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The Death of Khan Jahan Lodi (3 February 1631) 1656-57

RCIN 1005025.q

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Jahangir’s general, Khan Jahan Lodi, did not support Shah-Jahan as heir. He and his followers fled the Mughal court but were hunted down and eventually killed by Shah-Jahan’s forces. This painting captures the moment that his head was sawn off to send to the emperor.