PERSIA

The Qajar Dynasty

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GENEALOGY

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1848 - 1896 H.I.M. Qadar-qadrat-i-Qavvi-Shaukat-i-Shahanshah-i-Jam Jah din Panah-i-Zillu’llah ul-Mamdud fi’l-ardin Ghias ul-Islam va ul-Muslimin us-Sultan ul-A’zam va Khaqan ul-Afkham Nasir ud-Din Shah Ghazi, Shahanshah of the God protected realms of Persia, KG (20.6.1873). b. at Kuhnamir, 17th July 1831, fourth son of H.I.M. Muhammad Shah, Shahanshah of the God protected realms of Persia, by his second wife and cousin, H.M. Malika-i-Jahan Khanum, Mahd-i-‘Ulya-yi Sivvum, daughter of Field Marshal H.H. Amir Muhammad Qasim Khan-e Qajar Quyunlu, Zahir ud-Daula, Amir-i-Kabir, educ. privately. Proclaimed as Heir Apparent with the title of Vali Ahad, 1835. Governor-General of Fars 1841-1848, and of Azerbaijan Jan-Sep. 1848. Succeeded on the death of his father, 4th September 1848. Proclaimed at Tabriz, 13th September 1848. Crowned at the Gulistan Palace, Tehran, 21st October 1848. Mutawali of the Astan-i-Quds in Mashhad 1848-1896. Founded the Nishan-i-Tamtal-i-Humayun (the Decoration of the Imperial Portrait) in 1848, Nishan Ilmi (the Order of Arts and Letters) in 1851, Tamtal-i-Amir ul-Mumenin (the Decoration of the Commander of the Faithful) in 1856, Nishan-i-Aqdas (the Most Sacred Imperial Order) in 1870, and the Order of Arts and Sciences in 1873. Rcvd: Knt of the Orders of the White Eagle of Russia (x.11.1838), St Andrew the First Called in brilliants, Alexander Nevsky, St Anne 1st class and St Stanislas 1st class of Russia (22.5.1873), the Black Eagle of Prussia (12.1.1860) and in brilliants (5.6.1873), Annunziata of Italy (13.4.1861), and Seraphim with collar of Sweden (7.3.1890), the Exalted Order of Honour (Nishan-i-Ali-Imtiaz) of Turkey (3.10.1880), GC of the Orders of the Legion of Honour of France (1855), Leopold of Belgium (m 4.8.1857), the Royal Hungarian Order of St Stephen in brilliants (1859), SS Maurice & Lazarus of Italy (20.8.1862), the Netherlands Lion (1.4.1868), Red Eagle 1st class of Prussia (5.6.1873), etc. m. (first) at Nigaristan Palace, Tehran, 1st July 1845, H.R.H. Shahzadi Fakhr ul-Mulk, Shams ud-Daula (b. 1829), the Galin Khanum, daughter of H.I.H. Shahzada Ahmad ‘Ali Mirza, Rukn ul-Mulk. m. (second) September 1848, H.R.H. Shahzadi Khujaista Khanum, Taj ud-Daula, by whom he had one son and one daughter, daughter of H.I.H. Shahzada Saifu’llah Mirza, Jahanbani, sometime Governor of Simnan, Qazvin, Malayar and Tuysarkan. m. (third) at Tehran, before 15th October 1852, H.M. Shikoh us-Sultana (b. before 17th March 1839; d. at the Gulistan Palace, Tehran, 11th May 1892, bur. there at the Shrine of Shah ĎAbduíl Azim, Rey, and removed to Karbala, Iraq, in 1905), daughter of H.I.H. Shahzada Fathu’llah Mirza, Musha’sha ul-Mulk, Shua us-Sultana, by his wife, Shahrbanu Khanum, Galin Khanum, daughter of H.H. Amir Ibrahim Khan-e Qajar Quyunlu, Zahir ud-Daula, sometime Governor of Kerman, Yazd, Qashan, and Baluchistan and Cdt Imperial Coy of Archers. m. (fourth) ca 1851 (div. 1857) Sitara Khanum (m. second ..., m. third, a middle ranking court functionary), by whom he had one daughter, from a humble family in Tabriz. m. (fifth) ca. 1851 (sigha) and at the Gulistan Palace, Tehran, 24th June 1857 (permanent), H.M. Jayran Khanum, Faruq us-Sultana (cre. 1857) (b. at Tajrish; d. after a long illness, at Tehran, 2nd January 1860, bur. there at the Shrine of Shah ‘Abdu’l ‘Azim, Rayy), nťe Khadija, a former dancer at the court of the Queen Mother, daughter of Muhammad ‘Ali Khan Tajrishi, a former carpenter who was raised to the rank of Khan and given an invented Mongol pedegree, by whom he had four children all of whom died before the age of five. m. (sixth) before 1859, H.H. Shahzadi Surur >us-Sultana (d.s.p. shortly after her marriage), daughter of Major-General H.H. Shahzada Imam Quli Mirza, ‘Imad ud-Daula, sometime Governor of Kermanshah. m. (seventh) before 20th July 1860 (sigha but later prom), Fatima Sultan Khanum, Anis ud-Daula (cre. 1860) (b. at Ammameh, ca. 1842; d.s.p. of grief a few months after the assassination of her husband, at the Gulistan Palace, Tehran, 1897), previously a sigha temporary wife, prom after the death of Jairan, Rcvd: the Order of the Sun 1st Class (12.9.1888), his favourite wife who accompanied him to Europe in 1873, daughter of Nur Muhammad, a miller from Gorgan, descendant of Georgian captives. m. (1) at Tabriz, Azerbaijan, before September 1848, Kulsum Khanum, ‘Iffat us-Sultana (d. during the cholera epidemic, at Tehran, 11th August 1892), previously styled ĎIffat ud-Daula, daughter of H.E. Mirza Reza Quli Khan, Sarim ud-Daula, previously Musi Reza Beg, an Afghan mounted attendant to Prince Bahman Mirza, by his wife, the dry nurse (parastar) of Nasir ud-din Shah. m. (2) H.H. Shahzadi Akhtar us-Sultana, sister of H.R.H. Shahzada Ogataikhan Mirza, and daughter of Field Marshal H.I.H. Shahzada Hasan ĎAli Mirza, Iítimad ul-Mulk, Shuja us-Sultana, Khan Bahadur Khan, sometime Governor-General of Khorasan and Kerman. m. (3) H.H. Faraght us-Sultana (d. at Tehran, May 1892), daughter of H.H. Amir Ibrahim Khan-e Qajar Quyunlu, Zahir ud-Daula, sometime Cdt Imperial Coy of Archers, by his wife, H.I.H. Shahzadi Daulatgeldi Khanum Khanuman, Nawab-i-Mutalia, Humayun us-Sultana, eldest daughter of H.I.M. Fath ‘Ali Shah, Shahanshah of Persia. m. (4) Munir us-Sultana (d. at the Gulistan Palace, Tehran, March 1903), by whom he had one son, daughter of Muhammad Taqi Khan, sometime Chief Architect (MiĎmar-bashi) of Tehran. m. (5) Qamar Taj Khanum (d.s.p at the Gulistan Palace, Tehran, 13th January 1892), sister of Shahab us-Sultana. m. (6) H.H. Shahzadi Zinat us-Sultan, by whom he had one son, daughter of Husain Khan Salar, of Khorasan (or of H.H. Shahzada Alp Arslan Mirza Salar?). m. (7) H.R.H. Shahzadi Badr us-Sultana, by whom he had one son, daughter of H.R.H. Shahzada Ogataikhan Mirza. m. (8) at Sultaniyeh, 1859, a daughter of H.R.H. Shahzada Reza Quli Mirza, Nai’b ul-Iyala, sometime Governor-General of Fars. m. (9) H.R.H. Shahzadi Shams us-Sultana (d. before 20th April 1901), by whom he had one daughter, daughter of H.I.H. Shahzada Sultan Ahmad Mirza [Muchul Mirza], Zarif ul-Mulk, Azad ud-Daula, sometime Governor of Qazvin and Hamadan. m. (10) ca. 1860, Zubaida Khanum, Amin-i-Aqdas (b. at Garrus, Kurdistan, ca. 1840; d.s.p. from a stroke at the Gulistan Palace, Tehran, 31st July 1891), rcvd: the Order of the Sun 1st Class (1889), sister of Mirza Muhammad Khan, Amin-i-Khakan, and daughter of a poor Kurdish shepherd. m. (11) ca. 1860, H.R.H. Shahzadi Abida Begum (b. 1845), daughter of H.I.H. Shahzada Malik Qasim Mirza, sometime Governor-General of Azerbaijan. m. (12) ca. 1860, Nadim us-Sultana, by whom he had one daughter. m. (13) Homa Khanum [Valizadi] (b. 1842; d. at the Gulistan Palace, Tehran, 22nd April 1882), by whom he had one daughter, elder daughter of H.E. Khushru Khan, Amir of Ardalan, sometime Governor-General (Vali) of Kurdistan, by his wife, H.I.H. Shahzadi Husn-i-Jahan Khanum [Valiya], daughter of H.I.M. Fath ĎAli Shah, Shahanshah of Persia. m. (14) 1861, Khazin ud-Daula, a lady of Georgian descent by whom he had two daughters. m. (15) Masuma Khanum (d. at the Gulistan Palace, Tehran, 17th September 1882). m. (16) Bilqis Khanum (d. at the Gulistan Palace, Tehran, 18th December 1888). m. (17) Pas Qala Khanum (d. at the Gulistan Palace, Tehran, 11th March 1893). m. (18) Sakina Chizli Khanum (d. at the Gulistan Palace, Tehran, 16th November 1893). m. (19) Dilhar Khanum. m. (20) ca 1880, Sugra Sultan Khanum, Wajah ud-Daula, by whom he had one daughter. m. (21) ca 1881, Marjana Khanum, a Turkoman lady by whom he had one son and daughter. m. (22) ca 1881, H.H. Shahzadi Shahraz Khanum, Turan us-Sultana, by whom he had one son and one daughter, daughter of H.H. Shahzada Muhammad Hasan Mirza, Hishmat us-Sultana, sometime Governor of Kerman and Urumiya. m. (23) 1881, Aisha Khanum*, Karamat ud-Daula (b. at Yush), by whom he had one daughter, sister of General H.E. ĎAbduíllah Khan Yushi, Intizam ud-Daula, Sardar-i-Amjad, and daughter of Mirza Muhammad Jan Beg, of Nur. m. (24) 1881, Leila Khanum*, Qamar ud-Daula, younger sister of Aisha Khanum, Karamat ud-Daula, daughter of Mirza Muhammad Jan Beg, of Nur. m. (25) ca 1884, Mahbub us-Sultana, by whom he had one daughter. m. (26) ca 1884, Sakina Sultan Khanum, Waqar us-Sultana, by whom he had one daughter. m. (27) ca 1889, Fatima Khanum Bashi, Faruq us-Sultana, elder sister of Mah-Rukhsara Khanum, and daughter of an Aghdasieh gardener. m. (28) 1890, Qamar Sultan Khanun, by whom he had one daughter. m. (29) Khujaista Khanum, daughter of Mirza ĎAbduíl Mutalib Khan. No issue. m. (30) ca. 1896, Mah-Rukhsara Khanum (b. 1881), younger sister of Fatima Khanum Bashi, and daughter of an Aghdasieh gardener. No issue. m. (31) Zahra Sultan Khanum. m. (32) Shahzada Khanum. m. (33) Mah Jasr Khanum. m. (34) Nush Afirin Khanum. m. (35) Sahib Sultan Khanum. m. (36) Shukab Khanum. m. (37) Safiya Nuri Khanum. m. (38) Aliya Khanum. m. (39) Tugan Bibi. m. (40) Jamal Khanum. m. (41) Najim us-Sahar Khanum. m. (42) Mulla Gauhar Khanum, daughter of Ustad Baqir. m. (43) Mulla Khavar Khanum, daughter of Ustad Baqir. He d. from fatal wounds received from an assassinís bullet while praying at the Shrine of Shah ĎAbduíl ĎAzim, having dragged himself while mortally wounded to the tomb of his late wife, Faruq us-Sultana, Rayy, Tehran, 1st May 1896 (bur. there at the Shrine of Shah ĎAbduíl ĎAzim), having had issue:
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