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Emperor Bahadur Shah in May 1858 The only known photograph of Bahadur Shah (1775-1862), the last Mughal Emperor. Taken in May 1858, while the British held him in Delhi awaiting his trial for his part in the Uprisings.

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Bahadur Shah Zafar (1775-1862) was the last Mughal Emperor of India, contemptuously dubbed the 'King or Emperor of Delhi' by the British. He is shown here in exile in Burma in the aftermath of the Indian Mutiny (1857-1859). Although there were calls for his execution, a promise had been made on his surrender that his life would be spared. Most of his sons suffered a worse fate; after they had surrendered the British killed them in cold blood.

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Bahadur Shah II, last Mughal Emperor of India (1838-1857). Painted by August Schoefft in 1854. Shah II was the last Mughal emperor and a member of the Timurid Dynasty. After his involvement in the Indian Rebellion of 1857, the British tried and then exiled him from Delhi and sent him to Rangoon in then-British-controlled Desi.

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Bahadur Shah II seized by William Hodson during Indian Mutiny of 1857-1858 Original caption: "Hodson Seizing the King of Delhi." Refers to British officer William Hodson, known for his brutality during the Indian Mutiny (AKA Sepoy Rebellion) of 1857-1858. The "King of Delhi" was Bahadur Shah II, the last of the Mughal emperors, and he actually reigned over most of India. Image published: 1901.

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Rare Photos Of Indian Mutiny / Uprising Of 1857. Begum Zeenat Mahal, Wife of last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar exiled to Rangoon after the mutiny. This is one and only portrait or photograph of any Mughal Emperess. After their victory the British captured Delhi and last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Jafar along with his family surrendered to them, this photo was taken at that time. The Badshah spend the last years of his life in exile in Rangoon.

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Mirza Abu Zafar Sirajuddin Muhammad Bahadur Shah Zafar (1775 – 1862), was the last Mughal emperor & a member of the Timurid Dynasty. Zafar was the son of Mirza Akbar Shah II & Lalbai, who was a Hindu Rajput, & became Mughal Emperor when his father died in 1837. He used Zafar, a part of his name, meaning “victory”, for his nom de plume (takhallus) as an Urdu poet, & he wrote many Urdu ghazals under it.

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