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Talpur (Balochi: ? ‎) is a Sindhi speaking Baloch tribe[1][2] settled in Sindh, Punjab and Balochistan in Pakistan.

The Talpur Baloch soon gained power and overthrew the Kalhora after the Battle of Halani. Peace between the two warring tribes was soon established and in the year 1783, His Highness Mir Fateh Ali Khan Talpur as the new Amir of Sindh. This brought an end to the ferocious fighting and the defeat of the ruling Kalhora by the Talpur tribes.[3][better source needed]

Talpur dynasty

The Talpur dynasty (Urdu: ‎) (Balochi: ? ‎) was a dynasty of the Talpur Baloch tribe that conquered and ruled Sindh, and other parts of present-day Pakistan, from 1783 to 1843.


In the middle of the 18th century, in the Sindehili were feudal lords of Balochi tribe of the Talpurs, who were in vassalage from the Kalhoras. Taking advantage of the fact that the population was extremely is outraged by the tyranny of the Nawab (ruler) Abdullah Nabi Kalhor, the leaders of the Talpurs raised in June 1779 an uprising and ousted Abdullah Nabis, seized power. Nawab fled to Kandahar, hoping to find support with his suzerain Timur Shah.

Timur Shah agreed to help him, and in 1781 Abdullah Nabi with the assistance of The Afghan troops again became the ruler of Sind. However, fermentation in the country not only did not stop but broke out with renewed vigor. Relying on the support of the disaffected nawab population, the leader of the Talpurs Fatah Ali Khan expelled Abdullah Nabi from Sind in 1783. Sent Timur Shah to the aid of the rulers of Kalhor, a detachment of Afghan troops was defeated by the Balochs in 1786 near Shikarpur.

The Talpur dynasty was defeated by the British in 1843 at the Battle of Miani.[4]

Tenure Amirs of Khairpur
1775-1811 Amir Sohrab Khan Talpur
1811 - 20 December 1842 Amir Rustam Ali Khan Talpur
1829-1839 Amir Mubarak Ali Khan Talpur (challenger)
1839-1842 Amir Nasir Khan Talpur (challenger)
20 December 1842 - 2 April 1894 Amir Ali Murad Khan Talpur
2 April 1894 - 6 March 1909 Amir Faiz Mohammad Khan Talpur I
6 March 1909 - 8 February 1921 Amir Imam Bakhsh Khan Talpur
8 February 1921 - 25 June 1921 Interregnum
25 June 1921 - 25 December 1935 Amir Ali Nawaz Khan Talpur
25 December 1935 - 19 July 1947 Amir Faiz Mohammad Khan Talpur II
19 July 1947 - 14 October 1955 Ayaz Talpur
14 October 1955 Monarchy abolished

See also


  1. ^ www.talpur.com/
  2. ^ The Baloch race. A historical and ethnological sketch. M. Longworth Dames. The Royal Asiatic Society, London, 1902. [1]
  3. ^ Qammaruddin Bohra, City of Hyderabad Sindh 712-1947 (2000).
  4. ^ "Khairpur". The Royal Ark. Buyers, Christopher. Retrieved 2010.

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