Fort of Allahabad was built by

Fort of Allahabad was built by ________?

[A] Akbar

[B] Shershah Suri

[C] Humayun

[D] Babur

Correct Answer: A [Akbar]

Notes:

The largest fort built by Akbar, the Allahabad Fort is a popular tourist attraction in Allahabad. It was built by Akbar in 1583. The fort was built on the banks of river Yamuna.

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2 thoughts on “Fort of Allahabad was built by”

  1. The fort was coveted by the East India Company for the same reasons Akbar built it. British troops were first stationed at Allahabad fort in 1765 as part of the Treaty of Allahabad signed by Lord Robert Clive, Mughal emperor Shah Alam II, and Awadh’s Nawab Shuja-ud-Daula . The combined forces of Bengal’s Nawab Mir Qasim, Shuja and Shah Alam were defeated by the English at Buxar in October 1764 and at Kora in May 1765. Alam, who was abandoned by Shuja after the defeats, surrendered to the English and was lodged at the fort, as they captured Allahabad, Benares and Chunar in his name. The territories of Allahabad and Kora were given to the emperor after the treaty was signed in 1765.

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