír Špidla, Muse Bihi Abdi, and Ugo Mifsud Bonnici. After him are Richard Seddon, Laodice, Jean Asselborn, Elise Richter, Seán Lester, and Riek Machar.

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Among people born in 1653, Muhammad Azam Shah ranks 13Before him are Claude Louis Hector de Villars, Georg Muffat, Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Maria Amalia of Courland, Frederick Louis, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, and Carlo Ruzzini.  Among people deceased in 1707, Muhammad Azam Shah ranks 17Before him are Jeremiah Clarke, Zheng Keshuang, Johann Ernst III, Duke of Saxe-Weimar, Petter Dass, Willem van de Velde the Younger, and Maria Clara Eimmart. After him is George Farquhar.

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Among people born in India, Muhammad Azam Shah ranks 462 out of 1,227Before him are Bhupen Hazarika (1926), Derek Prince (1915), Meira Kumar (1945), Launceston Elliot (1874), Phoolan Devi (1963), and Sharad Pawar (1940). After him are Om Puri (1950), Vyjayanthimala Bali (1936), Christian Zacharias (1950), Yashpal (1903), Balamani Amma (1909), and Tiger Shroff (1990).


Among politicians born in India, Muhammad Azam Shah ranks 149Before him are Palden Thondup Namgyal (1923), Jayalalithaa (1948), Prince Vijaya (-543), Meira Kumar (1945), Phoolan Devi (1963), and Sharad Pawar (1940). After him are Venkaiah Naidu (1949), Govind Ballabh Pant (1887), Bhairon Singh Shekhawat (1923), Mamata Banerjee (1955), Bhagwan Das (1869), and M. S. Swaminathan (1925).