Shuja-ud-Daula was the son of the Mughal Grand Vizier Safdarjung chosen by Ahmad Shah Bahadur. He married Zainab un-nisa Begum and Azmat un-nisa Begum, the daughters of Murshid Quli Khan by Nasiri Banu Begum. Their forces were weak due to starvation and also fighting facing the sun. Shuja was earlier not very sure about whose side should he take before the Third Battle of Panipat. Nizam, ... Shuja-ud-Daulah was the Grand Vizier, Subedar and Nawab of Oudh from 5 October 1754 to 26 January 1775. Shuja-ud-Daula despised Imad-ul-Mulk an ally of the Marathas of the Maratha Empire whose regime emerged after the Battle of Sikandarabad with the support of the renegade Sadashivrao Bhau. As the chosen Grand Vizier of the Mughal Empire, Shuja-ud-Daula commanded a sizeable army of Mughal troopers, who cut off the supplies of the Marathas and even defeated them in pitched confrontations during the Third Battle of Panipat and eliminated the Maratha leader Sadashivrao Bhau. His burial place is a tomb and known as Gulab Bari (Rose Garden). With the help of his agents, the Resident of Hyderabad James Stuart Fraser intercepted their plans, then accused Mubarez-ud-Daulah of planning a conspiracy against Nasir-ud-Daulah. The Nawab of Awadh and the newly appointed Mughal Grand Vizier Shuja-ud-Daula assured Prince Ali Gauhar that he and Najib-ud-Daula would initiate a struggle that would overthrow the Maratha if Prince Ali Gauhar would lead what remained of the Mughal Army against the expanding British East India Company in Bengal.[3]. After the defeat in the battle of boxer Shah Alom 11 realised that he needed east India company help to retain his throne with respect rather than becoming puppet emperor dominated by Maratha's and he did so . Prince Ali Gauhar fled Delhi when he realized a conspiracy that would eventually lead to the murder of the Mughal Emperor Alamgir II. Mir Qasim wanted to be an independent Nawab. Shuja-ud-Daulah (b. Shuja-ud-Din Muhammad Khan (Bengali: সুজাউদ্দীন মুহম্মদ খান) was the Nawab of Bengal. Procession of Nawab Shuja-ud-Daula at Faizabad. Shuja-ud-Daula 2b.jpg 318 × 420; 16 KB. Shah Alam II granted the Company the Diwani of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa in 1765. 19 January 1732 – d. 26 January 1775) was the Subedar and Nawab of Oudh and the Vizier of Delhi from 5 October 1754 to 26 January 1775. Nizam of Hyderabad, GCSI. Unlike his father Shuja-ud-Daula was known from an early age for his abilities to synthesize his subordinates, this skill would eventually cause him to emerge as the chosen Grand Vizier by Shah Alam II. Shuja ud-Daulah.jpg 507 × 633; 50 KB. Mir Jafar (1763) was again placed on the throne. Shuja ud Daula died on 26-01-1775 in Faizabad, the then capital of Awadh, and is buried in the same city. Battle of Buxar (1764) Shuja-ud-daulah, Shah Alam and Mir Qasim were defeated by Munro. After the death of his father the Mughal Grand Vizier Safdarjung in the year 1753, Shuja-ud-Daula was recognized as the next Nawab by the Mughal Emperor Ahmad Shah Bahadur. After escaping from Delhi due to the murder of his father the Mughal Emperor Alamgir II, the young Prince Ali Gauhar was well received by Shuja-ud-Daula. Shuja-ud-Daula is also known to have assisted the famous Alivardi Khan on various occasions when the territories of the Nawab of Bengal, were being ravaged by Raghoji I Bhonsle and his Maratha renegades. Although the sources consulted often refer … Alamgir II and his son Prince Ali Gauhar, were often persecuted by Imad-ul-Mulk because they refused to abandon their peaceful terms with Ahmad Shah Durrani, they also demanded the resignation of Imad-ul-Mulk mainly due to his relations with the Marathas. Shuja-ud-Daula; Asaf-ud-Daula; Wazir Ali Saadat Ali Khan; Ghazi-ud-din ... Amjad Ali Shah; Wajid Ali Shah . Moreover, all British goods that passed through Bengal would be exempt from duties. Imad-ul-Mulk blinded Ahmad Shah Bahadur and placed Alamgir II on the Mughal imperial throne. 19 January 1732 – d. 26 January 1775) was the Subedar and Nawab of Oudh and the Vizier of Delhi from 5 October 1754 to 26 January 1775. Siraj ud Daulah captured Kolkata and renamed as Alinagar from the British in June 1756. Shah Alam II was then advised to lead an expedition that would attempt to retake the eastern regions of the Mughal Empire from the British East India Company and Mir Jafar. Together they challenged the usurper Shah Jahan III, who was placed on the Mughal imperial throne by Sadashivrao Bhau and his forces, which plundered much of the Mughal Empire. Considering the risk he had with upsetting Abdali with his huge army on his soil he took (albeit hesitatingly) the decision to join the Afghans and Najib (Najib-ud-Daula). Under the rule of Asaf-ud- daula the court of Lucknow became utterly magnificent and the town of Lucknow acquired great splendour. Shuja was earlier not very sure about whose side should he take before the Third Battle of Panipat. The Nawab of Awadh and the newly appointed Mughal Grand Vizier Shuja-ud-Daula assured Prince Ali Gauhar that he and Najib-ud-Daula would initiate a struggle that would overthrow the Maratha if Prince Ali Gauhar would lead what remained of the Mughal Army against the expanding British East India Company in Bengal.[3]. Imad-ul-Mulk blinded Ahmad Shah Bahadur and placed Alamgir II on the Mughal imperial throne. This page was last modified on 28 December 2015, at 15:11. After the Battle of Plassey, Britishers wanted puppet nawabs… (1732-01-19)January 19, 1732 – d. January 26, 1775(1775-01-26)) was the Subedar Nawab of Oudh from 5 October 1754 to 26 January 1775,[2], Though a minor royal, he is best known for his key roles in two definitive battles in Indian history - the Third Battle of Panipat which halted Maratha domination of the northern regions of the Mughal Empire and overthrew Shah Jahan III and reaffirmed Shah Alam II as the rightful emperor of the Mughal Empire. [4] British will be allowed free trade in Oudh and will help each other in case of war with other powers, which was a very shrewd politics of the Company. Bengal under Shuja-ud-Din Muhammad Khan is a custom civilisation by EmeraldRange and Jarcast, with contributions from ExplosiveWatermelon and others. Shuja-ud-Daula was the son of the Mughal Grand Vizier Safdarjung chosen by Ahmad Shah Bahadur. Shuja-ud-Din's third wife was Durdana Begum Sahiba. He married Zinat-un-nisa, daughter of Murshid Quli and had a son through her, named Sarfaraz Khan. The network of their established contacts and correspondents, for example, had included in the Dakkan region the highly active Nawab of Kurnool, Ghulam Rasul Khan alongside many other Indian rulers and personalities of importance from elsewhere besides the above-mentioned Nawab of Tonk and his successor Wazir Muhammad Khan (Wazir-ud-Daulah). From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core, Jalal-ud-din Haider Abul Mansur Khan Shuja-ud-Daulah, http://books.google.com.pk/books?id=AQa2AAAAIAAJ&q=Shah+Alam+ii+an+shuja-ud-daula&dq=Shah+Alam+ii+an+shuja-ud-daula&hl=en&sa=X&ei=IR_3TtTeKc7o-gbZw4mbAQ&ved=0CDYQ6AEwAg, HISTORY OF AWADH (Oudh) a princely State of India by Hameed Akhtar Siddiqui, https://infogalactic.com/w/index.php?title=Shuja-ud-Daula&oldid=3815400, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, About Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core. Magnificent and the son of the deceased prince claimed the whole of this treasure the... 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