Mughal Dynasty – Family tree

Siblings of Emperor Humayun (Children of Emperor Babar)

1) Babul Mirza by Daulat Begum (died young)

2) Fakhr-al-nisa by Aisah sultan begum (died as baby)

3) Humayun by Maham begum  1508-1556

4) Kamran Mirza by Gulrukh Begum 1509-1557

5) Askari Mirza by Gulrukh Begum 1516-1558

6) Hindal Mirza by Dildar Begum 1518-1551

7) Gulbadan Begum by Dildar Begum

8) Masumah


Siblings of Akbar the Great (Children of Humayun)

1) Al-Aman by Haji Begum b 1528 died as a child

He died of hunger and thirst while crossing the Thar Desert in Indian continent pursued by Sher Shah Suri’s forces

Empress Haji Begum/Bega Begum daughter of Yadgar Beg maternal uncle of Humayun married in 1527, was 19 years old when she became empress of hindstan, taken prisoner by sher shah suri in 1539 but returned back to humayun, built the humayun tomb in dehi and was buried next to her husband


2) Aqiqah Begum by Haji Begum b 1539-1547 died at age of 8

Princess Aqiqah begum was attacked by sher shah suri’s forces with her mother Haji Begum on 27th June 1539 when they came to join humayun from agra fort, was lost in the attack or kidnapped and never recovered. Humayun regretted all life for losing his daughter and searched her extensively but she was not found and he always regretted getting her to chausa, Bengal


3) Bakshi Bano Begum by Gunwar Bibi b 1540

-Was taken prisoner along with baby Akbar by uncle Askari between 1543-1545, married Mirza Ibrahim a direct descendant of Alexander the great at age of 10, husband died in battle in 1560 and was widowed at age of 20. Was given in marriage to Mirza Sharifuddin by Akbar same year.


4) Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar by Hamida Banu 1542-1560


5) Baqt al-nissa begum (Farq-al-nissa) by Najib al nissa begum(mah chu chuk) 1550-1608


6) Mirza Muhammad Hakim by Mah chuchak 1553-1585 (Ruler of Afghanistan and Tajikistan provinces)

– Attacked Punjab in 1581 with intention of becoming emperor of hindustand but did not want to fight his brother and left to kabul. Akbar defeated him in Kabul and restored him as ruler and he ruled till 1585 after death Akbar took over the reign.

-His mother was killed by Shah Abl’ Maali in an apparent bid to take over the throne of Badakhshan and Kabul. Mirza Suliaman- the father of Mirza Ibrahim husband of Bakshi Banu attacked Badakhshan and defeated Shah Abl’Maali and hanged him for his crimes and married his daugthter to Mirza Hakim and appointed Umed Ali to help rule the kingdom as Akbra’s brother Mirza Hakim was very young 10 years old. Bakshi Banu husband Mirza Ibrahim died in this battle in 1560.


7) Sultan Ibrahim Mirza (Son of Kanishka Begum) died at a young age

8) Farukkh Al Mirza (son of Mah chu chuk) died at a young age

9) Sakina Bano (Daughter of Mah Chu Chuk)

10) Amina Bano (Daughter of Mah chu chuk)




Siblings of Emperor Jehangir (Children of Akbar)


1) Fatima Begum 1561 (Ruqaiah or cocubbine)

2) Hassan and Hussain  1564 (born to a cocubbine Bibi Aram Baksh)

3) Sultan Salim Nuruddin Jehangir 1569-1627 by Mariam-uz-zamani Shehzadi Hira Kunwari

4) Shahzadi Khanum b. 1569 by Bibi Salima(brought up by Mariam Makhani Hamida Bano)

5) Shah Murad 1570-1598 (Bibi Kheira or unknown cocubbine and brought up by Salima Sultan)

6) Shah Daniyal 1572-1604 (mother unknown/not royal/nobel lineage brought up by Mariam uz Zamani)

7) Shakur-ul-Nisa begum 1571 by  Bibi Daulatshad

8) Meeti Begum 1571 by a cocubbine

9) Mahi Begum 1571 to Shezadi Nathi Bai

10) Firoze Khannum 1575 to a cocubbine

11) Sultan Bano Begum born to a cocubbine

12) Khusrau Mirza born to Shezadi Raj Kunwari

13) Aram Banu Begum 1584- 1626 by Bibi Daulatshad


Siblings of Shah Jahan  (Children of Jehangir)

1) Sultan al-nisa begum by Shah Begum(Man Bai) 1586-1646

2) Shezada Khusrau by Shah Begum 1587-1622

3) Parvez by Sahib-i-Jamal 1589-1626

Sahib-i-jamal was daughter of Kwaja Hasan of Herat a cousin of Zain Khan Koka foster brother of emperor Akbar(son of Akbar’s wet nurse)

4) Bahar Bano Begum by Karamsi 1590-1653

5) Khurram Shihab-al din by Taj Bibi Bilqis/Mariam Makhani/Jodha Bai/Jagat Gosain 1592-1667

6) Sharyar 1605-1628

7) Jahandar by Malika e Jahan 1605-1628



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