Babur and every Mughal emperor who followed him to the throne embodied contradictory characteristics — sinister and naïve, surprisingly lenient and indescribably cruel, scholarly and ignorant, extremely religious and unashamedly self-indulgent.
Who is cruelest Mughal emperor?
Shah Jahan was the cruelest emperor in Mughal history, who had a daughter, to fulfill his lust, Shah Jahan loved Jahanara so much that he did not even let her marry.
Who is the most cruel ruler in Indian history?
Ten Cruel Indian RulersFiruz Shah Tughlaq. As the head of the Tughlaq dynasty, Firuz Shah Tughlaq ruled over the Sultanate of Delhi for 37 years from 1351 to 1388. Pushyamitra Shunga. Mihirakula. Alauddin Khilji. Ashoka. Tipu Sultan. Aurangzeb. Shah Jahan.Dec 4, 2016
Is Mughal Sunni or Shia?
The Mughals of Uttar Pradesh belong to the Sunni sects, with the majority belonging to the Sunni Hanafi sect. Sunni Mughals are usually orthodox in their religious outlook.