Kalb Ali Khan

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Sir Kalb Ali Khan, Nawab of Rampur.

Hajji Nawab Kalb Ali Khan Bahadur (1832 – 23 March 1887) was a Nawab of the princely state of Rampur from 1865 to 1887. Succeeding his father, Sir Yusef Ali Khan Bahadur, he continued his father's good works, expanding the Rampur library, constructing the Jama Masjid for Rs.3 lakhs and encouraging the spread of education, architecture, literature and art in general. A gifted ruler, Sir Kalb Ali Khan was highly literate in Arabic and Persian and patronised scholars from across India and the Islamic world. He was a member of John Lawrence's council from 1878 to his death, attended the Delhi Durbar of Queen Victoria and was granted a personal salute of 17-guns. He was succeeded at his death in 1887, aged 55, by his son, Muhammad Mushtaq Ali Khan Bahadur. [1]

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  • 1832-1865: Nawabzada Kalb Ali Khan, Wali Ahad Bahadur
  • 1865-1872: His Highness 'Ali Jah, Farzand-i-Dilpazir, Mukhlis ud-Daula, Nasir ul-Mulk, Amir ul-Umara, Nawab Kalb Ali Khan Bahadur, Mustaid Jang, Nawab of Rampur
  • 1872-1873: His Highness 'Ali Jah, Farzand-i-Dilpazir, Mukhlis ud-Daula, Nasir ul-Mulk, Amir ul-Umara, Hajji Nawab Kalb Ali Khan Bahadur, Mustaid Jang, Nawab of Rampur
  • 1873-1875: His Highness 'Ali Jah, Farzand-i-Dilpazir-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Mukhlis ud-Daula, Nasir ul-Mulk, Amir ul-Umara, Hajji Nawab Kalb Ali Khan Bahadur, Mustaid Jang, Nawab of Rampur
  • 1875-1877: His Highness 'Ali Jah, Farzand-i-Dilpazir-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Mukhlis ud-Daula, Nasir ul-Mulk, Amir ul-Umara, Hajji Nawab Sir Kalb Ali Khan Bahadur, Mustaid Jang, Nawab of Rampur, GCSI
  • 1877-1878: His Highness 'Ali Jah, Farzand-i-Dilpazir-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Mukhlis ud-Daula, Nasir ul-Mulk, Amir ul-Umara, Hajji Nawab Sir Kalb Ali Khan Bahadur, Mustaid Jang, Nawab of Rampur, GCSI
  • 1878-1887: His Highness 'Ali Jah, Farzand-i-Dilpazir-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Mukhlis ud-Daula, Nasir ul-Mulk, Amir ul-Umara, Hajji Nawab Sir Kalb Ali Khan Bahadur, Mustaid Jang, Nawab of Rampur, GCSI, CIE

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Kalb Ali Khan
Born: 1834 Died: 23 March 1887
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Yusef Ali Khan Bahadur
Nawab of Rampur
1865-1887
Succeeded by
Muhammad Mushtaq Ali Khan Bahadur