History of Tanoli Tribe

They have a history that The Tanoli see themselves as to dive from one Amir Khan,who (so says their custom) touched base in the Tanawal valley with his children around 1500, having crossed the Indus stream to arrive.

The predecessors of the Tanoli in the long run settled in Mahaban. Some time later, looking for arrive, they crossed the Indus waterway under the order of Maulvi Mohammad Ibrahim, and caught domain from the Turkic people groups settled there.

Among the new pioneers were Amir Khan Beerdewa and his six children (Pall Khan, Hind Khan, Thakar Khan, Arjin Khan and Kul Khan) who settled the Tanawal area; the six families or sub-tribes are purportedly named after the six children of Beerdewa.

Tanoli’s have ruled the province of Amb of Hazara since the thirteenth century up until the wars with the Sikhs in the nineteenth century. They were often occupied with uprisings with progressive leaders of the Delhi Sultanate and additionally aligning with Ahmed Shah Abdali in his victory of India. They were additionally the last governing tradition of the State of Amb. Charles Allen in his book alluded to them as “to a great degree antagonistic and capable Tanolis of the Tanawal Moutains”.

They were additionally the last controlling line of the State of Amb. “Many Mouths, Many platitudes” Many individuals endeavored to connect the tanoli with their own tribe or another else. Yet, it’s unmistakable and acknowledged from the history.That they are Abbasi. Tanoli are not Jungua.

Tanoli are not Barlas Mughals. Barlas mughals are the individuals who interface them selves with (IERO MA JEET BARLAS )(Turk and Barlas Mughals are from same branch there granddad is same on the off chance that we are mughal or turk …why turk mastermind the armed force of troopers against tanoli’s to stop them to enter in pakhal in light of the fact that they decide pakhal around then in the event that we are there Brothers they invite us with open arms however they battle with us many time yet they neglected to stop us to enter us here. Tanoli are not Rajas. Tanoli did’t accompanied Greek Alaxander. Tanoli’s are not Pukhtoon.


you cannot find tanoli’s in the history books of pushtoons as a sub tribe of pushtoons or as a pushtoon (Tarikh-e-afghana) by (sami jan) and i have likewise said the connection of the guide which has taken from the book of SIR OLAF CARO book The Pathans He didn’t specify tanoli area (land) and tanoli’s in the rundown of pushtoon tribes. Tanoli Cheif Ameer Khan martyred in fight aginst Yousfzai tribe. Yousfzai involved the zone of swat and buner and compled the tanoli tribe to the estern bank of indus waterway.

The beginning of tanoli prompts the Al-Abbas ibn Abd-al-Muttalib, the paternal uncle of Prophet Mohammad (P.B.U.H). From this Reference they are Abbasi.


List of the hereditary Tanoli rulers of Amb State

– 1803 (Mir) Haibat Khan


1803 – (Mir) Hashim Ali Khan


– 1818 (Mir) Nawab Khan


1818 – 1840 (Mir) Painda Khan


1840 – 1868 (Nawab) Jahandad Khan


1868 – 1907 (Nawab) Mohammad Akram Khan


1907 – 26 February 1936 (Nawab) Khanizaman Khan


26 February 1936 – 1971 (Nawab) Mohammad Farid Khan


Qualities and Features of Tanoli Tribe (Based on the order of tribes of the Indo-Pak by the British)


The Tanolies were tallied among the Martial races, a philosophy in view of the presumption that specific ethnic gatherings are naturally more aggressively slanted than others ( It was a term initially utilized by the British, who watched that the Scottish Highlanders were more wild in fight than others in Britain, and stretched out this idea to India).


They have numerous Pathan traditions and take much pride in their dress and appearance.


The Tanolis bolster themselves only by farming, and their essential sustenance is unleavened bread with buttermilk and spread; yet fowls, eggs, fish, and diversion are likewise articles of eating regimen.


Of the individuals who live in the slopes, many are as reasonable as Italians, with eyes of light hazel or grayish blue and often dark colored hair and ruddy whiskers. The individuals who live on the low-lying lands close to the Indus are darker. All are heavy and dynamic men, and have the notoriety of being great warriors and staunch partisans.


They are tough and basic in their propensities, by and large free from the indecencies of stealing and lewdness; yet unsophisticated, unshakable, and unforgiving.

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