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Ali Dost Khan, often referred to as Dost Ali Khan, was the Mughal Empire's Nawab of the Carnatic[1] from 1732 to 1740. He was the son of Ghulam Ali Khan, brother of the Nawab Saadatullah Khan. His childless uncle adopted him as heir, and he succeeded his uncle in 1732, he successfully gained the investiture and an official Firman by the Mughal Emperor Muhammad Shah.

Dost Ali Khan
Died20 May 1740
Military career
AllegianceMughal Empire
Service/branchNawab of Arcot
Battles/warsMughal-Maratha Wars

Titles heldEdit

Preceded by
Muhammed Saadatullah Khan I
Nawab of the Carnatic
1732 –20 May 1740
Succeeded by
Safdar Ali Khan

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Naravane, M.S. (2014). Battles of the Honorourable East India Company. A.P.H. Publishing Corporation. pp. 150–151. ISBN 9788131300343.