Zain-ud-Din Ali Khan

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Zain-ud-Din Ali Khan
Nawab Nazim of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa (Nawab of Bengal)
Shuja ul-Mulk (Hero of the country)
Mubarak ud-Daulah (Auspicious to the state)
Ali Jah (Of Higher Rank)
Feroze Jang (Victor in War)
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Nawab Nazim Zain-ud-Din Ali Khan of Bengal.
Reign 5 June 1810 – 6 August 1821
Coronation 5 June 1810
Predecessor Baber Ali Khan
Successor Ahmad Ali Khan
Died 6 August 1821
Issue 3 daughters
Dynasty Najafi
Father Baber Ali Khan
Mother Babbu Begum
Religion Islam

Zain-ud-Din Ali Khan (died 6 August 1821), better known as Ali Jah was the Nawab of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa. He succeeded his father, Baber Ali Khan after his death on 28 April 1810.[1] He was succeeded by his half-brother, Ahmad Ali Khan, after his death.


Early years[edit]

Zain-ud-Din, was the eldest son of Baber Ali Khan by his wife, Babbu Begum. His coronation was on 5 June 1810

Death and succession[edit]

He died on 6 August 1821, leaving only three daughters but no son. He was succeeded by his half-brother, Ahmad Ali Khan


Principal wives[edit]

Mut‘ah wives[edit]


  • H.H. Nawab Khurshid Mahal Umdat-un-nisa Begum Sahiba, born at Mubarak Mahal, Murshidabad in 1810, the daughter of Azim-un-nisa Khanum. She married Nawab Nazim Humayun Jah, her first cousin and the only son of her uncle, Ahmad Ali Khan and Najib-un-nisa Begum Sahiba on 22 February 1826
  • Sahibzadi Husaini Begum daughter of Bibi Lutf-un-nisa
  • Sahibzadi Wazir-un-nisa Begum daughter of Bibi Zinat-un-nisa


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Zain-ud-Din Ali Khan
Born: (Unknown) Died: August 6, 1821
Preceded by
Baber Ali Khan
Nawab of Bengal
5 June 1810 – 6 August 1821
Succeeded by
Ahmad Ali Khan