Talpur Mirs – An Introduction

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Khairpur Revisited – Education

A commentary of the video documentary that provides in-depth details on the measures taken by the Talpur Mirs for the advancement of education in Khairpur.

Mir Rustum Ali Khan Talpur

Sarkar Mir Rustam 'Ali Khan Talpur, 'Ali Jah, Huzur Pur Nur, Wali-i-Mulk-i-Khudadad Rais-ul-Umara Sarkar Mir Rustam Ali Khan Talpur, 'Ali Jah, Huzur Pur Nur, Wali-i-Mulk-i-Khudadad, Rais-ul-Umara He was...

Remembering the Battle of Dubbo

Remembering the Battle of Dubbo - March 24, 1843 The monument of the Battle of Dubbo, Hyderabad, Sindh Dauntless valiance and boundless patriotism of Sher-i-Sindh Mir Sher Muhammad Talpur...

Mir Ali Nawaz Talpur Jr

Mir Ali Nawaz Talpur (Junior) belongs to Shahwani branch of the Talpurs. He is the son of Mushtaq Ali Talpur. He was born on 4th March 1971 at...

Khairpur Revisited – Education

A commentary of the video documentary that provides in-depth details on the measures taken by the Talpur Mirs for the advancement of education in Khairpur.

Who are Talpurs?

Who are Talpurs?

Sindhi Speaking Baloch Tribe

Talpur is a Sindhi-speaking Baloch tribe settled in Pakistan’s Sindh, Punjab, and Balochistan provinces. Their dynasty ruled Sindh or its parts until 1955.

The tribe founded the Talpur dynasty and ruled between 1783-1843. A branch of the dynasty ruled as the princely state of Khairpur until 1955.

The Talpur Baloch served as Kalhora dynasty tribal military leaders but, after the Kalhoras assassinated a Talpur ruler, took over the reins of government at the Halani Battle. In 1783 Talpur rule was established over Sindh, with His Highness Mir Fateh Ali Khan Talpur as the new Amir. It brought an end to the fierce fighting among the tribes with the defeat of the powerful Kalhora.