Akbar’s General Enslaved 5Lakh Hindus

Perpetrator: Akbar’s General, Abdullah Khan Uzbeg

Year/Period: 1556-1605 AD

Number: 500,000 Hindus enslaved

Abdullah Khan Uzbeg, one of Akbar’s generals boasted,

“I made prisoners of 5 lacs (500,000) of men and women and sold them. They all became Muhammadans. From their progeny, there will be crores (one crore=10 million) by the day of judgement.”

Slave markets popped up all over India.  Slaves became very cheap—everyone (Muslim) had several!

Khan p 103, 316



Khan, M. A. ‘Islamic Jihad: A legacy of forced conversion, imperialism and slavery.’