Jamal of Hunza

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Mir Muhammad Jamal Khan (September 23, 1912 – March 18, 1976) was the last Mir of the former princely state of Hunza. He married Shams-un-Nehar - a princess of the former state of Nagar in 1934 and took the throne after the death of his father, Mir Ghazan Khan in April, 1945. After a mass movement in tehsils of Gojal, Brushal, and Shinaki the Mir's rule in Hunza came to an end in 1974 when Z. A. Bhutto, the Prime Minister of Pakistan abolished the Mir's government and annexed the region to the Northern Areas of Pakistan under the federal government. Two years after his abdication Khan died at his residence in Karimabad, the former capital.

Mir Jamal Khan
Last ruling Mir of Hunza (princely state)
Mir of Hunza
BornMuhammad Jamal Khan
23 September, 1912
State of Hunza
Died18th March, 1976
Karimabad, Gilgit-Baltistan (then Northern Areas)

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