Wajid ali shah urdu 30 july 1822 1 september 1887 was the tenth and last nawab of awadh holding the position for 9 years from 13 february 1847 to 11 february 1856. The last king in india wajid ali shah rosie llewellyn jones an affectionate biography of a much maligned king who had the misfortune to be on the throne when the east india company decided to usurp him bibliographic details the last king in india hardback may 2014 o 2200. Virtually written out of historical accounts after awadh was annexed by the east india company in 1856 very little is known about the last 30 years of wajid ali shahs life. The thousands of mourners who lined wajid ali shahs funeral route on 21 september 1887 with their loud wailing and shouted prayers were not only marking the passing of the last king but also the passing of an intangible connection to old india before the europeans came. Last king in india wajid ali shah rosie llewellyn jones a hurst publication an affectionate biography of a much maligned king who had the misfortune to be on the throne when the east india company usurped power
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