Feb 28, 2024, 12:15 AM IST

Mughal emperors with Hindu mothers

Prashant Tamta

Mughal Empire was established in India in 1526. After that, many Rajput-Mughal matrimonial relations took place.

Hindu wives of the emperors were proud mothers of future rulers. Check list of Hindu mothers of Mughal emperors.

Mariam-uz-Zamani: Commonly known by the misnomer Jodha Bai, she was Emperor Akbar's wife.

She gave birth to Jahangir, the fourth Mughal Emperor.

Manavati Bai: She was the second wife and the empress consort of Jahangir.

Better known by her title Jagat Gosain, she was the mother of Shah Jahan.

Anup Bai: She was a Rajput Princess and was married 9th Mughal emperor Jahandar Shah. 

She gave birth to Prince Muhammad Aziz-ud-din Mirza who later acceded to the throne as Emperor Alamgir II.

Lalbai: Abu Zafar Sirajuddin Muhammad Bahadur Shah Zafar was the son of Akbar Shah II and his Hindu wife Lalbai.