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Famous Leaders of India

Read biographies of Indian leaders, from early emperors like Ashoka the Great and Chandragupta Maurya, later emperors like Akbar the Great and Aurangzeb of the Mughal Empire, and on through modern prime ministers such as Nehru and Indira Gandhi.

Akbar the Great, Emperor of Mughal India
Biography of Akbar, the third emperor of India's Mughal Dynasty, born Jalal-ud-Din Muhammad Akbar. Famed for his religious tolerance, empire-building and patronage of the arts, he is known as Akbar the Great.

Aurangzeb | Emperor of Mughal India
Aurangzeb was the leader of the Mughal Empire in India during the first half of the seventeenth century. A ruthless man, he imprisoned the maker of the Taj Mahal - his own father, Shah Jahan.

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