Siraj ud-Daulah
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Siraj ud-Daulah

Nawab + End + Raja
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Born 1733
Died Jul 2, 1757

Mirza Muhammad Siraj ud-Daulah, more commonly known as Siraj ud-Daulah, was the last independent Nawab of Bengal. The end of his reign marked the start of British East India Company rule over Bengal and later almost all of South Asia. He was sometimes called, and his name rendered, "Sir Roger Dowler" or "Sir Roger Dowlah" by some of his British contemporaries, and "Sau Raja Dowla" by John Holwell.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1733 Birth Siraj was born to Zain ud-Din Ahmed Khan (Mirza Muhammad Hashim) and Amina begum in 1733, and soon after his birth, Siraj's maternal grandfather, Alivardi Khan was appointed as the Deputy Governor of Bihar. … Read More

TEENAGE

1746 13 Years Old Young Siraj also accompanied Alivardi in his military ventures against the Marathas in 1746. … Read More
1752 19 Years Old In May 1752, Alivardi Khan declared Siraj as his successor. … Read More

TWENTIES

1756 23 Years Old 1 More Event
Siraj succeeded Alivardi Khan as the Nawab in April 1756 at the age of 23, under the titles of Mansur-ul-Mulk (Victory of the Country), Siraj ud-Daulah (Light of the State) and Hybut Jang (Horror in War). … Read More
…  On 23 June 1757 Siraj-Ud-Daulah called on Mir Jafar because he was saddened by the sudden fall of Mir Madan who was a very dear companion of Siraj in battles. … Read More
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