MAHMUDABAD

     

    MAHMUDABAD (Taluq)

     

     

     

    AREA: xx km2 REVENUE: xx ACCESSION: xx
    STATE: Oudh (Sitapur Dist.) DYNASTY: Shaikh Sadiki
    (Khanzada)
    RELIGION: Shi’a Muslim
    (1838)

     

     

    PRESENT RULER:  Nawab
    Raja
    MOHAMMED
    AMIR MOHAMMED KHAN [Sulaiman Khan] Khan Bahadur Khan,
    Amirul Omara,
    Saeedul
    Mulk, Muzzafar Jung, Ghanzanfaru-daula, Taluqdar of
    Mahmudabad (1973/-)

     

     

    educated at Aldenham public school and then went onto
    Imperial College
    London and Pembroke college at Cambridge University,
    married Rani
    Vijay, and has
    issue.

    • Rajkumar Mohammed Amir Ahmed Khan, born 1982,
      educated at
      La Matinere
      College,
      Lucknow and at Winchester College public school in
      England, keen
      equestrian
      and has represented his school and university in
      squash.
    • Rajkumar Mohammed Amir Hasan Khan, born 1986,
      educated at
      Winchester
      College
      public school in England, like his brother, he is a
      keen equestrian and
      has also represented his school in squash.

     

     

    PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY:
    The family is descended from Qazi Nasrullah, who was the
    Chief Qazi of
    the
    Caliph of Baghdad, and who came to India as an ambassador
    in the court
    of
    Shaheb-ud-din. His descendant became commander for
    Mohammad Bin Tughlaq
    in 1345, and was rewarded with a large
    Jagir in Awadh. Later his great grandson was granted the
    hereditary
    titles of Nawab and Khan Bahadur by Padshah Akbar as a
    reward for
    winning a battle against Hemu. Rulers
    were…

    • Nawab Bahadur BAZID KHAN Muzaffar Jang, founder of
      Mahmudabad.
    • Nawab INAYAT KHAN, he served as Commander in the
      army of
      Padshah Jahangir, and was granted the titles of
      Umadatul Malli, Amirul-Mulk, Ghanzanfer-ud-daullah,
      Muzaffar Jung.
    • Nawab MUHAMMAD QAYUM KHAN
      • Nawab MUHAMMAD MARAHMAT KHAN, Naib Nazim of Awadh.
    • Nawab MUHAMMAD INAM KHAN, married married a Shi’i
      Shaykhzadah woman, and had issue. He died in the
      1760′s.

      • Nawab MUHAMMAD IKRAM ALI KHAN (qv)
      • Nawab MUHAMMAD MAZHAR ALI KHAN, converted to
        Shi’ism,
        inheriting the smaller portion of
        the estate in Belehra, Bara Banki Dist., married and
        had issue, the
        Rajas of
        Bilehra
        and Paintipur. He died in the 1790′s.
    • Nawab MUHAMMAD AMIR ALI KHAN
      • Nawab MUHAMMAD IKRAM ALI KHAN, remained Sunni,
        married and
        had issue. He died about 1775.

        • Raja SARFRAZ ALI KHAN (qv)
        • Raja MUSAHIB ALI KHAN (qv)
      • Raja SARFRAZ ALI KHAN, died sp.
      • Raja MUSAHIB ALI KHAN, built up his holdings to 232
        villages and established good
        relations with the Awadh court by supporting it
        against rebels,
        although he remained a Sunni, he initiated mourning
        rites for the Imam
        Husayn in a building inside the fort at Sitapur. He
        died spm
        1810 (1819).
      • Rani ……. (wife) 1810/1838, adopted a relative
        from the
        Belhra branch in 1836, she died 1838.
      • Raja MUHAMMAD NAWAB ALI KHAN Qaim Jang 1838/1858,
        adopted
        from
        Bellehra,
        (brother of Raja Ibad Ali
        Khan, the Raja of Paintipur), he was granted the title
        of Raja as a
        hereditary distinction in 1850, as well as the titles
        of Muqim-ud-Daula
        and Qaim Jung by the King of Awadh, fought against the
        British
        in the 1857 war of independence; married
        and had issue. He died
        1858.

        • Amiruddaula Saidul ul-Mulk Mumtaz Jung Raja Sir
          MUHAMMED
          AMIR HASAN
          KHAN, Khan Bahadur Khan Amirul Omara Saeedul Mulk
          Muzzafar Jung
          Ghanzanfaru-daula (qv)
      • Amiruddaula Saidul ul-Mulk Mumtaz Jung Raja Sir
        MUHAMMED
        AMIR HASAN
        KHAN, Khan Bahadur Khan Amirul Omara Saeedul Mulk
        Muzzafar Jung
        Ghanzanfaru-daula 1858/1902, born 1849, took over
        management of the
        Taluq in March
        1867, K.C.I.E., President of the British Indian
        Association 1882/1890,
        Vice President of the British Indian Association
        1871/1877 and
        1897/1900;
        married and had issue, two sons and two daughters. He
        died 1902 (1908?).

        • Hon. Maharaja Khan Bahadur Sir MOHAMMED ALI
          MOHAMMED
          KHAN,
          Khan Bahadur Amirul Omara Saeedul Mulk Muzaffar Jung
          Ghanzanfaru-daula
          (qv)
        • Rajkumari Banib Zaadi Mohammad-un-Nisa Begum, died
          sp.
        • Rajkumari Banib Zaal Begum, died sp.
        • Rajkumar Mohammad Ali Ahmed Khan, died sp.
    • Hon. Maharaja Khan Bahadur Sir MOHAMMED ALI MOHAMMED
      KHAN,
      Khan Bahadur
      Khan Amirul Omara Saeedul Mulk Muzzafar Jung
      Ghanzanfaru-daula
      1902/1931,
      born May 1879 in Amrota, Sitapur District, K.C.S.I.
      [cr.1922], C.S.I.
      [cr.1921],
      K.C.I.E. [cr.1909]; first Indian home member in U.P.
      and
      First Vice Chancellor of Muslim University, Aligarh;
      married 1stly,
      1906, and had issue, five children.
      He died
      23rd March
      1931.

      • Maharajkumari Bibi Baqar-un-Nisa
      • Maharajkumari Bibi Sadiq-un-Nisa
      • Nawab Raja MOHAMMAD AMIR AHMED KHAN, Khan Bahadur
        Khan
        Amirul
        Omara
        Saeedul Mulk
        Muzzafar Jung Ghanzanfaru-daula (qv)
      • Maharajkumar Mohammed Amir Haider
        Khan, married Maharajkumar Rani Kaniz Ali, and had
        issue.

        • Shri Mohammad Amir Kazim Khan, born 29th
          February
          1936 in Mahmudabad, educated at London University,
          B.A. (Hons.) in
          History, (1969) and M.Sc. (Politics and
          Sociology), 1979; Councillor, London Borough of
          Islington 1982/1986;
          Vice-Chair, Race
          Relations sub-Committee; ILEA Teacher Research
          Fellow, Institute of
          Education 1982/1986; married 22nd September 2000
          in London, U.K., Anita
          Khan, and has issue.

          • Yumna Zahra Nadezhda Khan
      • Maharajkumar Mohammed Mahmud Hasan Khan (by second
        wife),
        born 12th December 1921, he was granted the estate
        of Basaha; he
        married Kunwar Rani Razia
        Sultan Begum [Razia Shahzadi], daughter of Nawab
        Sajid Yar Jung
        Bahadur, and had issue.

        • Rajkumar Mohammed Amir Naqi Khan, Zamindar of
          Basaha;
          Member, Board of Trustees, Shia College, Lucknow;
          Life member of
          Anjuman-e-Wazifa Saddat Momineen; Member, Kathak
          Acharya Lachchu
          Maharaj Janmotsav Ayojan Samiti; Founder Director
          Lachchu Maharaj
          Ballet Centre, U.P.; Member of U.P Tourism Policy
          and Planning
          Cell; married
          Kunwar Rani Kulsum Begum, daughter of Mirza Jawad
          Ali Baig, and grand
          daughter of the Late Nawab Raza Yar Jung of
          Hyderabad (and niece of Salar Jung III), and has
          issue. (Iqbal Manzil Palace, Wazir Ganj,
          Lucknow, U.P., India)

          • Kunwar Hussain Abbas Khan
          • Kumari Maliha Khan
          • Kumari Sakina Khan
      • Nawab Raja MOHAMMAD AMIR AHMED KHAN, Khan Bahadur
        Khan
        Amirul
        Omara
        Saeedul Mulk
        Muzzafar Jung Ghanzanfaru-daula 1931/1973, born 5th
        November 1914,
        educated
        at Lucknow and then in England, he formed the All
        India Muslim Students
        Federation in 1937, served as Honorary Treasurer of
        the Muslim League
        for
        several years, placing all his wealth at its disposal.
        He migrated to
        Iraq in 1947 after Independence and later to Pakistan
        in 1957, but was
        disillusioned by the political turmoil there; he
        travelled initially
        throughout the Middle East and later migrated to the
        UK, settling down
        in London where he remained Director of the Islamic
        Culture Centre from
        1968 till his death in 1973; he was an accomplished
        poet in Urdu and
        Farsi; he married in 1928,
        Rani Kaniz Abdi Saheba of Bellehra (collateral branch
        of the Mahmudabad
        Royal Family),
        and had issue. He died 14th October 1973 in London and
        was buried at
        Mashhad
        in Iran. (Mahmudabad House, Clifton Road,
        Karachi, Pakistan)

        • Rajkumari Amatul Husain Imam
        • Rajkumari Rabab Mehdi
        • Nawab Raja MOHAMMED AMIR MOHAMMED KHAN, Khan
          Bahadur Khan
          Amirul Omara Saeedul
          Mulk Muzzafar Jung Ghanzanfaru-daula (qv)
    • Nawab Raja MOHAMMED AMIR MOHAMMED KHAN, Khan Bahadur
      Khan
      Amirul Omara Saeedul
      Mulk Muzzafar Jung Ghanzanfaru-daula (see above)

    OTHER MEMBERS:

    • Raja KAZIM ALI KHAN, Raja of Bellehra, married and
      had
      issue.

      • Rajkumar Habib Ali Khan, born 1894 in Bellehra,
        married
        1929 in Lucknow, Munir Fatima, and had issue.

        • Kunwar Mohammed Raza Kazim
        • Kunwar Abul-Hasan Kazim
        • Kunwar Baqir Kazim

     

     

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