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Iʿtiṣām al-Dīn
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Iʿtiṣām al-Dīn bin Shaykh Tāj al-Dīn, Itesamuddin

Date of Birth: Around 1730

Place of Birth: Panchnoor, India

Date of Death: Around 1800

Place of Death: Panchnoor, India


Mirzā Shaikh Iʿtiṣām al-Dīn bin Shaykh Tāj al-Dīn was born in Panchnoor, a small township in West Bengal. Trained in Persianate diplomatic protocol, he joined the regional court of Bengal under Mīr Jaʿfar ʿAlī Khān and Mīr Qāsim …

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Khan, Gulfishan, “Iʿtiṣām al-Dīn”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 25 January 2020 <>

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