Muhammad Akram Khan
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He built the fort at Shergarh, as well as those at Dogah and Shahkot. His rule was a peaceful time for Tanawal, with no major conflicts. As well as being appointed a knight commander of the Order of the Star of India, he also received from the British Crown the title of Nawab Bahadur and this title was eventually granted to his descendants in perpetuity. The Imperial Gazetteer of India reported that in 1901 Amb had an area of 204 square miles and a population of 31,622.
- Hubert Digby Watson, Gazetteer of the Hazara District, 1907 (1908), p. 193
- Roper Lethbridge, The Golden Book of India: A Genealogical and Biographical Dictionary of the Ruling Princes, Chiefs, Nobles, and Other Personages, Titled or Decorated, of the Indian Empire (Adamant Media Corporation, Reprint of 2001, ISBN 1402193289), p. 328
- Sir Richard Burn, ed., Imperial Gazetteer of India, vol. 23 (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1908), p. 219
- Christine Noelle, Christine Noelle-Karimi, State and Tribe in Nineteenth-century Afghanistan: The Reign of Amir Dost Muhammad Khan (1826-1863) (Routledge, 1997, ISBN 0700706291), pp. 36, 387