- To be distinguished from his son who was the Governor of Assam, Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari.
|Prime Minister of Hyderabad|
18 March 1937 – September 1941
|Preceded by||Maharaja Sir Kishen Pershad|
|Succeeded by||Muhammad Ahmad Said Khan Chhatari|
|Born||8 November 1869|
Bombay, British India
|Died||November 1941 (aged 71–72)|
|Children||Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari|
|Relatives||Tyabji family (through spouse)|
Sir Muhammad Akbar Nazar Ali Hydari, Sadr ul-Maham, PC (8 November 1869 – November 1941) was an Indian politician. He served as the Prime Minister of Hyderabad State from 18 March 1937 to September 1941.
Hydari served in the Indian Audit and Accountancy Service before moving to Hyderabad State where he became the finance minister and later the prime minister. He was largely responsible for the restoration of the Ajanta Caves. He also represented Hyderabad at the First Round Table Conference during November 1930 – January 1931.
In January 1936, he was appointed a member of the Privy Council of the United Kingdom. He was appointed in 1941, he was appointed as a member of the Viceroy's Executive Council. He was the father of Muhammad Saleh Akbar Hydari through his wife Amina Hydari of the Tyabji family. His grand daughter, Habiba Hydari married the Goan painter, Mario Miranda.
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