Information about Mughal Emperor Mahmud Shah Bahadur

Mughal Emperor Mahmud Shah Bahadur (1749 - 1790)

Bidar Bakht Mahmud Shah Bahadur Jahan Shah was the Mughal Emperor for a brief period in 1788 after Shah Alam II was deposed by Ghulam Qadir.

Mahmud Shah Bahadur was the son of a former Mughal Emperor, Ahmad Shah Bahadur. He himself became emperor for a brief period in 1788 as a puppet of Ghulam Qadir, after Shah Alam II had been deposed and blinded. He was allegedly put to death in 1790 by order of Shah Alam II, supposedly for usurping his authority in 1788.

Mughal Emperor Mahmud Shah Bahadur reigned in...
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Emperor Mahmud Shah Bahadur Flag of Mughal Empire Mughal Empire 31 July 1788 11 October 1788
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