Sipihr Shikoh

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Sipihr Shikoh
Shahzada of the Mughal Empire
Dara Sjecour and his son (Sepe Sjecour).jpg
Dara Shikoh and Sipihr Shikoh
Born 13 October 1644
Agra, India
Died 2 or 3 July 1708(1708-07-03) (aged 63)
Delhi, India
Burial Ahmedabad
Spouse Zubdat-un-Nissa Begum
Kashmiri Bibi Taj
Registani Begum
Full name
Shazada Muhammad Sipihr Shikoh Mirza
House Timurid
Father Dara Shikoh
Mother Nadira Banu Begum
Religion Islam

Sipihr Shikoh (13 October 1644 – 2 or 3 July 1708[1]) also known as Sipihr Shukoh, was a Mughal prince as the fourth son of Crown Prince Dara Shikoh and his consort Nadira Banu Begum.

Life[edit]

He was also the grandson of the fifth Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan as well as the nephew and son-in-law of the sixth Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb.

He was captured and imprisoned by Malik Jiwan, 9 June 1659, brought to Delhi and paraded through the streets in chains, then imprisoned at Gwalior Fort, until 1675.

9 February 1673, He married his first cousin, Princess Zubdat-un-Nissa, she was the daughter of his uncle, Emperor Aurangzeb and his aunt, Dilras Banu Begum.

Death[edit]

He died in 1708, and his body was buried in Agra fort by Emperor Bahadur Shah

Positions[edit]

  • Governor of Odisha (1680–1696)
  • Qiledar of Red Fort (1701–1708)

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