Mughal empire

Timeline created by Zainab Nasir
In History
  • Period:
    1508
    to
    1556

    Humayun

    Humayun succeeded his father and became the second emperor of the Mughal Empire. He ruled India for nearly a decade but was ousted by Sher Shah Suri, the Afghan ruler. Humayun wandered for about 15 years after his defeat.
  • Period:
    1526
    to
    1530

    Babur

    Babur was born in present-day Uzbekistan, and became ruler of Kabul in Afghanistan. From there, he invaded the kingdom of the Lodi Afghans in northern India in 1526 and established a dynasty that was to rule for three centuries.
  • Period:
    1556
    to

    Akbar

    During his rule, the Mughal Empire tripled in size and wealth. He created a powerful military system and instituted effective political and social reforms.
  • Period: to

    Jahangir

    His patronage of the arts was unprecedented, and his palace workshops produced some of the finest miniature paintings in the Mughal tradition.
  • Period: to

    Shah Jahan

    The age of Shah Jahan is considered to be the golden age in Mughal Empire because during his reign there was peace in the country. There were no foreign threats. He did a lot of work for the welfare of people like he constructed roads,canals,sarais etc.
  • Period: to

    Aurangzeb

    He ruled over most of the Indian subcontinent through Islamic Sharia.