Bahadur Shah II, last Mughal Emperor of India (1838-1857). Painted by August Schoefft in 1854. Shah II was the last Mughal emperor and a member of the Timurid Dynasty. After his involvement in the Indian Rebellion of 1857, the British tried and then exiled him from Delhi and sent him to Rangoon in then-British-controlled Desi.
Calligraphy by prince Darabakht, heir to Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah II.
Rare Photos Of Indian Mutiny / Uprising Of 1857. Begum Zeenat Mahal, Wife of last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar exiled to Rangoon after the mutiny. This is one and only portrait or photograph of any Mughal Emperess. After their victory the British captured Delhi and last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Jafar along with his family surrendered to them, this photo was taken at that time. The Badshah spend the last years of his life in exile in Rangoon.
A poem by Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar in 1843
The catafalque of Emperor Bahadur Shah I (1707-1712)