Bairam Khan, the old Turkman officer was from Badakshan and his father as well as grandfather was in service of Babur. He was one of the powerful statesmen in the court of Mughals, who truly realized the divided and leaderless state of India and assisted in establishment of Mughal Empire. He was a centerpiece of the Akbar’s conquests till second Battle of Panipat.
Bairam Khan was a Persian poet and wrote verses in Chagatai, Persian and Turkish.
He was father of the celebrated Abdul Rahim Khan-i-khana, the popular Rahim, a poet of Bhakti Era, one of the 9 jewels of Akbar and translator of Baburnama from Chagatai to Persian.