|Biographical detail : ||The Nawab of Oudh.
Nawab Shuja Uddaula who enthroned Oudh, in 1753, was present in the famous battle of Panipat in 1761 that was fought between the Marathas and Ahmad Shah Abdali.
Nawab Shuja Uddaula was appointed Wazir of Shah Alam, Emperor of Delhi, and who was defeated at Buxar by British in 1764.
Nawab Shuja Uddaula whose original name was Jalaluddin Haider was the son of Safdarjang, The Nawab of Oudh. He was buried at Faizabad and was succeeded by his son Asaf Uddaula.