The Mughal Empires of Delhi have the unique distinction of being the builders of the most famous buildings, gardens, tombs and mausoleums in India. Amongst their outstanding creations are the Taj Mahal, Shalimar, the spectacular Jama Masjid, Badhshahi Mosque, Red Forts in Delhi & Agra as well as many more.
History of the Mughal Empire of Delhi
Aurangzeb was known to have an orthodox outlook. He reinstated the jiziya, a tax to be paid by non-Muslims in a Muslim state, which Akbar had previously abolished. Aurangzeb took up many expeditions to expand his territories. He frequently clashed with the Maratha warrior, Shivaji. With Aurangzeb’s death began the decline of the Great Mughal Empire. ‘Mughal Empire History’ has been a topic of great interest among researchers, students and historians. Explore more through coinage of Mughals at Mintage World.