Mughal Princess Zebunissa listens to musicians while attended by maidservants. Mughalised Deccani, circa early 18th century.
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Nur Jahan, holding a portrait of Emperor Jahangir
The empress Nur Jahan, Jahangir’s favorite wife, exercised influence in affairs of state. By all accounts, including those of Jahangir himself and European visitors to the Mughal court, she was a
Empress of Mughal India - Nur Jahan - History of Royal Women
Nur Jahan was born 31 May 1577 in Kandahar as the daughter of Mirza Ghias Beg and his wife Asmat Begum. Shortly before her birth the caravan her family had been travelling in was robbed, leaving the family penniless. According to some accounts they were forced to abandon her by the side of the road but she [read more]