BAHAWALPUR

The Abbasi Dynasty

(Daudputra)

GENEALOGY

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1907 - 1966 General H.H. Jalalat ul-Mulk, Hafiz ul-Mulk, Rukn ud-Daula, Saif ud-Daula, Mukhlis ud-Daula, wa Muin ud-Daula, Al-Haj Nawab Sir Sadiq Muhammad Khan Abbasi V Bahadur, Nusrat Jung, Amir of the God gifted kingdom of Bahawalpur, GCSI (1.1.1941, KCSI 1.3.1929), GCIE (3.6.1931), KCVO (17.3.1922). b. at the Daulatkhana, Bahawalpur, 29th September 1904, only son of H.H. Hafiz ul-Mulk, Rukn ud-Daula, Mukhlis ud-Daula, Al-Haj Nawab Muhammad Bahawal Khan Abbasi V Bahadur, Nusrat Jung, Nawab of Bahawalpur, educ. Aitchison Coll, Lahore. Appointed as Heir Apparent with the title of Wali Ahad Bahadur at birth. Succeeded on the death of his father, 15th February 1907. Reigned under a Council of Regency until he came of age and was invested with limited administrative powers, 1st October 1922. Presdt of the Council of Regency, 1st April 1923 (Vice-Presdt 1922-1923, Mbr 1921-1922). Invested with full ruling powers at Bahawalpur by the Viceroy, the Marquess of Reading, in person, 8th March1924. Attended the Delhi Durbar in 1911, where he commanded his state troops at the age of seven. Served in the Great War and the Third Afghan War 1919, cmsnd as Hon Lieut IA 24/10/1921, Hon Officer 21st King George V’s Own Central India Horse, served on North-West Frontier 1921, Hon ADC to the Prince of Wales during his Indian tour 1921-1922, prom Hon Capt 8/3/1924, prom Hon Maj 1/8/1932, Mbr Standing Cttee of the Chamber of Princes 1933-1947, and Indian Defence Cncl 1940-1946, served in WW2 1939-1945, prom Hon Lt-Col 4/7/1941, prom Hon Maj-Gen IA 15/10/1946, Hon Col The Central India Horse (21st King George V's Own Horse) 21/2/1947, Col-in-Chief Bahawalpur State Forces 1924-1949, and the Bahawalpur Regt 1949-1957, Hon Maj-Gen Pakistan Army 15/8/1947, prom Lieut-Gen 8/3/1949, and Hon Gen 8/3/1955. Attended the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the King-Emperor George V in 1935, and the Coronations of the King-Emperor George VI in 1937, and Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. Chief Pakistan representative at the Installation of King Faisal II of Iraq 1953. Assumed the titles of Jalalat ul-Mulk and Amir of Bahawalpur, 15th August 1947. Acceded to the Dominion of Pakistan, 7th October 1947. Merged his state into the unitary Province of West Pakistan, 14th October 1955. Founder of the Imtiaz-i-Sutlej in five classes, Imtiaz-i-Abbasia in five classes, and the Imtiaz-i-Huzoori in three classes. Hon LL.D (Punjab Univ 1933, Aligarh Muslim Univ, and Univ of Pakistan). Patron Northern India Flying Club. Vice-Patron Indian Science Congress. Hon Life Mbr Khyber Union Islamia Coll Peshawar 1945. Rcvd: 1914/15, 39/45, Africa, Burma and Italy stars, Allied Victory (1918), Indian Frontier (1921), British War (1945), Defence (1945), Delhi Durbar gold (1911), Prince of Wales’s Visit (1922), Silver Jubilee (1935), Coron (1937 and 1953), and Pakistan Independence (1950) medals, the Order of the Supreme Leader (Nishan-i-Qaid-i-Azam) 1st class of Pakistan (23.3.1959), GC of the Orders of the Two Rivers of Iraq (civil 10.10.1941), and the Cedars of the Lebanon (1947), and King Faisal II Installation Medal of Iraq (1953). m. (first) at Derawar Fort, 1921, H.H. Nawab Jamila Begum Sahiba, by whom he had three sons and two daughters, daughter of Major Sahibzada Faiz Muhammad Khan Abbasi. m. (second) at Bombay, 1927, Linda Begum (b. at Madres, 19th January 1909; d. there, March 1933, bur. Nawabi Cemetery, Fort Derawar), née Linda Florence Sayce, daughter of Lewis Donald James Sayce, of Secunderabad, Madras, by his wife, Florence Violet, daughter of Robert Alexander David Wilson, by whom he had four sons and one daughter. m. (third) (div.) Mrs Yasmine Ila Abbasi (b. 1912), another English lady by whom he had five daughters. m. (fourth) Aisha Begum Sahiba (b. 1909; d. 1943), née Mavis Mable. m. (fifth) 1927, Noor Jehan Begum (one of the preceding?) (b. 1912; d. in England, 1999). m. (sixth) Hajjo Bibi (one of the preceding?). m. (seventh) Wahid Bibi (one of the preceding?). m. (eighth) Lady Olivine Jamila Abbasi (b. 1925; d. from brain cancer at Whitehall Court, Westminster, London, 14th March 1968), née Williams, by whom he had no issue. He d. at Selham House, Petworth, Sussex, 24th May 1966 (bur. Nawabi Cemetery, Derawar Fort), having had issue, ten sons and thirteen daughters:
  • 1) Nawabzada Muhammad Abbas Khan Abbasi, Wali Ahad Bahadur, who succeeded as H.H. Rukn ud-Daula, Mukhlis ud-Daula, Hafiz ul-Mulk, Nawab Muhammad Abbas ‘Ali Khan Abbasi Bahadur, Nusrat Jung, Amir of Bahawalpur - see below.
  • 2) Brigadier ‘Ali Martabat Sahibzada Muhammad Haroon ur-Rashid Ahmad Abbasi. b. at the Sadiqgarh Palace, Dera Nawab Sahib, Bahawalpur, 20th June 1924, educ. Aitchison Coll, Lahore, Punjab. Cmsnd as 2nd Lieut Bahawalpur State Forces 1939, served in WW2 1939-1945, EC ILF 1944, ADC to the GOC IA Liaison Mission 1944, prom Maj 1946, Exec Councillor for the Home Dept 1946-1947, cdr Bahawalpur Household bde 1947-1950, entered Pakistan Foreign Service 1950, 3rd Secretary Washington DC 1950-1953, 3rd Secretary Bonn 1953-1954, 2nd Secretary Rome 1954-1958, Section Officer Karachi 1959-1960, Dir MFA 1960-1963, 1st Secretary Kuala Lumpur 1963-1965, prom Counsellor 1965, Minister-Counsellor at Moscow 1966-1968, Ambassador to Tunisia 1968-1972. m. at Caxton Hall, London, 26th September 1947, Begum Haroon Abbasi (b. at London, 1931), née Katherine Patricia Scott, daughter of a railway carter from Fulham, London. He was k. in a car crash near Dera Nawab Sahib, Bahawalpur, 1972 (bur. Nawabi Cemetery, Derawar Fort), having had issue, two sons and two daughters:
    • a) Sahibzada Aziz Abbasi, educ. Dover Coll, Dover, Kent.
    • b) Air Commodore Sahibzada Haroon ur-Rashid Abbasi, educ. PAF Public Sch, Lower Topa, Murree Hills, Punjab, Armed Forces War Coll. Cmsnd as Pilot Officer PAF 1/5/1965, retd as Air Cdre 1/5/2010, Defence Attaché Tokyo 2013. Rcvd: Tamgha-i-Imtiaz (mil 21.3.2007). m. 5th March 1981, Shahida Begum [Shahida Haroon], educ. F.G. Postgraduate Coll for Women, Rawalpindi. He had issue, three sons and one daughter:
      • i) Sahibzada Talha bin Haroon Abbasi, educ. Cadet Coll, Hasanabdal, Punjab, and Bahria Univ (MBA 2007), Islamabad. Employed with British American Tobacco 2008, Telenor Pakistan 2009, GroupM 2009-2012, Mobilink 2012, and Warid Telecom since 2013.
      • ii) Sahibzada Bilal bin Haroon Abbasi. Customer Relations Adviser at Avalon since 2014. m. Zehra Begum (b. 16th September 198x), educ. Islamabad (BBA 2013). He has issue, a daughter:
        • (1) Sahibzadi Zeeni Abbasi. b. 3rd August 2013.
      • i) Sahibzadi Fizzah Haroon Abbasi. She has issue, one son and one daughter.
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    • c) Sahibzada Naseem Abbasi [Robin], educ. PAF Public Sch, Lower Topa, Murree Hills, Punjab.
    • a) Sahibzadi Terry Abbasi. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
  • 3) Sahibzada Muhammad Mubarak ‘Ali Abbasi. b. at Bahawalpur, 3rd August 1928 (s/o Linda), educ. Aitchison Coll, Lahore, and Dookie Agricultural Coll, Victoria, Australia. Joined Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and served as Mngr in Amsterdam and Peking, and as Chief of Cargo Services in Pakistan. Settled in Canada 1992. m. (first) (civil) at the Registrar-General’s office, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 2nd February 1952 (div.), Yasmeen Begum (b. 1933; d. at Wilson Lodge Nursing Home, Sale, Victoria, Australia, 9th October 2009), née Yvonne Margaret Martin, former telephone operator, daughter of Mrs. Muriel Martin [Mollie], of Potts Point, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia. m. (second) Shareefa Begum. m. (third) Margaret. m. (fourth) Joy (no issue). He d. from lung failure, in Canada, 18th June 2007 (bur. there), having had issue, four sons and a daughter:
    • a) Sahibzada Muhammad Rafiq Umer Abbasi.
    • b) Sahibzada Muhammad Azhar Saleem Abbasi (s/o Yasmeen). m. 4th June 1988, Uzma Begum, née Masood. He has issue, one son and one daughter:
      • i) Sahibzada Shahyan Abbasi. b. 15th December 1990, educ. Lahore Coll of Arts & Sciences, Lahore, Punjab. Retail Sales Assist at ESPRIT.
      • ii) Sahibzadi Aleze Aiza Abbasi. b. 21st June 1989, educ. Lahore Coll of Arts & Sciences, Lahore, Punjab, and Univ of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia.
    • c) Sahibzada Muhammad Zia Ahmed Abbasi.
    • d) Sahibzada Muhammad Amir Azam Abbasi (s/o Shareefa).
    • a) Sahibzadi Miriam Abbasi (d/o Margaret). m. Paul Barnes. She has issue, one son.
  • 4) Sahibzada Muhammad ‘Abdu’llah Abbasi. b. at Bahawalpur, 20th May 1926, educ. Aitchison Coll, Lahore, Punjab. He d. 1943 (bur. Nawabi Cemetery, Fort Derawar).
  • 5) Lieutenant-General Sahibzada Muhammad Sadiq ur-Rashid [Ibrahim] Abbasi. b. at Bahawalpur, 4th October 1928 (passport says 20th May 1926), educ. Aitchison Coll, Lahore, Punjab, RIMA, Dehra Dun, Pakistan Military Acad, Kakul, Royal Pakistan Artillery Sch, Nowshera, and the Royal Artillery Sch, Larkhill, Wiltshire. Cmsnd as 2nd-Lieut RPA 25/11/1948, Battery cdr I (SP) Field Regt (FF), Insp-Gen Sch of Artillery, prom Lieut-Gen 1978, Cdr 5 Corps (Karachi) 1978-1980, retd 1984, Governor of Sindh 1978-1984. Rcvd: Nishan-i-Pakistan, Hilal-i-Imtiaz, etc. m. at Lahore, Punjab, 27th February 1960, Begum Yasmin Sultana, daughter of Mir Maqbul Mahmud, from Kashmir. He d. from heart failure, at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Rawalpindi, Pakistan, 21st March 2002 (bur. Nawabi Cemetery, Fort Derawar), having had issue, one son and two daughters:
    • a) Sahibzada Mohammad Sulaiman Abbasi. b. 5th February 1961, educ. Tulane Univ (BSc 1985), New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Mechanical Engineer working with various overseas engineering concerns. m. 3rd January 1986, Asma Begum, educ. Karachi Grammar Sch, Convent of Jesus & Mary, Karachi, and Swain Sch of Design (BFA 1983), New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA, sister of Junaid Shah. He has issue, one son and one daughter:
      • i) Sahibzada Rafeh ur-Rashid Abbasi. b. 14th September 1988, educ. Limkokwing Univ of Creative Technology, Singapore.
      • i) Sahibzadi Youmaneh Leena Abbasi. b. 17th December 1986, educ. Lahore Univ of Management Sciences (LUMS) (BSc 2010), Lahore, Punjab. Employed at Shell Oil Co in Islamabad.
    • a) Sahibzadi Saira Mehreen Abbasi. b. 27th March 1968, educ. Punjab Univ (LLB, MA), Lahore, Punjab, Univ of London (LLM), London, and Greenwich Univ (MA), Islamabad Campus, Pakistan. Lawyer. m. Sahibzada Muzammil ur-Rashid Khan Abbasi (b. at Bahawalpur, 25th June 1961), educ. S.M. Law Coll (LLB), Karachi, Sind, MPA for Bahawalpur-I in the Punjab Provincial Assembly 2002, son of Lieutenant-Colonel Sahibzada Muhammad Aurangzeb Abbasi, sometime cavalry officer in HHs Bodyguard. She had issue, three children.
    • b) Sahibzadi Maira Sultana Abbasi. b. 13th March 1971, educ. Hunarkada Acad (BA in fine arts), Islamabad. Settled in New Jersey, USA. m. 22nd September 2004, Azmat Rehmat. She has issue, two sons:
      • i) Mikail Azmat.
      • ii) Riyan Azmat.
  • 6) Sahibzada Muhammad Daud Abbasi [David Abbasi]. b. at Bahawalpur, 20th December 1929 (s/o Linda), educ. Aitchison Coll, Lahore, Punjab, and Dookie Agricultural Coll, Victoria, Australia. Chair Pakistan Saraiki Qaumi Ittehad. He d. 17th December 2005, having had issue, two sons:
    • a) Sahibzada Muhammad ‘Usman Khan Abbasi. b. at Karachi, 28th May 1954, educ. Karachi Grammer Sch, and St Patrick Coll, Karachi, Sind. MPA for Bahawalpur in the Punjab Provincial Assembly 1987-2002, Deputy Speaker 1993-1997. Mbr National Cmsn on Agriculture 1988. He had issue, two sons: i) Sahibzada Muhammad Gazain Abbasi. b. at Karachi, 21st February 1982, educ. (BBA). MPA for PP-253 Bahawalpur in the Punjab Provincial Assembly 2008. m. in Pakistan, August 2007, Hina Makhdoom Begum Sahiba. He has issue, two sons and two daughters:
      • (1) Sahibzada Muhammad Dawood Abbasi.
      • (2) Sahibzada Muhammad Mustafa Abbasi.
      • (1) Sahibzadi Rania Abbasi.
      • (2) Sahibzadi Ammani Abbasi.
      • ii) Sahibzada Muhammad Shahzain Abbasi. b. 5th February 1989.
    • b) Sahibzada Muhammad Umar Abbasi. Mbr Bahawalpur District Council.
  • 7) Sahibzada Muhammad Amin ur-Rashid Abbasi. b. 1931 (youngest son). He d from heart failure, at Bahawalpur, 9th January 2006 (bur. Nawabi Cemetery, Derawar Fort), having had issue, three sons and two daughters.
  • 8) Sahibzada Muhammad Qasim Abbasi. b. at Bahawalpur, 24th November 1932 (s/o Linda).
  • 9) Sahibzada Muhammad Mamun ur-Rashid Abbasi. b. 27th November 1933, educ. Aitchison Coll, Lahore, Punjab. m. 1946 (div.) Begum Mamun ur-Rashid Abbasi, daughter of Khan Bahadur Saddu'llah Khan, of the North West Frontier Province. He was k. (shot by an intruder) at Shimla Kothi, Bahawalpur, 16th December 1999, having had issue, two sons and two daughters, including:
    • a) Sahibzada Shahryar Muhammad Abbasi.
    • a) Sahibzadi … Begum. m. Sahibzada Falakshair Muhammad Abbasi.
  • 10) Captain Sahibzada Muhammad Said ur-Rashid Abbasi. b. at the Sadiqgarh Palace, Dera Nawab Sahib, 1934, educ. Aitchison Coll, Lahore, Punjab, Aligarh Muslim Univ, Aligarh, UP, and Sind Madrassa, Karachi, Sind. MNA (Indep) 1972-1977 and 1985-1988, Chief Warden Civil Defence Org 1971, Parliamentary Sec 1974-1975, Minister of State for Science and Technology, Tourism, 1975-1977. Capt Bahawalpur State Forces. MNA (Indep.) 1972-1977 and 1985-1988, Chief Warden Civil Defence Org 1971, Parliamentary Sec 1974-1975, Minister of State for Science and Technology, and for Tourism 1975-1977. He had issue, three sons and two daughters, including:
    • a) Sahibzada Saif ur-Rashid Muhammad Abbasi.
    • b) Sahibzada Faiz ur-Rashid Muhammad Abbasi. b. at Dera Nawab Sahib, Bahawalpur, 12th October 1961, educ. Sadiq Public Sch, Bahawalpur. Presdt Bahawalpur 4x4 Club.
    • c) Sahibzada Haroon ur-Rashid Muhammad Abbasi.
  • 1) Sahibzadi Ghulam Saddiquah [Sadiqua] Begum (d/o Aisha). m. at the Sadiqgarh Palace, Dera Nawab Sahib, 1958, as his first wife (div.) Lieutenant-Colonel H.H. Huzur Pur Nur, Sarkar-i-Khairpur, Mir George ‘Ali Murad Khan II Talpur, Wali-i-Mulk-i-Khudadad, Mir of Khaipur (b. at Brighton, Sussex, 29th June 1933), only son of Major H.H. Huzur Pur Nur, Sarkar-i-Khairpur, Mir Faiz Muhammad Khan II Talpur, Wali-i-Mulk-i-Khudadad, Mir of Khaipur, by his wife, H.H. Dulhan Pasha Begum Sahiba, younger daughter of Amir-i-Paigah, Muin ud-Daula, Nawab Muhammad Muin ud-din Khan Bahadur, Iyanath Jang, of Hyderabad – see Pakistan (Khairpur).
  • 2) Sahibzadi Sophian [Sofia] Begum. m. Sahibzada ‘Abdu’l Hamid Abbasi, a descendant of H.H. Hafiz ul-Mulk, Rukn ud-Daula, Mukhlis ud-Daula, Nawab Amir Fateh Muhammad Khan Abbasi Bahadur, Nusrat Jung, Nawab of Bahawalpur. She had issue, two sons and four daughters – see above.
  • 3) Sahibzadi Ruqqia Begum. m. Captain Sahibzada Anwar Abbasi. She had issue, five sons, including:
    • a) Sahibzada Farouq Anwar Abbasi. b. 10th June 1952, educ. Convent Sch and Forman Christian Coll, Lahore, Punjab. MPA Punjab 1985, MNA for Bahawalpur since 1990, Parliamentary Sec for Labour, Manpower & Overseas Pakistanis 1997.
  • 4) Sahibzadi Ayesha Begum. m. Colonel Sahibzada ‘Abdu’l Majid Abbasi, brother of Sahibzada ‘Abdu’l Hamid Abbasi. She had issue – see above.
  • 5) Sahibzadi Khadeja Begum. m. Sahibzada Ilahi Bakhsh Abbasi, a cousin. She had issue, a son:
    • a) Sahibzada Qamar uz-Zaman Abbasi.
  • 6) Sahibzadi Zohra Begum. m. Sahibzada Ajmal Abbasi.
  • 7) Sahibzadi Shaiquah Begum (d/o Aisha).
  • 8) Sahibzadi Rafiqa Begum (d/o Aisha). m. Irshad ‘Abdu’l Qadir.
  • 9) Sahibzadi Khaiquah Begum (d/o Aisha). m. ... Chinoy.
  • 10) Sahibzadi Shafiqa Begum.
  • 11) Sahibzadi Khaliqua Begum. m. Ghulam Mustafa Khan Jatoi (b. at New Jatoi, Sind, 14th August 1931), educ. Karachi High Sch., Chair Nawabshah Dist Brd 1952-1958, MPA West Pakistan 1958, MNA 1970-1978 and for Kot Adu since 1989, Chief Minister of Sind 1973-1977, Prime Minister of Pakistan (caretaker) August-November 1990, eldest son of Khan Bahadur Ghulam Rasul Khan Jatoi, sometime MLA for Sind in the Bombay Legislative Assembly. She had issue, four sons and three daughters.
  • 12) Sahibzadi Atiqua Begum [Atiqa Chinoy]. Model and TV actress. m. 1968 (div. 1973), Nur Muhammad Chinoy, son of Akbar Chinoy. She had issue, one son.
  • 13) Sahibzadi Therese Begum (d/o Linda) (same as one of the above?), educ. Jesus and Mary Convent, Simla.
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