Nawab of Pataudi
The term Nawab of Pataudi refers to the lineage of rulers of the princely Pataudi State in India. The princely State of Pataudi was established in 1804 by the British East India Company, when Faiz Talab Khan, who was made the first Nawab, aided them in their battle against the Maratha Empire, during the Second Anglo-Maratha War.
The 8th Nawab of Pataudi, Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi, played first-class cricket for both England and India, his son, last Nawab, captained the Indian cricket team. Actor Saif Ali Khan, son of the last Nawab, and his wife, actress Kareena Kapoor is a well-known film actor.
Like other princely states in India, the princely state of Pataudi and the title of Nawab was abolished by the government of India in 1971.
The Pataudi Palace is now a heritage hotel.
|1st||Faiz Talab Khan||1804–1829|
|2nd||Akbar Ali Siddiqui Khan||1829–March 1862|
|3rd||Mohammad Ali Taqi Siddiqui Khan||1862–1867|
|4th||Mohammad Mokhtar Siddiqui Ali Khan||1867–March 1878|
|5th||Mohammad Momtaz Siddiqui Khan||1878–1898|
|6th||Mohammad Mozaffar Siddiqui Khan||1898–1913|
|7th||Mohammad Ebrahim Siddiqui Ali Khan||1913–1917|
|8th||Iftikhar Ali Hussain Siddiqui (aka Pataudi Senior)||1917–1952|
|9th||Mansoor Ali Hussain Siddiqui (aka Pataudi Junior)||1952–1971 (Government of India abolished the princely system)|