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Akbar, Mughal emperor of India (r. 963–1014/1556–1605). His full name was Abū al-Fatḥ Jalāl al-Dīn Muḥammad (5 Rajab 949–1014/15 October 1542–1605). He was born in Umerkot, a dependency of Thatta in Sind. His father was the emperor Humāyūn (r. 937–963/1530–1556, in …

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Huda Seyyed Hussein-zadeh, Manouchehr Pezeshk and Translated by Farzin Negahban, “Akbar”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 29 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_COM_0236>
First published online: 2015

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