Shah Jahan III

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Shah Jahan III
Titular Mughal Emperor
Reign 10 December 1759 – 10 October 1760
Coronation 10 December 1759
Predecessor Alamgir II
Successor Shah Alam II
Born 1711
Died 1772 (aged 60–61)
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
Religion Islam
Mughal emperors
Babur 1526 – 1530
Humayun 1530 – 1540
1555 – 1556
Akbar 1556 – 1605
Jahangir 1605 – 1627
Shahryar (de facto) 1627 – 1628
Shah Jahan 1628 – 1658
Aurangzeb 1658 – 1707
Muhammad Azam Shah (titular) 1707
Bahadur Shah I 1707 – 1712
Jahandar Shah 1712 – 1713
Farrukhsiyar 1713 – 1719
Rafi ud-Darajat 1719
Shah Jahan II 1719
Muhammad Shah 1719 – 1748
Ahmad Shah Bahadur 1748 – 1754
Alamgir II 1754 – 1759
Shah Jahan III (titular) 1759 – 1760
Shah Alam II 1760 – 1806
Jahan Shah IV (titular) 1788
Akbar II 1806 – 1837
Bahadur Shah II 1837 – 1857
Empire abolished and replaced by British Raj

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