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Mughal emperor of India, 1542-1605.

Fishburn and Hughes: "An Indian emperor of Mongol descent who expanded his territories and reorganised their administration. Though himself a Muslim, Akbar opened the civil service to Hindus and encouraged members of different religions to discuss their beliefs. He also patronised the arts." (5)

Borges Index: 
El hombre en el umbral, El Aleph, OC, 613.