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Where was Babur born?
Farghana, in Central Asia
Who invited Babur to India?
Daulat Khan Lodi invited Babur to invade India and help him overthrow Ibrahim Lodi.
1526 AD ??
The first Battle of Panipat was bought between Babur, the ruler of Kabul and Ibrahim Lodi, the last sultan of the Delhi Sultanate. Babur defeated the Lodhi army.
Give 3 reasons for Babur's victory at Panipat.
1. Babur used artillery, which was unknown to Ibrahim's army.

2. Babur's army, though smaller than Ibrahim's, consisted of experienced soldiers and trained cavalry.

Babur was a born leader and a briliant general.
1527 AD
Battle of Khanua .

Fought between Babur and Rana Sanga of Mewar . Babur defeated Rana Sanga
1529 AD
Fought between Babur and the combined forces of the Afghans and the sultan of Bengal on the bank of the river Ghagra.
Qualities of Babur
Born leader and a brilliant general.

Fluent in Persian and Arabic.

Accomplished poet and musician

Loved gardens, nature, hills and villages.

Was tolerant ruler.
Babur's autobiography.
Tuzuk-i-Baburi or Babur Nama written in Turkish.
Extent of Babur's empire
Himalayas to Gwalior and river Indus to Bihar.