Birth and Life

Mumtaz Mahal


Date of birth 1. 9. 1593
Country of birth India



Date of death 17. 6. 1631
Cemetery Taj Mahal, Agra, India
GPS coordinates of the cemetery 27.175030, 78.042134

Her husband, the fifth Moghul emperor Shah Jahan, who built Taj Mahal, is buried next to her.

Summary from Wikipedia

Mumtaz Mahal was born Arjumand Banu Begum in Agra to a family of Persian nobility. She was the daughter of Abu'l-Hasan Asaf Khan, a wealthy Persian noble who held high office in the Mughal Empire, and the niece of Empress Nur Jahan, the chief wife of Emperor Jahangir and the power behind the emperor.[6] She was married at the age of 19 on 30 April 1612 to Prince Khurram,[7] later known by his regnal name Shah Jahan, who conferred upon her the title "Mumtaz Mahal". Although betrothed to Shah Jahan since 1607,[8] she ultimately became his second wife in 1612.[9]&# ...

Author of contribution: Janez, published 25. 10. 2015

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