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Akbar was the son of Humayun.

He was born in 1542. Bairam Khan was his guardian.

After the death of Humayun he was enthroned at Kalanaur on 14th February, 1556.

After the death of Humayun Hemu occupied Delhi and Agra.

Akbar defeated Hemu in the Second Battle of Panipat on Nov. 5, 1556.

Akbar started his career of conquests by attacking the small kingdom of Gondwana.

Its ruler Rani Durgavati was defeated and Gondwana was captured by Akbar in 1564.

Later Akbar conquered Gwalior, Chunar and Martha.

Akbar invaded on Chittor in 1567.

The ruler of Mewar was Udai Singh.

Akbar seized Chittor for four months. Later it was captured.

The rulers of Ranthambor and Jodhpur offered their submission to Akbar.

Akbar conquered Kalinjar in 1509.

Akbar occupied Gujarat in 1572 and Raja Todarmal was entrusted the task of organizing the province.

He occupied Bihar, Bengal and Orissa by defeating Dawood Khan in the battle that took place at Rajmahal.

He occupied Kabul in 1585, Kashmir in 1586, Sind in 1591 and Kandahar in 1598.

After conquering the North India Akbar turned his attention on Deccan and invaded Ahmad Nagar kingdom.

Its ruler was defeated. Ahmadnagar was annexed in 1595.

Akbar invaded on Khandesh and annexed it. It was his last military expedition.