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Saʿādat ʿAlī K̲h̲ān
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, Nawāb of Awadh or Oudh (regn. 1798-1814).

His brother Aṣaf al-Dawla had died in September 1797, but after a four months’ interim, Āṣaf al-Dawla’s putative son Wazīr ʿAlī Ḵh̲ān was set aside and the British governor-General Sir John Shore installed in his place Saʿādat ʿAlī Ḵh̲ān, who had been living under British protection in Benares since 1776. His reign is noteworthy for the extension of British control over the Oudh territories. A treaty concluded with the late Nawāb in 1775 had placed these terri…

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Davies, C. Collin and Bosworth, C.E., “Saʿādat ʿAlī K̲h̲ān”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 22 August 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_6362>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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