Lieutenant-Colonel H.H. Nawab Sir Muhammad
Ahmad 'Ali Khan Bahadur
1908 - 1947 Lieutenant-Colonel H.H. Nawab Sir Muhammad Ahmad 'Ali Khan Bahadur,
Nawab of Malerkotla, KCSI (3.6.1915), KCIE (1.1.1921). b. 10th
September 1881, second but eldest surviving son of H.H. Nawab Muhammad Ibrahim 'Ali
Khan Bahadur, Nawab of Malerkotla, educ. Aitchison Coll., Lahore. Superintendent
of the state administration 1st January 1903-1905, Regent from 1st
February 1905 until his accession. Succeeded on the death of his father, 23rd
August 1908. Ascended the musnaid 24th September 1908. Installed
by the Lieutenant-Governor of the Punjab, in person, at the Sheesh Mahal Palace,
Malekotla, 5th January 1909. Hon. Maj. IA 14/6/1916, prom. Hon. Lieut-Col.
31/12/1919. Signed the instrument of accession to the Dominion of India, September
1947. Rcvd: Delhi Durbar medals (1903 and 1911), Silver Jubilee (1935), and
Coron. (1937) medals. m. (first) a daughter of Khan Sahib Muhammad Inayat
'Ali Khan. m. (second) 1903, H.H. Nawab ... Begum Sahiba (d. 1968),
a cousin of Major-General H.H. 'Ali Jah, Farzand-i-Dilpazir-i-Daulat-i- Inglishia,
Mukhlis ud-Daula, Nasir ul-Mulk, Amir ul-Umara, Nawab Syed Sir Muhammad Raza 'Ali
Khan Bahadur, Mustaid Jang, Nawab of Rampur, GCIE, KCSI, and daughter of Sahibzada
... Khan, of Rampur, by his wife, a daughter of H.H. Wazir ul-Mulk, Yamin ud-Daula,
Nawab Hafiz Muhammad 'Ali Khan Bahadur, Saulat Jang, Nawab of Tonk. m.
(third) H.H. Nawab Murtaza Begum Sahiba, elder daughter of Anwar Khan, of the Malerkotla
family. m. (fourth) H.H. Nawab Ruquiya Begum Sahiba, younger daughter of
Anwar Khan, of the Malerkotla family. He d. 16th October 1947 (bur. Shahi Muqbara, Malerkotla), having had issue, six sons and four
Nawab Muhammad Iftikhar 'Ali Khan Bahadur, Nawab of Malerkotla
2) Sahibzada Mehdi 'Ali Khan Bahadur. b. at Malerkotla, 1905.
3) Captain Sahibzada Mumtaz
'Ali Khan Bahadur. b. at Malerkotla, 1906, educ. privately. Assist.
Recruiting Officer for the Punjab 1944-1945. m. a lady three times, and divorced
her twice. He d.s.p.
4) Sahibzada Khurshid 'Ali
Khan Bahadur. He d. at Malerkotla, 1917.
5) H.H. Nawab Muhammad
Altaf 'Ali Khan Bahadur, Nawab of Malerkotla 6) Sahibzada Amjad 'Ali
1) Sahibzadi Mahmood Begum
2) the second daughter. m. at Mussoorie,
Sahibzada Raza Husain
3) H.H. Nawab Shaukat Begum
4) Sahibzadi Fakhri Begum.