Fathpur Sikri

Fathpur Sikri:

see Fatehpur SikriFatehpur Sikri
or Fathpur Sikri
, historic city (1991 pop. 25,446), Uttar Pradesh state, N India. It was founded (1569) by the Mughal emperor Akbar to honor the Muslim saint Shaikh Salim Chishti, who had foretold the birth of Akbar's son and heir, Jahangir.
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Smith, The Moghul Architecture of Fathpur Sikri, reprint Delhi, 1973, frontispiece, CIX CXX.