RAMPUR

(Dar ul-Insha)

The Rohilla (or Barech) Dynasty

GENEALOGY

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1855 - 1865 H.H. ‘Ali Jah, Farzand-i-Dilpazir, Mukhlis ud-Daula, Nasir ul-Mulk, Amir ul-Umara, Nawab Sir Muhammad Yusuf ‘Ali Khan Bahadur, Mustaid Jang, Nawab of Rampur, KSI (25.6.1861). b. at the Qila-i-Mualla, Rampur, 5th March 1816, eldest son of Nawab Muhammad Said Khan Bahadur, Nawab of Rampur, by his first wife, Nawab Fath un-nisa Begum Sahiba,, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1st April 1855. Rendered very great services to the GOI during the Mutiny of 1857-1858, by securing Moradabad for the government, rescuing fugitives and keeping the lines of supply and communication to Naini Tal open. Granted extensive lands in the Bareilly district and presented with a valuable khilat by the Viceroy, Lord Canning, in Durbar, at Fatehgarh, 15th November 1859. Granted the hereditary title of Farzand-i-Dilpazir 23rd June 1860. Raised to a permanent salute of 13-guns together with the style of His Highness, 1st November 1861. Granted a sanad confirming succession in accordance with Islamic laws, 11th March 1862. Granted the hereditary style of His Highness 8th February 1889. Additional Mbr of the Council of the Governor-General of India 1864-1865. m. (first) H.H. Nawab Firuz un-nisa Begum Sahiba [Bahu Begum] (d. at the Qila-i-Mualla, Rampur, 1894), a distinguished Urdu poetess, sister of Nawab Abbas ‘Ali Khan, and daughter of Syed ‘Abdu’l ‘Ali Khan. m. (second) H.H. Nawab Janab-i-Aliya Munawar Mahal Begum Sahiba (b. 1835; d. at the Qila-i-Mualla, Rampur, August 1900). m. (third) H.H. Nawab Sardar Dulhan Tuti Begum Sahiba. m. (fourth) H.H. Nawab Husaini Begum Sahiba. m. (fifth) H.H. Khurshid Jahan Begum Sahiba. m. (sixth) H.H. Nawab Sultan Begum Sahiba. He d. at the Macchi Bhawan, Qila-i-Mualla, Rampur, 21st April 1865 (bur. there at the Qila-i-Mualla Imambara), having had issue, four sons and five daughters:
1865 - 1887 H.H. ‘Ali Jah, Farzand-i-Dilpazir-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Mukhlis ud-Daula, Nasir ul-Mulk, Amir ul-Umara, Haji Nawab Sir Muhammad Kalb-i-‘Ali Khan Bahadur, Mustaid Jang [Nawab Khuld Ashiyan], Nawab of Rampur, GCSI (31.12.1875), CIE (1.1.1878). b. at Aonla, 1834, eldest son of H.H. ‘Ali Jah, Farzand-i-Dilpazir-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Mukhlis ud-Daula, Nasir ul-Mulk, Amir ul-Umara, Nawab Sir Muhammad Yusuf ‘Ali Khan Bahadur, Mustaid Jang, Nawab of Rampur, KSI, by his first wife, H.H. Nawab Firuz un-nisa Begum Sahiba, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 21st April 1865. Installed at the Khurshid Manzil, Qila-i-Mualla, Rampur, 5th December 1865. Went on a pilgrimage to Mecca in 1872. Granted the hereditary title of Farzand-i-Dilpazir-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia 1873. Attended the Imperial Durbar at Delhi where he was granted a personal salute of 17-guns, 1st January 1877. “Mushir-i-Khas-i-Kaisar-i-Hind” (Councillor of the Empress of India) 1st January 1877. Mbr of the Council of the Governor-General of India 1867-1887. An Arabic and Persian scholar of high standing. A great patron of education, architecture, literature and other arts and benefactor to artists, writers and performers. Patron Muslim Anglo Oriental (MAO) Coll Foundation Cttee, Aligarh. Author of “Qindil-i haram” (1873), “Taj-i-Farrukh” (1877), “Durrat al-intikhab” (1877), “Dastanbu-yi khaqani” (1878), “Tauq’-i sukhan” (1879), “Mazamin-i Rafi’” (1884), etc. Rcvd: Prince of Wales’s gold medal (1875) and KIH gold medal (1877). m. (first) H.H. Nawab Hatim uz-Zamani Begum Sahiba [Nizami Begum] (d. at Rampur, before 18th September 1865), daughter of Syed Imadu’llah Khan. m. (second) H.H. Nawab Mubarak Begum Sahiba. He d. at the Qila-i-Mualla, Rampur, 23rd March 1887 (bur. Mausoleum of Hafiz Jamalu’llah), having had issue, six sons and five daughters:
 
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