BAHAWALPUR

The Abbasi Dynasty

(Daudputra)

GENEALOGY

1690 - 1702 Amir Bahadur Khan II Abbasi, Amir of Shikarpur, son of Firuz Khan Abbasi. Founded Shikarpur in 1690. He d. 1702, having had issue, a son:
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1702 - 1723 Amir Muhammad Mubarak Khan I Abbasi, Amir of Shikarpur, son of Amir Bahadur Khan Abbasi, Amir of Shikarpur, educ. privately. Rendered valuable services to Shahzada Nuiz ud-din and received Shikarpur, Bakhtiarpur and Khanpur as his reward. Established his capital at Shikarpur. He abdicated in favour of his son, 1723. He d. at Shikarpur, August 1726, having had issue:
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1723 - 1746 Nawab Amir Sadiq Muhammad Khan Abbasi I, Nawab of Shahr Farid, son of Amir Muhammad Mubarak Khan Abbasi I, Amir of Shikarpur, educ. privately. Succeeded on the abdication of his father, 1723. Granted Chaudhari, in jagir from Hayatu'llah Khan, Governor of Multan. Founded the town of Allahabad in 1729 and wrested the Derawar Fort from the ruler of Jaisalmer in 1733. Granted the government of Shahr Farid 1732. Granted the territories of Larkhana, Siwistan, Chaudhari, Chhatar, Derawar, etc. on the partition of Sind by Nadir Shah of Persia. Received him at Dera Ismail Khan and paid homage, being invested with the hereditary title of Nawab, 5th January 1740. He was k. at the siege of Shikarpur, 11th April 1746, having had issue, three sons:
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1746 - 1750 Nawab Amir Daud Muhammad Bahawal Khan Abbasi I, Nawab of Bahawalpur, eldest son of Nawab Amir Sadiq Muhammad Khan I Abbasi, Nawab of Bahawalpur, educ. privately. Elected by the tribe and ascended the musnaid on the death of his father, 11th April 1746. Lost Derawar Fort in 1747, and founded a new capital at Bahawalpur in 1748. He d.s.p. at Bahawalpur, 12th June 1750 (succ. by his younger brother).
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1750 - 1772 Nawab Amir Muhammad Mubarak Khan Abbasi II, Nawab of Bahawalpur , second son of Nawab Amir Sadiq Muhammad Khan I Abbasi, Nawab of Bahawalpur, educ. privately. Elected by the tribe and ascended the musnaid on the death of his elder brother, 12th June 1750. Added Pakpattan, Mailsi, Dunyapur and Kahror to his hereditary domains. He d.s.p. at the Diwankhana, Bahawalpur, 4th June 1772.
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1772 - 1809 H.H. Hafiz ul-Mulk, Rukn ud-Daula, Mukhlis ud-Daula, Nawab Amir Muhammad Bahawal Khan Abbasi II Bahadur, Nusrat Jung, Nawab of Bahawalpur. b. 3rd January 1753, as Sahibzada Muhammad Jafar Khan, elder son of Nawabzada Fateh Khan, educ. privately. Adopted by his uncle as his heir, and succeeded on his death, 4th June 1772. Proclaimed as ruler and ascended the musnaid, at the Diwankhana, Bahawalpur, 6th July 1772. Granted the titles of Rukn ud-Daula, Hafiz ul-Mulk, Nusrat Jung and Nawab Bahadur by Emperor Shah Alam II in1780, and Mukhlis ud-Daula by Shah Muhammad of Afghanistan in 1802. Recovered Derawar Fort in 1804. Founded the first state mint in 1802. m.  (first), the daughter of Khair Muhammad Khan Pirjani. m. (second), a daughter of Mahabhat Khan Pirjani. He d. at the Diwankhana, Bahawalpur, 13th August 1809 (bur. there at the Nawabi Cemetery, Derawar Fort), having had issue, seven sons:
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1809 - 1826 H.H. Hafiz ul-Mulk, Rukn ud-Daula, Mukhlis ud-Daula, Nawab Amir Sadiq Muhammad Khan Abbasi II Bahadur, Nusrat Jung, Nawab of Bahawalpur. b. at the Diwankhana, Bahawalpur, 9th February 1781, second son of H.H. Hafiz ul-Mulk, Rukn ud-Daula, Mukhlis ud-Daula, Nawab Amir Muhammad Bahawal Khan Abbasi II Bahadur, Nusrat Jung, Nawab of Bahawalpur, educ. privately. Succeeded by murdering his elder brother Mubarak, after his father's death, 13th August 1809. Proclaimed and ascended the musnaid at Derawar Fort, 13th August 1809. He d. from consumption, at Derawar Fort, 17th April 1826 (bur. there at the Nawabi Cemetery), having had issue, three sons:
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