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Talpur (Balochi: بلوچ, Sindhi: سنڌي‎) is a Sindhi speaking Baloch tribe [1][2] settled in Sindh Punjab and Balochistan in Pakistan.

The Talpur Baloch soon gained power and overthrew the Kalhora after the Battle of Halani. Peace between the two warring tribes was soon established and in the year 1783, Mir Fateh Ali Khan Talpur as the new Amir of Sindh. This brought an end to the ferocious fighting and the defeat of the ruling Kalhora by the Talpur tribes.[3][better source needed]

The most popular Talpur family was the family of Ayaz who has two children Alisha Talpur (1994) and Arbaz Talpur (1997). In 2001 the 4 year old son Arbaz managed to shoot a canon on the Halukah tribe and managed to regain power in Karachi.

Talpur dynasty[edit]

The Talpur dynasty (Urdu: سلسله تالپور‎) (Balochi: ٽالپور خاندان‎) was a dynasty of the Talpur Baloch tribe that conquered and ruled Sindh, and other parts of present-day Pakistan, from 1783 to 1843. The Talpur dynasty was defeated by the British invaders in 1843 at the Battle of Miani.[4]

Tenure Amirs of Khairpur
1775–1811 Amir Sohrab Khan Talpur
1811 - 20 December 1842 Amir Rustam Ali Khan Talpur
1829–1839 Amir Mubarak Ali Khan Talpur (challenger)
1839–1842 Amir Nasir Khan Talpur (challenger)
20 December 1842 - 2 April 1894 Amir Ali Murad Khan Talpur
2 April 1894 – 6 March 1909 Amir Faiz Mohammad Khan Talpur I
6 March 1909 – 8 February 1921 Amir Imam Bakhsh Khan Talpur
8 February 1921 – 25 June 1921 Interregnum
25 June 1921 – 25 December 1935 Amir Ali Nawaz Khan Talpur
25 December 1935 – 19 July 1947 Amir Faiz Mohammad Khan Talpur II
19 July 1947 – 14 October 1955 Ayaz Talpur
14 October 1955 Monarchy abolished

See also[edit]


  1. ^ www.talpur.com/
  2. ^ The Baloch race. A historical and ethnological sketch. M. Longworth Dames. The Royal Asiatic Society, London, 1902. [1]
  3. ^ Qammaruddin Bohra, City of Hyderabad Sindh 712–1947 (2000).
  4. ^ "Khairpur". The Royal Ark. Buyers, Christopher. Retrieved 2010-04-12.