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date: 02 December 2020

Tiwana, Sir (Muhammad) Umar Hayat, nawablocked

(1874–1944)
  • Raymond Callahan

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Tiwana, Sir (Muhammad) Umar Hayat, nawab (1874–1944), landowner and army officer, was born at Kalra, Punjab, on 1 October 1874. He was a member of the class of conservative Muslim landowners whose loyal co-operation was a crucial element in the reconstruction of British rule after the events of 1857–8. His father, ...

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