May 13 1648 – The Red Fort, Home to Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, is Completed in Delhi

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May 13 1648 – The Red Fort, Home to Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, is Completed in DelhiRate this post Shah Jahan, in a bid to deepen the lasting impression of the Mughal Dynasty on Indian history, achieved a major step in the creation of his legacy on May 13, 1648: the Red Fort, a new palace constructed in Delhi, was completed after 10 years of construction work. The massive sandstone structure on the banks of the River Yamuna, in addition to being a stunning piece of architecture, would serve as the residence of the Mughal Emperors for more than 200 years. Some 120 miles to the southeast of Delhi, Agra […]