How can we retrieve data from a MySQL database in a Python script?

To retrieve data from a database we have to make use of the module available for that database. For MySQL database, we import MySQLdb module in our Python script.

We have to first connect to a specific database by passing URL, username, password and the name of database.

Once we establish the connection, we can open a cursor with cursor() function. On an open cursor, we can run fetch() function to execute queries and retrieve data from the database tables.