Ashraf Ali Khan

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Ashraf Ali Khan
Nawab Nazim of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa (Nawab of Bengal)
Reign 10 March 1770 – 24 March 1770
Coronation 21 March 1770
Predecessor Najabat Ali Khan
Successor Mubarak Ali Khan
Born before 1759
Died 24 March 1770
Murshidabad Fort
Burial Jafarganj Cemetery
Consort Sakina Begum
Issue Sharif ud-din 'Ali Khan
(one son and three daughters)
Full name
Sayyid Ashraf 'Ali Khan
Dynasty Najafi
Father Mir Ja'afar
Mother Rahat un-nisa Begum
Religion Islam

Sayyid Ashraf 'Ali Khan Bahadur (before 1759 – 24 March 1770), was Nawab Nazim of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa. He was fourth son of Mir Ja'afar Bahadur.

Life[edit]

He was adopted by his aunt, Nafisat un-nisa Begum Sahiba (Manjhli Begum). On 11 March 1770, he was proclaimed as Nawab Nazim of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa on the death of his elder brother Najabat Ali Khan. He was formally installed on the Khahar Balish, at Murshidabad Fort, 21 March 1770.

But shortly he died of smallpox, at Murshidabad Fort, 24 March 1770.

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Ashraf Ali Khan
Born: 1759 Died: March 24, 1770
Preceded by
Najabat Ali Khan
Nawab of Bengal
10 March 1770 – 24 March 1777
Succeeded by
Mubarak Ali Khan