Shah Jahan III

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Shah Jahan III
Mughal Emperor
Titular Mughal Emperor
Reign 10 December 1759 – 10 October 1760
Coronation 10 December 1759
Predecessor Alamgir II
Successor Shah Alam II
Spouse Sadat Begum
Issue Mirza Sa'adat Bakht Bahadur
Mirza Ikram Bahadur
Full name
Muhi-ul-Mulk-ul-Millat Shah Jahan
House Timur
Father Muhi-us-Sunnat Mirza
Mother Rushqimi begum
Born 1711
Died 1772
Religion Islam

Shah Jahan III (1711 – 1772), (شاه جہان ۳) also known as Muhi-ul-millat was Mughal Emperor briefly. He was the son of Muhi-us-sunnat, the eldest son of Muhammad Kam Baksh who was the youngest son of Aurangzeb. He was placed on the Mughal throne in December 1759 as a result of the intricacies in Delhi with the help of Imad-ul-Mulk. He was later deposed by Maratha Sardars.[1]

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Preceded by
Alamgir II
Mughal Emperor
10 December 1759 – 10 October 1760
Succeeded by
Shah Alam II