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8th Nizam:
6 palaces & more

Mukarram Jah, the 8th and final Nizam of Hyderabad breathed his last in Istanbul, Turkey on January 14, 2023.

He had a net worth of Rs 100 crores, owned 6 extravagant palaces — the stories of which transcended borders

Jah’s maternal grandfather was AbdulMejid II, last Caliph of the Ottoman Dynasty

Born into royalty

Jah leased the Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad, valued at over Rs 100 crore, to the Taj Group of hotels and was paid an annual lease of
Rs 1 crore for it

Owner of 6 historic palaces

The Chowmahalla Palace, the Chiran Palace, the Nazri Bagh Palace,
the Purani Haveli and the Naukhanda Palace in Aurangabad also belonged
to him

He also inherited the Nizam jewels, including the historic Jacob and Golconda diamonds (with a single Jacob diamond estimated at Rs 1,000 crore), most of which were sold to the Government of India

Mukarram Jah reportedly also had the largest minted gold coin of the world, the 12 kg gold mohur which was last seen in a bank in Europe in 1987

In 1992, he got this farm which spanned half-a-million acres and was a nine-hour drive away from Perth

Murchison House Station in Perth

The Nizam owned a Bentley, a Jeep and a Mercedes among other expensive cars

A fleet of almost
60 cars

The Sultan married five times. His first wife was Esra Birgin, a Turkish noblewoman

Five marriages

His last wife was Ayesha Orchedi, with whom he tied the knot in 1994.

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