The Hyderabad Karnatik, 1687—1707

  title={The Hyderabad Karnatik, 1687—1707},
  author={John F. Richards},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  pages={241 - 260}
In September 1687 the Mughal emperor, Aurangzeb, finally achieved a goal he had sought for the past forty years: the conquest of the kingdom of Golconda. After an extended siege of the great fort of Golconda, treachery and a night escalade had finally given the Mughal ruler possession of the last center of resistance in the kingdom. Abul Hasan, the last Qutb Shah ruler, became a Mughal captive. Aurangzeb wasted little time in sending the former king off to captivity in Daulatabad fort. For… 
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