Who was the last ruler of the mughal empire?
Nasiruddin Mohammed Humayun March 6, 1508 1530-1540 January 1556 Reign interrupted by Suri Dynasty. Youth and inexperience at ascension led to his being regarded as a less effective ruler than usurper, Sher Shah Suri.
Sher Shah Suri 1472 1540-1545 May 1545 Deposed Humayun and led the Suri Dynasty; introduced tight, effective administration policies that would later be adopted by Akbar.
Islam Shah Suri c.1500 1545-1554 1554 2nd and last ruler of the Suri Dynasty, with less control of the empire than his father; claims of sons Sikhandar and Adil Shah were eliminated by Humayun's restoration.
Humayun (restored) March 6, 1508 1555-1556 January 1556 Restored rule was more unified and effective than initial reign of 1530-1540; left unified empire for his son, Akbar.
Jalaluddin Mohammed Akbar November 1542 1556-1605 October 27, 1605 Akbar added the most territory to t ...more