Emperor Akbar: Gunpowder Empire

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Emperor Akbar was the ruler of a gunpowder Empire, allowing him to conquer most of the Indian subcontinent, which is what I believe he will be remembered for. Equally important, Akbar created new policies to have non-Muslims support him, some policies like removal of taxes on pilgrims along with non-Muslims, he became interested in other religions, to the point of complete toleration as well as inviting Christian missionaries to talk to him about their religion. Surprisingly, even though he supported and had his court made of poets, artists and scholars he never learned to read or indite.
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