Abu’l-Fath Jalal-ud-din Muhammad Akbar, also known as Shahenshah Akbar was the most successful emperor of the whole Mughal Empire. Being fearless, powerful and a great military expert, Akbar fought invincible battles throughout his life. This made Akbar a great leader, a great emperor among the people.
Ten Lines on Akbar - The Great in English
Have a look on some points related to the Shahenshah of history.
1) Akbar was born on October 15, 1542 in Umarkot (now in Sindh Province, Pakistan).
2) Akbar was the son of Humayun and the grandson of Babur.
3) He didn’t know reading and writing but was an admirer of good books.
4) Akbar had a library of 24000 books in his palace.
5) He knew so many languages that helped him in making relations with others very easily.
6) Akbar got enthroned at a very early stage of 14 years.
7) He ruled from 1556 to 1605.
8) Akbar got the title of ‘Shahenshah’ because of his kindness, fearlessness, and bravery.
9) He had a very wise advisor and main commander named Birbal.
10) Akbar got deceased in 1605 on the 25th of October.
1) Akbar started a system called Mansabdari to organize his military.
2) Akbar learnt hunting, running, fighting in the very early stage of his life.
3) He had 25 wives of different religions.
4) The most notable wife of Akbar was Jodha Bai, Princess of Jaipur.
5) Akbar respects and had liberal thoughts for all religions.
6) He had a group of 9 very special persons known as navaratna of his court.
7) Illahabad, Allahabad (now Prayagraj) was named by Akbar.
8) Akbar created a special religion called Din-I Ilahi to respect Hinduism and Islam.
9) Akbar’s mentality was very secular.
10) Akbar was very emotional and analytical.
Akbar’s lot of ideologies helped the Indian subcontinent to grow in terms of social, cultural, and economic level. Under his crown, Mughal Empire touches the peak of success. Although he was not able to read or write by himself, he was a very wise personality. He had very attractive retention power. He was respected by other religions too. After the death of the Shahenshah, his son Salim (Jahangir) succeeded him.