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'Who's Who in Persia (Volume III) Arabistan, Luristan, Isfahan & Bakhtiari' [‎4r] (12/62)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (27 folios). It was created in 1923. It was written in English. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers.


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(Volume III)
[A.BDLL HAMID (Sardar-i~Ajal). —2nd son of Shaikh of
Muhammerah. Deputy Governor of Ahwaz since 1917.
He is firm and maintains good order. Carries on
family tradition of friendship for British.
ABDUL HUSSEIN KHAN.—Bakhtiari, son of Ghulaffi
Hussein Khan. Governor, Behbehan. Did a lot of
looting in Burburud in August 1916.
-rigent at Shustar. A spendthrift and always in debt.
In 1919 acted as Governor of Arabistan.
ABDUL KARIM KHAN ( Sardar-i-Lashhar). — Son of tt
Shaikh of Muhammerah. Married the daughter c
Ahmed Chalabi, February* 1919,

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The first edition of Who's Who in Persia (Volume III) Arabistan, Luristan, Isfahan & Bakhtiari , compiled by the General Staff, India, comprises a biographical dictionary of individuals, families, and tribes connected with those regions in 1922.

It also includes a genealogical tree for the Bakhtiari Chiefs (folio 10).

The volume was published by the Government Central Press, Simla, 1923.

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1 volume (27 folios)

The biographical entries are arranged in alphabetical order from front to back, with cross-references where required.

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Foliation: the foliation sequence (used for referencing) commences at the front cover with 1, and terminates at the inside back cover with 29; these numbers are written in pencil, are circled, and are located in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. side of each folio. Pagination: the file also contains an original printed pagination sequence.

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'Who's Who in Persia (Volume III) Arabistan, Luristan, Isfahan & Bakhtiari' [‎4r] (12/62), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/MIL/17/15/11/5, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 10 April 2020]

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