Akbar by Govardhan, c. 1630
Genealogy of the Mughal Dynasty. Only principal offspring of each emperor are provided in the chart.
The empire at its greatest extent in c. 1700 under Aurangzeb ((r. 1658 – 1707))
Portrait of Humayun
Akbar as a boy
Group portrait of Mughal rulers, from Babur to Aurangzeb, with the Mughal ancestor Timur seated in the middle. On the left: Shah Jahan, Akbar and Babur, with Abu Sa'id of Samarkand and Timur's son, Miran Shah. On the right: Aurangzeb, Jahangir and Humayun, and two of Timur's other offspring Umar Shaykh and Muhammad Sultan. Created c. 1707–12
Akbar holds a religious assembly of different faiths in the Ibadat Khana in Fatehpur Sikri.
Babur celebrates the birth of Humayun in the Charbagh of Kabul.
Mughal Empire under Akbar's period (yellow)
Shah Jahan, accompanied by his three sons: Dara Shikoh, Shah Shuja and Aurangzeb, and their maternal grandfather Asaf Khan IV
Group portrait of Mughal rulers, from Babur to Aurangzeb, with the Mughal ancestor Timur seated in the middle. On the left: Shah Jahan, Akbar and Babur, with Abu Sa'id of Samarkand and Timur's son, Miran Shah. On the right: Aurangzeb, Jahangir and Humayun, and two of Timur's other offspring Umar Shaykh and Muhammad Sultan. Created c. 1707–12
The Mughal Emperor Humayun, fights Bahadur Shah of Gujarat, in the year 1535.
Mughal Emperor Akbar training an elephant
Akbar Shah II and his four sons
Horsemen of the invading Maratha Empire
Raja Todar Mal, an ally of Sher Shah Suri, constructed the Rohtas Fort to check Humayun from Persia, and also halt the local Muslim tribes from joining the claimant emperor.
Akbar hawking with Mughal chieftains and nobleman accompanied by his guardian Bairam Khan
Shah Alam II on horseback
Humayun, detail of miniature of the Baburnama
Young Abdul Rahim Khan-I-Khana son of Bairam Khan being received by Akbar
Portrait of Bahadur Shah II
Humayun's Genealogical Order up to Timur
Mughal Emperor Akbar shoots the Rajput warrior Jaimal during the Siege of Chittorgarh in 1568
Coin of Aurangzeb, minted in Kabul, dated 1691/2
Humayun and his Mughal Army defeats Kamran Mirza in 1553.
Bullocks dragging siege-guns uphill during Akbar's attack on Ranthambhor Fort in 1568
Miniature painting - Portrait of an Old Mughal Courtier Wearing Muslin
Shah Tahmasp provided Humayun with 12,000 cavalry and 300 veterans of his personal guard along with provisions, so that his guests may recover their lost domains.
The court of young Akbar, age 13, showing his first imperial act: the arrest of an unruly courtier, who was once a favourite of Akbar's father. Illustration from a manuscript of the Akbarnama
Muslim Lady Reclining or An Indian Girl with a Hookah, painted in Dacca, 18th century
Shah Tahmasp I and the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Isfahan.
Falcon Mohur of Akbar, minted in Asir. This coin was issued in the name of Akbar, to commemorate the capture of the strategic Asirgarh Fort of the Khandesh Sultanate on 17 January 1601 CE. Legend: "Allah is great, Khordad Ilahi 45, struck at Asir".
Ruins of the Great Caravanserai in Dhaka.
The infant Akbar presents a painting to his father Humayun.
Diwan-i-Khas (Hall of Private Audience) in Fatehpur Sikri
Ghulam Hamdani Mushafi, the poet first believed to have coined the name "Urdu" around 1780 AD for a language that went by a multiplicity of names before his time.
Humayun is reunited with Akbar.
Silver coin of Akbar with inscriptions of the Islamic declaration of faith, the declaration reads: "There is no god except Allah, and Muhammad is the messenger of Allah."
Mir Taqi Mir, an Urdu poet of the 18th century Mughal Empire
Humayun receiving the head of his opponent, Qaracha Khan.
Portrait of Empress Mariam-uz-Zamani, commonly known as Jodha Bai, giving birth to Prince Salim, the future emperor Jahangir.
The Taj Mahal in the 1870s
An image from an album commissioned by Shah Jahan shows Humayun sitting beneath a tree in his garden in India.
Death of Bahadur Shah of Gujarat at Diu, in front of the Portuguese in 1537
Badshahi Mosque, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Copper coin of Humayun
Portuguese ambush against the galleys of Seydi Ali Reis (Akbar's allies) in the Indian Ocean.
Buland Darwaza in Fatehpur Sikiri, Agra, India
Tomb entrance view
The Akbari Mosque, overlooking the Ganges
Lalbagh Fort aerial view in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Humayun's Tomb in Delhi, India, was commissioned by his chief wife, Bega Begum
Portrait of the Mughal Emperor Akbar invocation of a Dua prayer.
Shalimar Bagh in Srinagar, Kashmir, India
The Mughal Emperor Akbar welcomes his son Prince Salim at Fatehpur Sikri, (Akbarnameh).
Illustration by the 17th-century Mughal artist Ustad Mansur
Akbar holds a religious assembly of different faiths in the Ibadat Khana in Fatehpur Sikri.
"Alexander Visits the Sage Plato in His Mountain Cave"; illustration by the 16th-century Indian artist Basawan, in a folio from a quintet of the 13th-century Indian poet Amir Khusrau Dihlavi
Silver square rupee of Akbar, Lahore mint, struck in Aban month of Ilahi
Folio from Farhang-i-Jahangiri, a Persian dictionary compiled during the Mughal era.
The great Mogul discoursing with a Humble Fakir
Mughal matchlock rifle, 16th century.
Akbar triumphantly enters Surat
Mughal musketeer, 17th century.
Akbar hunting with cheetahs, c. 1602
The remnants of the empire in 1751
Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak presenting Akbarnama to Akbar, Mughal miniature
Gate of Akbar's mausoleum at Sikandra, Agra, 1795
Potrait of Jalaluddin Muhammad Akbar with Mariam Zamani Begum, drawn as per Akbar's description.

Abu'l-Fath Jalal-ud-din Muhammad Akbar (25 October 1542 – 27 October 1605), popularly known as Akbar the Great, and also as Akbar I , was the third Mughal emperor, who reigned from 1556 to 1605.

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The Mughal emperors were the supreme head of state of the Mughal Empire on the Indian subcontinent, mainly corresponding to the modern countries of India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.

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Nasir-ud-Din Muhammad (6 March 1508 – 27 January 1556), better known by his regnal name, Humayun;, was the second emperor of the Mughal Empire, who ruled over territory in what is now Eastern Afghanistan, Pakistan, Northern India, and Bangladesh from 1530 to 1540 and again from 1555 to 1556.

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Akbar succeeded his father, Humayun, under a regent, Bairam Khan, who helped the young emperor expand and consolidate Mughal domains in India.

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A strong personality and a successful general, Akbar gradually enlarged the Mughal Empire to include much of the Indian subcontinent.

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The Mughal imperial structure, however, is sometimes dated to 1600, to the rule of Babur's grandson, Akbar.

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Akbar, for instance, was half-Persian (his mother was of Persian origin), Jahangir was half-Rajput and quarter-Persian, and Shah Jahan was three-quarters Rajput.

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Subsequently, Humayun further expanded the Empire in a very short time, leaving a substantial legacy for his son, Akbar.

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The instability of the empire became evident under his son, Humayun, who was driven into exile in Persia by rebels.

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In the west, the term "Mughal" was used for the emperor, and by extension, the empire as a whole.

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The instability of the empire became evident under his son, Humayun (reigned 1530–1556), who was forced into exile in Persia by rebels.

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Akbar by Govardhan, c. 1630

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Idealized portrait of Babur, early 17th century

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Idealized portrait of Babur, early 17th century
Babur Family Tree
17th-century portrait of Babur
Coin minted by Babur during his time as ruler of Kabul. Dated 1507/8
Babur leaves for Hindustan from Kabul
The meeting between Babur and Sultan Ali Mirza near Samarkand
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Mughal artillery and troops in action during the Battle of Panipat (1526)
Babur encounters the Jain statues at the Urvah valley in Gwalior in 1527. He ordered them to be destroyed
Babur crossing the Indus River
Babur and his heir Humayun
Bobur Square, Andijan, Uzbekistan in 2012
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Babur (14 February 1483 – 26 December 1530), born Mīrzā Zahīr ud-Dīn Muhammad, was the founder of the Mughal Empire in the Indian subcontinent.

Notable among his sons are Humayun, Kamran Mirza and Hindal Mirza.

He wrote the Baburnama in Chaghatai Turkic; it was translated into Persian during the reign (1556–1605) of his grandson, the Emperor Akbar.

Humayun (b. 1508; d. 1556) — with Maham Begum — succeeded Babur as the second Mughal Emperor

The submission of Bairam Khan, c. 1560.

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The submission of Bairam Khan, c. 1560.
Bairam Khan is assassinated by an Afghan at Patan, 1561, Akbarnama

Muhammad Bairam Khan (18 January 150131 January 1561), commonly known as Bairam Khan or Bayram Khan was an important military commander, and later commander-in-chief of the Mughal army, a powerful statesman and regent at the court of the Mughal Emperors, Humayun and Akbar.