Ali Jah
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Ali Jah

Zain-ud-Din Ali Khan
Nawab Nazim of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa (Nawab of Bengal)
Shuja ul-Mulk (Hero of the country)
Mubarak ud-Daulah (Auspicious to the state)
Ali Jah (Of Higher Rank)
Feroze Jang (Victor in War)
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Nawab Nazim Zain-ud-Din Ali Khan of Bengal.
13th Nawab Nazim of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa
Reign5 June 1810 - 6 August 1821
Coronation5 June 1810
PredecessorBaber Ali Khan
SuccessorAhmad Ali Khan
Died6 August 1821
Issue3 daughters
FatherBaber Ali Khan
MotherBabbu Begum

Zain-ud-Din Ali Khan (died 6 August 1821), better known as Ali Jah was the Nawab of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa. He succeeded his father, Baber Ali Khan after his death on 28 April 1810.[1] He was succeeded by his half-brother, Ahmad Ali Khan, after his death.


Early years

Zain-ud-Din, was the eldest son of Baber Ali Khan by his wife, Babbu Begum. His coronation was on 5 June 1810

Death and succession

He died on 6 August 1821, leaving only three daughters but no son. He was succeeded by his half-brother, Ahmad Ali Khan.


Principal wives

Mut'ah wives


  • H.H. Nawab Khurshid Mahal Umdat-un-nisa Begum Sahiba, born at Mubarak Mahal, Murshidabad in 1810, the daughter of Azim-un-nisa Khanum. She married Nawab Nazim Humayun Jah, her first cousin and the only son of her uncle, Ahmad Ali Khan and Najib-un-nisa Begum Sahiba on 22 February 1826
  • Sahibzadi Husaini Begum daughter of Bibi Lutf-un-nisa
  • Sahibzadi Wazir-un-nisa Begum daughter of Bibi Zinat-un-nisa


  1. ^ "The Nawab of Bengal [Zainuddin Ali Khan] accepts the proposal of the Company that he..."

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Ali Jah
Born: (Unknown) Died: 6 August 1821
Preceded by
Baber Ali Khan
Nawab of Bengal
5 June 1810 - 6 August 1821
Succeeded by
Ahmad Ali Khan

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