• Born date: 1577-05-28
  • Born in: Mughal empire
  • Death date: 1645-12-17
  • Death in: Mughal empire
Nur Jahan

Nur Jahan (Persian: نور جهان‎; Urdu: نور جهاں‎; Pashto: نور جہاں‎) (alternative spelling Noor Jahan, Nur Jehan, etc.) (31 May 1577 – 17 December 1645) born as Mehr-un-Nissa, was Empress of the Mughal Empire as the chief consort of Emperor Jahangir. A strong, charismatic and well-educated woman, she is considered to be one of the most powerful and influential women of the 17th century Mughal Empire.