Saadat Ali Khan II
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|Saadat Ali Khan|
|Nawab Wazir of Oudh|
Nawab Saadat Ali Khan II
|Full name||Yamin-ud-daula-Nawab Saadat Ali Khan|
Mubariz Jung[nt 1]
Ja'nnat Aramgah[nt 2]
|Born||b. bf. 1752|
|Died||11 July 1814|
|Place of death||Lucknow|
|Buried||Tombs of Qaiserbagh|
|Predecessor||Mirza Wazir `Ali Khan|
|Successor||Ghazi ad-Din Rafa`at ad-Dowla Abu´l-Mozaffar Haydar Khan|
|Religious beliefs||Shia Islam|
Saadat Ali Khan (Persian: سعادت علی خان, Hindi: सआदत अली खान, Urdu: سعادت علی خان) (bf. 1752 – c. 11 July 1814) was the fifth nawab wazir of Oudh from 21 January 1798 to 11 July 1814, and the son of Muhammad Nasir. He was of Persian origin.
Succession to throne
Saadat Ali Khan was crowned on 21 January 1798 at Bibiyapur Palace in Lucknow, by Sir John Shore after the assurance from Sadat Ali Khan for acquiescence to the company and to carry out its orders.
Reduction in power
He was to sign another treaty by which the annual amount to be paid to the Company was increased by 20 lakhs to 76 lakhs. Fort of Allahabad and Fatehgarh along with 12 lakhs were given to Company for putting him on the throne. Governor asked him to reduce the force of Oudh (Which was 80,000 at the time of Asaf-ud-daula). His powers got reduced very much within three years of his reign. He became unable to pay the duesto the Company. On Nov 10, 1801 AD Company has taken half of the Oudh after his signature. Company got the area of Rohilkhand, Farukhabad, Mainpuri, Etawah, Kanpur, Fatehgarh, Allahabad, Azamgarh, Basti and Gorakhpur, from where Oudh was getting an income of Rs. 3 crores. after the assurance from Sadat Ali Khan for acquiescence to the company and to carry out its orders.
Most of the buildings between the Kaiserbagh and Dilkusha were constructed by him.
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Mirza Wazir `Ali Khan
|Nawab Wazir al-Mamalik of Oudh
Jan 21 1798 – Jul 11 1814
Ghazi ad-Din Rafa`at ad-Dowla Abu´l-Mozaffar Haydar Khan