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Shah Jahan III (1711 – 1772), (شاه جہان ۳) also known as Muhi-ul-millat was Mughal Emperor briefly. He was the son of Muhi-us-sunnat, the eldest son of Muhammad Kam Bakhsh who was the youngest son of Aurangzeb. He was placed on the Mughal throne in December 1759 as a result of the intricacies in Delhi with the help of Imad-ul-Mulk. He was later deposed by Maratha Sardars.[1]

Shah Jahan III
15th Mughal Emperor
Reign10 December 1759 – 10 October 1760
Coronation10 December 1759
PredecessorAlamgir II
SuccessorShah Alam II
Born1711
Died1772 (aged 60–61)
SpouseSadat Begum
IssueMirza Sa'adat Bakht Bahadur
Mirza Ikram Bahadur
Full name
Muhi-ul-Millat Shah Jahan III
HouseTimurid
FatherMuhi-us-Sunnat Mirza
MotherRushqimi Begum
ReligionIslam

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Preceded by
Alamgir II
Mughal Emperor
10 December 1759 – 10 October 1760
Succeeded by
Shah Alam II