1638 - 1702

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Zeb-un-Nissa (Persian: زیب النساء) (15 February 1638 – 26 May 1702) was a Mughal princess and the eldest child of Emperor Aurangzeb and his chief consort, Dilras Banu Begum. She was also a poet, who wrote under the pseudonym of "Makhfi" (مخفی, "Hidden, Disguised, Concealed One"). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zeb-un-Nissa has received more than 274,157 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Zeb-un-Nissa is the 2,247th most popular writer (up from 2,474th in 2019), the 263rd most popular biography from India (down from 254th in 2019) and the 44th most popular Writer.

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Among writers, Zeb-un-Nissa ranks 2,247 out of 5,755Before her are Leopoldo Alas, Germaine Greer, Karlheinz Deschner, Richard Ford, Janus Pannonius, and Inger Christensen. After her are Udo Lindenberg, Valentin Kataev, Mirza Shafi Vazeh, Akaki Tsereteli, Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski, and Tobias Smollett.

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Among people born in 1638, Zeb-un-Nissa ranks 16Before her are James Gregory, Elisabetta Sirani, Christoph Cellarius, Frederik Ruysch, Ernst Rüdiger von Starhemberg, and Carlo Fontana. After her are John Charles, Count Palatine of Gelnhausen, Richard Simon, Gerrit Berckheyde, Pierre Magnol, Ulrik Frederik Gyldenløve, and Bernhard II, Duke of Saxe-Jena. Among people deceased in 1702, Zeb-un-Nissa ranks 6Before her are William III of England, Philippe, Chevalier de Lorraine, Frederick IV, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Jean Bart, and Olaus Rudbeck. After her are Amcazade Köprülü Hüseyin Pasha and Georg Eberhard Rumphius.

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In India

Among people born in India, Zeb-un-Nissa ranks 263 out of 1,493Before her are Idries Shah (1924), Mir Osman Ali Khan (1886), Farrukhsiyar (1685), Bahubali (null), Akbar II (1760), and Tatya Tope (1814). After her are Liaquat Ali Khan (1895), Jaya Bachchan (1948), Mastani (1699), Sarada Devi (1853), Savitri (1936), and Jahandar Shah (1661).

Among WRITERS In India

Among writers born in India, Zeb-un-Nissa ranks 44Before her are D. R. Bendre (1896), Abdul-Qādir Bedil (1642), Rahul Sankrityayan (1893), Jaggi Vasudev (1957), Shakuntala Devi (1929), and Idries Shah (1924). After her are Mir Taqi Mir (1723), Bhavabhuti (null), Jim Corbett (1875), T. H. White (1906), M. Karunanidhi (1924), and Chittaranjan Das (1869).