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Aurangzeb ruled the Mughal empire during the period 1658-1707. That means he ruled 49 years.

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Explain the causes for the decline of the mughal emperor in 18th century?

The Mughal's empire declined due to many reasons:- 1 Absence of Aurangzeb from north. 2 Rise of Maratha power. 3 Rise of european. 4 Weak rulers after Aurangzeb. 5 Wars of succession.


Why didn't the mughal empire succeed after aurungzeb?

The Mughal Empire did not succeed after Aurangzeb because he was an orthodox ruler. Everybody in the empire started to rebel against him because his policies were not good. In his reign the empire started to weaken from the core. As he was a powerful ruler he kept the Empire in its place by force. After his death the empire collapsed and there was anarchy. His many successors were constantly on a fight for the throne. Getting this opportunity rulers of the regional kingdoms declared their Independence This resulted in the weakening of the mughal empire. Another reason: Akbar did not give complete rights to the Europeans to trade. But Jahangir and Shahjahan did not care about it like Aurangzeb. The Europeans started to annex territories after the death of Aurangzeb Sources: Student of Class 8th


Ruling years of all mughal empires?

Babar ruled from 1526-1530. Humayun from 1530-1556. Akbar reigned from 1556 to 1605. Salim 1605-1627. Shah Jahan 1627-1658. Aurangzeb from 1658-1707. After Aurangzeb's death in 1707, many of his vassals established themselves as sovereign rulers, and so began the period of what are called "successor states". The Mughal Empire survived until 1857.


How were the religious policies of Aurangzeb different from his predecessors?

Aurangzeb was a religious bigot. He removed Hindus from the offices and destroyed many Hindu temples. He re-imposed the Jizya tax and forced to covert non-Muslims to Islam. His policy of religious intolerance was one of the main reasons for the decline of the Mughal Empire.


Where might one find information about the Mughal Empire?

There are many places where one could find information about the Mughal Empire. One could check online websites such as Wikipedia for information regarding the Mughal Empire.


What was the religious policy of Aurangzeb?

Aurangzeb was a an Orthodox sunny Muslim and was non-tolerant towards other religions. He stopped celebrating Hindu festivals like Holi and Diwali. He destroyed many temples including the temple of Vishwanath at Varanasi and Somnatha at Patna. Jizya tax and pilgrimage tax on non-Muslims were revived. Aurangzeb's religious intolerance led to several revolts by Jats, Satnamis, Marathas and Sikhs, which was one of the important reasons for the decline of the Mughal Empire.


How did Akbar help the Mughal Empire to grow?

Akbar was a great mughal emperor and a tolerant ruler. His tolerance also kept the mughal empire united. He was a great warrier and won many battles. Though he was illiterate he managed his empire very well. Babur and Akbar brought the Mughal rule to most of India. They used artillery and swift cavalry tactics vs. their enemies the capture Delhi.


Why was Aurangzeb unpopular by the time of his death in 1707?

Aurangzeb fought many wars of expansion (not all of them successful). These had cost a lot of money, and so taxes had to be increased.This caused hardships and famine for the ordinary Indian. Aurangzeb's wars significantly weakened both the Mughal state finances and the military, and left India open to attack from Afghanistan and Persia, which caused more hardships for ordinary people.


How good was the mughal administrition?

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The nation of India become what colony after the fall of the mughal empire?

The nation of India became an English colony after the fall of the Mughal Empire. After the fall of the Mughal Empire, India was ruled by many Rajas and Nawabs. Many states became independent. One by one these states were defeated by the British East India Company. Later the Bristish established their rule in India after crushing the Independence Movement in 1857.


What happened after the death of aurangzeb?

After the death of Aurangzeb in 1707, many Mughal governors (subadars) and big zamindars began their asserting their authority and establishing regional kingdoms. With the emergence of powerful regional kingdoms in various parts of India. Delhi was no longer the centre of power. After 1750s the British power started to emerge in India.


When the British arrived in 1612 the Mughal Dynasty of India was in its last days due to .?

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