Who among the following was the French explorer who visited court of Emperor Shah Jahan and left a detailed account of Takht-i-Taus (Peacock throne) ?
[A] Jean-Baptiste Tavernier
[B] Geronimo Verroneo
[C] Pierre-Jean Grosley
[D] Jean-Paul Dubois

Jean-Baptiste Tavernier
Jean-Baptiste Tavernier,a French jeweller and traveller of the Mughal period has left a detailed account of Takht-i-Taus (Peacock throne). Peacock throne was a dazzling and spectacular display of Mughal architecture. Its construction was undertaken by the Emperor Shah Jahan and he personally spent a great deal of time and energy in the designing of the Throne.