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Name :Amjad Ali Shah
Period : - 1847
Biographical detail : Amjad Ali Shah ascended the throne of Lucknow in 1892 after his father's death.

Amjad Ali Shah’s wife, Malika Kishwar along with one of his sons, Mirza Sikandar Hashmat and others visited London to plead for ‘the restoration’ of Oudh, which was, any way, not granted by the British colonial government. On her return journey to India, Malika Kishwar died in Paris, in 1858. She was buried at the Turkish graveyard, Cemetery of ‘Pere La Chaire’ – a portion of the cemetery that was reserved for Turkish royalty. A month later he son Hashmat who accompanied Malika Kishwar died in London. He was buried besides her mother.

Amjad Ali Shah’s son Wajid Ali Shah, in whose time Oudh was annexed to the then India’s colonial British government, in 1856 succeeded him.
 (Compiler : M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin)


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