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Saadat Ali Khan II

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Saadat Ali Khan
Nawab Wazir of Oudh
Wazir-ul Mumalik
Yameen-ud Daulah
Nazim-ul Mumlikat
Khan Bahadur
Mubariz Jung[nt 1]
Ja'nnat Aramgah[nt 2]
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Nawab Saadat Ali Khan II
Reign 21 January 1798 – 11 July 1814
Predecessor Mirza Wazir `Ali Khan
Successor Ghazi ad-Din Rafa`at ad-Dowla Abu´l-Mozaffar Haydar Khan
Born b. bf. 1752
Died 11 July 1814
Burial Tombs of Qaiserbagh
Consort Khursheed Zadi
Full name
Yamin-ud-daula-Nawab Saadat Ali Khan
House Nishapuri
Dynasty Oudh
Father Shuja-ud-daula
Religion Islam

Saadat Ali Khan (Persian: سعادت علی خان‎‎, Hindi: सआदत अली खान, Urdu: سعادت علی خان‎) (bf. 1752 – c. 11 July 1814) was the fifth[1] nawab wazir of Oudh from 21 January 1798 to 11 July 1814,[2] and the son of Muhammad Nasir.[3] He was of Persian origin.[4][5]


He was the second son of Nawab Shuja-ud-daula. Saadat Ali Khan succeeded his half-nephew, Mirza Wazir `Ali Khan, to the throne of Oudh in 1798. Saadat Ali Khan was crowned on 21 January 1798 at Bibiyapur Palace in Lucknow, by Sir John Shore.[6]

Most of the buildings between the Kaiserbagh and Dilkusha were constructed by him.[7] He had a palace called Dilkusha Kothi designed and built by Sir Gore Ouseley in 1805.[8]


Nawab Saadat Ali Khan died in 1814 and he was buried with his wife Khursheed Zadi at Qaisar Bagh.[6]



  1. ^ "Nawab Wazir Ali Khan". Retrieved 2012-06-10. 
  2. ^ Ben Cahoon. "Princely States of India". Retrieved 2012-06-10. 
  3. ^ "HISTORY OF AWADH (Oudh) a princely State of India by Hameed Akhtar Siddiqui". Retrieved 2012-06-10. 
  4. ^ Sacred space and holy war: the politics, culture and history of Shi'ite Islam By Juan Ricardo Cole
  5. ^ Art and culture: endeavours in interpretation By Ahsan Jan Qaisar, Som Prakash Verma, Mohammad Habib
  6. ^ a b "Saadat-Ali-Khan (1798-1814)". National Informatics Centre. Archived from the original on 3 May 2010. 
  7. ^ "Nawabs Of Oudh & Their Secularism - Dr. B. S. Saxena". Retrieved 2012-06-10. 
  8. ^ Archived 10 April 2009 at the Wayback Machine. accessed 10 September 2007


  1. ^ title after death
  2. ^ title after death

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Preceded by
Mirza Wazir `Ali Khan
Nawab Wazir al-Mamalik of Oudh
1798 – 1814
Succeeded by
Ghazi ad-Din Rafa`at ad-Dowla Abu´l-Mozaffar Haydar Khan