Burhān al-Mulk
(863 words)

, mīr muḥammad amīn b. sayyid muḥammad naṣīr al-mūsawī , was a native of Nīs̲h̲āpūr who founded the Awadh dynasty of Nawwāb-Wazīrs (1136/1724-1167/1754). The exact date of his arrival in India is not known, but this much is certain, that he was in the service of Sarbuland Ḵh̲ān, commandant of Karā-Mānikpūr, in 1123/1711. On the accession of Farruk̲h̲-siyar to the throne of Delhi (1124/1713-1131/1719), he managed to obtain the post of a nāʾib-karōrī (a revenue official), through the good offices of Muḥammad Ḏj̲aʿfar, a manṣabdār . In 1132/1719 he was appointed commandant of Hind…

Cite this page
Bazmee Ansari, A.S., “Burhān al-Mulk”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 16 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_1546>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

▲   Back to top   ▲