Salar Jung family

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Salarjung

The Salar Jung family was a noble family of erstwhile Hyderabad state, India under the Nizams, who ruled the state from 1720 to 1948. They are also credited with the safeguarding of rare artefacts and collections, which are now at Salarjung Museum, thus making valuable contribution to history.

Salar Jung family were the remaining families of the top nobles other than the three great Paigah nobles (who were the highest order of nobolity under the Nizams). After them, ranked the Umra-e-Uzzam. The Salar Jung family was one amongst the Umra-e-Uzzam. The ancestry of the Salar Jungs dates back to the 16th century. By the middle of the 19th century the family assumed importance as five of the family members served as Grand Viziers to the Nizams of Hyderabad.

The family resided at the Dewan Devdi palace.

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