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Siddhesh Joshi

Azam Jah

Father  Osman Ali Khan
Name  Azam Jah

Died  October 7, 1970
House  Nizam of Hyderabad
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Born  22 February 1907 (1907-02-22)
Issue  Mukarram Jah Muffakham Jah
Mother  Sahebzadi Azam unnisa Begum
Spouse  Princess Durru Shehvar (m. 1931)
Parents  Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII
Children  Mukarram Jah, Muffakham Jah
Similar People  Princess Durru Shehvar, Osman Ali Khan - Asaf Jah VII, Mukarram Jah, Abdulmecid II, Moazzam Jah

Azam Jah, Damat Walashan Sahebzada Nawab Sir Mir Himayat Ali Khan Siddiqi Bahadur Bayaffendi (Urdu: اعظم جاہ داماد والاشان صاحب زادہ نواب سر میر حمایت علی خان بہادر بے آفندی‎) (21/22 February 1907 – 9 October 1970) was the eldest son of the seventh and last Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Osman Ali Khan Siddiqi Asif Jah VII and mother Sahebzadi Azam unisa Begum d/o Sahebzada Mir Jhangir Ali Khan Siddiqi In 1936 he was given the courtesy title of Prince of Berar, a territory of the Nizam then leased in perpetuity to the British and administered by them.

Azam Jah Turkish aristocrats Durrushehvar and Azam Jah Chowmahalla Flickr

Azam Jah married Princess Durru Shehvar, a member of the House of Osman (formerly of the Ottoman Empire) and the daughter of the last Ottoman Caliph Abdülmecid II, in Nice on 12 November 1932. The marriage failed after producing two sons.

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On the death of the VII Nizam, the title passed to Azam Jah's elder son, Sahebzada Mir Barkat Ali Khan Siddiqi Mukarram Jah, as eighth Nizam, who was still the pretender to the throne of Hyderabad. as of 2013 Azam's younger son is Sahebzada Mir Karamat Ali Khan Siddiqi Muffakham Jah.

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Residence

He lived at Bella Vista, Hyderabad, a 10-acre (40,000 m2) palace near Hussain Sagar.

Titles

  • 1907-1912: Second Wali Ahad Nawab Mir Himayat 'Ali Khan Siddiqi Bahadur
  • 1912-1934: Wali Ahad Sahebzada Nawab Mir Himayat 'Ali Khan Bahadur
  • 1934-1937: Major His Highness Azam Jah, Walashan Sahebzada Nawab Mir Himayat 'Ali Khan Siddiqi Bahadur, Prince of Berar
  • 1937-1942: General His Highness Azam Jah, Walashan Sahebzada Nawab Mir Himayat 'Ali Khan Siddiqi Bahadur, Prince of Berar
  • 1942-1947: General His Highness Azam Jah, Walashan Sahebzada Nawab Mir Sir Himayat 'Ali Khan Siddiqi Bahadur, Prince of Berar, GBE
  • 1947-1970: General His Highness Azam Jah, Walashan Sahebzada Nawab Mir Sir Himayat 'Ali Khan Siddiqi Bahadur, Prince of Berar, GCIE, GBE
  • Honours

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  • King George V Silver Jubilee Medal-1935
  • King George VI Coronation Medal-1937
  • Nizam Silver Jubilee Medal-1937
  • Tunis Victory Medal-1942
  • Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE)-1943
  • Defence Medal-1945
  • War Medal 1939-1945-1945
  • Hyderabad War Medal-1945
  • (Hyderabad) Meritorious Service Medal-1945
  • Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire (GCIE)-1946
  • References

    Azam Jah Wikipedia


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