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NAGAR (Princely State)

(9 Gun Salute)


AREA: 3,224.55 km2 PRIVY PURSE: xx  ACCESSION: 25th September 1974
STATE: Pakistan (Frontier State) DYNASTY: Maghlot  RELIGION: Muslim
ITLE: Tham (to 1905)
POPULATION: 13,672 (1931)



PRESENT RULER: HH Raja Mir QASIM ALI KHAN, Raja of Nagar since 2011 (Islamabad, Pakistan)
Installed in September 2011, married 3rd October 2009 in Islamabad, Pakistan, HH Rani Pashmina (née Ahmed).
PREDECESSORS AND SHORT HISTORY: An autonomous principality founded in the 14th century, as an off-shoot of Hunza state, it came under the control of the British from 1889, though it was still considered a vassal of the Maharaja of Kashmir. Acceded to Pakistan in 1947, but remained a self-governing state until the 25th September 1974. Rulers were....
  • The Ruler of Gilgit ca 1720/1750
  • Unknown Ruler 1750/-
  • Unknown Ruler -/1828
  • TAHIR KHAN, Tham of Nagar 1828/1837, Ra of Gilgit 1830/1837
  • ASGHAR KHAN, Tham of Nagar in 1837
  • SHAH SIKANDAR KHAN I, Tham of Nagar 1837/1840, Mehtar of Yasin and Ra of Gilgit 1837/1840, assasinated in 1840.
  • KARIM KHAN, Tham of Nagar 1840/1845 and Ra of Gilgit 1842/1845
  • Mir FADL KHAN
  • Mir DA'UD KHAN
  • Mir ALIDAD KHAN
  • Mir HARI THAM KHAN
  • Mir KAMAL KHAN
  • Mir RAHIM KHAN I
  • Mir RAHIM KHAN II, Tham of Nagar -/1839, died 1839.
  • Mir JAAFAR ZAHID KHAN, Tham of Nagar 1839 or 1845/1891 (deposed and deported) and 1892/1904, died 1904.
  • Mir GAURI THAM KHAN, Tham of Nagar in 1891, assasinated  in 1891.
  • Raja Mir OZOR KHAN [Uzar Khan], Usurper Tham of Nagar 1891/1892, he fled in 1892, was caught and was sent to Kashmir, died 1922.
REGENCY 1892/1904
    • Raja Mir Sir SHAH SIKANDAR KHAN II K.B.E., C.I.E., Raja of Nagar 1905/1940, born 1871, C.I.E. [cr.1903], K.B.E. (Civil)[cr.1922], he was granted a Nine Gun Salute in 1932; married and had issue. He died 1940.
    • HH Raja Mir SHAUKAT ALI KHAN, Raja of Nagar 1940/2003, born 1909, married and had issue. He died 22nd May 2003.
      • HH Raja Mir BARKAT ALI KHAN (qv)
      • Prince Basharat Ali
      • Prince Haibat Ali
      • Princess Shaukatara
      • Princess Mussarat, married Prince Abbass of Hunza.
    • HH Raja Mir BARKAT ALI KHAN, Raja of Nagar 2003/2011, married HH Rani Rahat (née Qureshi), and had issue, one son and two daughters. He died 2011 in a road accident, while travelling between Najaf and Basra in Iraq, buried in the Waadi-e-Islam cemetery in Najaf.
      • Princess Farah Pooya
      • Princess Saima
      • Crown Prince Qasim Ali Khan, he succeeded as HH Raja Mir Kassim Ali Khan (qv)
    • HH Raja Mir QASIM ALI KHAN (qv)
    OTHER MEMBERS:
    • Raja Yusuf Ali Khan, great grandson of Raja Uzur Khan, the regent of Nagar.

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