Humayun: Lost and Regained Emperor #Persianempire #mughalempire #Humayun #Mughal
Humayun was the second emperor of the Mughal dynasty. He came to power at the age of 22 in 1530. But in ten years after he took the throne, he was defeated in a war by Sher Shah of the Suri empire. But in 15 years Humayun fought Sher Shah again and managed to get back his empire.
Though, Humayun was a great fighter, he had another side to himself.

Firstly, Humayun, though he was a great poet and artist, he did not share his knowledge with everyone.
He was not a great patron of art and literature. Secondly, when Sher Shah defeated Humayun, Sher Shah offered him Kabul.
But instead of going to Kabul and gathering followers, he stayed in a desert and even got married there. Lastly, Humayun did not defeat Sher Shah on his own. He took help from Persia, so that he could get his kingdom back.

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