SAVANUR

 

The Miyana dynasty

GENEALOGY

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1827 - 1828 Meherban Nawab Faiz Khan Bahadur, Nawab of Savanur, eldest son of Meherban Nawab 'Abu'l-Khair Khan Bahadur, Dilawar Jang, Nawab of Savanur, educ. at the Peshwa's Court, Poona. Succeeded on the death of his father, 2nd November 1827. Installed on the musnaid at Savanur, 5th November 1827. m. at Savanur, 1825, a daughter of Mir Rukn ud-din Husain Khan Bahadur, a mansabdar. He d.s.p. at Savanur, 12th January 1828 (succ. by his younger brother) (bur. Khadarbag).
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1828 - 1834 Meherban Nawab Munawwar Khan Bahadur, Nawab of Savanur. b. at Savanur, 1805, third son of Meherban Nawab 'Abu'l-Khair Khan Bahadur, Dilawar Jang, Nawab of Savanur, educ. privately. Recognised as successor to his brother by the Governor of Bombay, 8th May 1828. Installed on the musnaid at Savanur, 17th May 1828. Received a sanad from the Governor of Bombay, granting him full judicial powers over civil and judicial matters, 20th June 1832. m. (first) at Savanur, 1823, a daughter of Husain Mian Khanzada. m. (second) Chima Bibi Sahiba (d. after 1869). He d. at Savanur, 17th August 1834 (bur. Khadarbag), having had issue, an only daughter:
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1834 - 1862 Meherban Nawab 'Abu'l Diler Khan Bahadur, Diler Jang, Nawab of Savanur. b. at Savanur, 1807, fifth son of Meherban Nawab 'Abu'l-Khair Khan Bahadur, Dilawar Jang, Nawab of Savanur, educ. privately. Contested the succession with his brother, but was removed from the state and lived in Poona 1828-1834. Recognised as successor to his elder brother, 16th December 1834 (with effect from 17th August). Installed on the musnaid at Savanur, 26th December 1834. MLC Bombay 1862. A poet and author of "Siraj ul-Intazam". m. at Savanur, 1824, Khas Mahal Bibi Sahiba, a daughter of Syed Ahmad walad Syed Mahmud Shah Kumdan. He d. at Savanur, August 1862 (bur. Khadarbag, Savanur), having had issue, seven sons and five daughters, including:
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1862 - 1868 Meherban Nawab 'Abu'l-Khair Khan Bahadur, Khair Jang, Nawab of Savanur. b. at Poona, ca. 18th July 1836, son of Meherban Nawab 'Abu'l Diler Khan Bahadur, Diler Jang, Nawab of Savanur, educ. privately. Became Heir Apparent with the title of Wali Ahad Sahib at birth. Succeeded on the death of his father, August 1862. m. at Savanur, 1841, Lucheema Bibi Sahib (d. after 1869), daughter of Diwan Sahib Muhammad Ghaus Khan, sometime Chief Minister of Savanur. He d. from tuberculosis, at Savanur, 11th May 1868, having had issue, one son and two daughters:
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1868 - 1884 Meherban Nawab Diler Khan Bahadur, Diler Jang [Chota Diler Khan], Nawab of Savanur. b. at Savanur, 8th September 1862, only son of Meherban Nawab 'Abu'l-Khair Khan Bahadur, Khair Jang, Nawab of Savanur, educ.  Dharwar High Sch, Rajkumar Coll., Rajkot and Rajaram Coll., Kolhapur. Became Heir Apparent with the title of Wali Ahad Sahib at birth. Succeeded on the death of his father, 11th May 1868. Installed on the musnaid at Savanur, 10th February 1869. Reigned under a Council of Management headed by Diwan Sahib Muhammad Ghaus Khan, until he came of age and was invested with full ruling powers, 12th June 1883. m. 10th February 1882, Meherban Nawab Jawaz Begum Sahiba (b. ca 1869; d. 19th October 1884), nÚe Sahibzadi Waziri Bibi, eldest daughter of his uncle, Sardar 'Abdu'l Rauf Khan Sahib, by his wife, Amir Bibi Sahiba. He d. at Savanur, 11th August 1884 (succ. by his nephew), having had issue, one son and one daughter:
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