Q. Consider the following statements:
1. Elizabeth who was contemporary to Akbar ruled England.
2. Abbas the Great was ruler of Persia is a contemporary of Shah Jahan.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
Akbar’s period, 1556 to 1605, was the period of great rulers. His nearest contemporary was Elizabeth of England. Shakespeare was living around this time.
- Henry IV of France, first ruler of the bourbon dynasty, and Abbas the Great of Persia, the strongest ruler of the Safavid dynasty, were ruling their kingdoms during his period.
- The revolt of the Netherlands against Spanish rule in Europe that commenced during this period lasted for about eighty years and ended in 1648.
Source: Tamil Nadu state board.