Diwanji Begum – Daughter of a Persian noble

Diwanji Begum

Diwanji Begum was the wife of Abu’l-Hasan Asaf Khan who was the Grand Vizier or the Prime Minister of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. She was the daughter of the Persian high born Khwaja Ghias-ud-din of Qazvin in Iran.

Daughter of Diwanji begum
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Quick Facts

  • Full Name: Diwanji Begum
  • Born: Not known
  • Died: Not known
  • Religion: Islam
  • Spouse: Abu’l-Hasan Asaf Khan
  • Father: Khwaja Ghias-ud-din
  • Mother: Not known
  • Famous as: Mother of Mumtaz Mahal