Who is the last nawab of awadh ?

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Sanat Shukla asked 13-Sep-2018 in History, Politics & Society by Sanat Shukla
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Who is the last nawab of awadh ?

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UTKARSHA SINGHROUL answered 26 days ago by UTKARSHA SINGHROUL
‘Wajid-Ali-Shah’ was the 10th and last Nawab of Awadh. He held the position of nawab for the period of 9 years, from 13 February 1847 to 11 February 1856. Awadh was also known as ‘Oudh’. A region of modern Indian State of Uttar Pradesh. The traditional capital of Awadh was Faizabad, whereas later the capital was changed to Lucknow.
Nawab Wajid-Ali-Shah’s first wife was “Alam Ara” who was also known as “Khas Mahal” because of his intense beauty.
Who is the last nawab of awadh ?
He led his kingdom under Treaty with British and had impoverished Awadh by imposing a hugely expensive, British-run army and repeated demands for loans. He was a poet, playwright, dancer and great patron of the arts. He is widely credited with the revival of Kathak as a major form of classical Indian dance. He was generous, kind and compassionate towards his subjects, besides being one of the most magnanimous and passionate patrons of fine arts in the Indian tradition. He took a keen interest in the administration of justice, introduced reforms, and reorganized the military.