Consider the following pairs:

  1. Tabaqat-i-Akbari→ Khwaja Nizam-ud-Din Ahmad
  2. Humayun-nama→ Gulbadan Begum
  3. Baburnama→ Babur

   Which of the above is/are correct?

Answer: [D] 1, 2 & 3

Humayun-nama was written by his sister Gul-Badan Begum. Baburnama is also known to be the first true autobiography in the Islamic literature. Baburnama was written in Chagatai Turkic, which was Babur’s mother tongue. Khwaja Nizam-ud-Din Ahmad was Akbar's Mir Bakhshi. His work, the Tabaqat-i-Akbari, is a comprehensive work on general history covering the time from the Ghaznavids up to 1593-94.

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