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Asif jahi Dynasty

Mir Qamaruddin Chin Qalich Khan Nizam ul Mulk Asif Jah -1
Mir Qamaruddin Chin qalich Khan Nizam ul mulk Asif Jah-1

Mir Nizam Ali Khan Asif Jah-II
Mir Nizam Ali khan
Nizan ul mulk Asif Jah -II

Mir Akber Ali Khan Sikendar Jah Asaf Jah -III

Mir Akber Ali Khan Sikendar jah Asif Jah-III
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Coronation of 8th Nizam
Chowmalla Palace

Mir Farkhonda Ali Khan Nasir -ud-Daula Asaf Jah-IV
Mir Farkhonda Ali Khan Nasir -ud-Daula sif Jah-IV

Mir Tahniath Ali Khan Afzal ud-Daula Asaf Jah -V
Mir Tahinath Ali Khan Afzal-ud-Daula Asif Jah-V

Mir Mehboob Ali Khan Asif Jah -VI
Mir Mehboob Ali Khan Asif Jah-VI

Mir Osman Ali Khan Asif Jah -VII

Mir Osman Ali Khan Asif Jah -VII

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mi3 Mir barkat Ali Khan Mukram Jah Asif jah VIII 0 Oct 31 2008, 8:50 AM EDT by mi3
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HYDERABAD (Princely State)
(21 gun salute)

AREA: 213,190 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 5,000,000R ACCESSION: 25th January 1950
STATE: Hyderabad DYNASTY: Qamarid/Asaf Jahi RELIGION: Muslim (Sunni)

PRESENT RULER: H.E.H. Nizam al-Molk Fath Jang BARKAT ALI KHAN MUKARRAM JAH ASAF JAH VIII (1967/-)(Bella Vista Palace, Hyderabad -500082, Andhra Pradesh, India)

born 1933, educated at Harrow School 1948/1952, married 1stly 1959 (div.), Esra Birgin, born 1938, married 2ndly, 1979 (div.), Helen Simmons [Ayesha Jah], born 26th August 1948, died 13th May 1989, married 3rdly August 1990 (div. 1994) (as her second husband), Manolya Onur, born 1954, a former Miss Turkey (1975), married 4thly (div. 1995), Jamila, a 22 year old from Morrocco, married 5thly, Orchid, a Turkish lady, and has issue.

Sahibzada Azmet Jah (by Esra), born 1960.
Sahibzadi Shehkyer Jah (by Esra), born 1964.
Sahibzada Alexander Azam Jah (by Helen), born 1979.
Sahibzada Mohammad Umar Jah (by Helen), born 1983.
Sahibzadi Nilofur Jah (by Manolya), born 27th March 1991.
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mi3 Palaces of the Nizams 0 Oct 31 2008, 8:40 AM EDT by mi3
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The Asaf Jahis were prolific builders. Several palaces of the Nizams were:

Chowmahalla Palace
Purani Haveli
King Kothi Palace
Hyderabad House, New Delhi.
Mahboob Mansion
Falaknuma Palace
Bella Vista
Hill Fort Palace
Chiran Palace
The princely state had one of the finest palaces in India with rich adornments. Fine objects of art and furnishings in the palaces reflect the grandeur.

The landmarks like the Andhra Pradesh High Court, Jubilee Hall, Asafia library, The Assembly building, the Osmania Arts College and the Osmania Medical College are among their notable constructions.

The Nizams liked the European style of architecture and created a fusion of European traditions with Hindu and Islamic forms and motifs.

[edit] Abdication
Main Article: Operation Polo

After the British left India in 1947, Hyderabad state did not accede to either of the new dominion of India or Pakistan. In September 1948, the Indian government launched Operation Polo, swiftly overrunning the Nizams' forces and annexed the state into India.

Each of the Nizams is buried in the royal graves at the Makkah Masjid, near Charminar, except for the last Nizam, Mir Osman Ali Khan, who has willed that he be buried in his mausoleum in the Judi Mosque facing King Kothi Palace.

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mi3 Lineage 0 Oct 31 2008, 8:39 AM EDT by mi3
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Mir Qamaruddin Khan, Nizam ul Mulk, Asaf Jah I (1720-1748)
Mir Ahmed Ali Khan, Nizam-ud-Dowlah Nasir Jang (1748-1750)
Nawab Hidayat Mohi-ud-din Sa'adu'llah Khan Bahadur, Muzaffar Jang (1750-1751)
Nawab Syed Mohammed Khan, Amir ul Mulk, Salabat Jang (1751-1762)
Nawab Mir Nizam Ali Khan Bahadur, Nizam ul Mulk, Asaf Jah II (1762-1803)
Nawab Mir Akbar Ali Khan Sikandar Jah, Asaf Jah III (1803-1829)
Nawab Mir Farkhonda Ali Khan Nasir-ud-Daulah, Asaf Jah IV (1829-1857)
Nawab Mir Tahniat Ali Khan Afzal ud Daulah, Asaf Jah V (1857-1869)
Fateh Jang Nawab Mir Mahboob Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VI (1869-1911)
Fateh Jang Nawab Mir Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII (1911-1948)
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