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

( “the Great” ) (Jalal-ud-Din Mohammed), 1542–1605, Mogul emperor of India 1556–1605.
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'So it was that Akbar the Great moved his capital from Fatehpur Sikri to Lahore with the procession having 5,000 elephants to the rear and the same amount in the front and on the sides, with each elephant with iron plates to protect against arrows or gunfire.
In case of the history of Indo-Pak subcontinent during the reign of Akbar the Great, religion was taken as a serious question in his court which led to his religious policy and Din-e-Ilahi.
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When Lord Mountbatten made a speech to the Constituent Assembly in which he offered the example of Akbar the Great as the model of a tolerant Muslim ruler to Pakistan.
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In the 16th century, Akbar the Great, visited the monastery twice in four years and was much impressed by this percious place..
It is Emperor Akbar the great, a non-Bengali Muslim of the Mogul dynasty, who did this for the convenience of tax collection from farmers among his subjects in the Indian subcontinent.
The maharajah traced his ancestry to Raja Todermall, the finance minister to Akbar the Great. When Asfjah Nizam Mulmulk invaded Deccan, Rai Mulchand the fifth descendent of Todarmall accompanied him and since then the maharajah's ancestors were closely associated with the Asfjah dynasty.
The Mogul emperor, Akbar the great hosted lavish banquets befitting his royal status.
Also worth a visit is the Tombe of Akbar the Great, one of the greatest emperors in the history of India.
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".
The place chosen by the surveyors for the Pakhtun king's fort later to be known as Rohtas was so history records in the vicinity of Tilla Balnath.' Thirty-two years later Akbar the Great visited the shrine of Balnath' as recorded by Abul Fazal one of his nine jewels' and author of the voluminous Akbarnama.