Bahadur Shah I
Bahadur Shah (Persian: بہادر شاه Bahādur Shāh) (14 October 1643, Burhanpur – 27 February 1712, Lahore) was a Mughal Emperor, who ruled India from 1707 to 1712. His original name was Qutb ud-Din Muhammad Mu'azzam later titled as Shah Alam by his father. He took the throne name Bahadur Shah in 1707. His name Bahādur means "brave" & "hero" in Turko-Mongol languages. Reigning just five years, he was an old man of 63 when he came to power. He made settlements with the Marathas, tranquilized the Rajputs, and became friendly with the Sikhs in the Punjab. He was travelling throughout his reign and only came to rest in Lahore in the last few months of his life.
... Bahadur Shah died on 27 February 1712 in Lahore while making alterations to the Shalimar Gardens ... He was succeeded by his son Jahandar Shah ... Kaki at Mehrauli, in a marble enclosure, along with that of Shah Alam II, and Akbar II ...
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