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Murtaḍā Ḥusain Bilgrāmī
(239 words)

Allāhyār bin Allāhyār Uthmānī Bilgramī

Date of Birth: 1719

Place of Birth: Peshawar, India

Date of Death: 1795

Place of Death: Bilgram, India


Murtaḍā Ḥusain was descended from the ʿUthmānī Shaykhzādas of Bilgram, who traced their origins from the Caliph ʿUthmān and claimed to have settled in Bilgrām in the 11th century. Murtaḍā worked for over 50 years in the service of the Mughal rulers, from the time of Muḥammad Shāh…

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Khan, Gulfishan, “Murtaḍā Ḥusain Bilgrāmī”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>

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