NAWAB SHUJA AL MULK HUSSAM AL DAULAH (MUHAMMAD ALI WARDI) KHAN BAHADUR MAHABAT JANG DURING MUGHAL EMPEROR AHMAD SHAH BAHADUR 1748–54
June 30, 1750
Ahmad Shah Bahadur 1748–54
Alivardi Khan (Bengali: আলীবর্দী খান, romanized: Alibordi Khan, Persian: على وردي خان; 1671 – 9 April 1756) was the Nawab of Bengal from 1740 to 1756. He toppled the Nasiri Dynasty of the Nawabs and took powers of the Nawab. He is also one of the few Mughal-era leaders known for his victory during the Battle of Burdwan against the Maratha Empire during the Maratha invasions of Bengal.
Alivardi Khan's father was Shah Quli Khan (Mirza Muhammad Madani) and his mother was the daughter of Nawab Aqil Khan Afshar (Mir Muhammad Askari). Alivardi's birth name was Mirza Muhammad Ali. His father was employee of Azam Shah, the