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Ibrahim Khan (reigned: 1689-1697) was the last Subahdar of Bengal during the reign of emperor Shahjahan.

Early life

He was the eldest son of Ali Mardan Khan Zig. Ali Mardan was a noble of Persian origin.[1] Prior to the governorship of Bengal, Ibrahim Khan served as Subahdar of Kashmir, Lahore and Bihar.[1] He had a son named Zabardast Khan.[1]

Reign

During his reign, English and French traders were granted several farmans to continue trading in Bengal. During 1695-1696, he failed to suppress the revolt of the Chandrakona zamindar, Shobha Singh. Later in 1697, Ibrahim Khan was the replaced by emperor Aurangzeb's own grandson, Prince Azim-us-Shan.

See also

  • List of rulers of Bengal
  • History of Bengal
  • History of Bangladesh
  • History of India

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Anjali Chatterjee, Ibrahim Khan, Banglapedia: The National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh, Asiatic Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka, Retrieved: 2011-05-21
Preceded by
Khan Jahan Bahadur
Subahdar of Bengal
1689-1697
Succeeded by
Azim-us-Shan

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