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Akbar (1542–1605), greatest of the Mogul emperors of India (1556–1605). He extended Mogul power over most of Afghanistan and India. An excellent administrator, he pursued a policy of religious toleration and also improved social laws, commerce, and transportation.

See also: India.

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