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Nawab Mir Akbar Ali Khan Siddiqi Bayafandi Bahadur Sikander Jah Asaf Jah III (11 November 1768 – 21 May 1829), Nizam
of Hyderabad, was the ruler of Hyderabad State
Hyderabad State
in India
from 1803 to 1829.


1 Birth 2 Marriage 3 Official name 4 Reign 5 See also 6 Notes 7 External links

Birth[edit] He was born in Chow Mahalla in the Khilwath palace, the second son of Asaf Jah II
Asaf Jah II
and Tahniat un-nisa Begum. Issue ten sons and nine Daughters, among are 1.Mir Farqunda Ali khan Siddiqi (Naser Ud Daula Asaf Jah IV
Asaf Jah IV
), 2.Mir Basheer Uddin Ali Khan Sham Samul Mulk or Samsamad Daula, 3.Zulfakir ul Mulk Zulfakir ud Daula 4.Mir Gawhar Ali Khan (Mubariz Ud Daula) 5.Saif Ul Mulk Mir Taffazul Ali Khan 6. Munawar ud Daula Mir Munawar Ali Khan. 7.Jahandar Jah Mir Faiyaz Ali Khan Baber Jang. 8. Qutub ud Daula Mir Mahmud Ali Khan 9.Qamar ul Mulk Qamar ud Daula Mir Dilawar Ali Khan Sarwar Jung. 10.Muzafar Ul Mulk Muzafar ud Daula Mir Fateh Ali Khan Dilear Jung. Shazada Nawab Mir Tafazul Ali Khan Mir Badesha (Saif-ul-mulk) only son of Sikander Jah nizam III born with wife Jahan Parwar Begum Sahiba (Haji Begum) daughter of Nawab Saif Ul Mulk (Maali Mian) son of Arastu Jah(was the prime minister during the Asaf jah III). Marriage[edit] He was married (first) with Jahan Parwar Begum Sahiba (Haji Begum) daughter of Nawab Saif Ul Mulk (Maali Mian) son of Moin un Daula Nawab Gulam Said Khan Bahadir Surab Jang in May 1800. Second with Fazilath Unisa Begum (Chandni Begum ). Official name[edit] His original names were Sikandar Jah, Asaf ul-Mulk, Asad ud-Daula, Walashan Nawab Mir Akbar 'Ali Khan Siddiqi Bayafandi Bahadur, Asad Jang. He was officially known as Asaf Jah III, Nizam
ul-Mulk, Nizam ud-Daula, Mir Akbar 'Ali Khan Siddiqi Bayafandi Bahadur, Fulad Jang, Nizam
of Hyderabad. Reign[edit]

Munir al-Mulk Bahadur-minister of Nizam

During his reign, a British cantonment was established in Hyderabad and the area was christened after him as Secunderabad. His son Samsamadaula ( Mir Basheeruddin Ali Khan ) was Defence Adviser to his brother, Nasir ud Daula, and nephew, Afzal ud daula. But he did not have any pact with the British for maintaining the contingent. The state was in a financial mess during his reign.[1] See also[edit]

State Nizam


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External links[edit]

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Brief biography

Mir Akbar Ali Khan Sikander Jah, Asaf Jah III Asaf Jahi dynasty

Preceded by Ali Khan Asaf Jah II Nizam
of Hyderabad 1803–1829 Succeeded by Nasir-ud-dawlah, Asif Jah IV

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