Escaping from killers and the making of history. Muhammad Haidar Dughlat

It was an incredible epoch: the era of high-ranking poets and scientists. How were they able to find the time for such pursuits? His grandfather, Yunus Khan, was an artist, musician and calligrapher. One of his main enemies, the murderer of his father, MuhAmmad Shaybani, composed poems of mystical content reasonably well, and his cousin Babur wrote verse and pieces on history and geography when he could find time between battles and the founding of a new dynasty - the Great Moghuls. Another brother Said - the founder of the Kashgar Khanate - was an artist, singer and bard.

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