Who was the Nawab of Hyderabad in 1947?

The Nawab of Hyderabad in 1947 was Mir Osman Ali Khan. He became the Nizam (title taken by rulers of Hyderabad) of Hyderabad on 29 August 1911. He was deposed on 17 September 1948, following the successful conclusion of Operation Polo undertaken by the Government of India.

Mir Osman Ali Khan would be the last ruler of Hyderabad, a state that had come to being following its founding by his ancestor Nizam-ul-Mulk, Asaf Jah I in 1724.

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