JANJIRA

 

JANJIRA (Princely State)

 

(11 gun salute)

 

 

AREA: 982 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 133,500Rs ACCESSION: 8th March 1948
STATE: Bombay DYNASTY: Sidi Religion: Muslim

 

 

PRESENT RULER: HH Nawab
Sidi SHAH MAHMOOD KHAN
, Nawab of Janjira since 1972 (Rashmi
Apts., Flat
No.
G-1, Carmichael Road, Mumbai 400026, M.S., India)

 

 

born 1952.

 

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The
state was founded
some years before 1642. Rulers were….

  • Nawab Sidi AMBER SANAK,
    Nawab of Janjira -/1642, the title of Nawab was conferred by
    Padshah Aurangzeb,
    married and had issue. He died
    1642.

    • Nawab Sidi Yusuf Khan (qv)
  • Nawab Sidi YUSUF KHAN,
    Nawab of Janjira 1642/1648, married and had issue.

    • Nawab Sidi Fateh Khan (qv)
  • Nawab Sidi FATEH KHAN,
    Nawab of Janjira 1648/-
  • KHARIYAT KHAN,
    Nawab of Janjira
  • Nawab Sidi KASIM KHAN
    [Yaqut Khan], Nawab of Janjira  -/1706
  • Nawab Sidi SURUL KHAN,
    Nawab of Janjira 1706/1732, married and had issue.

    • Nawab Sidi Abdurrahman Khan (second son) (qv)
    • Nawab Sidi Ibrahim Khan I (qv)
    • Nawab Sidi Muhammed Khan (qv)
    • Nawab Sidi Abdurrahim Khan (seventh son)(qv)
    • Nawab Sidi Hasan Khan (youngest son) (qv)
  • Nawab Sidi HASAN KHAN,
    Nawab of Janjira 1732/1734 and 1740/1746
  • Sidi SUMBUL KHAN,
    Nawab of Janjira 1734/1737
  • Nawab Sidi ABDURRAHMAN KHAN,
    Nawab of Janjira 1737/1740
  • Nawab Sidi IBRAHIM KHAN I,
    Nawab of Janjira 1746/1757 and 1757/-
  • Nawab Sidi MUHAMMED KHAN,
    Nawab of Janjira in 1757, died 1757.
  • Nawab Sidi YAQUT KHAN,
    Nawab of Janjira -/1772
  • Nawab Sidi ABDURRAHIM KHAN,
    Nawab of Janjira 1772/1784, married and had
    issue. He died
    1784.

    • Nawabzadi (name unknown),
      married Nawab Sidi Jahan Khan (qv)
  • Nawab Sidi JAHAN KHAN,
    Nawab of Janjira 1784/1789, died 1789.
  • Nawab Sidi IBRAHIM KHAN II,
    Nawab of Janjira 1789/1794 and 1803/-
  • Nawab Sidi JAMRUD KHAN,
    Nawab of Janjira 1794/1803
  • Wazir RASUL KHAN,
    Nawab of Janjira 1702/1733, died 1733.
  • ……
  • Wazir IBRAHIM KHAN I,
    Nawab of Janjira 1762/177x
  • Wazir ABD al-RAHIM KHAN,
    Nawab of Janjira 177x/1784
  • Wazir ABD al-KARIM YAQUT
    KHAN
    , Nawab of Janjira 1784/1791
  • Wazir JOWHAR KHAN,
    Nawab of Janjira 1791/1802
  • Wazir IBRAHIM KHAN II,
    Nawab of Janjira 1802/1826, married and had issue.

    • Nawab Muhammed Khan I (qv)
    • Sidi Hasan Khan
    • Sidi Abdurrahman Khan
    • Sidi Abdurrahim Khan
  • Nawab MUHAMMED KHAN I,
    Nawab of Janjira 1826/1848, married and had issue.

    • Nawab Ibrahim Khan III (qv)
    • Sidi Kasim Khan
    • Sidi Muhammed Khan
    • Sidi Abdurrahman Khan
    • Sidi Yusuf Khan
  • Nawab IBRAHIM KHAN III,
    Nawab of Janjira 1848/1879, married and had issue. He
    died 1879.

    • Sidi Muhammed Buxi Khan
    • Sidi Abdurrahman Khan
    • HH Nawab Sidi Sir Ahmad Khan Sidi Ibrahim Khan (qv)
  • HH Nawab Sidi Sir AHMAD
    KHAN SIDI IBRAHIM KHAN
    , Nawab of Janjira 1879/1922,
    born 1862,
    G.C.I.E.
    [cr.1906], K.C.I.E. [cr.1895], educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot;
    he succeeded to the gadi on
    28th January 1879, his salute
    raised from 9 to 11 guns in 1903, with the Nawab enjoying a personal
    salute
    of 13 guns from 1918, and a local salute of 13 guns from 1921, he
    married
    1stly, Ahmedbibi, died 1885, married 2ndly, 1886, Nazli Begum, married
    3rdly,
    1913, Kalsumbibi (a second cousin). He died 2nd May 1922.
  • HH Nawab Sidi MUHAMMED
    KHAN II SIDI AHMAD KHAN
    , Nawab of
    Janjira 1922/1972,
    born
    7th March 1914, educated at Rajkumar College, Rajkot and
    the Deccan
    College, Poona, enjoys a permanent local salute of 13 guns, married
    14th November 1933, Nawabzadi Rabia Sultan Jaha Begum Sahiba [HH Nawab
    Pari
    Bano Begum
    Sahiba of Janjira], born 23rd
    December 1913 in Jaora, daughter of Lt.Col. HH Fakhrud-Daulah Nawab Sir
    Mohammed Iftikhar Ali
    Khan Sahib
    Bahadur
    Saulat-e-Jang, Nawab of Jaora, and his second
    wife, Mumtaz Mahal Begum Sahiba, and had issue, one son
    and four daughters. He died 1st April 1972.

    • Nawabzadi Fatima Jaha Begum Sahiba, born 1934.
    • Nawabzadi Ahmadi
      Jaha Begum Sahiba, born 1935.
    • Nawabzadi Mumtaz Jaha Begum Sahiba, born
      1939.
    • Nawabzadi Qamar-uz-Zamani Sultan Begum Sahiba,
      born 1943.
    • HH
      Nawab Sidi Shah Mahmood Khan, Nawab of Janjira (qv)
  • HH Nawab Sidi SHAH MAHMOOD
    KHAN
    , Nawab of Janjira (see above)

 

 

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