Zahir- ud -din MohammadBabur Zahir- ud -din Muhammad Babur (14 February 1483 – 26 December 1530) was a conqueror from Central Asia who, following a series of setbacks,and finally succeeded in laying the basis for the Mughal dynasty in the greater Indian Subcontinent and became the first Mughal emperor.
Zahir- ud -din MohammadBabur Babur was the eldest son of Omar Sheikh Mirza and Qutlugh Nigar Khanum , but most importantly he was a direct descendant of Timur through his father, and a descendant also of Genghis Khan through his mother; hence, he Omar Sheikh Mirza father identified his lineage as of Babur Timurid and Chaghatay- Turkic .
Zahir- ud -din MohammadBabur As greatly influenced by Persian culture and this affected both his own actions and those of his successors, giving rise to a significant expansion of the Persianate ethos in the Indian subcontinent.
Zahir- ud -din MohammadBabur In 1495, at twelve years of age after the death of his father he become the ruler of Farghana but very soon he lost the throne of Farghana and live several years with out throne . In 1501, he laid siege on Samarkand once more, but was soon after defeated by his most formidable rival, Muhammad Shaybani khan from the Uzbeks. Samarkand, his lifelong obsession, was lost again.
Zahir- ud -din MohammadBabur Escaping with a small band of followers from Fergana, for three years Babur concentrated on building up a strong army, recruiting widely amongst the Tajiks of Badakhshan in particular. In 1504, he was able to cross the snowy Hindu Kush mountains and capture Kabul from the Arghunids, who were forced to retreat to Kandahar. With this move, he gained a wealthy new kingdom and re-established his fortunes and assumed the title of Padshah.f Farghana .
Zahir- ud -din MohammadBabur Babur and his men driving Uzbeks from Samarkand
Zahir- ud -din MohammadBabur This is how Babur founded the Mughal dynasty and regain Farghana . Later on Babur spread the Mughal kingdom all most all over the Indian Sub-continent and south Asia . He become very successful to do all this things for his powerful Babur on the throne of Farghana leadership.
Death of Zahir - ud - din Babur fell seriously ill in 1530 and died on 5th January 1531 . He was succeeded by his eldest son, Humayun. Though he wished to be buried in his favorite garden in Kabul, a city he had always loved, he was first buried in a mausoleum in the capital city of Agra. His remains were later moved to Bagh-e Babur in Kabul, Afghanistan. .
Observation of Babursleadership BORN LEADER Babur was a born leader , leadership was in his blood . As we discuss before he was descendent of two great person Timur and Genghis Khan , both of them were great leader and also great conqueror as well . So it is clear that Babur in the garden of domain of leadership has Delhi Fort transform in Babur genetically .
Observation of Babursleadership Transformational Leader We can say Babur was a transformational leader because very often he used to discuss with people like Mir Ali Shir Navai , Husayn Bayqarah and he also create a parliamentary board including twelve members to discuss about taking any decision for his kingdom and he always tried become a much better king for his people . Like other Muslim king he never force any people of other religion to change into Muslim . And ensure equal right for people of every religion .
Observation of Babursleadership Transactional Leader Babur was also a transactional leader in war and as a conqueror . As a conqueror he always used to structure all the plan of war himself and it was always suspension for everyone what he is going to do next in the war . And he was very much successful in it . So we can told him a transactional leader as well .
Observation of Babursleadership So we have seen that Babur has Practiced both transformational and transactional leadership technique in different situation . So it is clear that he was a very skillful leader and he can also be called as a situational leader because he understand every situation and follows the pattern of leadership that the situation demand .
Observation of Babursleadership Source of Power As a king Babur got the legitimate power for his holding position . And he also got award and coercive power as a ruler .He use all his power very positively to keep peach in his kingdom as a great ruler .
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Conclusion…… At the end we can say that Babur is one of the greatest leader of all time .Because in every step of his life he lead his people and lead as a perfectionist .