BABUR( Conqueror of India and founder of the Mogul dynasty.)
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A descendant of the great Mongol military leader Genghis Khan through his second son Jagatai and no less famous Turkic warlord Timur, or Tamerlane. His real name Zahiruddin Muhammad Babur - the second name, meaning 'tiger' - was taken from the Mongols. In 1495 he succeeded his father, Sheikh Omar Mirma, ruler of Fergana, but intrigue and rebellion on the outskirts of powers greatly reduced the size of the territory was subject to his. By 1501, Babur had lost nearly all his father's possessions, but by a series of military expeditions returned to Kashgar, Kunduz, Kandahar. In 1504 he took Kabul and began to prepare for the conquest of Hindustan. He failed to regain his capital Samarkand. In 1519-1524 Babur tried to penetrate the Indian subcontinent and in 1525 crossed r.Ind.
Overthrowing the Afghan Sultan Ibrahim Lodi, Babur, had settled in Delhi. In 1527 he won the decisive battle at Agra. The remaining years of life of Babur in Delhi were marred by numerous rebellions. Nevertheless, his short reign in the lands of the Indo-Gangetic Plain, it was noted reforms in the management and construction of large public buildings. Babur died Dec. 26, 1530, inherited the throne of his son Humayun.