Meet the richest Indian ever and it’s not Tata, Birla or Ambani

We keep listeni about the richest people and families in India today. 

If you ask anyone about the richest person in India, names that come to the mind are commonly that of industrialists like the Tatas and Birlas. 

However, you will be surprised that the richest Indians ever could be the erstwhile kings of the land that ruled parts of India before independence from colonial rule made the nation a democracy. 

But you will be interested for knowing which of these kings was the richest of them all? 

The answer of this question is Mir Osman Ali Khan. He was the Nizam of Hyderabad. 

He ruled Hyderabad for 37 years from 1911 to 1948. But do you know how rich was he exactly? And how much did he have the property according to the current time? Here’s the answer.

Know about richest Indian ever – Mir Osman Ali Khan 

The last Nizam of Hyderabad before the princely state was taken into the Indian democratic fold in 1948, Mir Osman Ali Khan was a rich man beyond imagination. He succeeded his father as the Nizam of Hyderabad in 1911 and stayed at the helm for nearly four decades. 

According to updated estimation from last year, Mir Osman Ali Khan’s net worth today would be a mind-boggling over Rs 17.47 lakh crore ($230 billion or Rs 1,74,79,55,15,00,000.00), after adjusting for inflation. 

This is almost near the net worth of the world’s richest man currently, Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk, at $250 billion.