Humayun’s Tomb

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Humayun was the second emperor of the Mughal dynasty, which ruled an area covering modern-day India, Pakistan and Afghanistan, for over 300 years[1526-1857 A.D]. The Mughals were Central-Asian Turko-Mongols from modern day Uzbekistan. Babur, the father of Humayun, was the first Mughal emperor. He was a direct descendent of Timur, through his father and a descendant of Genghis Khan, through his mother. Humayun was succeeded by his son, Akbar the Great, who was arguably, one of the greatest emperors to rule the Indian sub-continent.

Humayun had a short stint as Emperor, cut short by his untimely death, caused by his fall down the staircase of his library in 1556 A.D. He probably was not the greatest of the Mughal emperors, and definitely not a very good military man, suffering quite a few defeats due to his tactical errors. Nonetheless, at the time of his death…

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