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Shah Jehan

Shah-Jehan (d. 1666), the fifth emperor of the Mogul dynnsty, succeeded his father Jahangir, at Delhi, in 1627. After two campaigns against the princes of the Deccan, which resulted in an extension of his dominions, and some unsuccessful efforts to regain Kandahar from the Persians, he fell into the hands of his rebellions son, Aurungzebe, and was imprisoned in the citadel of Agra, where he remained till his death, He was accounted a wise and just ruler. Such buildings as the magnificent Taj Mahal attest his love for architectural display.