Amin ud-din Ahmad Khan

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Amin ud-din Ahmad Khan on a Loharu court fee stamp.

Amin ud-din Ahmad Khan (23 March 1911 – 12 June 1983) was the last Nawab of princely state of Loharu, ruling from 1926 to 1947.

Born on 23 March 1911 in Delhi, he studied Aitchison College, Lahore, later, Member of the Chamber of Princes, and briefly served the Indian Army and saw action during the Liberation of Goa in 1961 .

He was a leader of the regional Indian National Congress party, and became a member of the Legislative Assembly of Rajasthan (MLA), and subsequently the 'Minister Public Works Department', Government of Rajasthan from 1967 to 1976.

Thereafter, he stayed the governor of Himachal Pradesh (1977–1981) and governor of Punjab (1981–1982).

He donated the famous and valuable library collection of his family to the Raza Library in Rampur. He died at New Delhi on 12 June 1983, aged 72.

Personal life[edit]

He had one daughter from his wife, Shahzadi Sultan Begum,

  • Mah Bano Begum (Born 1934): married to H. E. Dr. S. M. Koreshi, Ambassador of Pakistan.

He had one daughter from his wife, Saira Begum,

  • Shah Bano Begum (Born 1937)

He had three children from his wife, Shaukat Jehan Begum,

Titles[edit]

  • 1911–1926: Nawabzada Mirza Amin ud-din Ahmed Khan
  • 1926–1931: His Excellency Fakhr ud-Daula, Nawab Mirza Amin ud-din Ahmad Khan Bahadur, Nawab of Loharu
  • 1931–1934: Second Lieutenant His Excellency Fakhr ud-Daula, Nawab Mirza Amin ud-din Ahmad Khan Bahadur, Nawab of Loharu
  • 1934–1939: Lieutenant His Excellency Fakhr ud-Daula, Nawab Mirza Amin ud-din Ahmad Khan Bahadur, Nawab of Loharu
  • 1939–1948: Captain His Excellency Fakhr ud-Daula, Nawab Mirza Amin ud-din Ahmad Khan Bahadur, Nawab of Loharu
  • 1948–1961: Captain His Highness Fakhr ud-Daula, Nawab Mirza Amin ud-din Ahmad Khan Bahadur, Nawab of Loharu
  • 1961–1983: Major His Highness Fakhr ud-Daula, Nawab Mirza Amin ud-din Ahmad Khan Bahadur, Nawab of Loharu

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