Dost Ali Khan

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Dost Ali Khan
Died 20 May 1740
Military career
Allegiance Mughal Empire
Service/branch Nawab of Arcot
Rank Nawab
Battles/wars Mughal-Maratha Wars

Ali Dost Khan, often referred to as Dost Ali Khan, was the Mughal Empire's Nawab of the Carnatic[1] from 1732 to 1740. He was the son of Ghulam Ali Khan, brother of the Nawab Saadatullah Khan. His childless uncle adopted him as heir, and he succeeded his uncle in 1732, he successfully gained the investiture and an official Firman by the Mughal Emperor Muhammad Shah.

Titles held[edit]

Preceded by
Muhammed Saadatullah Khan I
Nawab of the Carnatic
1732 –20 May 1740
Succeeded by
Safdar Ali Khan

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Naravane, M.S. (2014). Battles of the Honorourable East India Company. A.P.H. Publishing Corporation. pp. 150–151. ISBN 9788131300343.