The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Ali Husain Khan

Ali Husain Khan, Nawab of Fatehpur; born, 1854 and succeeded to title, 1902; belongs to a family of Saiyids, said to have been founded by Ikram-ud-Din Ahmad, who followed Humayun from Persia; obtaining some appointment at the Moghul Court, he was succeeded by his son and grandson. The son of the latter, Mohammad Taki, held high office in the time of Aurangazeb and received Jagirs in Kashmir, Lahore and elsewhere; Saiyid Zia-ud-Din, one of his successors, resigned his post and all his Jagirs and retired into private life at the cession of territory which took place in 1801, Bakar Ali Khan was detained in Fatehpur and on his death, much of his lands were restored to the old owners and his Jagir leased to his youngest brother, Saiyid Mohammad Khan, who was succeeded by his son Ahmad Hussain Khan from whom the estate has descended to the present holder; it comprises of 6 villages in Fatehpur assessed at Rs. 13,560. The title has been recognised. Address: Fatehpur, U.P.