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List of the members of the Dhaka Nawab Family, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list includes the names of each famous person in the Dhaka Nawab Family, along with information like where each person was born. If you're doing research on historic members of the Dhaka Nawab Family, then this list is the perfect jumping off point for finding out which notable people are included. The Dhaka Nawab Family has held prominence in the world dating back many years, so it's no wonder that many people have a fascination with its members. While this is not an exact family tree, it does show a list of many popular members of the Dhaka Nawab Family.

Khawaja Nazimuddin and Khwaja Salimullah are included on this list.

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Khawaja Nazimuddin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Members of the Dhaka Nawab Family
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Sir Khawaja Nazimuddin, KCIE was a Bengali politician and statesman from the Dhaka Nawab Family. A member of the All India Muslim League, Nazimuddin served twice as the Prime Minister of Bengal in British India. After the establishment of Pakistan, he became the second Governor-General of Pakistan in 1948, following the death of Muhammad Ali Jinnah. After the assassination of Prime Minister Liaquat Ali Khan in 1951, Nazimuddin assumed office as the second Prime Minister of Pakistan. A staunch conservative, he was an often unpopular political figure. His government lasted only two years, but saw civil unrest and foreign challenges that led to their final dismissal. In response to the 1953 ...more

Age: Died at 70 (1894-1964)

Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Khwaja Ahsanullah is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Members of the Dhaka Nawab Family
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Khwaja Ahsanullah


Nawab Khwaja Ahsanullah, Khan Bahadur KCIE, was the Nawab of Dhaka. He was a renowned Urdu litterateur. ...more

Age: Died at 55 (1846-1901)

Birthplace: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Khwaja Habibullah is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Members of the Dhaka Nawab Family
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Khwaja Habibullah


Nawab Khwaja Habibullah Bahadur was the fifth and last Nawab of Dhaka. He was the son of his more prominent father, Nawab Sir Khwaja Salimullah Bahadur. Under his rule, the Dhaka Nawab Estate went into decline until its actual relinquishment in 1952 by the East Pakistan Estates Acquisition Act. Nawab Habibullah had repeatedly tried to carry on his father's political legacy by himself but had failed due to the strong political power base of other family members such as Khwaja Khairuddin and Sir Khwaja Nazimuddin. Nawab Habibullah contested the assembly election of Bengal as an independent candidate but suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of his relative, Khwaja Khairuddin who was on a Muslim ...more

Age: Died at 63 (1895-1958)

Birthplace: Ahsan Manzil, Bangladesh

Khwaja Hassan Askari


Nawab Major Khawaja Hasan Askari, the last Nawab of Dacca was born at the Ahsan Manzil Palace in Dacca. The eldest son of Nawab Habibullah Bahadur of Dacca and Shahryar Begum, he became the Nawab of Dacca after his father’s death in 1958. ...more

Age: Died at 63 (1921-1984)

Birthplace: Ahsan Manzil, Bangladesh