The Nizam of Hyderabad had as much money as no one in the world had at that time.

Hyderabad was integrated into India in the month of September 1948. It has been 76 years since Hyderabad joined India. Now the Unification Day of Hyderabad is about to come on 17th September, which the government celebrates as Hyderabad Liberation Day, while some parties also celebrate it as Rebellion Day. When there is talk of integration of Hyderabad, it is imperative to talk about the Nizam here. So today we are also going to tell you about Mir Osman Ali Khan, the last Nizam of Hyderabad, whose wealth and miserliness were discussed a lot.

In such a situation, we know how much property the seventh Nizam of Hyderabad had and what is the dispute regarding his property. Also, you will know about the tales of those miserly, who are associated with the Nizam of Hyderabad…

How much was the property?

Claims are even made for the last Nizam of Hyderabad that he was the richest person in the world. But at that time he was considered the richest person in India and his discussions were all over the world. At that time, Time magazine also printed his photo on the cover and he was counted among the most wealthy people. It is believed that at that time he had incalculable wealth.

By the 80s and 90s, the Nizam was one of the 10 richest people in the world. Although there is no official record about his wealth, but it is said that even during the period of independence, he was the owner of 130 billion rupees. By the way, Nizam Mir Osman Ali Khan did not have much hobby like other Nizams and he did not spend much on clothes etc. However, he is said to have had a paperweight, which was made of 185-carat diamonds. Apart from this, his hobbies were not very luxury.

Also, in a report, his total wealth was estimated at more than $ 236 billion at that time and it is believed that no one in the world had that much money at that time.

What is the story of miserliness?

In a BBC report, based on the famous book ‘Maharaja’, it has been written, ‘Whenever he used to invite someone to his place, he was served very little food. Two biscuits were also given on tea and he himself was fond of smoking cheap cigarettes instead of expensive cigarettes. At the same time, when someone offered him cigarettes, he used to keep several cigarettes instead of one. The Nizam, who did not wish to join India, used to keep his life quite normal.

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