Name : Pathan Turrebaz Khan (Unknown–24 January 1859) Born : Hyderabad State, British India. Begum Bazar in present-day Hyderabad, Telangana State. Died : 24 January 1859, Current Toopran Village, Medak District, Telangana. Turrebaz Khan's nickname 'Turum Khan' in Dakhani Urdu to this day is synonymous with courage and valour. Pathan Turrebaz Khan was a Rohilla military leader. Turrebaz Khan led the famous army of the Arabs and Rohillas. He was the son of Rustum Khan, a Pathan resident of Hyderabad. He joined the British Army and served as Jamedar in the British Cantonment of Aurangabad. Very little is known about him, but he was responsible for putting Hyderabad on the map of country's first war of independence. Turrebaz led the 1857 uprising in Hyderabad along with Maulvi Allaudin. Pathan Turrebaz Khan, with the help of Maulvi Allauddin, attacked the Hyderabad Residency, the home of British rulers, with around 500 rebels on 17 July 1857. It was an attempt to free Ja
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