The Importance Of The Mughal Dynasty

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The Mughal Dynasty, 1520 CE to 1850 CE, is an Islamic dynasty that invaded Hindu India. Akbar the Great, Aurangzeb, and Shah Jahan were the most famous leaders of the Mughal Dynasty. However, the most useful leader is Akbar the Great. To begin with, the Divine Faith was a huge contribution to making the Mughal successful. Secondly, the Mughal dynasty expanded to a significant extent due to Akbar the Great. The importance of education was valued in the Mughal Empire during Akbar’s reign. Lastly, the monumental architecture was very visible throughout the Mughal Dynasty. Akbar the Great was extremely useful because he created the Divine Faith, expanded Mughal Dynasty, better education and monumental architecture. The first useful action, Akbar’s …show more content…
Through many wars there has been land conquered by the Mughals. Lands such as Northern India has been taken by the Mughals. Akbar the Great, being the leader of this war, had successfully conquered land in a war. By winning the war, it displays Akbar being useful and benefiting the dynasty by having more land in Northern India. Akbar was as good at conquering as getting loyalty from the citizens of Mughal. Akbar got deemed as super loyal from the citizens of Mughal due to his divine faith and religious tolerance. Akbar was extremely useful since his conquering skills were as good as his loyalty ideas to the citizens. Akbar was a selfless warrior that would put his life at risk to protect others. Akbar had a quote that he always said to himself , “First strike me, and then the murderers of my father.” Risking his life and being humble is the characteristics of being a great conqueror making Akbar extremely useful in the Mughal dynasty. Rulers would usually not want to die so they can continue ruling their empires, but Akbar is willing to risk his life for the victory of the Mughals. Akbar the Great was extremely useful due to his accomplishments of conquering so much …show more content…
Shah Jahan has built the Taj Mahal and Peacock Throne but none of those buildings would have been possible without Akbar’s combination of cultural buildings, wealth gathered, and religions. The funding for the Peacock Throne, $804 million, was only possible with Akbar the Great. Many do pertain that Akbar had no physical evidence that he was the one that created the all the useful accomplishments. Due to its event being 500 years from today, there is no exact trustworthy source. However, his vizier Abu-l-Fazl, wrote a diary all about Akbar the Great praising him for all the useful important actions he has done to make Mughal great again. Akbar the Great may not be the first emperor, but he is the most important one that started all these powerful useful creations. Without him, his successors would not have been doing as great as they were doing. Akbar the Great was famous for throwing his foster brother out the window twice. However, he only did this to benefit the Mughal empire politically and to punish his brother for his selfish

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