Modern History of India

The modern history of India including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century can be connected.

   

Modern History

Modern history includes examination of regions which include cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, Calcutta, Chennai, and Bengaluru.

16th century

The 16th century including the early 16th century, early mid 16th century, mid 16th century, late mid 16th century, and late 16th century can be connected. (India was mostly ruled by the Mughal Empire. Mumbai can be connected.)

The early 16th century including the early 1500s, late 1500s, early 1510s, and late 1510s can be connected. India was partly ruled by the Delhi Sultanate, partly by the Vijayanagara empire, and partly by other smaller states. The early mid 16th century including the early 1520s, late 1520s, early 1530s, and late 1530s can be connected. Babur established the Mughal empire. The mid 16th century including the early 1540s, late 1540s, early 1550s, and late 1550s can be connected. The short-lived Sur empire dominated India for the early part of this period, but Humayan, the second Mughal emperor defeated it and established his capital in Delhi. The late mid 16th century including the early 1560s, late 1560s, early 1570s, and late 1570s can be connected. Akbar began to rule the Mughal empire and expand it. The late 16th century including the early 1580s, late 1580s, early 1590s, and late 1590s can be connected. Akbar ruled and expanded the Mughal empire.

17th century

The 17th century including the early 17th century, early mid 17th century, mid 17th century, late mid 17th century, and late 17th century can be connected. (India was mostly ruled by the Mughal Empire. Mumbai can be connected).

The early 17th century including the early 1600s, late 1600s, early 1610s, and late 1610s can be connected. Akbar ruled the Mughal empire and was succeeded by his son Jahangir. The early mid 17th century including the early 1620s, late 1620s, early 1630s, and late 1630s can be connected. Jahangir ruled the Mughal Empire, and was succeeded by his son Shah Jahan. The mid 17th century including the early 1640s, late 1640s, early 1650s, and late 1650s can be connected. Shah Jahan ruled as the 5th Mughal emperor. The late mid 17th cenury including the early 1660s, late 1660s, early 1670s, and late 1670s can be connected. Aurangzeb came to power in the Mughal empire. The late 17th century including the early 1680s, late 1680s, early 1690s, and late 1690s can be connected. Aurangzeb ruled the Mughal Empire.

18th century

The 18th century including the early 18th century, early mid 18th century, mid 18th century, late mid 18th century, and late 18th century can be used to examine regions which include cities such as Mumbai.

The early 18th century including the early 1700s, late 1700s, early 1710s, and late 1710s can be connected. Mughal power reached its height and begin to decline and Marathi influence increased. The British expanded trading operations in Bengal. The early mid 18th century including the early 1720s, late 1720s, early 1730s, and late 1730s can be connected. The Marathi empire continued to expand and began to displace the Mughals. The Mughal capital city, Delhi, was captured. The mid 18th century including the early 1740s, late 1740s, early 1750s, and late 1750s can be connected. The Marathi empire continued to replace the Mughals. The late mid 18th century including the early 1760s, late 1760s, early 1770s, and late 1770s can be connected. The British East India acquired rights of administration in Bengal from the Mughal Empire and began extending its rule to more of India in the Anglo-Mysore wars and the Anglo-Marathi wars. The late 18th century including the early 1780s, late 1780s, early 1790s, and late 1790s can be connected. The British East India company extended its rule beyond Bengal to more of India.

19th century

The 19th century including the early 19th century, early mid 19th century, mid 19th century, late mid 19th century, and late 19th century can be used to examine regions which include cities such as Mumbai, Delhi, and Calcutta.

The early 19th century including the early 1800s, late 1800s, early 1810s, and late 1810s can be connected. British victory in the Anglo-Maratha wars give the British East India company supremacy in India. The early mid 19th century including the early 1820s, late 1820s, early 1830s, and late 1830s can be connected. The British extended the rule of the British East India company in India. The mid 19th century including the early 1840s, late 1840s, early 1850s, and late 1850s can be connected. The British East India company ruled most of India until the rebellion of 1857, after which the British government took direct control. The late mid 19th century including the early 1860s, late 1860s, early 1870s, and late 1870s can be connected. The British directly or indirectly ruled most of India. The late 19th century including the early 1880s, late 1880s, early 1890s, and late 1890s can be connected. The British directly or indirectly ruled most of India.

20th century

The 20th century including the early 20th century, early mid 20th century, mid 20th century, late mid 20th century, and late 20th century can be used to examine regions which include cities such as Mumbai, Dehli, and Calcutta. The early 21st century including the early 2000s, late 2000s, early 2010s, and late 2010s can be connected.

History, sociology, institutions, culture, anthropology, personal studies, and science will be connected as the site develops.

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Created 17 May 2014 Last updated 11 Jun 2016