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Akbar was__________ years old when he became emperor

A. 16

B. 19

C. 13

D. 10

Answer: Option C

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Akbar succeeded Humayun on 14 February 1556, while in the midst of a war against Sikandar Shah to reclaim the Mughal throne. In Kalanaur, Punjab, the 13-year-old Akbar was enthroned by Bairam Khan on a newly constructed platform, which still stands. He was proclaimed Shahanshah (Persian for "King of Kings").

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