Donor challenge: For only 2 more days, a generous supporter will match your donations 2-to Triple your impact! Dear Internet Archive. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Language Note : Urdu text. Description: [1 volume]. Responsibility: Urdu translation by Rashid. Gulbadan Begum (c. – 7 February ) was a Mughal princess and the youngest daughter of Emperor Babur, the founder of the Mughal Empire and the first Mughal emperor. She is best known as the author of Humayun-Nama, the account of the life of.

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She recorded one light-hearted incident about Babur. Please add a reason or a talk parameter to this template to explain the issue with the article. It came to be known as Humayun-nama. She had at least one son. Instead, she stayed behind in Kabul until she was brought back to Agra by Akbar, two years after Humayun died in a tragic accident in There must have been very few copies of the manuscript, and for this namw it krdu not receive the recognition it deserved.

Gulbadan Begum “Princess Rose-Body” [3] was about eight years old at the time of her father’s death in and was brought up by her older half-brother, Humayun.

During 10 of those 19 years he had been styled Padshahin token of headship of the House of Timur and of his independent sovereignty. Her father Babur had written Babur-nama in the same style and she took urxu cue and wrote from her memories. The latter part also deals with life in the Mughal harem.

Gulbadan Begum lived in Agra and then in Sikri for a short while but mostly in Lahore or with the Court for the rest of her life, except for a period of seven years humaun she undertook a pilgrimage to Mecca. Humauun Gulbadan Begum wrote about the death of Humayun, when he tumbled down the steps in Purana Qila in Delhi, it has been lost. She tells that Babur was depressed to see his son seriously ill and dying. None of her poems have survived.


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She did not return to Agra immediately after Humayun won back his kingdom. Rieu called it one of the most remarkable manuscripts in the collection of Colonel Hamilton who had collected more than 1, manuscripts. Originally found by an Englishman, Colonel G. However, there are anecdotes and stories she had heard about him from her companions in the Mahal harem that she included in her account. Retrieved 14 December By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Akbar had provided for safe passage of his aunt on her Hajj and sent a noble as escort with several naama in attendance.

Gulbadan was also said to have been a poet, fluent in both Persian and Turkish.

Among her siblings, Gulbadan was very close to her brother, Hindal Mirza. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. She grew up to be a highly educated and well-cultured lady and was married to a Chagatai Mughal noble, Khizr Khwaja Khan, [4] at the age of seventeen. At first she refused to come to see the Humayyun, who was much older than her.

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What she produced not only chronicles the trials and tribulations of Humayun’s rule, but bama gives us a glimpse of life in the Mughal harem. Upon being entrusted with the directive by Akbar to write the manuscript, Hmuayun Begum begins thus:. From her account we know that Gulbadan was married by the age of 17 to Khizr Khwaja, a Chagatai Mughal by ancestry on his mother’s side and from the Khwajgan Sayyid rulers of Bukhara on his father’s side.


Life and writings of Gulbadan Begam Lady Rosebody. She was fond of reading and she had enjoyed the confidences of both her brother Humayun and nephew Akbar. Princes of the Mughal Empire, Gulbadan Begum persuaded her husband not to do so. The Empire of humayu Great Mughals: This article needs attention from an expert in India.

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After the defeat of Humayun in she moved back to Kabul to live with one of her half-brothers. Two years later Babur set out on his last expedition across huayun Indus to conquer an empire in India. Beveridge, Annette Susannah, ed. This heavy gold coin was sent to Kabul, with special instructions to play a practical joke on the court jester Asas, who had stayed behind in Kabul.

Akbar commissioned Gulbadan Begum to chronicle the story of his father Humayun. This page was last edited on 7 Octoberat The son recovered and the year-old father died soon after. Lavish gifts were packed with her entourage that could be used as alms. It is said that for the two years after her death, Akbar lamented constantly that he missed his favourite aunt, until his own death in