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Ashraf Ali Khan
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Tomb of Ashraf Ali Khan at Jafarganj Cemetery.
Nawab Nazim of Bengal,Bihar and Orissa
Reign10 March 1770 – 24 March 1770
Coronation21 March 1770
PredecessorNajabat Ali Khan
SuccessorMubarak Ali Khan
Bornbefore 1759
Died24 March 1770
Murshidabad Fort
Burial
ConsortSakina Begum
IssueSharif ud-din 'Ali Khan
(one son and three daughters)
Names
Sayyid Ashraf 'Ali Khan
DynastyNajafi
FatherMir Jafar
MotherRahat un-Nisa Begum
ReligionShia Islam

Sayyid Ashraf 'Ali Khan Bahadur (Bengali: আশরাফ আলী খান; before 1759 – 24 March 1770), was Nawab Nazim of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa. He was the fourth son of Mir Jafar.

Life

He was adopted by his aunt, Nafisat un-Nisa Begum Sahiba (Manjhli Begum). On 11 March 1770, he was proclaimed as Nawab Nazim of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa on the death of his elder brother Najabat Ali Khan. He was formally installed on the Khahar Balish, at Murshidabad Fort, 21 March 1770.

But shortly he died of smallpox, at Murshidabad Fort, 24 March 1770.

See also

Ashraf Ali Khan Born: before 1759 Died: March 24, 1770 Preceded byNajabat Ali Khan Nawab of Bengal 10 March 1770 – 24 March 1777 Succeeded byMubarak Ali Khan