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Sultan Sulayman Shikoh


Sulayman Shikoh was the eldest son of the prince Dara Shikoh, the son of the emperor Shah Jahan. After the defeat and assassination of his father in 1659, he was seized and brought to Delhi by the officers of 'Alamgir from Sirinagar, where he had taken refuge, and imprisoned by that emperor, along with his brother Sipehr Shikoh, in the fort of Gwalior, where they both died one after the other. Sulayman had a house built at Agra close to his father's palace.

Place of death and burial: Fort of Gwalior, Gwalior




1. An Oriental Biographical Dictionary Founded on Materials Collected by Thomas William Beale. London: W. H. Allen & Co., Limited, 1894.

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