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Shahzadi of the Mughal Empire
Born 1501
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Died 1501
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Dynasty Timurid
Father Babur
Mother Aisha Sultan Begum
Religion Islam

Fakhr-un-Nissa (died 1501) was a Mughal princess as the eldest child of the first Mughal Emperor Babur and his Empress consort Aisha Sultan Begum.[1]

Fakhr-un-Nissa was born in 1501 in Samarkand to the nineteen-year-old Babur and his first wife, Aisha Sultan Begum. Upon her birth, she was given the name of Fakhr-un-Nissa ("Glory of Women").[2] The princess died a month or forty days after her birth, and her death grieved Babur the most as he dearly loved his daughter.


  1. ^ Lal, Ruby (2005). Domesticity and Power in the Early Mughal World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 113. ISBN 9780521850223. 
  2. ^ Calcutta Review, Volumes 104-105. University of Calcutta. 1897. p. 5.