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    Akbar was the third Mughal Emperor of India. His full names is Abū al-Fatḥ Jalāl al-Dīn Muḥammad Akbar. He was born on October 15th, 1542 in Umarkot, India, and died on October 25, 1605 in Agra, India. He reigned from 1556 to 1605. Also during his reign he extended Mughal power over most of the Indian subcontinent. Akbar inherited the empire at the young age of 13. When he inherited the empire, the empire was very shaky. Delhi was his father's capital. Agra became Akbar’s capital after he inherited

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    Many great individuals have existed throughout history, but there are also those people who were the exact opposite of “great”. Akbar the Great and Louis XIV were both significant figures in the period from 1450 to 1750. Akbar the Great of India was born on October 15, 1542, in India while his father, Humayun, was in exile and became emperor at the age of 14 after his father’s death, ruling over the Mughal Empire until his own death in 1605. Furthermore, Louis XIV of France was born on September

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    Akbar the Great, the second ruler of the Mughal Empire, was enthroned at age 14. His reign extended for the next 49 years until his death. Akbar was unlike any other Mughal ruler because of how progressive he was for his time. Throughout his reign, there was encouragement for religious freedom because, he himself was an incredibly spiritual and intellectual person. Badayuni, a contemporary historian during Akbar’s time, said, “His majesty spent whole nights in praising God… and from a feeling of

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    Today in the time of globalization we know pretty much anything: today’s weather or news, how people live anywher, their state system. It was not possible for the expeditions in fifteen century and even later. Those people had to deal with many different unexpected ideas, different religions and cultures. They did not know what they will see at their destinations; however, they always hoped to find Christians. Often those expeditions coming to the new place assumed that they are the best, the most

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    Ruler of the World is a fictionalised novel on the third great Mughal Emperor Akbar. This is the third part (out of five) of “Empire of the Mughal” series by Alex Rutherford. The author’s pen name is Diana Preston from London. This book is a continuation of the second part i.e. Humayun’s history . The book chronicles the life of Akbar. It starts from the period when Akbar takes up the throne (February 1542) after his father Humayun’s death to the period when his

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    The first excerpt is written by ABU’L-FAŻL ʿALLĀMĪ, historian, officer, chief secretary, and friend of the Mughal emperor Akbar I. Born on 6 Moḥarram 958/14 January 1551, he was the second son of Shaikh Mobārak, a teacher and scholar who had migrated to Agra in 950/1543 from Nagaur, Rajasthan. Abu’l-Fażl served as Akbar’s spokesman par excellence, shaping, enunciating, and commemorating the principles advocated by the emperor. (EATON 1983) The genre of the first excerpt is basically in religious

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    the Taj Mahal. There were many great leaders of the Mughal Empire, but the most well known was Akbar I or Akbar the Great. Akbar was the son of Babur, the first emperor of the Mughal Empire. They both were descendants of Genghis Khan, which could explain their excellent war tactics. Akbar was very cunning and strong. By the end of his ruling, he centralized the empire, and made religious peace. He combined many religions together, which wasn’t successful. After Akbar, his son took over. Jahangir,

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    Akbar changed the world for the better and Akbar helped his country grow and didn’t manipulate anyone to do so. Akbar expanded India and the Mughal territory to its highest potential and to get to where it was, he had to be a hard working emperor in which started from the bottom as a poor little boy off the street into an emperor that controlled the whole Indian empire. Akbar included the whole Indian Subcontinent and Central India to have the whole India united as one and he had changed many

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    The golden age of the Mughal’s under the reign of Akbar the Great, the Muslim ruler of the empire, brought about a time of openness with regards to religion, wherein culture was able to prosper; thus, it was during Akbar and his son Jahangir’s reign that the arts in India became distinct. Under their rule, the Mughal’s were able to expand, and therefore, was able to fuse local artistic concepts from around their expanding empire. As a result, Islam in India was unique, in that, based on artwork from

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    THE MUGHAL ADMINISTRATIVE SYSTEM The mighty Mughal Empire which started its reign in India in 1526 with Babur’s accession to the throne started to decline in 1707 with the death of Aurangzeb. The rise of Mughal dynasty was not a single step process. The Mughal dynasty rooted its foundation firmly in the Indian soil in the sixteenth century and faced its end in the hands of the British Raj. The Mughal Empire still remains to be the Extensive Empire in the Indian history. The complete phase of the

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