49. Balaji Baji Rao
- Son of Baji Rao I .
His empire was spread upto Bihar, Orissa and Punjab. Was the king from
1740 to 1761.
50. Hyder Ali - He was the king of Mysore
who defeated British forces in 1780 but lost to them in 1781. Died in
51. Tipu Sultan
- Son of Hyder Ali.
Became king of Mysore in 1782. British forces could defeated him only in
the 3rd battle. Because of his bravery, he is known as Shere-Mysore.
52. Rani Laxmi Bai
- Took over the reign
of Jhansi after the death of her husband Gangadhar Rao. As she had no
son, adopted one who was not recognized by the British
and ordered to annex Jhansi in British empire. Laxmi Bai fought
bravely but lost and killed in 1858 at an early age of 23.
53. Guhil - Established Gehlot dynasty
in Mewar in 566 AD.
54. Bappa Rawal
- Real name Kalbhoj. A
mighty king of Gehlot dynasty, believed to rule Mewar between 734 to 753
AD. He was a devotee of Ekling and ruled in his name as
his Deewan (Prime Minister). He defeated the kings of Gazni,
Kabul, Kandhar, Iran and Iraq.
55. Ratan Singh
- Became king of
Chittore in 1302. Allah-uddin Khilji attacked him to abduct his beautiful wife
Padmini. Not being able to win he entered the fort making false
promises and imprisoned the king. The chieftains Gora and Badal played a
trick and disguised themselves as Padmini but were killed in the
war that followed. Queen Padmini immolated herself with 16000
other ladies. The event became famous by the name Johar (First
shaka of Chittore).
56. Hammir - Was the king of Mewar
between 1326 to 1364 AD. He defeated and imprisoned Mohd. Tuglaq when he
attacked Mewar Released him after three months taking Ran Thambore and cash in return. The state prospered much in his
57. Rana Kumbha
- Took charge of Mewar
in 1433 Defeated Mehmood Khilji and imprisoned him for six months
when he attacked Mewar. In the memory of this victory a
memorial was erected called Victory Tower which sill stands. He expanded
his empire wining Gujarat, Malwa, Mandu and a part of Delhi,
He is remembered as Surtan (King of Hindus). He was an able
administrator as well as had good knowledge of music, arts and
architect. He got constructed many forts out of which Kumbhal Garh and
Achalgarh forts are famous.