The Mughal Empire

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Where did the Mughal Empire stretch to at its peak?

From the Indus River Basin to the Deccan Plateau

Who is conventionally said to have founded the Mughal Empire?

Babur

When is the Mughal imperial structure sometimes dated to?

1600, to the rule of Babur's grandson, Akbar

When did the Mughal Empire achieve its maximum geographical extent?

During the reign of Aurangzeb

Who did Babur employ aid from to defeat the Sultan of Delhi, Ibrahim Lodi?

Neighboring Safavid and Ottoman Empires

Where did the Mughal Empire stretch to at its peak?

From the Indus River Basin to Assam and Bangladesh

Who is conventionally said to have founded the Mughal Empire?

Babur from Uzbekistan

When is the Mughal imperial structure sometimes dated to?

1600, during the rule of Babur's grandson, Akbar

Who did Babur employ aid from to defeat the Sultan of Delhi, Ibrahim Lodi?

Neighboring Safavid and Ottoman Empires

When did the Mughal Empire achieve its maximum geographical extent?

During the reign of the last major emperor, Aurangzeb

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Mughal Empire

  • At its peak, the Mughal Empire stretched from present-day Afghanistan to Bangladesh and parts of India.
  • The Mughal Empire was founded by Babur, a descendant of Timur and Genghis Khan.
  • The Mughal imperial structure is sometimes dated to 1526, when Babur defeated the Sultan of Delhi, Ibrahim Lodi, with the aid of the Shah of Persia.
  • The Mughal Empire achieved its maximum geographical extent in the 17th century, under the reign of Aurangzeb.
  • To defeat the Sultan of Delhi, Ibrahim Lodi, Babur employed aid from the Shah of Persia.

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