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Babur considered which ruler of Gujarat as among the five great rulers of Hindustan?
A) Muzaffar Shah
B) Mahmud Begara
C) Bahadur Shah
D) Shihabuddin Ahmad

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Hint: Babur, was the originator of the Mughal Empire and first Emperor of the Mughal tradition in the Indian subcontinent. He was a relative of Timur and Genghis Khan through his dad and mom separately. He was likewise given the after-death name of Firdaws Makani.

Complete answer:
Muzaffar Shah I, also Zafar Khan, was a leader of the Muzaffarid tradition, who ruled over the Gujarat Sultanate from 1391 to 1403 and later again from 1404 to 1411. Selected as the legislative leader of Gujarat by Tughluq of the Delhi sultanate, he announced autonomy and established the Gujarat Sultanate when there was a turmoil in Delhi following Timur's attack. He was arranged by his aspiring child Tatar Khan yet he recaptured without further ado the privileged position when he passed on.

Muzaffar Shah I was converted to Islam. The dynasty was founded by Zafar Khan Muzaffar, also known as Tank Rajputor, a Khatri, born in Delhi but originally from Southern Punjab. He reached noble status in the Delhi Sultan's household. After Taimur devastated the acuity, he became independent as he was the general of Gujarat. Zafar Khan was a child of Wajih-ul-Mulk.

As per a legend, the holy person Bukhari guaranteed Gujarat to Zafar Khan prophetically, consequently, of food given to Fakirs at his home. He gave him a small bunch of dates and proclaimed, "Thy seed, like unto these in number, will run over Gujarat". The quantity of seeds differed from eleven to thirteen as indicated by different sources.

Thus, the correct answer is option (A) Babur considered Muzaffar Shah of Gujarat as among the five greatest rulers of Hindustan.

Note: Firuz Shah Tughluq delegated Malik Mufarrah, otherwise called Farhat-ul-Mulk Rasti Khan, legislative head of Gujarat in 1377. In 1387, Sikandar Khan was shipped off to supplant him, however he was crushed and killed by Farhat-ul-Mulk. Firuz Shah died in 1388 and his grandson, Ghiyas-ud-Din Tughlaq II succeeded for five months. He was prevailed by another grandson Abu Bakr Shah however following nine months he was removed by Firuz Shah's child, Nasir ud noise Muhammad Shah III who governed for a long time 1389-1392.