A Hill with a VIEW
Date: Jun 17, 1462
Lived: Apr 27, 1593 – Jun 17, 1631 (age 38)
Spouse: Shah Jahan (m. 1612 – 1631)
Buried: Taj Mahal
Children: Aurangzeb (Son) · Dara Shikoh (Son) · Jahanara Begum (Daughter) · Murad Bakhsh (Son) · Shah Shuja (Son) · Gauharara Begum (Daughter) · Roshanara Begum (Daughter) · Huralnissa Begum (Daughter) · Sultan Daulat Afza (Son) · Husnara Begum (Daughter) · Sultan Ummid Baksh (Son) · Sultan Luftallah (Son) · Surayya Banu Begum (Daughter)
Parents: Abul-Hasan ibn Mirza Ghiyas Beg (Father)
Siblings: Shaista Khan (Brother)Highlights
- 1593: Mumtaz Mahal was born Arjumand Banu Begum on 27 April 1593 in Agra to Abdul Hasan Asaf Khan and his wife Diwanji Begum, the daughter of a Persian noble, Khwaja Ghias-ud-din of Qazvin.
- 1607: Mumtaz Mahal was betrothed to Shah Jahan on 30 January 1607, when she was 13 years old at the time and he was 15.
- 1612: She was married at the age of 19 on 30 April 1612 to Prince Khurram, later known by his regnal name, Shah Jahan, who conferred upon her the title “Mumtaz Mahal”.
- 1612: Mumtaz Mahal married Shah Jahan on May 10, 1612.
- 1631: Mumtaz Mahal died in Burhanpur on 17 June 1631 while giving birth to her fourteenth child.
Born: Sep 21, 1645 · Quebec City, Canada
Romance: Claire-Françoise Bissot
Parents: Marie d’Abancourt (Mother) · Geoffroy Guillot dit Lavallée (Father) · Jean Joliet ou Jolliet
Children: Charles Joillet (Son) · Marie-Geneviève Joliet (Daughter) · Marie-Genevieve Grignon (Daughter) · Francois Joillet (Son) · Jean-Baptiste Joillet (Son) · François Joliet (Son) · Claire-Catherine Joillet (Daughter) · Louis Joillet (Son) · Jean-Baptiste Jolliet (Son) · Charles Jolliet-d’Anticosti (Son) · Louis Joliet, fils (Son) · Charles Marie Joliet · Anne JollietHighlights
- 1673: Jolliet and Jesuit Father Jacques Marquette, a Catholic priest and missionary, were the first non-Natives to explore and map the Mississippi River in 1673.
- 1673: On May 17, 1673, Jolliet and Marquette departed from St. Ignace Michigan with two canoes and five other voyageurs of French-Indian ancestry (today’s Métis).
- 1680: In 1680, Jolliet was granted the Island of Antwhere where he created a fort and maintained soldiers.
- 1694: In 1694, he sailed from the Gulf of St. Lawrence north along the coast of Labrador as far north as Zoar, a voyage of five and a half months.
- 1700: Louis Jolliet died in 1700.
Born: Jun 01, 1637 · Laon, France
Died: May 18, 1675 · Ludington, MI
Parents: Rose de La Salle (Mother) · Nicolas Marquette (Father)
Written works: VoyagesHighlights
- 1637: Jacques Marquette was born at Laon, France, on June 1, 1637, and joined the Society of Jesus at age 17.
- 1666: After he worked and taught in France for several years, the Jesuits assigned him to New France in 1666 as a missionary to the indigenous peoples of the Americas.
- 1668: In 1668 Father Marquette was moved by his superiors to missions farther up the St. Lawrence River in the western Great Lakes region.
- 1673: Leave was granted, and in 1673 Marquette joined the expedition of Louis Jolliet, a French-Canadian explorer.
- 1674: On the return trip to St. Ignace, he died at age 37 near the modern town of Ludington, Michigan.
- 1675: Jacques Marquette died on May 18, 1675 in Ludington, United States.
Date: Jun 17, 1972