This Day in History: 1759-11-29

(29 November) The 14th Mughal Emperor Aziz al-Din (Alamgir II) was killed by the assassins sent by his wazir Imad al-Mulk and his Maratha allies. Alamgir II was a mere figurehead with all the real power vested in the hand of his kingmaker, Imad al-Mulk. He was a 55-year-old man at the time of his accession.