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Siraj ud-Daulah

1733 - 1757

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Mirza Muhammad Siraj-ud-Daulah (Persian: میرزا محمد سراج الدوله; 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 1,753,102 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Siraj ud-Daulah is the 5,464th most popular politician (up from 6,455th in 2019), the 168th most popular biography from India (up from 183rd in 2019) and the 56th most popular Indian Politician.

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Among politicians, Siraj ud-Daulah ranks 5,464 out of 15,577Before him are Emperor Go-Fushimi, Emperor Seiwa, Zagan Pasha, Ulrich von Hassell, Werner Best, and Magnus IV of Norway. After him are Kalākaua, Árpád Göncz, Hümaşah Sultan, Joan, Countess of Flanders, Sergei Bagapsh, and Emperor Go-Uda.

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Among people born in 1733, Siraj ud-Daulah ranks 8Before him are Magtymguly Pyragy, Christoph Martin Wieland, Victoire of France, Carsten Niebuhr, Hubert Robert, and Jean-Charles de Borda. After him are Charles of Saxony, Duke of Courland, Gottfried van Swieten, Daniel Solander, Richard Kirwan, Maruyama Ōkyo, and Christoph Friedrich Nicolai. Among people deceased in 1757, Siraj ud-Daulah ranks 10Before him are Maria Josepha of Austria, Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, Johann Stamitz, Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle, Rosalba Carriera, and Robert-François Damiens. After him are 7th Dalai Lama, David Hartley, Amursana, Edward Vernon, Kurt Christoph Graf von Schwerin, and Antoine Pesne.

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In India

Among people born in India, Siraj ud-Daulah ranks 168 out of 1,493Before him are M. Visvesvaraya (1861), Anna Leonowens (1831), Sai Baba of Shirdi (1835), Krishnadevaraya (1471), Birsa Munda (1875), and Vikramaditya (-102). After him are Morarji Desai (1896), Kuvempu (1904), Shah Waliullah Dehlawi (1703), Ram Narayan (1927), Sivananda Saraswati (1887), and Chandrakirti (600).


Among politicians born in India, Siraj ud-Daulah ranks 56Before him are Sambhaji (1657), Bahadur Shah I (1643), M. Visvesvaraya (1861), Krishnadevaraya (1471), Birsa Munda (1875), and Vikramaditya (-102). After him are Morarji Desai (1896), Pushyamitra Shunga (-300), Tarabai (1675), Abdul Karim (1863), Motilal Nehru (1861), and Shantanu (null).