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Babar (1483–1530), also spelled Babur or Baber, Turkish prince who founded the Mogul empire in India. A descendant of Genghis Khan and Tamerlane, Babar ruled 1526–30. He defeated the forces of the Afghan sultan near Delhi and went on to conquer most of northern India.

See also: Akbar.

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