Babur the founder of Mughal Empire and the first Mughal Emperor.When he was only 11 years old his father died.As soon as the old chief, or Mirza had died, Babur’s cousins and uncles turned against him and he had to run away. He returned three years later and took control of the city Samarkand. But one day, while he was out on an expedition to Fargana to regain the city, his enemies won back the city, Samarkand. As Babur went wandering around mountains, he slowly assembled a small army and entered what is now Afghanistan and attacked Kabul in 1504 A.D. He then came to be known as Ameer(king).this is how he became a king.