Friday, September 10, 2010

Decline Of Mughal

After the death of Emperor Aurangzeb in 1707, the empire went into decline. Starting from Bahadur Shah I, Mughal emperors gradually declined in power and become figures, and initially controlled by nobles and later by various warlords rise.In the 18th century, the empire suffered the depredations of invaders like Nadir Shah of Persia and Ahmed Shah Abdali of Afghanistan, who repeatedly sacked Delhi, the Mughal capital.

Most of the territories of the empire in India for the past Marat, who sacked Delhi, reducing the empire, already strong and powerful just the city alone, before falling to the British.Among the opponents and Hyderabad Nizams Sikh empire. In 1804, blind and impotent Shah Alam II formally accepted the protection of the British East India Company.

The British had already begun to refer to the weakened king emperor of Delhi, instead of "Emperor of India." Mughal army once glorious and powerful, dissolved in 1805 by the British, only the guards of the Red Fort, were spared to serve the king of Delhi, which has avoided involvement discomfort that British sovereignty has been overtaken by Indian monarch. However, a few decades later, the BEIC continued to rule the areas under their control as servants of the emperor's face, and in his name.

In 1857, courtesy Were These Same excluded. After a few rebels in the Sepoy revolt Declared his loyalty to the descendant Shah Alam Bahadur Shah Zafar (especially symbolic because it is simply a figure to rebellion), the British decided to abolish the institution as a whole. deposed the last Mughal emperor in 1857 and exiled to Burma where he died in 1862. Thus ended the Mughal dynasty, which formed an important chapter in the history of India.

There are still many who live in the Mughal Indian subcontinent. The Mughal period, the current socio-political context is not crucial as the bloodlines of the original Mughal are now mixed with the local population and their identity in South Asia, which are stronger than any original or Turkish origin Mongoloid [edit].

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