Rajasthan History

Rajput Rebellion – 1708

Rajput Rebellion of 1708

The three Rajput Raja’s of Amber, Udaipur and Jodhpur made a joint resistance to the Mughals. The alliance defeated and expelled the Mughals from Rajputana. Bahadur Shah I was forced to sign truce with Rajputana restoring Ajit Singh and Jai Singh to the Mughal Service. Background of the Rebellion: Bahadur Shah I had dethorned Ajit …

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Annexation of Amer and Jodhpur

Bahahdur Shah I annexation of Amber and Jodhpur (1)

After the death of Aurangzeb in 1707, all three sons intended to win the crown. Azam prepared to march to Agra and declare himself successor, but was defeated by prince Mu’azzam at the Battle of Jajau in June 1707. Mu’azzam ascended the Mughal throne at age 63 on 19 June 1707, with the title of …

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