also spelled Mogul
from Arabic for Mongol
The Mughal Empire was a Muslim dynasty
) founded by Babar
) in the early 16th century which spanned seven generation
s and over 200 year
1526: The Battle of Panipat in India, and the Moghul
conquest; Babur makes his capital at Delhi and
1556: Akbar rules the empire.
1600: Sind annexed by the Mughals. End of the Arghun
rule in Sind.
1601: Khandesh annexed by the Mughals.
1605: Death of the Mughal emperor Akbar; accession of
1607: Annexation of Ahmadnagar by the Mughals.
1609: Annexation of Bidar by the Mughals.
1611: Kuch Behar subjugated by the Mughals.
1612: Kamrup annexed by the Mughals.
1618: Tipperah annexed by the Mughals.
1627: Death of the Mughal emperor Jahangir, accession
of Shah Jahan.
1658: Deposition of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan,
accession of Aurangzeb.
1682: Assam annexed by the Mughals. Aurangzeb shifts the
capital to Aurangabad in the Deccan.
1686: Annexation of Bijapur by the Mughals.
1687: Golkunda annexed by the Mughals.
1707: Death of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb, accession of
his son Bahadur Shah.
1712: Death of the Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah, accession
of Jahandar Shah.
1713: Jahandar Shah overthrown by his nephew Farrukh
1719: Deposition of the Mughal emperor Farrukh Siyar
Muhammad Shah ascends the throne.
1748: Death of Muhammad Shah, almost all of northern India
overrun by the Marathas of southern India. The
Mughal Empire breaks apart.
links will be added to the chronology as time permits. this is a work in progress