Trivia: Emperor Shah Jahan built the Taj Mahal to honor who?
Correct Answer: His wife
So why is this answer correct? : The Mughal emperor built the famous mausoleum in the mid-17th century to honor his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, who had died in childbirth. The name Taj Mahal translates to “crown of palaces” in Urdu and Persian. Today, the palace is one of the most recognizable buildings in the world and welcomes more than 6.5 million visitors each year.