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Akbar
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Jalal-ud-Din Muhammad Akbar

Date of Birth: 14 October 1542

Place of Birth: Umarkot (present-day Pakistan)

Date of Death: 17 October 1605

Place of Death: Agra, India

Biography

Jalal-ud-Din Muhammad Akbar, the son of Emperor Humāyūn and Hamida Banu Begum, was born on 14 October 1542 at Umarkot. He was proclaimed emperor at the age of 13, on 14 February 1556, after his father’s accidental death. Between 1556…

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Melo, João Vicente, “Akbar”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 20 September 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28387>



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