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 (ăk′bär) Known as "the Great." 1542-1605.
Mughal emperor of India (1556-1605) who conquered most of northern India and exercised religious tolerance.


(Biography) called Akbar the Great. 1542–1605, Mogul emperor of India (1556–1605), who extended the Mogul empire to include N India


(ˈæk bɑr)

( “the Great” ) (Jalal-ud-Din Mohammed), 1542–1605, Mogul emperor of India 1556–1605.
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The Mogul emperor, Akbar the great hosted lavish banquets befitting his royal status.
The present Lahore Fort was built on the same location later by the Mughal emperor Akbar the great.
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STRONGLY advocating Rajput warrior Maharana Pratap's inclusion in school books, Union Home minister Rajnath Singh said "If Akbar can be called Akbar the Great then why can't Maharana Pratap be addressed as Maharana Pratap the Great".
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All coins of the treasure belong to the epoch of Babur's grandson - Akbar the Great - which lasted 49 years.
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