10 facts about babur

Babur’s full name was Bazahiruddin Mohammad Babur. He was born on 14 February 1483 in Andijan, which is currently part of Uzbekistan. Be the aggressor or conqueror, but it seems that people generally have neither much knowledge nor interest about him. His personality was filled with different colors. He was none other than him, the founder of the Mughal Empire in India. The chief says that if he had not come to India, the rainbow colors of Indian culture would have faded. According to him, Mughal contribution in matters of language, music, painting, architecture, clothing and food can not be denied.

Lets look at some interesting things about Babur.

  1. The Harbans chief says that it is a common misbelief that his controversial Babri Masjid in Ayodhya was built by Babur. According to him, Babri Masjid is not mentioned till he is alive or several hundred years after his death.

2. Babur had built a mosque in Panipat in the joy of victory in the battle of Panipat in 1526, which is still standing there.

3.  He was the first ruler in the world to write his autobiography. Baburnama is full of failures and successes in his life.

4.According to the Harbans chief, Babur thought that never give up. He was obsessed with acquiring Samarkand (Uzbekistan). He captured Samarkand three times, but had to lose his hands from the city three times. If he had remained the king of Samarkand, he might not have thought of ruling Kabul and India.

5. In India, he did not get the honor that his grandson Akbar had, but in Uzbekistan, he enjoys the same status as Akbar in India .

6. Many words of his book are common in India. The term ‘Maidan’ was first used in India in Baburnama. Professor Harbans Mukhiya says that the use of Turkish and Persian vernaculars is common in the languages ​​spoken in India even today. Giving the example of a Marathi ruler who ruled in 1930–40, he said that he issued a decree in his language to cook with Urdu and Persian words.

7.According to Professor Mukhiya, two great personalities who wrote poetry in Turkic language passed, one of them was Babur.

8. There are examples of Babur’s harshness, but there are many examples of his mildness. Once they were busy preparing for the war that someone offered them watermelon. he wept with happiness. For years, he had not seen the smell of melon.

9. He became king at the age of 12, but he remained engaged in war till he died at the age of 47 years. Despite this, he held family responsibilities. His life was deeply influenced by mother and grandmother, whom he loved immensely. He was an ideal brother for his elder sister.

10. Mughal Emperor Humayun was the eldest son of Babur. he was a devoted father to him. Humayun fell ill once. he made three representations of the sick Humayun’s body and prayed to God to make his son healthy and take his life in his place.

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