NAWAB MUNIM KHAN BAHADUR 1564

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Description: Munʿim Khān (Bengali: মুনিম খান, Persian: منعم خان‌‎) was a Mughal general under both emperors Humayun and Akbar.

or Munʿim Beg , K̲h̲ān-i K̲h̲ānān (902-83/1497-1575), a leading Tūrānī noble of the Indian Mug̲h̲al emperors Humāyūn and Akbar, was the son of Mīram Beg Andid̲j̲ānī. As a foster-brother of Bābur’s son ʿAskarī, he was counted among the important nobles of Humāyūn as early as 940/1534. Humāyūn appointed him governor of K̲h̲ōst [q.v.] in 952/1545, and he accompanied his master on the Balk̲h̲ campaign of 956/1549. In 960/1553 he was appointed ataliḳ (principal adviser) of Akbar, and a year later of Akbar’s brother Muḥammad Ḥākim [q.v. in Suppl.] at Kābul. In 967/1560 Akbar recalled

He was titled Khān-i-Khānān (Khan of Khans) when Emperor Akbar appointed him as Prime Minister of the Mughal Empire in 1560. In 1564, he became the Subahdar of Jaunpur.

Munim Khan was the first Mughal governor of Bengal Subah from 1574 to 1575. Munʿim Khān
Khān-i-Khānān
Vakil of Mughal Empire
In office

1560-1564

In 1560, Bairam Khan retired from his role as the Empire's Vakil (prime minister) and Mughal emperor Akbar then appointed Munim for this role. Under Akbar's orders, Munim went into war with Mah Chuchak Begum who had transgressed but was defeated by her in Jalalabad and Munim's son, Ghani Khan, was executed. After the Uzbeks of Jaunpur rebelled,, Munim Khan was tasked as the Governor of Jaunpur and the eastern districts. Khan was promoted to a Mansabdar (military commander) of 5000 soldiers, which was the highest rank at the time.[1]

Expeditions against Daud Khan Karrani

See also: Battle of Tukaroi

Akbar sent Khan to suppress the independent Sultan of Bengal, Daud Khan Karrani, who had refused to recognise the Mughal Empire.
Expeditions against Daud Khan Karrani
Akbar sent Munim Khan to suppress the Sultan of Bengal, Daud Khan Karrani. Failing to settle in the first time, Munim Khan successfully took control of Hajipur and Patna under direct initiative of emperor Akbar. Munim Khan was then appointed as the governor of Bengal and Bihar. He later captured the Afghan capital of Bengal, Tandah, on 25 September 1574. On the battle of Tukaroi, held on 3 March 1575, Munim Khan forced Daud Shah to sign a treaty which left only Orissa under Daud Shahs control. Munim Khan transferred the capital from Bengal from Tandah to Gaur. After initially failing, Munim Khan successfully took control of Hajipur and Patna. Khan was then appointed as the Subahdar (governor) of Bengal (which included Bihar at the time). He later captured the erstwhile capital of Bengal, Khwaspur Tandah, on 25 September 1574.

During the Battle of Tukaroi, held on 3 March 1575, Munim Khan forced Daud Karrani to sign a treaty which left only Odisha under Daud's control. Munim Khan then transferred Bengal's capital from Tanda to Gaur.
Munim died on 23 October 1575 in Tanda after fleeing an epidemic plague at Gaur.
After his death, Daud Khan Karrani re-captured Gaur.

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