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.
Bahadur Shah Zafar, the last Mughal Emperor, in 1858 after his trial for his role in the 1857 Indian Rebellion against the British. He was exiled to Burma. At this point in history the title of Mughal Emperor was mostly symbolic. His political power didn't extend beyond the city of Delhi.
Rare Photos Of Indian Mutiny / Sepoy Mutiny / Indian Rebellion / Uprising Of 1857 Last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar rare pic with sons Jawan Bakht & Mirza Shah Abbas in exile in Burma in the aftermath of the Indian Mutiny (1857-1859).
Bahadur Shah II seized by William Hodson during Indian Mutiny of 1857-1858 Original caption: "Hodson Seizing the King of Delhi." Refers to British officer William Hodson, known for his brutality during the Indian Mutiny (AKA Sepoy Rebellion) of 1857-1858. The "King of Delhi" was Bahadur Shah II, the last of the Mughal emperors, and he actually reigned over most of India. Image published: 1901.
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.
Bahadur Shah Zafar, (24 October 1775 – 7 November 1862), was the last Mughal emperor and a member of the Timurid Dynasty. Zafar was the son of Mirza Akbar Shah II and Lalbai, who was a Hindu Rajput, and became Mughal Emperor when his father died on 28 September 1837.