Amjad Ali Shah (c. 1801 – 13 February 1847) was the fourth King of Oudh from 7 May 1842 to 13 February 1847.
|Amjad Ali Shah|
|King of Oudh|
|Reign||7 May 1842 – 13 February 1847|
|Coronation||17 May 1842, Farhat Bakhsh Palace, Lucknow|
|Predecessor||Muhammad Ali Shah|
|Successor||Wajid Ali Shah|
|Born||before 30 January 1801|
|Died||13 February 1847|
Farhat Bakhsh Palace, Lucknow
Imambara Sibtainabad, Hazratganj, Lucknow
|Issue||Mustafa Ali |
Wajid Ali Shah
Mirza Jawad Khan
|Father||Muhammad Ali Shah|
His reign began in May 1842. His administration was responsible for a new bridge over the river Gomti and a metalled road from Lucknow to Kanpur. He also built the Hazratganj and Aminabad Bazar, major shopping markets in Lucknow.
He died of cancer on 13 February 1847 at the age of 47 years. He is buried at Imambara Sibtainabad in the western part of Hazratganj, Lucknow. He was succeeded by his son Wajid Ali Shah.
Sons of Amjad Ali Shah
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