Siraj ud-Daulah

1733 - 1757

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Mirza Muhammad Siraj-ud-Daulah ( নবাব সিরাজউদ্দৌলা),(1733 – 2 July 1757), commonly known as Siraj-ud-Daulah or Siraj ud-Daula, was the last independent Nawab of Bengal. The end of his reign marked the start of the rule of the East India Company over Bengal and later almost all of the Indian subcontinent. Siraj succeeded his maternal grandfather, Alivardi Khan as the Nawab of Bengal in April 1756 at the age of 23. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Siraj ud-Daulah has received more than 1,587,281 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Siraj ud-Daulah is the 6,462nd most popular politician (down from 5,578th in 2019), the 183rd most popular biography from India (down from 155th in 2019) and the 57th most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Siraj ud-Daulah ranks 6,462 out of 15,710Before him are Hayato Ikeda, Svein Knutsson, Perictione, Henutmire, William I, Count of Holland, and Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr. After him are Marie of Saxe-Altenburg, Margaret of Burgundy, Queen of Sicily, Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Jay Rockefeller, Toshiki Kaifu, and Alberic I of Spoleto.

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Among people born in 1733, Siraj ud-Daulah ranks 9Before him are Christoph Martin Wieland, Magtymguly Pyragy, Carsten Niebuhr, Jean-Charles de Borda, Hubert Robert, and Charles of Saxony, Duke of Courland. After him are Daniel Solander, Philip Carteret, Gottfried van Swieten, Christoph Friedrich Nicolai, Richard Kirwan, and Joseph Gottlieb Kölreuter. Among people deceased in 1757, Siraj ud-Daulah ranks 12Before him are Johann Stamitz, Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle, Rosalba Carriera, Robert-François Damiens, 7th Dalai Lama, and David Hartley. After him are Edward Vernon, Kurt Christoph Graf von Schwerin, Princess Caroline of Great Britain, Maximilian Ulysses Browne, John Byng, and Colley Cibber.

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Among people born in India, Siraj ud-Daulah ranks 183 out of 1,227Before him are Dignāga (480), Bharata Muni (-1000), Pushyamitra Shunga (-300), Meher Baba (1894), Vandana Shiva (1952), and Madhvacharya (1199). After him are Lakshmi Mittal (1950), Guru Tegh Bahadur (1621), Tansen (1493), Mithun Chakraborty (1950), Amrish Puri (1932), and Guru Angad (1504).


Among politicians born in India, Siraj ud-Daulah ranks 57Before him are Dadabhai Naoroji (1825), Shantanu (null), Zakir Husain (1897), Henry McMahon (1862), V. V. Giri (1894), and Pushyamitra Shunga (-300). After him are Guru Tegh Bahadur (1621), Birbal (1528), Khaleda Zia (1945), Nizamuddin Auliya (1238), Motilal Nehru (1861), and Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed (1905).