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The rise and fall of the Mughal Empire - Stephanie Honchell Smith

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Though he was descended from some of the world’s most successful conquerors, Babur struggled to gain a foothold among the many other ambitious princes in Central Asia. So he turned his attention to India, where his descendants stayed and built the Mughal Empire. Stephanie Honchell Smith details the rise and fall of one of the wealthiest and most powerful states in the early modern world.

What enabled Babur to defeat Sultan Ibrahim Lodi in 1526?

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Stephanie Honchell Smith
  • Director Jagriti Khirwar, Raghav Arumugam
  • Narrator Alexandra Panzer
  • Animator Raghav Arumugam
  • Art Director Raghav Arumugam, Jagriti Khirwar
  • Music Salil Bhayani, cAMP Studio
  • Sound Designer Amanda P.H. Bennett, cAMP Studio
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Senior Producer Anna Bechtol
  • Associate Producer Sazia Afrin
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Editorial Producer Elizabeth Cox
  • Fact-Checker Charles Wallace

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