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Akbar

Overview page. Subjects: Hinduism — Indian Music — Islam — Society and Culture — World History.

(b. 1542, r. 1556–1605)

Mughal emperor, known as ‘The Great’. He showed a constructive interest in

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Bagh-i Wafa

Overview page. Subjects: Lifestyle, Home, and Garden.

Kabul, Afghanistan, the Garden of Fidelity, was the favourite garden of the 1st Mughal Emperor Bābur and is described in his memoirs. It was divided into the four plots of ...

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battles of Panipat

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(1399, 1526, 1556, 1761).

Panipat is now a town, still with a fort and a wall with fifteen gates, in the Haryana province of northern India, in the Ganges-Jumna basin ...

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India

Overview page. Subjects: History.

A South Asian country occupying most of the southward-pointing peninsula of the Indian subcontinent. It is bounded by Pakistan on the north-west, China, Nepal, and Bhutan on the north, and...

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Jahangir

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(r. 1605–27)

Second great Mughal emperor. Continued his father Akbar's cultural and religious policies, yet the empire's overextended foundations began to weaken due to rising...

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Lodi

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A family of Afghan origin whose rule over northern India (1451–1526) marked the last phase of the Delhi sultanate era. Their founder, Bahlul (1451–89), who already had a strong base in the...

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Lotus Garden

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Dholpur, Rajasthan, India. A garden made by Bābur which was forgotten for 400 years before it was identified by Elizabeth Moynihan and described in her book Paradise as a Garden ...

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Mughal Empire

Overview page. Subjects: Islam.

A Muslim dominion in India, lasting from 1526 to 1857. It was founded by Babur (d. 1530), and reached its height of power under Akbar, Jehangir (1605–27), Shah Jehān, who ...

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Panipat

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A town in Haryana state, north India, 70 km (43 miles) north-west of Delhi. It is historically important as the site of three battles which proved decisive for India's future. On each...

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Ram Bagh

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Agra, India. The 1st Mughal Emperor Bābur's memoirs describe in detail the first garden he laid out by the river at Agra: the transformation of a flat site into a ...

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