Syed Ahmed El Edroos
|Born||3 March 1899|
Major-General Syed Ahmed El Edroos (Arabic: سيد احمد العيدروس) Saiyid Aḥmad al-‘aidarūs was the commander-in-chief of the Hyderabad State army at the time of the annexation of Hyderabad State by India in 1948.
He was a close confidante and trusted aide of Nizam of Hyderabad. His brothers were also senior officers and distinguished members of the Nizam's army.
His autobiography "Hyderabad of the Seven Loaves" was published in April 1994 and presented a historical account of the Asaf Jahi dynasty with an autobiographical sketch of the author, covering the events of Hyderabad's merger with the Indian Union. It narrates several anecdotes and facts about the city during the Nizami reign. The book also contains some rare pictures of the royal and aristocratic events that took place at the time.
- Operation Polo
- Hyderabadi Muslims
- Hyderabad State
- Muslim culture of Hyderabad
- History of Hyderabad for a history of the city of Hyderabad.
- Hyderabad (India) for the city.
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