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11. Indian Monarchs ( Historical )




58. Sangram Singh (Rana Sanga) - Became king of Mewar in 1509 He defeated Sultan of Gujarat, Sultan of Manda and Ibrahim Lodi of Delhi. He even defeated Babar once when he first made an  attempt to enter India. However was defeated later in the battle of Khanua. During many wars, he lost a hand, a leg, an eye and had over all 80 wounds on his body. He was dead because of poisoning by his opponents on 30th Jan., 1528.

59. Udai Singh - Son of Maharana Sanga. He was a child when Rana Sanga died. Caretaker king Banbir made an attempt to kill him, but was saved by his dai, Panna, who sacrificed her own son, Chandan. Udai Singh passed his childhood in Kumbhalgarh. He defeated Banbir and got his kingdom back. Because of regular attacks on Chittor, he built another city, Udaipur on the safe site in Aravali hills and made it his capital.

60. Maharana Pratap - Son of Udai Singh. Jaivanti Bai was his mother. Born on May 9, 1540. Udai Singh nominated his another son Jagmal Singh to throne, but his courtiers replaced him and crowned Pratap Singh as Rana of Mewar. He was the only king in Rajasthan who did not surrender before the mighty king Akbar. Maharana got havy loss in the battle of Haldi Ghati, between him and Akbar’s commander Raja Man Singh. But he reorganised his army with the donations made by his courtier Bhamashah and took back possession of almost all the forts from Akbar.

61. Amar Singh - Son of Maharana Pratap, was the king of Mewar after the death of his father . Udaipur was his capital. He entered into treaty with the Mughals.

62. Raj Singh - The descendant of Rana Pratap, was ruler of Mewar during the time of Shahjehan. He took possession of many castles of Shahjehan. Aurangzeb attacked him later but using guerilla tactics, he did not allow him to take possession of his kingdom.

63. Bhoj Parmar - An illustrious king of Parmar dynasty. Ruled between 1018 to 1060 AD. His Capital was Dhara. Defeated Chalukya and Kalchhui kings but was defeated by Chandra Dev Vidyadhar. Was author of many books on music, yoga, grammer, mathematics etc.


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