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date: 30 November 2020

Oudh, nawab wazirs oflocked

(act. 1754–1814)
  • Richard B. Barnett


Oudh, nawab wazirs of (act. 1754–1814), were Nishapuri Saiyids who ruled the major political system of north India (Oudh, or more correctly Awadh) from 1754 to 1814, during the era of its most robust influence. They were the third to the sixth in a dynasty of eleven that lasted from 1720 to 1856....

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