Abdur Rahim Khan-I-Khanan

Abdur Rahim Khan-I-Khanan was the son of Bairam Khan. He was a minor when his father died in 1561. He rose high in Akbar’s service, became the Khan-I-Khanan or Premier Noble Man in Akbar’s court. He took part in many campaigns also.

He was a literary man, translated Babur’s memoirs into Persian and patronized literary men like Abdul Baqi who wrote the Maasir-I-Rahimi. He lived long, dying in the reign of Jahangir.

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