Ahmad Ali Khan
|Ahmad Ali Khan|
|Nawab Nazim of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa (Nawab of Bengal)
Baeran ul-Mulk (Administrator of the country)
Ihtisham ud-Daulah (Dignifier of the country)
Walla Jah (Of High Rank)
Nahabat Jang (Horror in War)
Nawab Nazim Ahmad Ali Khan, better known as Walla Jah.
|Reign||6 August 1821 – 30 October 1824|
|Predecessor||Zain-ud-Din Ali Khan|
|Successor||Mubarak Ali Khan II|
|Died||30 October 1824
Murshidabad Palace, Murshidabad
|Issue||Mubarak Ali Khan II|
Sayyid Ahmad Ali Khan (died October 30, 1824), popularly known as Walla Jah, was the Nawab of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa. He succeeded his half-brother, Zain-ud-Din Ali Khan, after he died on August 6, 1821, without a male issue. Walla Jah was the Nawab of Bengal from 1821 to 1824.
Ahmad Ali Khan, better known as Walla Jah, was the second son of Baber Ali Khan by his second principal wife. He succeeded his half brother, Zain-ud-Din Ali Khan after his death on August 6, 1821 as the Nawab Nazim of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa under the titles of Baeran ul-Mulk (Administrator of the country), Ihtisham ud-Daulah (Dignifier of the country), Walla Jah (Of High Rank) and Nahabat Jang (Horror in War).
Death and succession
Walla Jah had a short reign of just three years from 1821 until his death on October 30, 1824 at Murshidabad Palace. He was buried at Jafarganj Cemetery and was succeeded by his only child, Mubarak Ali Khan as the Nawab of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa.
Nawab Nazim Ahmad Ali Khan had only one principal wife as follows:
- H.H. Nawab Najib-un-nisa Begum Sahiba. She was a Gaddinashin Begum. She died at Murshidabad Palace on August 23, 1858 and was buried at Jafarganj Cemetery.
The following is a list of the mut‘ah wives of Nawab Nazim Ahmad Ali Khan and some additional information about them:
- Name : Misri Khanum (d. Before-September 23, 1837)
- Name : Fatima Khanum
- Name : Bibi Rahim-un-nisa
- Name : Bibi hayat-un-nisa
Ahmad Ali KhanBorn: (Unknown) Died: October 30, 1824
Zain-ud-Din Ali Khan
|Nawab of Bengal
6 August 1821 – 30 October 1824
Mubarak Ali Khan