Muhyi ad-Din Muzaffar Jang Hidayat

Muzaffar Jung
Dupleix meeting the Subahdar of the Deccan, Muzaffar Jang.

The ruler of Hyderabad from 1750 until his death in 1751.

- Muhyi ad-Din Muzaffar Jang Hidayat
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Lord Robert Clive meeting with Mir Jafar after the Battle of Plassey, oil on canvas (Francis Hayman, c. 1762)

Carnatic Wars

The Carnatic Wars were a series of military conflicts in the middle of the 18th century in India's coastal Carnatic region, a dependency of Hyderabad State, India.

The Carnatic Wars were a series of military conflicts in the middle of the 18th century in India's coastal Carnatic region, a dependency of Hyderabad State, India.

Lord Robert Clive meeting with Mir Jafar after the Battle of Plassey, oil on canvas (Francis Hayman, c. 1762)
Showing the Carnatic Region of what is now India.
Dupleix meeting the Nizam of Hyderabad, Muzaffar Jung.
The British surrender of Madras, 1746.
The Siege of Arcot (1751) was a major battle fought between Robert Clive and the combined forces of the Mughal Empire's Nawab of the Carnatic, Chanda Sahib, assisted by a small number of troops from the French East India Company
Robert Clive fires a cannon in the Siege of Arcot.
French and English boats position near Pondicherry. French National Archives.
End the siege of Pondicherry in 1748.
Death of the Nawab Anwaruddin Mohammed Khan in a battle (battle of Ambur) against the French in 1749 (by Paul Philipoteaux).
Lally at Pondicherry.
The Black Hole of Calcutta, 20 June 1756.
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English guns at the battle of Plassey, June 23, 1757.
Nawab of Bengal, Mir Qasim at the Battle of Buxar
Mughal artillerymen at Plassey during the Carnatic Wars.
Stringer Lawrence and Nawab Wallajah in Madras<ref>Palk Manuscripts, four-volume collection of the correspondence of Sir Robert Palk relating to Indian affairs, Historical Manuscripts Commission: Report on the Palk manuscripts in the possession of Mrs Bannatyne of Haldon, Devon, p.XII </ref>

A power struggle ensued after his death between his son, Nasir Jung, and his grandson, Muzaffar Jung, which soon involved foreign powers eager to expand their influence.

Nasir Jung

The son of Nizam-ul-Mulk by his wife Saeed-un-nisa Begum.

The son of Nizam-ul-Mulk by his wife Saeed-un-nisa Begum.

After the death of the Nizam-ul-Mulk, the Nizam of Hyderabad, a civil war for succession broke out in south between Nasir Jung (son of the Nizam-ul-Mulk) and Muzaffar Jung (grandson of the Nizam-ul-Mulk from his daughter).

Salabat Jung

The 3rd son of Nizam-ul-Mulk.

The 3rd son of Nizam-ul-Mulk.

A late 18th century, Bidriware Hookah base at Louvre, provides an insight into the alliance between Salabat Jung and De Bussy.

During the Second Carnatic War he was a prisoner, first in Nasir Jung's camp and later in Muzaffar Jung's camp.

Siege of Arcot was a major battle fought between Robert Clive and the combined forces of the Mughal Empire's Nawab of the Carnatic, Chanda Sahib, assisted by a small number of troops from the French East India Company.

Chanda Sahib

Subject of the Mughal Empire and the Nawab of the Carnatic between 1749 and 1752.

Subject of the Mughal Empire and the Nawab of the Carnatic between 1749 and 1752.

Siege of Arcot was a major battle fought between Robert Clive and the combined forces of the Mughal Empire's Nawab of the Carnatic, Chanda Sahib, assisted by a small number of troops from the French East India Company.
A map of the Carnatic containing the territory of Tanjore ruled by the Nawab of the Carnatic, Chanda Sahib.
Clive at the siege of Arcot (1751)

After the death of the Nizam of Hyderabad, a civil war for succession broke out in south between Nasir Jung and Muzaffar Jung.

Nizam-ul-Mulk

Nizam-ul-Mulk, Asaf Jah I

The 1st Nizam of Hyderabad, a trusted nobleman and General of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb.

The 1st Nizam of Hyderabad, a trusted nobleman and General of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb.

Nizam-ul-Mulk
Asaf Jah I, Viceroy of the Deccan
By the Reign of the seventh Nizam, his dominion were similar in size to Belgium, but it was a far cry from when the first Nizam had ruled over a territory the size of France.

The death of Asaf Jah I in 1748 resulted in a period of political unrest as his sons and grandson—Nasir Jung (1748–1750), Muzaffar Jang (1750-1751) and Salabat Jung (1751-1762)—contended for the throne backed by opportunistic neighbouring states and colonial foreign forces.

The Mughal Emperor Ahmad Shah Bahadur practicing his equestrian skills in a hunting field in 1750.

Ahmad Shah Bahadur

The fourteenth Mughal Emperor, born to Emperor Muhammad Shah.

The fourteenth Mughal Emperor, born to Emperor Muhammad Shah.

The Mughal Emperor Ahmad Shah Bahadur practicing his equestrian skills in a hunting field in 1750.
The Mughal Empire during Ahmad Shah's reign, after the de-facto cessation of Punjab and Kashmir to Ahmad Shah Abdali
Safdarjung was a whistleblower against the cronyism of Qudsia Begum. He fell from grace due to his opposition to the eunuch Javed Khan.
The Mughal Subedar of the Deccan Muzaffar Jang welcomes Joseph François Dupleix.
Death of the Nawab of Arcot in the Carnatic, during a battle against the French in 1749.
Stringer Lawrence and Nawab Wallajah in Madras
Alivardi Khan (Mughal Empire's viceroy of Bangal) captures two prisoners.
Siege of Arcot was a major battle fought between Robert Clive and the combined forces of the Mughal Empire's Nawab of the Carnatic, Chanda Sahib, assisted by a small number of troops from the French East India Company.
Salabat Jung and his French allies had inflicted defeat upon the Maratha Confederacy and enforced the Peace Treaty of Ahmadnagar.

The weak but influential Ahmad Shah Bahadur maintained correspondence from distant loyal vassals and Nawabs such as Chanda Sahib, Nawab of Tinnevelly (his southernmost subject) and Muzaffar Jung.

Malik Ambar's Tomb 1860s Khuldabad

Khuldabad

City and a Taluka of Aurangabad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

City and a Taluka of Aurangabad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Malik Ambar's Tomb 1860s Khuldabad
Zainuddin Shirzai Maqbara Khuldabad
Nagarkhana Gate, Khuldabad
Rest house khuldabad 1890s Khuldabad
Tomb of Aurangzeb, Khuldabad, 1850s.
Tomb of Aurangzeb, Khuldabad, 1890s.
Aurangazeb's tomb in Khuldabad, a recent picture
Tomb of Azam Shah and his wife, Khuldabad
Tomb of Sayyid Burhan-ud-din, Khuldabad
Tomb of Qamar-ud-din Khan, Asif Jah I
Banu Begum Garden 1860s Khuldabad
Tomb of Malik Ambar Khuldabad
Tomb of Zar Zari Zar Baksh, Khuldabad, 1890s.

Hidayat Muhi-ud-din Khan Muzaffar Jang (1751) the third Nizam.

Yanaon

One of the five settlements of French India between 1731 and 1954.

One of the five settlements of French India between 1731 and 1954.

Maximum extent of French influence (1741–1754)
Colonial Yanaon
Regional Administrator Office, Yanam
Sri Potti Sri Ramulu Yanam Bridge
French Commissaire and Madimchetty, Mayor of Yanam in 1940s

Later, Muzaffar Jang, Nawab Subedar of the Deccan (1750–1751) succeeded Nasir Jung.

Anwaruddin Khan

Anwaruddin Khan

The 1st Nawab of Arcot of the Rowther Dynasty.

The 1st Nawab of Arcot of the Rowther Dynasty.

Anwaruddin Khan
Death of the Nabob of the Carnatic in a battle against the French in 1749, by Paul Philipoteaux.

After the death of Nizam-ul-Mulk in 1748, there arose a rivalry between Nasir Jung, his second son, and Muzaffar Jang, his grandson.

Embassy of India in Paris

France–India relations

France–India relations (Relations entre la France et l'Inde; भारत-फ्रांस संबंध) are the bilateral relations between France and India, two countries that have traditionally been close and friendly.

France–India relations (Relations entre la France et l'Inde; भारत-फ्रांस संबंध) are the bilateral relations between France and India, two countries that have traditionally been close and friendly.

Embassy of India in Paris
Portrait of Benoît de Boigne during his service of the Maratha Empire.
Statue of Dupleix in Pondicherry, India
Indian reinforcements of 7th (Meerut) Division at Givenchy in December 1914 heading to participate at Battle of La Bassée during the Winter operations 1914–1915
Indian bicycle troops on the Western Front (World War I) at the Battle of the Somme
Anneau de la Mémoire memorial of Notre Dame de Lorette Ablain St.-Nazaire French Military Cemetery on Vimy Ridge lists the names of Indian wartime casualties in France
A Benet–Mercier machine gun section of 2nd Rajput Light Infantry of British Indian Army in action in Flanders, during the winter of 1914–15.
The Monument aux Morts French India War Memorial on the Beach Road in Pondicherry
India Gate in New Delhi commemorates the sacrifices of Indian troops including on World War I and World War II battlefields in France
Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi meeting with the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit, in Rome, Italy on October 30, 2021.
INS Talwar cruising off the coast of Toulon during Varuna 2012.
FNS Charles de Gaulle at Mormugao Harbour during the harbour phase of Varuna 2015.
Indian Su-30MKIs and a French Rafale fly in formation during Exercise Garuda in 2019.
Indian Air Force is slated to acquire 36 Dassault Rafale medium multi-role combat aircraft
L'Atelier, an open access road-mobile Fab lab involving University of Technology of Compiègne deployed to the 2015 Libre Software Meeting in Beauvais, France.
Building of the École française d'Extrême-Orient in Pondicherry
India's Vikas rocket engine, which powers both the PSLV and GSLV, benefited from collaboration on the CNES/SEP Viking 4A rocket engine.

The French General Dupleix was allied to Murzapha Jung in the Deccan, and Chanda Sahib in the Carnatic Wars, in the conflict against Robert Clive of the East India Company.