Mir Qasim

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Mīr Qasim
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Nawab Nazim of Bengal and Orissa
Reign20 October 1760 – 7 July 1763 (Declared deposed by the East India Company)[source?]
PredecessorMir Jafar
SuccessorMir Jafar
Full name
Mīr Muhqammad qasim Ali khan
Native nameমীর কাশিম
Died(1777-05-08)8 May 1777
Kotwal near Delhi
Noble familyNajafi
Spouse(s)Nawab Fatima Begum Sahiba, daughter of Mir Jafar and Shah Khanum
Issue
  • Mirza Ghulam Uraiz Ja'afari
  • Mirza Muhammad Baqir ul-Husain
  • Nawab Muhammad Aziz Khan Bahadur
  • Nawab Badr ud-din Ali Khan Bahadur
FatherMir Razi Khan
Military career
AllegianceMughal Empire
Service/branchNawab of Bengal
RankSubedar, Nawab
Battles/warsBengal War
Battle of Buxar

Mir Qasim (Bengali: মীর কাশিম; died 8 May 1777) was the Nawab of Bengal from 1760 to 1763.