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Rare Photos Of Indian Mutiny / Sepoy Mutiny / Indian Rebellion / Uprising Of 1857 Last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar rare pic with sons Jawan Bakht & Mirza Shah Abbas in exile in Burma in the aftermath of the Indian Mutiny (1857-1859).

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Bahadur Shah II, last Mughal Emperor of India (1838-1857). Painted by August Schoefft in 1854. Shah II was the last Mughal emperor and a member of the Timurid Dynasty. After his involvement in the Indian Rebellion of 1857, the British tried and then exiled him from Delhi and sent him to Rangoon in then-British-controlled Desi.

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Timur (9 April 1336 – 18 February 1405), historically known as Tamerlane, was a Turko-Mongol ruler who conquered West, South and Central Asia and founded the Timurid dynasty. Timur envisioned the restoration of the Mongol Empire of Genghis Khan. As a means of legitimating his conquests, Timur relied on Islamic symbols and language, referring to himself as the Sword of Islam. During his lifetime, Timur emerged as the most powerful ruler in the Muslim world.

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Timur, also known as Tamerlane (1336-1405), was a Turko-Mongol ruler of Barlas lineage who conquered W, S and central Asia and founded the Timurid dynasty. He converted nearly all the Borjigin leaders to Islam during his lifetime, though his armies were multi-ethnic. He defeated the Mamluks of Egypt and Syria, the Ottoman Empire, the Sultanate of Delhi, the Christian Knights Hospitaller at Smyrna, the remnants of Mongol empires and even attempted to restore the Yuan dynasty.

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Bowl, second half of 15th century; Timurid Northwestern Iran Composite body, underglaze painted and incised via metmuseum.org

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