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INDIAN BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY, 1915.
Investigator, 1888-1892 ; and to Pa- mir Boundary Commission, 1895 ; Superintendent of the Indian Mu- seum and Professor of Zoology in the Zvledical College, Calcutta, since 1893; CLE. , 1903 ; Author of .-1 Naturalist in Indian Seas and numerous Zoological mono- graphs ; retired 1907.
Alexander, General Sir James,
entered the Bengal Artillery, 1820; Present at capture of Bhartpur, 1825-6 ; commanded the Artillery under Pollock in Afganistan, 1842; forced the Khyber Pass, at Tezin and Kabul; in the Gwalior campaign, at Maharajpur, 1843; in the Satlaj campaign, 1845-6 at Badi- wai, Aliwal, Sobraon; C.B., K.C. B., 1871; General. 1872; retired 1887.
Ali Chowdhri. also l^nown as Shahzada Mirza Aurangazeb ;
Nawab, Khan Bahadur ; descended from Prince Mirza Jahandar ; has founded an Anglo- Vernacular High School, and a public library at Comilla : has contributeds liberally to all sorts of local charities. Recreations : .athletics and hunt- ing. Address : Kurshed ]Munzil Paschingaon, Homnabad Pargana, Tippera, Bengal.
Ali Husain Khan, Nawab of Fateh- pur ; born, 1854 and succeeded to title, 1902 ; belongs to a family of Saiyids, said to have been founded by Ikram-ud-Din Ahm^d, who followed Humayun from Persia ; J obtaining some agpointment. at the 'Moghul Court, he was succeed- ed by his son and grandson. The son of the latter, ]\Iohammad Taki, held high office in the time of Aurangazeb and received Jagirs in Kashmir. Lahore and elsewhere ; Saiyid Z;a-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 IMohammad Khan, who was suc- ceeded by his son Ahmad Hussain Khan from whom the estate has descended to the present holder ; it comprises of 6 villages in Fateh- pur assessed at Rs. 13,560. The title has been recognised. Address : Fatehpur, U.P.
Ail Nag! Kazi Saiyid Khan Baha- dur ; born, 6th June, 1852; Edu- cated at Benares. Tahsildar of Cawnpore 1892, Deputy Collector, Mirzapur, 1896 ; Ghezam, 1909- 1911. Pays a revenue of Rs. 4, 000 to Government. Address : Naunahra, GhazipurDt. ; U.P.
Allan, Henry John, M.A.. Bar-at- Law ; Professor of History, Presi- dency College, Madras ; appointed to service, 1894 ; joined Indian Educational Service, 1897. Ad- dress : Presidency College, Madras.
Allbless, N.D. B.A. (Cantab), LL.B., Bar-at-Law. Educated in Bom- bav and in Cambridge ; called to the Bar (^Middle Temple), 1888 and commenced practice first in the
, Bombay High Court, and then before the Privy Council ; elected a Member of the Urban District Council in 1899 ; retired and was re-elected in 1902 ; Chairman of the Hampton Division on the Mid- dle Sex County Council, 1901 ; Trustee of the Hampton Gram- mar School. Address: Hampton Division, Middlesex, England.
Amarnath. Rai Saheb : Chief Minister to H. H. the Maharaja of Kashmir. Born, 18G6 ; Governor of Jammu, 189.3—1905 ; Foreign Minister to the State ; Rai Saheb,