May 18, 2024, 08:54 PM IST

5 most handsome Mughal emperors

Mahipal Chouhan

The Mughal Empire, known for its rich cultural and historical legacy, had several emperors who were noted not just for their achievements but also for their appearances.

Beauty and charisma were often highlighted in historical accounts and portraits. Here are a few Mughal emperors who were often considered good-looking:

Babur: Babur, the empire's founder, was known for his pleasant looks, athletic build, and engaging personality in his memoirs.

Humayun: Humayun was tall, had a regal demeanor, and was depicted with fine facial features in historical accounts.

Shah Jahan: Shah Jahan, the Taj Mahal's patron, was distinguished by his sophisticated appearance, well-groomed beard, and expressive eyes.

Dara Shikoh: Dara Shikoh, Shah Jahan’s eldest son, was strikingly handsome, known for his intellectual and aesthetic sensibility.

These descriptions are often based on historical records, artistic depictions, and personal memoirs, where the standards of beauty and the emphasis on appearance were integral to royal presentation and legacy.

This information is not DNA's opinion but obtained from media reports