Abdul Kadar of Badayun

Abdul Kadar of Badayun was a learned scholar who had been employed by Mughal emperor Akbar to make translations from Sanskrit to Persian. Akbar had employed him to make a catalogue of the library of Faizi, which contained 4060 books, carefully corrected and well bound, on poetry and literature, moral and physical science and theology.

He is known as a bigot and was engaged in several quarrels with Abul Fazal and Faizi on various points of religion.

His best known works is Mantakhab-Ut-Tawarikh, which is full of invectives against the religion of others.

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