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The Asaf Jahi Dynasty

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1857 - 1869  H.H. Asaf Jah V, Nizam ul-Mulk, Afzal ud-Daula, Nawab Mir Tahniyat 'Ali Khan Bahadur, Nizam of Hyderabad, GCSI (25.6.1861). b. at Hyderabad, 11th October 1827, eldest son of H.H. Rustam-i-Dauran, Aristu-i-Zaman, Asaf Jah IV, Muzaffar ul-Mamaluk, Nizam ul-Mulk, Nizam ud-Daula, Nawab Mir Farkhunda 'Ali Khan Bahadur [Gufran Manzil], Sipah Salar, Fath Jang, Ayn waffadar Fidvi-i-Senliena, Iqtidar-i-Kishwarsitan Muhammad Akbar Shah Padshah-i-Ghazi, Nizam of Hyderabad, by his wife, H.H. Dilawar un-nisa Begum Sahiba, CI. Appointed to a mansab of 17,000 by his father. Proclaimed on the death of his father, 18th May 1857. Ascended the musnad at the Khilwat-i-Mubaraq Palace, Chow Mahala, Hyderabad, 19th May 1857. Presided over a period of steady economic development, reformed the revenue and judicial systems, constrcuted the first railways and telegraph systems and introduced a postal service. Received the districts of Raichur, Doab and Nalding and had Rs. 5 million in arrears cancelled, for his services during the Indian Mutiny. Patron Afzalgunj Hospital 1866. m. (first) H.H. Nawab Mahbub Begum Sahiba, his principal consort. m. (second) Nawab Allah Rakhi Begum. m. (a) Husaini Begum Sahiba. He d. at Hyderabad, 26th February 1869 (bur. there at the Mecca Masjid), having had issue, four sons and six daughters:
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