Hyder Ali(redirected from Ali Haider (military))
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Hyder Ali:see Haidar AliHaidar Ali
or Hyder Ali
, 1722–82, Indian ruler. A Muslim of peasant stock, he rose by military brilliance to command the army of the Hindu state of Mysore.
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Hyder Ali, Haidar Ali
1722--82, Indian ruler of Mysore (1766--82), who waged two wars against the British in India (1767--69; 1780--82)