BAONI (Princely State)

(11 gun salute)

 
AREA: 313 km2 PRIVY PURSE: 46,850Rs  ACCESSION: 1st January 1950
STATE: Madhya Pradesh  DYNASTY: Asaf Jahi  RELIGION: Muslim
  REVENUE: 19,780 (1901) REVENUE: 100,000Rs
     
PRESENT RULER: HH Sardar Nawab IFTIKHAR KHAN Bahadur, 9th Nawab of Baoni (Union Territory of Lakshadweep, Minicoy - c/o H.P.O.Cochin, Kerala 682001, Kerala, India)
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: The Nawab of Baoni is the only Muslim ruler in Bundelkhand and is a descendant of the Nawabs of Hyderabad. The state was originally granted by the Peshwa in 1784, but in 1806 the validity of the grant was acknowledged by the Governor-General. Rulers were as follows.....
  1. Nawab IMAD al-MULK GHAZIUDDIN KHAN, 1st Nawab of Baoni 1784/1800, born circa 1737, married and had issue. He died 1800.
    • Nawab Nasiruddaula Jafrang (qv)

  2. Nawab NASIRUDDAULA JAFRANG, 2nd Nawab of Baoni 1800/1815, married and had issue. He died 1815
    • Nawab Amir ul-Mulk (qv)
    • Nawab Muhammed Husain Khan (qv)
    • Nawab Imamuddaula Mehdi Husain Khan (qv)

  3. Nawab AMIR ul-MULK, 3rd Nawab of Baoni 1815/1838

  4. Nawab MUHAMMED HUSAIN KHAN, 4th Nawab of Baoni 1838/1859

  5. Nawab IMAMUDDAULA MEHDI HUSAIN KHAN, 5th Nawab of Baoni 1859/1883, he received a loan from the Government to help him liquidate the debts of the State, married and had issue.
    • ?HH Azam-ul-Umra Fakhr-ud-Daula Main-ul-Mulk Saheb-i-Jan Mihin Sardar Nawab Muhammed Hasan Khan Bahadur Zafar Jang (qv)
    • HH Azam-ul-Umra Fakhr-ud-Daula Main-ul-Mulk Saheb-i-Jan Mihin Sardar Nawab Riaz al-Hasan Khan Bahadur Zafar Jang (qv)

  6. HH Azam-ul-Umra Fakhr-ud-Daula Main-ul-Mulk Saheb-i-Jan Mihin Sardar Nawab MUHAMMED HASAN KHAN Bahadur Zafar Jang, 6th Nawab of Baoni 1883/1893, born 1863, succeeded 5th October 1883 (#1).

  7. HH Azam-ul-Umra Fakhr-ud-Daula Main-ul-Mulk Saheb-i-Jan Mihin Sardar Nawab RIAZ al-HASAN KHAN Bahadur Zafar Jang, 7th Nawab of Baoni 1893/1911

  8. HH Azam-ul-Umra Fakhr-ud-Daula Main-ul-Mulk Saheb-i-Jan Mihin Sardar Nawab MOHAMMED MUSHTAQ al-HASSAN KHAN Bahadur Zafar Jang, 8th Nawab of Baoni 1911/- , born 1896, married and had issue. He died after 1970.
    • Rajkumarani Sajida Sultan, married (as his first wife) (div.), Rajkumar Syed Asif Ali Khan of Nanpara.

  9. HH Azam-ul-Umra Fakhr-ud-Daula Main-ul-Mulk Saheb-i-Jan Mihin Sardar Nawab IFTIKHAR KHAN Bahadur Zafar Jang, 9th Nawab of Baoni (see above)
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1. "The Golden Book of India"; LETHBRIDGE, Roper, MacMillan & Co., 1893 , p.52