Amazing facts about Humayun

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Who is Humayun?

He is the second Mughal Emperor who ruled in the reign today known as Afghanistan, Pakistan and northern parts of India from the time period of 1531-1540 , then he again came into power in 1555-1556.

So below are quite interesting facts related to Humayun that can actually amaze you:-

  • He has actually started the trend of leather coins in India
  • His death cause was falling from the stair of library shemandal
  • Humayun had been given the title of “ Insan-e- kamil( perfect man) in the sphere of Mughals
  • Not many knew but it is still rumored that body of emperor Humayun had been buried in two different locations before being transported to the final burial place
  • Humayun’s tomb actually served as a basis for the model for Taj Mahal
  • Humayun tomb is a burial place of more than 150 graves
  • Humayun’s Tomb had a fine square tomb in the southeast direction which is known as Barbur’s tomb.
  •  His sister had written his biography named “ Humayun-Nama”.
  • Humayun led the foundation of a new city in Delhi known as “ Din-panah” ( Asylum of faith). The remains of the city can still seen specifically the high citadel walls popularly known as “purana qila”.
  • Humayun tomb’s estimated cost is around 1.5 million and it took 7 years for completion
  • It has been declared as a UNESCO world Heritage site (Who is Humayun) in year 1993.
  • The famous emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar did take refuge in the tomb with his three princes to hide from his rivals during the rebellion period of 1857.

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