Here, I have assembled some genealogical information about him:
4 Mirza Qoqan Baig Khan (Mirza Ghalib's paternal grandfather)
2 Mirza Abdullah Baig Khan (father) m. 3 Izzat-ut-Nisa Begum. He d. 1803 in Alwar and he is buried at Rajgarh (Alwar, Rajasthan)
1 Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan (aka Mirza Ghalib) b. 27 December 1797 m. Umarao Begum (d/o Nawab Ilahi Bakhsh). He had 7 children, none of whom survived beyond infancy. He died in Delhi on February 15, 1869
- Mirza Qoqan Baig Khan had 4 sons and 3 daughters. One of them was called Mirza Nasrullah Baig Khan (uncle) d. 1806
- Mirza Ghalib had a brother called Mirza Yousuf Khan d. 1857
- 'The prison of life and the bondage of grief are one and the same
- Before the onset of death, how can man expect to be free of grief?'