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Subah of Bengal
‍صوبه بنگاله (Persian)
সুবাহ বাংলা (Bengali)
Subdivision of Mughal Empire

 

 

 

1576–1757
 

 

 

 

Location of Bengal
Mughal Bengal including present day Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha.
Capital city
  • Dhaka (1608–39 and 1660–1704)
  • Murshidabad (1704-1757)
  • Rajmahal (1595-96 and 1639-1660)
Government Viceregal
Historical era Early modern period
 -  Battle of Raj Mahal 1576
 -  Nawabs of Bengal 1717
 -  Battle of Plassey 1757
Today part of

Bengal Subah, sometimes called Mughal Bengal, was a part of the Mughal Empire between 1500 and 1700. It included places like Bangladesh and the Indian state of West Bengal. At one time, this area was one of the wealthiest parts of the world.

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