Chanda Sahib

Chanda Sahib (died 14 June 1752) was the Mughal Empire's Sepoy, Divan of the Carnatic, Sipahsalar of the Carnatic, Faujdar and Nawab of the Carnatic between 1749 and 1752. His birth name is Husayn Dost Khan. He was the son-in-law of the Nawab of Carnatic Dost Ali Khan, under whom he worked as a Dewan. He belonged the Muslim Nait community which had ruled the Carnatic under the Nawab Zulfiqar Ali Khan during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. Chanda Sahib was an ally of the French and annexed the Madurai Nayak and was declared as the Nawab of Tanjore he was weakened by constant Maratha attacks and was defeated by Muhammed Ali Khan Wallajah who was allied to Nasir Jung. After his forces were defeated by Robert Clive and the Maratha Confederacy he attempted to recuperate his losses but was beheaded in a mutiny by Hindu subjects in the Tanjore army.

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Chanda Shahib - Rise To Power
... and his nephew and confidential adviser, the well-known Chanda Sahib ... He then marched away, leaving Chanda Sahib to enforce his award as best he could ... Meenakshi required Chanda Sahib to swear on the Quran that he would adhere faithfully to his engagement ...
Meenakshi (Nayak Queen)
... Nawab’s son, Safdar Ali Khan, and his nephew and confidential adviser, the well-known Chanda Sahib ... He then marched away, leaving Chanda Sahib to enforce his award as best he could ... Queen Meenakshi required Chanda Sahib to swear on the Quran that he would adhere faithfully to his engagement, and he accordingly took an oath in front of his Sepoys and Sowars ...
Tiruchirapalli - History
... Meenakshi committed suicide and Tiruchirappalli was conquered by Chanda Sahib ... Chanda Sahib ruled the kingdom from 1736 to 1741 when he was captured and imprisoned by the Marathas ... When the Nawab of the Carnatic, Muhammed Ali Khan Wallajah was dethroned by Chanda Sahib in 1751, he fled to Tiruchirappalli and set up his base there ...
Chanda Shahib - Death
... also Muhammed Yusuf Khan At Arcot, and later at Kaveripakkam, Chanda Sahib’s son was defeated and later killed by the British ... Following this Chanda Sahib escaped to Tanjore, only to be captured by the Tanjore army and was beheaded by a Tanjore General ... Ali as the Nawab of Arcot and most of Chanda Sahib's native forces defected to the English ...