Naib Nazim of Dhaka

Naib Nazims
The Naib Nazim of Dhaka, officially the Naib Nazim of Jahangir Nagar, was the chief Mughal political officer in the city of Dhaka, the present-day capital of Bangladesh, between the mid-18th and mid-19th centuries.wikipedia
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Dhaka

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The Naib Nazim of Dhaka, officially the Naib Nazim of Jahangir Nagar, was the chief Mughal political officer in the city of Dhaka, the present-day capital of Bangladesh, between the mid-18th and mid-19th centuries.
The medieval city was named Jahangirabad in honor of the Mughal Emperor Jahangir and hosted the seat of the Mughal Subahdar (governor), Naib Nazims and Dewans (prime ministers).

Jahangir Nagar

The Naib Nazim of Dhaka, officially the Naib Nazim of Jahangir Nagar, was the chief Mughal political officer in the city of Dhaka, the present-day capital of Bangladesh, between the mid-18th and mid-19th centuries.

Mughal Empire

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The Naib Nazim of Dhaka, officially the Naib Nazim of Jahangir Nagar, was the chief Mughal political officer in the city of Dhaka, the present-day capital of Bangladesh, between the mid-18th and mid-19th centuries.

Bangladesh

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The Naib Nazim of Dhaka, officially the Naib Nazim of Jahangir Nagar, was the chief Mughal political officer in the city of Dhaka, the present-day capital of Bangladesh, between the mid-18th and mid-19th centuries.

Bengal Subah

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It was the second highest office in the political hierarchy of Mughal Bengal, including as a nominal position during the British East India Company's occupation of Bengal.

East India Company

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It was the second highest office in the political hierarchy of Mughal Bengal, including as a nominal position during the British East India Company's occupation of Bengal.

Nawabs of Bengal and Murshidabad

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The Naib Nazim was the deputy of the Nawab of Bengal, who was based in Murshidabad.

Murshidabad

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The Naib Nazim was the deputy of the Nawab of Bengal, who was based in Murshidabad.

Revenue

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The Naib Nazim was responsible for governing territories in eastern Bengal, including for revenue collection, army and navy affairs; and administering justice.

Army of the Mughal Empire

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The Naib Nazim was responsible for governing territories in eastern Bengal, including for revenue collection, army and navy affairs; and administering justice.

Culture of England

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In the later period of British rule, the Naib Nazims were heavily influenced by English culture, spoke fluent English and collected Western art.

Art of Europe

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In the later period of British rule, the Naib Nazims were heavily influenced by English culture, spoke fluent English and collected Western art.

Anglophile

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The 19th century office holder Nusrat Jung was described as an anglophile.

Bara Katra

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The Naib Nazims initially resided in Islam Khan's Fort and the Bara Katra.

Viceroy

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Prior to the niabat, Dhaka was the viceregal capital of Subedar of Bengal.

Subedar

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Prior to the niabat, Dhaka was the viceregal capital of Subedar of Bengal.

Lieutenant governor

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The Naib Nazims can be compared with the position of Lieutenant Governor in rank and equivalence.

Eastern Bengal and Assam

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The next time Dhaka's political prominence was revived was during the short lived British province of Eastern Bengal and Assam.

Murshid Quli Khan

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The office was created between 1716 and 1717, when prime minister Murshid Quli Khan transferred the capital of Bengal from Dhaka to Murshidabad.

Farrukhsiyar

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Emperor Farrukhsiyar appointed Khan as the Subedar of Bengal.

Nawab

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As the authority of the Mughal imperial court declined, Khan replaced the position of Subedar with a hereditary Nawab.

Sarfaraz Khan

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During the tenure of Sarfaraz Khan, Dhaka saw rapid economic growth.

Nawazish Muhammad Khan

Nawazish Muhammad Khan ruled through his wife Ghaseti Begum and his deputy Husain Quli Khan.

Ghaseti Begum

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Nawazish Muhammad Khan ruled through his wife Ghaseti Begum and his deputy Husain Quli Khan.

Alivardi Khan

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Jasarat Khan, appointed by Alivardi Khan, was the Naib Nazim during the Battle of Plassey in 1757, the year which heralded great political change in Bengal.