7th Class Social Science The Mughal Empire

  • question_answer 7)
    Why did the Mughals emphasise their Timurid and not their Mongol descent?  


    The Mughals did not like to be called Mughal or Mongol. This was because Genghis Khan's image was associated with the massacre of innumerable people. It was also linked with the Uzbegs, their Mongol competitors. On the other hand the Mughals felt proud of their Timurid ancestry.  

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