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Ibrahim Khan (reigned: 1689–1697; died 1701) was the last Subahdar of Bengal during the reign of emperor Aurangzeb. His only child a son Named Wazir Ibrahim Khan (1654–1713) was diwan of Emperor Jahandar Shah. He was killed at the orders of Farrukhsiyar.

Early life

He was the eldest son of Ali Mardan Khan. Ali Mardan was a noble of Persian origin.[1] Prior to the governorship of Bengal, Ibrahim Khan served as Subahdar of Kashmir, Lahore and Bihar.[1] He had a son named Zabardast Khan.[1]

Reign

During his reign, English and French traders were granted several farmans to continue trading in Bengal. During 1695–1696, he failed to suppress the revolt of the Chandrakona zamindar, Shobha Singh. Later in 1697, Ibrahim Khan was replaced by emperor Aurangzeb's own grandson, Prince Azim-us-Shan.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c Chatterjee, Anjali (2012). "Ibrahim Khan". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
Preceded byKhan Jahan Bahadur Subahdar of Bengal 1689-1697 Succeeded byAzim-us-Shan