Ğulām Ḥusayn “Salīm” Zaydpūrī (d. 1233/1817-18)


Ğulām Ḥusayn “Salīm” Zaydpūrī migrated to Bengal and was employed there as a post-master to the East India Company serving under George Udny (a Commercial Resident of the East India Company). At Udny’s request, the author composed a history of Bengal entitled Riyāż al-salāṭīn, completed in 1202/1787-8. He died in 1233/1817-18.


Riyāż al-salāṭīn     Gardens of the Sultans

Completed 1202/1787-8.