Alamgir II

Born: 1699 AD
Died: 1759 AD, at 60 years of age.

Nationality: Indian
Categories: Emperor

1699-1759 - Born Aziz-ud-Din in the family of Jahandar Shah. After he ascended the throne, he used the title Alamgir. He was already fifty-five years old when he was proclaimed Emperor of India. A weak ruler, India was invaded by Ahmad Shah Abdali. Alamgir II was murdered by Nawab Mir and he was succeeded by his son Ali Gauhar.

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