Note: it has not been possible to clearly identify the connection between this branch of the Devehlu clan and those of the main branch, given in the previous page.
Muhammad Amin Khan-e Qajar Devehlu, of Gorgan, son of (Muhammad) Hasan Khan, Governor of Gilan. Chief Disciplinarian of the Army (Nasaqtchibashi), and Governor of Gilan in succession to his father. m. (first) H.I.H. Shahzadi Gauhar Malik Khanum (second, H.H. Mirza ‘Abdu’l Qasim Khan, sometime Prime Minister, Minister for Finance and Vizier of Azerbaijan. m. third, after 1835, Sayyid Sadar ud-din Tabrizi, and d.s.p.), daughter of H.I.M. Fath ‘Ali Shah, Shahanshah of Persia, by his wife, H.M. Aisha Khanum-e Qajar Quyunlu, elder daughter of H.H. Muhammad Khan-e Qajar Quyunlu, Amir-i-Kabir, sometime Governor-General of Erevan. m. (second) Malik Sultan Khanum, former wife of H.I.M. Fath ‘Ali Shah, Shahanshah of Persia, and daughter of General H.E. Ibrahim Khan-e Qajar Devehlu.He had issue:
1) Major-General H.E. Muhammad Rahim Khan-e Qajar Devehlu, ‘Alaud-Daula (cre. 1861), Amir-i-Nizam (cre. 1881), Governor of Koy 1851, Nihavand 1860-1863, Kamsa 1863-1866, Tehran 1866-1871, and Hamadan 1871, Chief Disciplinarian of the Army 1861, Specail Ambassador to Constantinople 1861, Cdr. of the Arsenal 1868, Mbr. State Cncl. 1871, Cdr. of the Royal Bodyguard 1872, Minister for War 1874, Minister of the Imperial Court 1875, Head Chamberlain to Nasir ud-din Shah 1873-1875, prom. Maj-Gen. 1882. He d. from heart failure, 20th September 1882, having had issue:
a) General H.E. ‘Abdu’llah Khan-e Qajar, Nazimus-Sultana. Cdr. of Cavalry at Kazal 1860, C-in-C Khorassan 1904. He had issue:
i) Haibatu’llah Khan-e Qajar Devehulu, Muvaqqarus-Sultana. b. 1877. Exiled to Ardibil for his part in a plot 1901-1904. m. (first) (div. 1906), H.I.H. Shahzadi Malikaul-Mulk alias Shukohud-Daula (b. at Tabriz, 1879; m. second, 1906, Agha Mirza Abu’l Qasim, Imam-i-Jum’a of Tehran), daughter of H.I.M. Muzaffar ud-din Shah, Shahanshah of Persia, KG, by his principal wife, H.M Ashraf Khanum, Sururus-Sultana, the Mahd-i-‘Aliya], eldest daughter of H.R.H. Shahzada Firuz Mirza, Nuzratud-Daula, sometime Governor-General of Fars and of Azerbaijan.
b) Major-General H.E. Mirza Mahmud Khan-e Qajar Devehulu [Mahmoud Alamir Qajar], Ihtisham us-Sultana. b. 26th January 1863, educ. Dar al-Funan Coll., Tehran. Governor of Zanjan 1889-1891, Kurdistan 1898-1901, Sec. to the special embassy to St Petersburg 1894, Consul-General at Baghdad 1895-1897, Under-Sec MFA 1897-1898, Env Ext & Minister Plenipotentiary to Berlin 1901-1905, Ambassador to Constantinople 1906-1907 and 1910-1919, Presdt of the Majlis 1907-1908, Ambassador to Berlin 1908 and 1910, Minister for the Interior 1926-1927. m. a Swiss lady. He d. at Tehran, 26th January 1936, having had issue:
i) Mirza Abbas Khan-eQajar Devehlu [Abbas Alamir], A’zam us-Sultana. b. at Tehran, 1893, educ. Persia, Turkey, Austria and Univ. of Berlin (Dphil). Entered Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Attaché Constantinople 1912-1913, Sec. Vienna 1913-1914, Sec. Berlin 1914, transf. Ministry of Public Works 1927, to Ministry of National Economy 1930, and Dept. of Industry 1931, Under-Sec. & Dir-Gen. 1935-1937. m. (first) (div.)
c) Major-General H.H. Amir Ahmad Khan-e Qajar Devehlu, ‘Alaud-Daula (cre. 1882). b. 1852, First Brigadier, Imperial Attendent 1881, Commander of the Royal Bodyguard, Governor-General of Arabistan 1896-1897, and of Fars 1903 and 1907, Governor of Kamsa 1895-1899, Gorgan 1899-1900, Astarabad 1900-1901, Mazandaran 1901-1902, Kermanshah 1902-1903, and Tehran 1905, Minister for War 1907. Arrested and sent into internal exile at Firuzkuh 1907. m. Fakhr ul-Taj, daughter of H.H. ‘Ali Reza Khan-e Qajar Quyunlu, ‘Azadul-Mulk, Regent of Persia 1909-1910. He k. (shot by revolutionaries) in front of his own home, 1st December 1911, having had issue, three sons and three daughters:
i) H.E. Mirza ‘Abdu’l Qasim Khan-e Qajar Devehlu [Abdol-Qasim Amiralai], ‘Alaud-Daula (cre. 1912). b. 1875, previously styled Salimud-Daula, Persian Consul at Herat 1921. m. H.H. Shahzadi Anisud-Daula, daughter of Field Marshal H.R.H. Shahzada Vajihu’llah Mirza, AmirKhanSardar. He had issue, two sons:
(1) Amir Azam Khan-e Qajar Devehlu [Amir Azam Amiralai].
(2) Amir Husain Khan-e Qajar Devehlu [Amir Hossein Amiralai], ‘Alaud-Daula. m. his cousin, ‘Iffat ul-Mulk. He had issue, a son:
(a) Fazlu’llah Khan-e Qajar Devehlu [Fazlollah Amir Amiralai]. m. Turan Khanum [Touran Amiralai], née Sayah Tanha. He has issue, one son and one daughter:
(i) Navid Khan-e Qajar Devehlu [Navid Amiralai]. m. Homa, née Dastouri. He had issue, one son and one daughter:
1. Kian Amiralai.
1. Baran Amiralai.
(i) Nazila. m. Mir Ahmad Shariat. She had issue, one son.
ii) Sahamud-Daula. Governor of Bujurd. m. H.R.H. Shahzadi Shamsud-Daula, daughter of H.I.H. Shahzada Sultan Ahmad Mirza, Azadud-Daula [Muchul Mirza], Governor of Qazvin and Hamadan. He d. January 1904.
iii) Major-General H.E. Jan Muhammad Khan-e Qajar Devehlu [Jan Mohammad Khan Amir A’la’i]. b. 1901, son of Alaud-Daula, educ. Military Coll, Teheran. Joined Cossack Bde. aided the coup d’etat of 1921, prom. Brig. 1924, Cdr. Aragh Bde. Central Dvsn. 1924-1925, prom. Maj-Gen. 1925, Cdr. 5th (Mashad) Dvsn. 1925-1926, degraded and arrested following the "Salar Jang" mutiny 1926, later appointed Cmsnr. on Sarakhs Border, Mbr. Afghanistan Boundary Cmsn., Bde. Cdr. Kermanshah, Cdr. Northern Indep. Bde., Cdr. 2nd (Tabriz) Dvsn., Cdr. 1st (Teheran) Dvsn. 1953, Cdr. Transport Corps, Cdr. 4th (Isfahan) Dvsn., acting Governor-General of Fars, Head of Military Stored Dept., Mayor of Teheran 1957, Insp-Gen. of the Army, Mbr. Higher Educational Cncl. for Teheran 1960. He had issue, one son and two daughters:
(1) Sa’id Amir A’la’i.
(1) Floriz. m. ... Fouladvand.
(2) Gloria. m. ... Pirnia, and has issue, two sons.
i) Fakhr-i-Azam. m. H.R.H. Shahzada ... Mirza Kamrani, son of Field Marshal H.I.H. Shahzada Kamran Mirza, Amir-i-Kabir. She had issue, six daughters - see Persia (Qajar).
ii) Fatima Khanum, Shukoh-i-Uzma (d/o Fakhr ul-Taj). m. H.S.H. Mirza Hasan Khan Pirnia, Mushirud-Daula (cre. 1907), GCMG (24.6.1907) (b. 1872; d. at Tehran, 21st November 1935), educ. St. Petersburg, Styled Mushir ul-Mulk 1899-1907, Env. Ext. & Minister Plenipotentiary to Russia 1902-1906, Minister for Foreign Affairs 1907-1908, and for Justice 1908, Prime Minister 1915 (one month), 1920 (four months), 1922 (six months) and 1923 (five months), historian and author, rcvd: the Decoration of the Imperial Portrait 1st class (1915), the Nishan-i-Aqdas 1st class, 2nd degree (1915), eldest son of H.S.H. Mirza Nasru’llah Khan, Mushirud-Daula, sometime Prime Minister. She had issue, four sons and two daughters.
iii) a daughter (d/o Fakhr ul-Taj). m. General H.H. Shahzada Nuzratu’llah Mirza, AmirKhanSardar (b. 1877; d. (murdered) at Darghan, 29th September 1915), sometime Governor of Mazandaran, Gilan, Kermen, and of Sharud, son of Field Marshal H.R.H. Shahzada Vajihu’llah Mirza, AmirKhanSardar, sometime Governor of Luristan, Astarabad and Zanjan, Minister for War and C-in-C.
d) Muhammad Hasan Khan-e Qajar Devehlu.
e) Husain ‘Ali Khan-e Qajar Devehlu, Muin ud-Daula. Sometime Master of the Household, Court Chamberlain, and Governor of Mazandaran 1900.
f) Haji Mirza Muhammad Khan-e Qajar Devehlu, I’timad us-Sultana. Intendent-in-Chief to the Shah 1884.