Gauharara Begum

Mughal noblewoman
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Gauharara Begum
Shahzadi of the Mughal Empire
Born 17 June 1631
Burhanpur
Died 1706 (aged 74–75)
Delhi, India
Burial Taj Mahal
Spouse Mudam Khan
Issue Nawab Khan
Dynasty Timurid
Father Shah Jahan
Mother Mumtaz Mahal
Religion Islam

Gauharara Begum (17 June 1631 – 1706; also known as Gauhar Ara Begum or Dahar Ara Begum)[1] was an Imperial Princess of the Mughal Empire as the fourteenth and last child of the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan (builder of the Taj Mahal), and his beloved wife, Mumtaz Mahal.

Her mother died giving birth to her. Gauharara, however, survived the birth and lived for another 75 years. Little is known about her and whether she was involved in the war of succession for her father's throne.

Gauharara died in 1706, at the age of 75, from natural causes or disease.

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