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HISTORY OF RAMPUR

RAMPUR

(Princely State)

(15 gun salute)

AREA: 2,310 km2

PRIVY PURSE: 700,000R

ACCESSION: 1st December 1949

STATE: Uttar Pradesh

DYNASTY: Barecha Rohilla

RELIGION: Muslim (Shia)

POPULATION: 477,042 (1941)

REVENUE: 1,220,000Rs

PRESENT RULER: HH Nawab Syed MOHAMMAD KAZIM ALI KHAN Sahib aka Navaid Mian (1992/-) (1-5, Maharani Bagh, Ground Floor, New Delhi-110065, Indiaborn 16th October 1960 in Rampur, Bachelor of Architecture from Chandigarh college of Architecture, India; Masters degree in Architecture & Urban Design from Columbia University, New York, USA in May 1988; Elected to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, India twice, in October 1996 and February 2002, Member of the Rampur Raza Library Board 1993/2002, Minister of Minority Welfare & Haj, Government of Uttar Pradesh from February to September 2003, Chairman of the Uttar Pradesh Tourism Corporation since October 2003, married 28th December 1987 in Bangalore, Nawabzadi Yaseen Sultan Jehan Saheba (Firdaus Zamani Begum Saheba), born 27th March 1968 in Hyderabad, India (daughter of HH Nawab Abdul Rasheed Khan Bahadur of Savanur and Anjum Sultana) and has issue.

· Nawabzada Syed Ali Mohammad Khan aka Kaivaan Mian, born 16th February 1989.

· Nawabzada Syed Haider Ali Khan aka Hamzah Mian, born 19th March 1990.

 

PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: Founded in 1719. Rulers were…

Nawab Syed ALI MUHAMMAD KHAN 1719/1749, born 1705/1706, after the battle of Jansath, he was rewarded with a standard and kettledrums and the title of Nawab and the rank of Panj-Hazari and was confirmed in possession of all the lands he had earned or seized in 1737, an Imperial Sanad of 1740 recognized him as Ruler of Rohilkhand, married and had issue. He died 16th September 1749.

· Nawabzada Syed Abdullah Khan

· Nawab Syed FAIZULLAH KHAN (qv)

· Nawabzada Syed Saadullah Khan

· Nawabzada Syed Muhammed Yar Khan

· Nawabzada Syed Allah Yar Khan

· Nawabzada Syed Murtaza Khan

Nawab Syed HAFIZ RAHMAT KHAN 1749/1774, born 1708/1709, received from the Emperor a Khilat, a drum, a standard, and the title of Mukarram ud-Daulah Hafiz ul-Mulk Bahadur Nasir Jang in 1749, died sp 23rd April 1774.

Nawab Syed FAIZULLAH KHAN 1774/1783, born 1733/1734, he formed the nucleus of the Rampur State Library through his personal collection of valuable manuscripts, historical documents, books and paintings kept in the State’s Toshakhana, married and had issue. He died 17th July 1794.

· Nawab Syed MUHAMMAD ALI KHAN (qv)

· Nawabzada Syed Hasan Ali Khan

· Nawabzada Syed Fateh Ali Khan

· Nawab Syed GHULAM MUHAMMAD KHAN (qv)

· Nawabzada Syed Nazim Ali Khan

· Nawabzada Syed Yaqub Ali Khan

· Nawabzada Syed Qasim Ali Khan

· Nawabzada Syed Karimullah Ali Khan

Nawab Syed MUHAMMAD ALI KHAN 1783/1794, born 1752/1753, married and had issue. He died 20th September 1794.

· Nawab Syed AHMAD ALI KHAN (qv)

Nawab Syed GHULAM MUHAMMAD KHAN 1794 (September to October), born 1762/1763, married and had issue. He died 27th October 1794.

· Nawab Syed MUHAMMAD SAID ALI KHAN (qv)

Nawab Syed AHMAD ALI KHAN 1794/1840, born 1786/1787, had natural issue. He died spl 5th July 1840.

· Nawabzadi Shamsa Tajdar Begum

Nawab Syed MUHAMMAD SAID ALI KHAN 1840/1855, born 19th May 1786, married and had issue. He died 1st April 1855.

· Nawab Syed MUHAMMAD YUSUF ALI KHAN (qv)

· Nawabzada Syed Kazim Ali Khan

· Nawabzada Syed Kalbey Hasan Khan

· Nawabzada Syed Mubarak Ali Khan

· Nawabzada Syed Safdar Ali Khan

Nawab Syed MUHAMMAD YUSUF ALI KHAN 1855/1865, born 5th March 1816, succeeded 1st April 1855, granted the hereditary title of Farzand Dilpazir on 25th November 1859, and a Sanad of Adoption on 11th March 1862, married and had issue. He died 20th April 1865.

· Nawab Syed MUHAMMAD KALBEY ALI KHAN (qv)

· Nawabzada Syed Haider Ali Khan, married and had issue.

· Nawabzada Syed Chhamman Khan Saheb

· Nawabzada Syed Mahmud Ali Khan

· Nawabzada Syed Zamal Abidin Khan

Nawab Syed MUHAMMAD KALBEY ALI KHAN 1865/1887, born 1834, granted a permanent salute of 13 guns in 1867, and the hereditary title of Farzand-i-Dilpazir-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia on the 23rd January 1875, granted a personal salute of 15 guns in 1877, married and had issue. He died 23rd March 1887.

· Nawabzada Syed Bandey Ali Khan

· Nawabzada Syed Akbar Ali Khan

· Nawabzada Syed Zulfiquar Ali Khan

· Nawab Syed MUHAMMED MUSHTAQ ALI KHAN (qv)

· Nawabzada Syed Sabir Ali Khan

Nawab Syed MUHAMMAD MUSHTAQ ALI KHAN 1887/1889, born 1856, married and had issue. He died 25th February 1889.

· Col. HH Alijah Farzand-i-Dilpizir-Daulat-i-Englishia Mukhlis-ud-Daula Nasir-ul-Mulk Amir-ul-Umra Nawab Sir Syed MUHAMMAD HAMID ALI KHAN Bahadur Mustaid Jang (qv)

· Nawabzada Syed Nasir Ali Khan, born 1883, married 24th November 1909 in London, Dolly Parnell, and had issue, one daughter.

Col. HH Alijah Farzand-i-Dilpizir-Daulat-i-Englishia Mukhlis-ud-Daula Nasir-ul-Mulk Amir-ul-Umra Nawab Sir Syed MUHAMMAD HAMID ALI KHAN Bahadur Mustaid Jang 1889/1930, G.C.I.E. [cr.1908] , G.C.V.O. [cr.1911] , G.C.S.I. [cr.1921], born 31st August 1875, highly educated and a patron of arts and culture. He was responsible for the construction of impressive palaces, office buildings, markets and palaces in Rampur City and its neighbourhood. He constructed a magnificent palace of Indo-European style inside the fort. It was named ‘Hamid Manzil’ which has been housing the Rampur Raza Library since 1957, Hon. ADC to HM the King and Hon. Col. in the Indian Army, salute was increased to 15 guns in 1921, secured restoration of the hereditary titles of Alijah, Mukhlis-ud-Daula Nasir-ul-Mulk Amir-ul-Umra, Mustaid Jang, which had been granted by the Mughal Emperors, married 1894 and had issue. He died 20th June 1930.

· Nawabzada Syed Hasan Ali Khan

· Nawabzada Syed Husain Ali Khan

· Maj.Gen. HH Farzand-i-Dilpizir-Daulat-i-Englishia Mukhlis-ud-Daula Nasir-ul-Mulk Amir-ul-Umra Nawab Dr. Sir Syed MUHAMMAD RAZA ALI KHAN Bahadur Mustaid Jang (qv)

· Nawabzada Syed Jafar Ali Khan

· Nawabzada Syed Abdul Karim Khan

Maj.Gen. HH Farzand-i-Dilpizir-Daulat-i-Englishia Mukhlis-ud-Daula Nasir-ul-Mulk Amir-ul-Umra Nawab Dr. Sir Syed MUHAMMAD RAZA ALI KHAN Bahadur Mustaid Jang 1930/1966, born 17th November 1906, succeeded 30th June 1930, G.C.I.E, K.C.S.I., D.Litt., LL.D., educated in India and abroad, built schools and colleges in the State. He was a lover of Indian music for which he purchased several rare manuscripts and books on Indian music, married 1stly 1921, HH Nawab Rafaat Zamani Begum Sahiba (born 1907, died 19th October 1987), married 2ndly, Qaisar Zamani Begum, married 3rdly, Talat Zamani Begum (daughter of Sahibzada Sir Abdussamad Khan), and had issue. He died 6th March 1966.

· HH Nawab Syed MUHAMMAD MURTAZA ALI KHAN Bahadur (qv)

· HH Nawab Syed ZULFIQUAR ALI KHAN Sahib (aka Mickey Miyan) (qv)

· Nawabzadi Syeda Khurshid Laqa Begum, married Prof. Syed NURUL HASAN, son of Syed Abdul Hasan, born 26th December 1921, M.A., D.Phil. (Oxford); Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society, London; Member of the Rajya Sabha 1968/1978, Union Minister of State, Minister of Education, Social Welfare and Culture 1971, Ambassador to the U.S.S.R, Governor of West Bengal and Orissa, died 12th July 1993 in Calcutta, India. She died 16 June 1967.

· Sirajul Hasan

· Talat Fatima Hasan, married Hasan Kamil, and has issue.

· Minal Fatima Hasan

· Saima Fatima Hasan

· Nawabzadi Syeda Birjees Laqa Begum

· Nawabzadi Syeda Kamar Laqa Begum

· Nawabzadi Syeda Akhtar Laqa Begum

· Nawabzadi Syeda Naheeda Laqa Begum

· Nawabzadi Syeda Mehrunissa Begum

· Nawabzada Syed Abil Ali Khan, married Gisela Maria Ledschbor, and had issue. He died 8th July 1968.

· Syed Raza Andrew Ali Khan

· Syed Nadeem Ali Khan

· Nawabzada Syed Youcef Ali Khan, married Rosalind Jones, and has issue.

· Roland Wood, born 26th September 1976, married 6th October 2007, Alison (Wood), and has issue.

· Ethan Thomas Wood

HH Nawab Syed MUHAMMAD MURTAZA ALI KHAN Bahadur 1966/1982, born 22nd November 1923, ADC to the Commander in Chief in India from July 1943 to April 1946, married 1943, HH Nawab Aftab Zamani Begum, born 11th September 1928, died 4th August 1993, daughter of the Raja of Pirpur, and had issue. He died 7th February 1982.

· Nawabzada Syed Muhammed Ali Khan, married 1stly, Jeana Pache (an American nurse), married 2ndly, Maria (Mexican dancer), married 3rdly, 22nd October 1999, Jeeva Varghese (Goan retaurant owner) (Firdaus Zamani Begum) and has issue.

· Syeda Zahra Ali Khan, born 5th August 2000

· Syed Akbar Ali Khan, born 30th November 2001

· Nawabzadi Syeda Murtazi Begum

HH Nawab Syed ZULFIQUAR ALI KHAN Sahib (aka Mickey Miyan) 1982/1992, born 11th March 1933, worked as a tea planter in Assam, Member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly 1962/1966, Member of Parliament 1967/1977 and 1980/1992, married 2nd June 1956, Nawabzadi Roshanara Noor Bano Begum (Mehtab Zamani Begum Saheba), born 11th November 1939 in Loharu, Bhiwani Distt., Haryana of Loharu, educated at M.G.D. Girls Public School, Jaipur (Rajasthan), member of the All India Congress Committee 1992/- , member of the 11th Lok Sabha 1996, member of the Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs 1996/99, member of the Committe on Commerce 1999/2000, member of the Consultative Committee, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers 2000/- . Patron of the Naine Dev Foundation (Music) and Rampur Gharana (Music). Interested in doing research on historical, cultural, Persian and Arabic books and documents. Leisure interests include reading, music, painting and gardening, tennis and swimming. Member of the Central Wakf Council, Ministry of Welfare, 1993; the National Integration Council, Uttar Pradesh, 1993; the Maulana Azad Foundation, 1995/1996; the Court of the Aligarh Muslim University 1996; the Informal Consultation Committee for Railway Zone (U.P) 1996/1997; the Nainital Telephone Advisory Committee 1996/1997; and the Rampur Raza Library Board 1997. Chairperson of the State Social Welfare Advisory Board 1993 and the U.P. Mahila Samaj Kalyan Board 1994/1995; Convenor, U.P. Members of Parliamentary Group of India Congress 1996. He died 5th April 1992 having issue. (Noor Mahal, Civil Lines, Rampur-244 901 Uttar Pradesh )

· HH Nawab Syed MOHAMMAD KAZIM ALI KHAN Sahib (qv)

· Nawabzadi Syeda Saman Ali Khan (Syeda Kaneez-e-Rabab), born 17th November 1957.

· Nawabzadi Syeda Saba Ali Khan (Syeda Kaneez-e-Sheharbano), born 2nd February 1959, married Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed, son of the late Fakhruddin Ahmed Khan, President of India and Begum Abida Ahmed of · Loharu, Member of Parliament 1987/1991, and has issue.

· Sahibzadi Mahira Ahmed

· Sahibzada Zulnoor Ali Ahmed

HH Nawab Syed MOHAMMAD KAZIM ALI KHAN Sahib aka Navaid Mian (see above)

 

 



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  1. JUNAID AHMED KHAN says

    I APPRICIATE UR GOOD WORK

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    JUNAID AHMED KHAN S/O HASSEN DOOLAH KHAN (LATE) KATRA MOHALLAH RAMPURE. INDIA (PERVIOSUS ADDRESS)
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  2. akhtar rizvi says

    Kashef..Bahut acha start liya hai hai…Rampur ki history rediffiland ke doston liye liye nai jankari hogi…all the best…Rizvi

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