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Raja Bhagwan Das (1574-1589 AD.)
Son of Raja Bharmal Kachchwaha of Amber, has fought many battles in Gujarat and Punjab. He crossed the river Attock on July 12, 1581 AD and fought to win over the territory inside Afghanistan.

Maharaja Man Singh I (1589-1614)
Man Singh was the son of Maharaja Bhagwan Das and was known as the prince of Amber. Man Singh fought on the behalf of Mughals and successfully became the tribal chiefs of Afghanistan. He became the commander in chief of the Mughal army.

Mirza Raja Jai Singh (1621-1667 AD.) Jai Singh I, at the age of ten ascended the throne of Amber in 1621 AD. He has fought many battles for three Mughal emperors- Jehangir, Shahjahan and Aurangzeb during the early career. He was an ideal leader and an inspiration to the Mughal army and the Rajputs.

Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II(1700-1743 A. D.)
Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh ascended the throne at the age of 12. The entire township of Jaipur was built with his guidance along with the different type of forts for protection. The astronomer prince had many visionary plans for the city of Jaipur to be progressive.

Maharaja Sawai Ishwari Singh (1743-1750 A. D.)
Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh I (1751-1768 A.D.)
Maharaja Sawai Jagat Singh (1803-1818 A.D.)
Maharaja Sawai Ram Singh II (1835-1880 A.D.)
Maharaja Sawai Madho Singh II (1880-1922 A.D.)
H.H. Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II (1911-1970 A.D.)
Brigadier H.H. Maharaja Sawai Bhawani Singh, MVC of Jaipur (1931 – 2011 A.D.)

Royal Families of Udaipur

lake city of Udaipur

The lake city of Udaipur has many histories and traditions from the 14th century. Many royal kings have ruled this beautiful city and some of the famous kings are

Rana Bhim Singh – 1778-1828
Maharana Jawan Singh – 1828-38
Maharana Swaroop Singh – 1842-1861
Maharana Shambhu Singh – 1861-74
Rana Sajjan Singh – 1874-84
Maharana Fateh Singh – 1884-1930
Maharana Bhopal Singh – 1930-55
Maharana Bhagwat Singh – 1955-84
Maharana Arvind Singh from 1984-present

Royal Families of Jodhpur

The history of the Jodhpur royal kings has a bigger list.

1873 – 1895 Maharaja Shri Sir Jaswant Singh II
1895 – 1911 Colonel Maharaja Shri Sir Sardar Singh
1911 – 1918 Colonel Maharaja Shri Sir Sumair Singh
1918 – 1947 Lt-General Maharaja Shri Sir Umaid Singh
1947 - Group Cpt Maharaja Shri Hanwant Singh
1952 – 1956 Maharaja Gaj Singh II / Baapji
1970 – 1971 Yuvraj Shivraj Singh

Royal Families of Jaisalmer

The city of Jaisalmer was founded by Raja Rawal Jaisal during 1156 A D. Many famous royal families are present in this city. Some of the royal kings are

Maharawal Gaj Singh 1820 1846
Maharawal Ranjit Singh 1846 1864
Maharawal Bairi Sal 1864 1891
Maharajadhiraj Maharawal Salivahan Singh III 1891 1914
Maharajadhiraj Maharawal Sir Jawahir Singh 1914 1949
Maharajadhiraj Maharawal Girdhar Singh 1949 1950
Maharajadhiraj Maharawal Raghunath Singh – He is the Last ruler of Jaisalmer- 1950 1971

Royal Families of Bikaner

The princely state of Bikaner state was founded during the 15th century. It was also known as Jangladesh. Rao Bika, from the Rathore Rajput royal family 1465 became the king of Marwar. He was accompanied by his uncle, Rawat Kandhal and conquered many palces and won many battles. The Jat clans were also one of the royal family which has establish own territory. The Mughals are another royal family which were dominant with the Humayun and Akbar. Rai Singh in 1571 became the king and Raja Karan Singh from 1631–1669. Sujan Singh from 1700–1735. Maharaja Gaj Singh from 1746–1787.

Dungar Singh in 1886 became the king of the first Indian Princely State to introduce electricity. Ganga Singh was the king of Bikaner from 1888 to 1943.

Royal Families of Bundi

Bundi was previously called “Bunda-Ka-Nal", Nal meaning “narrow ways”. Later the region was governed by Rao Deva Hada, who took over Bundi from Jaita Meena in 1342 . renaming the surrounding area Haravati or Haroti.

The hereditary rulers of Bundi used the title ‘Rao’ before being granted the prefix ‘Raja’ by the Mughals. A Raja is a ruler of exalted rank but inferior to Maharana or Maharawal.

Maharao Raja Ram Singh Sahib Bahadur (b. 1811 - d. 1889) (1821 to 28 Mar 1889)
Colonel HH Maharao Raja Shri Sir Raghubir Singh Sahib Bahadur (b. 1869 - d. 1927) (12 April 1889 to 28 Jul 1927)
Major HH Maharao Raja Shri Sir Iishwari Singh Bahadur (b. 1893 - d. 1945) (8 Aug 1927 to 3 Apr 1945)
Col. HH Maharao Raja Shri Bahadur Singh Bahadur (1945 to 1977)
HH Maharao Raja Ranjit Singh (b. 1920 - d. 1977) (1977 to 07-01-2010)

Royal Families of Bharatpur

The city of Bharatpur was founded by Maharaja Surajmal (Sinsinwar) in 1733. This city was named after Bharat, brother of Rama. In 1722 Badan Singh was the ruler of Bharatpur state and the capital was Deeg. In 1862 Jaswunt Singh was crowned as the youngest Maharaja of Bharatpur at the age of eleven.

Jawahar Singh was one of the prominent king who travelled to Pushka along with troupes in 1828. In December 1767 Jawahar Singh was attacked by the raja of Jaipur at the battle of Maonda.

Some of the kings from the royal family who were the rulers of bharatpur were

Maharaja Randhir Singh, 1805 - 1823
Maharaja Baldeo Singh, 1823 - 1825
Maharaja Balwant Singh, 1825 - 1853
Maharaja Jaswant Singh, 1853 - 1893
Maharaja Ram Singh, 1893 - 1900 (Exiled)
Maharani Girraj Kaur, regent 1900-1918
Maharaja Kishan Singh, 1918 - 1929 (Exiled)
Maharaja Brijendra Singh, 1929-1947 (Joined the Indian Union)

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