Mughal Emperor Jahangir Got Married to Mehr-un-Nissa in 1611

25 May 2022  Wed

The Mughal Empire is remembered for a lot of things in India. Meher-un-Nissa was the most influential woman of the Mughal era. She was well known for her great beauty, unmatched intelligence, and volatile temper.

Mehr-un-Nissa is popularly known as Nur Jahan. She is best known for her romance with the 17th-century emperor Jahangir. Nur Jahan was the twentieth wife of the Mughal emperor Jahangir; she is considered the real power behind the throne for much of her husband's reign. The role of her rise to power and prominence is unique and noteworthy.

Nur Jahan was the twentieth wife of Mughal Emperor Jahangir. She was a woman of remarkable strength and courage. Emperor Jahangir was addicted to alcohol, and often misses the court proceedings; this made it easier for Nur Jahan to assert her authority. Nur Jahan was the only Mughal empress who issued coins in her name.

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