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.,
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
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.