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Zabita Khan
Zabita Khan
Zabita Khan
Rohilla
Rohilla
(died 21 January 1785) was Rohilla
Rohilla
chieftain in the time of the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II. He was the son of the Rohilla
Rohilla
Sardar
Sardar
Najib-ud-Daula, who founded the city of Najibabad. Zabita Khan
Zabita Khan
is also known to have fought alongside his father during the Battle of Panipat in 1761. After the death of his father on 30 October 1770, Zabita took over
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Rohilla War
The First Rohilla
Rohilla
War of 1773–1774 was a punitive campaign by Shuja-ud-Daula, Nawab of Awadh, against the Rohillas, Afghan highlanders settled in Rohilkhand, northern India. The Nawab was supported by troops of the British East India Company, in a successful campaign brought about by the Rohillas reneging on a debt to the Nawab.Contents1 Background 2 Course of the war 3 Consequences 4 Warren Hastings 5 References 6 Notes 7 External linksBackground[edit] Having been driven into the mountains by the Marathas, a few years earlier, the Rohillas had appealed for aid to Shuja-ud-Daulah, at that time an ally of the British. He promised to assist them in return for a sum of money; but when the Marathas were driven off the Rohilla chiefs refused to pay
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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Sardar
Sardar
Sardar
(Persian: سردار‎, Persian pronunciation: [sær'dɑr]; "Commander" literally; "Headmaster"), also spelled as Sirdar, Sardaar or Serdar, is a title of nobility that was originally used to denote princes, noblemen, and other aristocrats. It has also been used to denote a chief or leader of a tribe or group
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Henry George Keene (1826–1915)
Henry George Keene (1826–1915) was an English historian of medieval and modern India.[1]Henry George KeeneContents1 Life 2 Works 3 Notes 4 External linksLife[edit] Keene was born at the East India College, Haileybury; Henry George Keene (1781–1864) was his father.[2] He was educated at Rugby School and Wadham College, Oxford, going to India as an East India Company employee in 1847. His career as an official was limited, but he began to write.[3] From 1847 to 1882 Keene served in the Bengal Civil Service. During the Indian Rebellion of 1857
Indian Rebellion of 1857
he was Superintendent at Debea Dow. From 1867 he was a judge in the North-West Provinces. A Fellow of Calcutta College, he was made C.I.E.
C.I.E.
in 1883.[4][5] Works[edit] Keene's books included:Chabeena. Trivial talk on Indian topics. By a wayfarer (1865), as H. G
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Battle Of Panipat (1761)
Panipat
Panipat
 pronunciation (help·info), is a historic city in Haryana, India. It is 90 km north of Delhi
Delhi
and 169 km south of Chandigarh
Chandigarh
on NH-1. The three battles fought near the city in 1526, 1556 and 1761 were all turning points in Indian history
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Marathas
The Maratha
Maratha
(IPA: [ˈˈməraʈʰa"]; IAST:Marāṭhā; archaically transliterated as Marhatta or Mahratta) is a group of castes in India found predominantly in the state of Maharashtra. According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, "Marathas are people of India, famed in history as yeoman warriors and champions of Hinduism"[1][note 1]. The Maratha
Maratha
group of castes is a largely rural class of peasant cultivators, landowners, and soldiers
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Delhi
Delhi
Delhi
(/ˈdɛli/, Hindustani pronunciation: [d̪ɪlliː] Dilli), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi
National Capital Territory of Delhi
(NCT), is a city and a union territory of India.[16][17] It is bordered by Haryana
Haryana
on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
to the east. The NCT covers an area of 1,484 square kilometres (573 sq mi)
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Mughal Empire
The Mughal Empire
Empire
(Urdu: مغلیہ سلطنت‬‎, translit. Mughliyah Saltanat)[8][2] or Mogul Empire[9] was an empire in the Indian subcontinent, founded in 1526
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Nawab Of Awadh
The Nawab
Nawab
of Awadh
Awadh
or the Nawab
Nawab
of Oudh /ˈaʊd/ was the title of the rulers who governed the state of Awadh
Awadh
(anglicised as Oudh) in north India
India
during the 18th and 19th centuries
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Shuja-ud-Daula
Shuja-ud-Daulah (b. (1732-01-19)19 January 1732 – d. (1775-01-26)26 January 1775) was the Subedar Nawab
Nawab
of Oudh
Oudh
from 5 October 1754 to 26 January 1775,[2] Though a minor royal, he is best known for his key roles in two definitive battles in Indian history - the Third Battle of Panipat which temporarily halted Maratha
Maratha
domination of the northern regions of the Mughal Empire
Mughal Empire
and overthrew Shah Jahan III and reaffirmed Shah Alam II as the rightful emperor of the Mughal Empire
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Mirza Najaf Khan
Najaf Khan (1723– April 26, 1782) was a Persian adventurer from Isfahan in the court of Mughal emperor Shah Alam II. He came to India around 1740 and may even have come a year earlier His sister married into the family of the Nawab of Awadh. He also held the title of Deputy Wazir of Awadh. He served during the Battle of Buxar
Battle of Buxar
and his main contribution in history was as the highest commander of the Mughal army from 1772 till his death in April 1782.[1][2] Tomb of Mirza Najaf Khan[edit] He died on April 26, 1782 after serving Mughal throne for forty two years, he appears to have been, if anything, a greater and better man even than his predecessor Najib ad-Dawlah
Najib ad-Dawlah
the Rohilla Afghan appointed by Ahmad Shah Durrani
Ahmad Shah Durrani
to protect Mughal throne against Jats, Sikhs and Marathas
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Sikh
A Sikh
Sikh
(/siːk, sɪk/; Punjabi: ਸਿੱਖ sikkh [sɪkkʰ]) is a person associated with the Sikh
Sikh
nation, sharing a common history, culture, language (Punjabi) and panentheistic religion
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Abdul Qadir
Abdul Qadir, Abd al-Qadir or Abdulkadir (Arabic: عبد القادر‎) is a male Muslim given name. It is formed from the Arabic words Abd, al- and Qadir. The name means "servant of the powerful", Al-Qādir being one of the names of God in the Qur'an, which give rise to the Muslim theophoric names.[1][2] The letter a of the al- is unstressed, and can be transliterated by almost any vowel, often by u. So the first part can appear as Abdel, Abdul or Abdal. The second part can be transliterated Qader, Kadir, Qadir,Kader, Gadir or in other ways, and the whole name subject to variable spacing and hyphenation. There is a related but much less common name, Abdul Qadeer (Arabic: عبد القدیر‎), with a similar meaning
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Najibabad
Najibabad
Najibabad
is a town and a municipal board in Bijnor district
Bijnor district
in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It has a railway junction and is one of the administrative blocks of the Bijnor
Bijnor
district
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Rohilkhand
Rohilkhand
Rohilkhand
is a region of northwestern Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
state of India, named after the Rohilla
Rohilla
Afghan tribes. The region was known as Madhyadesh in the Hindu
Hindu
epic Mahabharata.[1] Rohilkhand
Rohilkhand
lies on the upper Ganges
Ganges
alluvial plain and has an area of about 25,000 km²/10,000 square miles (in and around the City of Bareilly). It is bounded by the Ganges
Ganges
River on the south and the west by Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand
and Nepal
Nepal
on the north, and by the Awadh
Awadh
region to the east
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