Decline of Mughal Empire

Decline of Mughal Empire

Aurangzeb’s death in 1706 set off the rapid decline of the Mughal Empire. His successors were weak and increasingly became mere tools in the hands of the nobles. Taking advantage of this the Rajputs, Sikhs and the Afghans openly defied the authority of Mughal emperor. Even more disturbing was the fact that the assertion of … Read more

Mughal Empire | Rulers

Mughal Empire | Rulers

The Muhgals were the descendents of Mongols and Turks. The rule of Mughal starting from 1526 to 1857 has greatly contributed to the history of India. Mughal’s Rajput policy vs Afghan policy Akbar and his successor’s were not in favour of ending Rajput ruling families. They aimed at converting them into subordinate allies. They opposed … Read more