Neku Siyar(Redirected from Nikusiyar)
|Titular Mughal Emperor|
|Predecessor||Shah Jahan II|
|Born||before 6 October 1679|
|Died||12 April 1723 (aged 43)
|Burial||Maysoleum of Qutbiddin Kaki, Delhi|
|Father||Sultan Muhammad Akbar|
|Mother||Salima Banu Begum|
Neku Siyar, or Nikusiyar Mohammed, was a claimaint to the throne of India. He had been in prison from 1681 to 1719 and initiated a war to seize the throne in 1719. He was son of rebel Muhammad Akbar, son of Aurangzeb and was brought up in a harem in Agra. In 1695 he was 16 was appointed suehdar of Assam until 1701 In 1702 The Prince appointed Subehdar of Sindh by Aurangzeb he served until 1707.
The local Minister Birbal (not the Birbal of Akbar's fame) used him as puppet and proclaimed him emperor, but since the prince had spent his life inside harem and talked like a catamite, he was laughingly ignored and again put in jail by the Syed Brothers.
He died in 1723 at age of 43.
War of Succession and fateEdit
However, an ambition so grand just couldn't be accomplished, and the Syed Brothers defeated both Nekuseyar and Birbal by June and deposed both of them from their former posts.