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Amir Khan Mir Miran Yazdi III

Positions Held

Subedar of Bihar 1675-76 and 1676-77
Darocha-i Gurzbardaran 1670
Subedar of Allahabad 1669-70 and 1671-72
Subedar of Kabul 1660-61, 1665-66, 1671-72, 1674-75,1677-78 and 1699
Deputy Subedar of Lahore 1659-60
Faujdar of Kohistan-i-Jammu 1658-66
Mir Tuzuk 1655-56


A nobleman of high rank in the time of the emperors Shah Jahan and 'Alamgir, he was a great favourite of the latter. After his death, the emperor conferred the title of Amir Khan on his son.

Place of death: Kabul



1. Muhammad Afzal Khan, 1987. Iranian Nobility Under Shahjahan and Aurangzeb. Thesis. Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.
2. H.G. Keene. An Oriental Biographical Dictionary Founded on Materials Collected by Thomas William Beale. London: W. H. Allen & Co., Limited, 1894.

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