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Asaf Jah VII [Osman Ali Khan] (1886–1967), nizam of Hyderabad, was born on 6 April 1886 at Hyderabad city, India, as Osman Ali Khan. He was the eldest son of Mir Mahbub Ali Khan (1866–1911), then the nizam (ruler) of Hyderabad as Asaf Jah VI...

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Bengal, nawabs of (act. 1756–1793), rulers in India, were formally the subahdars, or governors, of a Mughal province. In reality they were rulers of what since the early eighteenth century had been an effectively autonomous Bengal. That autonomy was to be lost to the British during their lifetimes....

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Brooke, Sir Charles Anthoni Johnson (1829–1917), naval officer and second raja of Sarawak, was born at Berrow vicarage, near Burnham, Somerset, on 3 June 1829, the second son of Francis Charles Johnson (1797–1874), from 1825 vicar of White Lackington, and his wife, Emma Frances Brooke (1802–1870)...

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Brooke, Sir (Charles) Vyner de Windt (1874–1963), third and last raja of Sarawak, was born on 26 September 1874 at Albemarle Street, London, the eldest son of Sir Charles Anthoni Johnson Brooke (1829–1917), second raja of Sarawak, and his wife, Margaret Lili Alice de Windt (...

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Jind Kaur (1817–1863), maharani and regent of Lahore, was born in 1817 in the village of Chhahar, Sialkot district, Punjab (now in Pakistan), the eldest child of the three daughters and two sons of Manna Singh Aulakh, a Sikh of the Jat...

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Khan, Sir (Muhammad) Hamidullah (1894–1960), nawab of Bhopal, was born on 9 September 1894 in the Sadar Manzir palace, Bhopal, the third son of Nawab Sultan Jahan Begum (1858–1930), the third successive woman to rule the princely state of Bhopal, and ...

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Lakshmi Bai [Lakshmibai], rani of Jhansi (1827/1828–1858), warrior queen in India, was born at Benares, India, probably in late 1827 or early 1828, the only child of Moropant Tambe and his wife, Bhagirathi Bai, a woman versed in Hindu mythology. Her father was an employee of ...

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