Shāh Jāhan
biographical name 1592-1666 Mogul emperor of India (1628-57 or 58)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Shah Jahan — Shah Jahan, ca. 1650 Der Taj Mahal an der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shah Jahan — /shah jeuh hahn / 1592? 1666, Mogul emperor in India 1628? 58: built the Taj Mahal. Also, Shah Jehan. * * * born Jan. 5, 1592, Lahore, India died Jan. 22, 1666, Agra Mughal emperor of India (1628–58). During the reign of his father, Jahāngīr, he… …   Universalium

  • Shah Jahan — Shâh Jahân Shâh Jahân …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shâh Jahân — à la chasse Shâh Jahân ( …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Shah Jahan —   [ʃɑː dʒʌ hɑːn, persisch »Weltkönig«], Schah Dschahan, Schahdschahan, indischer Großmogul (1628 58), * Lahore 5. 1. 1592, ✝ Agra 22. 1. 1666, Sohn und Nachfolger Jahangirs; erweiterte das Mogulreich v. a. im Süden. Shah Jahan ließ den… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Shah Jahan — Shah Ja|han (1592 1666) an ↑emperor (=ruler) of northern India from 1628 to 1658, who many people consider the greatest of the Mogul family of Indian emperors. Shah Jahan built the ↑Taj Mahal and many other impressive buildings …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Shah Jahan — [shä′ jə hän′] 1592 1666; Mogul emperor of India (1628 58): builder of the Taj Mahal …   English World dictionary

  • Shah Jahan — For other people named Shah Jahan, see Shah Jahan (disambiguation). Shah Jahan Shah Jahan on a globe from the Smithsonian Institution …   Wikipedia

  • Shah Jahan — Shah Ja•han (or Je•han) [[t]ˈʃɑ dʒəˈhɑn[/t]] n. big 1592?–1666, Mogul emperor in India 1628?–58: built the Taj Mahal …   From formal English to slang

  • Shah Jahan — noun Mogul emperor of India during whose reign the finest monuments of Mogul architecture were built (including the Taj Mahal at Agra) (1592 1666) • Instance Hypernyms: ↑emperor * * * /shah jeuh hahn / 1592? 1666, Mogul emperor in India 1628? 58 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shah Jahan — /ʃa dʒəˈhan/ (say shah juh hahn) noun 1592?–1666, Mogul emperor in India, 1628?–58; built the Taj Mahal …   Australian English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”