The Koh-i-Noor diamond: A visible historical past of the notorious gem Lalrp


The Koh-i-Noor, or “mountain of sunshine,” is historical past’s most notorious diamond. It was fought over for hundreds of years, claimed by 4 nations and as soon as adorned the crowns of Britain’s queens. However why received’t or not it’s within the crown of Queen Camilla on the coronation?

The jewel was taken by triumphant British forces from a baby king and have become a logo of the empire’s rule over India. “It’s a onerous, chilly reminder of the colonial legacy,” says Anita Anand, co-host of the “Empire” podcast and writer of a guide on the jewel. India and Indians have been more and more vocal about getting the jewel returned.