PALANPUR

 

PALANPUR (Princely State)

(13 gun salute)

 

 

AREA: 4,582 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 275,000Rs ACCESSION: 10th June 1948
STATE: Bombay DYNASTY:Yusufzai Lohani RELIGION: Muslim
POPULATION: 236,694 (1921) REVENUE: 977,858Rs

 

PRESENT RULER: HH Diwan Mahakhan Nawab
Sahib MUZAFFAR MUHAMMED KHAN
Bahadur
Zubdat-ul-mulk
, 31st Nawab of
Palanpur since 6th September 2010. (Shahibagh, Zorawar
Palace,
Palanpur, Gujarat,
India)

 

born
1941,
married a Swiss lady, and has issue.

  • Nawabzada Zahir Khan Palanpur, married Adriana Palanpur,
    and has issue.

    • Sahibzada Zain Khan Palanpur
    • Sahibzada Riyan Andres Khan Palanpur, born 8th December
      2004.
  • Nawabzadi Sarvath Khan Palanpur

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The
founder
of the state was Malek Khurram Khan, who captured Jhalore in the 14th
century.
The 12th ruler of the house, Ghazni Khan, received Dantiwada, Dessa and
Palanpur in 1597. The capital was established at Rampur at the end of
the
17th century. Rulers were…

    1. Malek KHURRAM KHAN,
      1st Malek of Jhalore fl.1370,
      married and had issue.

      • Malek Yusuf Khan (qv)

 

    1. Malek YUSUF KHAN,
      2nd Malek of Jhalore -/1395,
      married and had issue.

      • Malek Hasan Khan (qv)

 

    1. Malek HASAN KHAN,
      3rd Malek of Jhalore 1395/1440,
      married and had
      issue.

      • Malek Salar Khan (qv)
      • Malek Usman Khan (qv)
      • Hitam Khan, married and had issue.
        • Pahad Khan
        • Khurram Khan
        • Malek Ghazni Khan I (qv)
        • Mir Khan
        • Malek Khanji (qv)

 

    1. Malek SALAR KHAN,
      4th Malek of Jhalore 1440/1461,
      married and had issue.

      • Malek Subban Khan Zubdat-ul-mulk (qv)

 

    1. Malek USMAN KHAN,
      5th Malek of
      Jhalore 1461/1483, was granted
      the
      hereditary title
      of Zubdat-ul-Mulk by
      the Sultan of Gujarat.

 

    1. Malek SUBBAN KHAN
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 6th Malek of
      Jhalore 1483/1505, married
      and had
      issue.

      • Malek Mujahid Khan I Zubdat-ul-mulk (qv)
      • Malek Ali Sher Khan Zubdat-ul-mulk (qv)

 

    1. Malek MUJAHID KHAN I Zubdat-ul-mulk [Munjha Malek],
      7th Malek of Jhalore
      1505/1509,
      died 1509.

 

    1. Malek ALI SHER KHAN
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 8th Malek of
      Jhalore 1509/1525,
      married and had issue.

      • Malek Sikandar Khan Zubdat-ul-mulk (qv)

 

    1. Malek SIKANDAR KHAN
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 9th Malek of
      Jhalore 1525/1548,
      died 1548.

 

    1. Malek GHAZNI KHAN I
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 10th Malek of
      Jhalore 1548/1550

 

    1. Malek KHANJI Zubdat-ul-mulk,
      11th Malek of
      Jhalore 1550/1576, married and
      had issue.
      He died
      1576.

      • Diwan Ghazni Khan II Zubdat-ul-mulk (qv)
      • Diwan Firuz Khan Zubdat-ul-mulk [Kamal
        Khan] (qv)

 

    1. Diwan GHAZNI KHAN II
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 12th Malek of
      Jhalore 1576/1597 and Diwan of Palanpur 1597/1614, he was granted the
      hereditary
      titles of Diwan, Mahakhan and Nawab by the mughal Emperor Akbar,
      appointed
      Governor of Lahore, raised to the command of 500 infantry and 400
      horse,
      married Banu Begam, the foster sister of the Emperor, receiving
      Palanpur,
      Deesa, Dantiwada as a dowry, he married and had issue.

      • Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib Pahad Khan I Zubdat-ul-mulk
        (qv)

 

    1. Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib
      PAHAD KHAN I
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 13th Diwan of Palanpur 1614/-

 

    1. Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib
      FIRUZ KHAN
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 14th Diwan of Palanpur -/1674,
      married and had issue.

      • Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib Mujahid Khan I Zubdat-ul-mulk
        (qv)
      • Nawabzada Salim Khan, married and had issue.
        • Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib Fateh Khan I Zubdat-ul-mulk
          (qv)
        • Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib Kamal Khan Zubdat-ul-mulk
          [Karan
          Kamal] (qv)

 

    1. Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib
      MUJAHID KHAN II
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 15th Diwan of Palanpur 1674/1682

 

    1. Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib
      KAMAL KHAN
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 16th Diwan of Palanpur 1688/1704,
      married and had issue.

      • Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib Firuz Khan II Zubdat-ul-mulk
        (qv)

 

    1. Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib
      FATEH KHAN I
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 17th Diwan of Palanpur 1682/1688, married
      and had issue.

      • Nawabzada Pir Khan, married and had issue.
        • Sahibzada Fateh Khan, married and had issue.
          • Sahibzada Taj Khan
          • Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib Firuz Khan III
            Zubdat-ul-mulk (qv)
          • Sahibzada Muhammed Khan

 

    1. Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib
      FIRUZ KHAN II
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 18th Diwan of Palanpur 1704/1721,
      married
      and had issue.

      • Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib Karim Dad Khan Zubdat-ul-mulk
        (qv)
      • Nawabzada Fateh Khan
      • Nawabzada Himat Khan
      • Nawabzada Usman Khan, married and had issue.
        • Sahibzada Mujahid Khan, married and had issue.
          • Sahibzada Usman Khan, married and had issue.
            • Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib Shamsher Khan
              Zubdat-ul-mulk (qv)
        • Sahibzada Ghazni Khan, married and had issue.
          • Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib Salim Khan Zubdat-ul-mulk
            (qv)
      • Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib Bahadur Khan Zubdat-ul-mulk
        (qv)

 

    1. Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib
      KARIM DAD KHAN
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 19th Diwan of Palanpur 1721/1733, married and
      had issue.

      • Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib Pahad Khan II
        Zubdat-ul-mulk (qv)

 

    1. Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib
      PAHAD KHAN II
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 20th Diwan of Palanpur 1733/1743,
      married
      and had issue.

      • Nawabzada Karim Dad Khan

 

    1. Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib
      BAHADUR KHAN
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 21st Diwan of Palanpur 1743/1768

 

    1. Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib
      SALIM KHAN
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 22nd Diwan of Palanpur 1768/1781, married
      and
      had issue.

      • Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib Sher Khan Zubdat-ul-mulk (qv)
      • Nawabzada Bayazid Khan
      • Nawabzadi Sher Bibi, married and had issue.
        • Diwan Mubariz Khan (qv)

 

    1. Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib
      SHER KHAN
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 23rd Diwan of Palanpur 1781/1788, died spm
      1788.

Diwan MUBARIZ KHAN, Diwan
of Palanpur 1788/1790 (Usurper), raised to the throne by his mother,
but
was deposed by the nobles.

    1. Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib
      SHAMSHER
      KHAN
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 24th Diwan of Palanpur 1790/1794 and
      1812/1813 (deposed)

 

    1. Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib
      FIRUZ KHAN III
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 25th Diwan of Palanpur
      1794/1812,
      married and had issue. He died 1812.

      • Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib Fateh Khan II Zubdat-ul-mulk
        (qv)

 

    1. Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib
      FATEH KHAN II
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 26th Diwan of Palanpur
      1813/1854,
      born about 1798, succeeded to the throne on 22nd December 1813, married
      and had issue. He died 1854.

      • Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib Mahakhan Nawab Sahib Zorawar
        Khan
        Zubdat-ul-mulk
        (qv)
      • Nawabzada Ahmad Khan
      • Nawabzada Usman Khan, married and had issue.
        • Sahibzada Husain Muhammed Khan, married and had issue.
          • Sahibzada Zarbadast Khan Husam-ul-mulk, married Noor
            Bakhte Begum of
            Junagadh,
            and had issue.

            • Sahibzada Muhammed Usman Khan
            • HH Nawab Begum Farhat Sultana, married HH
              Nawab Babi Shri
              Muhammed Salabat Khanji II Sahib Bahadur of Balasinor.
      • Nawabzada Sikandar Khan

 

    1. Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib
      Mahakhan Nawab Sahib ZORAWAR
      KHAN
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 27th Diwan of Palanpur
      1854/1877, married and had issue. He died 1877.

      • HH Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib Sir Sher Muhammed Khan
        Zubdat
        ul-Mulk (qv)

 

    1. HH Diwan Mahakhan Nawab
      Sahib Sir SHER MUHAMMED KHAN Zubdat
      ul-Mulk
      , 28th Nawab of Palanpur 1877/1918, born 2nd January
      1852, Nawab
      Sahib (Hereditary)
      [cr.1910],
      G.C.I.E. [cr.1898], K.C.I.E. [cr.1893], personal salute raised from 11
      to 13 guns, married and had issue. He died in November 1918.

      • Nawabzada Fateh Khan
      • Lt. Col. HH Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib Sir Taley Muhammed
        Khan Bahadur
        Zubdat-ul-Mulk (qv)
      • Nawabzada Yawar Husain Khan Amir-ul-Mulk, married and had
        issue.

        • Sahibzada Ata Muhammed Khan, married and had issue.
          • Sahibzada Sher Muhammed Khan, married Sylvia.
          • Sahibzadi Shahnoor Begum [Princess Dimple], born
            1942, married 1969,
            Yuvraj
            Maharajkumar Shri Sodhsalji Mayurdhwajsinhji Jhala [Shatrujit Dev
            Sahib]
            of Dhrangadhra, and had issue. She
            died 1983.

 

    1. Lt. Col. HH Diwan Mahakhan
      Nawab Sahib Sir TALEY
      MUHAMMED KHAN Bahadur
      Zubdat-ul-Mulk
      , 29th Nawab of Palanpur 1918/1957, born 7th July
      1883,
      joined the Imperial Cadet
      Corps in 1903, Member of the Standing Committee of Indian Princes’
      Chamber
      1920/1921, Member of the Indian Delegation to the 9th Assembly of the
      League
      of Nations in 1928, K.C.V.O. [cr.1922], K.C.I.E. [cr.1920], G.C.I.E.
      [cr.1.1.1932],
      ADC to HRH the Prince of Wales in 1936, married 1stly, 20th January
      1906,
      daughter of Malek Shri Rustam Khanji of Dasada, died 1954, married
      2ndly,
      HH Begum Jahanara [née Joan Falkiner], born in Melbourne,
      Australia,
      daughter of Leigh Falkiner, and had issue. He died 20th May 1957.

      • HH Diwan Mahakhan Nawab Sahib Iqbal Muhammed Khan Bahadur
        Zubdat-ul-mulk
        (qv)
      • Nawabzada Sahib Yusuf Muhammad Khan Lohani
      • Nawabzadi Shameem Begum Sahiba (by HH Begum Jahanara),
        born 1943. (Noosa,
        Q.L.D., Australia)

 

    1. HH Diwan Mahakhan Nawab
      Sahib IQBAL MUHAMMED KHAN
      Bahadur
      Zubdat-ul-mulk
      , 30th Nawab of Palanpur, born 8th June 1917,
      Member of the Rajya Sabha 1960/1964,
      married HH
      Maqbul Jehan Begum of Dasada, and had issue, two sons and one daughter.
      He died 6th September 2010.

      • Nawabzada Sahib Muzaffar Muhammed Khan Lohani [Wali Ahmad
        Khan] (qv)
      • Sahibzada Yusuf Khan
      • Sahibzadi Rafat Begum Sahiba, married and has issue, two
        sons.

        • Zahid Hai
        • Imran Hai

 

  1. HH Diwan Mahakhan Nawab
    Sahib MUZAFFAR MUHAMMED KHAN
    Bahadur
    Zubdat-ul-mulk
    , 31st Nawab of Palanpur (see above)

 

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