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Copyrightę1900 - 1929 Colonel H.H. Maharaja Shri Brijendra Sawai Sir Kishan Singhji Bahadur Jang, Maharaja of Bharatpur, KCSI (1.1.1926). b. at the Mahal Khas, Lohagarh, Bharatpur, 4th October 1899, elder son of H.H. Maharaja Shri Brijendra Sawai Ram Singhji Bahadur Jang, Maharaja of Bharatpur, by his second wife,H.H. Maharani Sri Maji Sahiba Bibiji Giriraj Kaurji, CI, educ. Mayo Coll, Ajmer, and Wellington Sch, Somserset. Succeeded on the deposition of his father, 27th August 1900. Installed on the gadi, at Jawahar Burj, Lohagarh, Bharatpur, 30th August 1900. Reigned under the Regency of his mother until he came of age and was invested with full ruling powers, 28th November 1918. Cmsnd as Hon Lieut British Army 1/1/1918, prom Hon Major 1/1/1921, and Hon Lieut-Col 25/10/1921. Hon Col 1st Btn, 144th (Bharatpur) Infantry, IA 10/1/1919. Colonel-in-Chief Kishan Singh’s Own Brijendra Lancers 1921-1929. Attended the funeral of the King-Emperor Edward VII, 1910. Page-of-Honour to the King-Emperor at the Delhi Durbar, 1911. Granted a permanent salute of 19-guns, in recognition of the services of his troops in the Great War, 1st January 1921. Rcvd: Delhi Durbar gold medal (1911), and GO of the Order of the Crown of Belgian (12.2.1926). m. at Qila Mubaraqat, Faridkot, 3rd March 1913, H.H. Maharani Sri Maji Sahiba Bibiji Rajendra Kaurji Sahiba (b. at Qila Mubaraqat, Faridkot, 190x; d. at Deeg, 18th August 1929), Col-in-Chief Brijendra Elephant Artillery, youngest daughter of H.H. Farzand-i-Sadaat Nishan Hazrat-i-Kaiser-i-Hind Raja Balbir Singh, Brar Bans Sahib Bahadur, Raja of Faridkot. He d. at Agra, 27th March 1929, having had issue, four sons and three daughters:
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1929 - [1995] Colonel H.H. Maharaja Shri Brijendra Sawai Brijendra Singhji Bahadur Jang, Maharaja of Bharatpur. b. at Sewar Fort Palace, Lohagarh, Bharatpur, 1st December 1918, eldest son of Colonel H.H. Maharaja Shri Brijendra Sawai Sir Kishan Singhji Bahadur Jang, Maharaja of Bharatpur, KCSI, by his wife, H.H. Maharani Sri Maji Sahiba Bibiji Rajendra Kaurji Sahiba, educ. Bryanston Sch, Blandford, Dorset, and Wellington Sch, Somerset. Succeeded on the death of his father, 27th March 1929. Ascended the gadi 14th April 1929 and reigned under a Council of Regency until he came of age. Invested with limited ruling powers, 22nd October 1939. Invested with full ruling powers, 19xx. Hon Lieut Bharatpur Mechanical Transport Troop 1919, Colonel-in-Chief Kishan Singh’s Own Brijendra Lancers 1929-1950. Cmsnd as Hon Lieut Indian Army 21/7/1942, attached 21st KGVO Central India Horse, prom Hon Capt 11/7/1944, Hon Lt-Col 15/8/1945, and Hon Col 15/10/1946. Signed the instrument of accession to the Dominion of India, August 1947. Entered into a covenant with his fellow rulers to form the United State of Matsya on 28th February 1948, by which his state merged with that union effective from 17th March 1948. Consented to a further covenant creating the Greater Rajasthan union on 10th March 1949, by which his state merged with that union effective 15th May 1949 (when he ceased to enjoy sovereign powers). MP (Lok Sabha) 1962-1971. The GOI amended the Indian Constitution to remove his position as a "ruler" and his right to receive privy-purse payments, 28th December 1971. Rcvd: Silver Jubilee (1935), Coron. (1937) and Indian Independence (1947) medals. m. (first) at the Amba Vilas Palace, Mysore 18th June 1941, H.H. Maharani Sri Jayachamunda Ammani Avaru (b. at Mysore, 30th October 1927; d. in childbirth, at Bangalore Palace, Mysore, 1954), third daughter of H.H. Maharajkumar Sri Sir Kanthirava Narasimharaja Wadiyar Bahadur, Yuvaraja of Mysore, GCIE, by his wife H.H. Soubhagyavati Yuvarani Sri Kempu Chelvaja Ammani Avaru, fourth daughter of The Hon Sardar Delavoi Devaraj Urs. m. (second) at Bharatpur, 22nd June 1961 (div. 1972), H.H. Maharani Sri Videh Kaurji Sahiba (b. at Mysore, 5th February 1933; d. at the Mahal Khas, Bharatpur, 5th February 1985), née Soubhagyavati Sri Sushila Lakshammani Avaru, daughter of Sardar Sri Subba Raj Urs, of the Turuvekere Urs family of Mysore. He d. 8th July 1995, having had issue, five daughters by his first wife, one son and one daughter by his second:
  • 1) H.H. Maharaja Shri Brijendra Sawai Vishvendra Singhji Bahadur Jang, Maharaja of Bharatpur (s/o Videh Kaurji) - see below.
  • 1) Maharajkumari Sri Bibiji Parvat Kaurji Sahiba. b. at the Chamundivihar Palace, Mysore,, 25th October 1942 (d/o Jaya Chamundammani), educ. Loretto Convent-Tara Hall, Simla, and the Nazareth Convent, Ootacamund. m. Kanwar Harinderjit Singh. She had issue, two sons and one daughter:
    • a) Kanwar Gurinderjit Singh.
    • b) Kanwar Jagjit Singh.
    • a) Bibiji Kiran Kaur. CopyrightęChristopher Buyers
  • 2) Maharajkumari Sri Bibiji Pushpendra Kaurji Sahiba. b. at the Moti Mahal Palace, Bharatpur, 12th December 1944 (d/o Jaya Chamundammani), educ. Loretto Convent-Tara Hall, Simla, and the Nazareth Convent, Ootacamund. m. May 1969, Krishna Shamsher Jung Bahadur Rana, son of Major-General Sri Sri Sri Maharajkumar Shanta Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana, of Nepal, by his wife, Sri Rani Achala Rajya Lakshmi Devi, daughter of H.M. Svasti Sri Giriraja Chakra Chudamani Narayanetyadi Vividha Virudavali Virajamana Manonnata Parama-Ojaswi-Rajanya Parama-Projjwala-Nepal-Tara Parama-Pavitra-Om-Ram-Patta Parama-Jyotirmaya-Subikhyata-Tri-Shakti-Patta Parama-Suprasiddha-Prabala-Gorkha-Dakshina-Bahu Mahadhipati Shriman Sri Sri Sri Sri Sri Maharajadhiraja Tribhuvan Bir Bikram Jang Bahadur Shah Bahadur Shamsher Jang Devanam Sada Samaja Vijayinam, King of Nepal - see Nepal (Lambjang & Kaski).
  • 3) Maharajkumari Sri Bibiji Renuka Kaurji Sahiba. b. at the Moti Mahal Palace, Bharatpur, 11th March 1947 (d/o Jaya Chamundammani), educ. Loretto Convent-Tara Hall, Simla, and the Nazareth Convent, Ootacamund. m. at the Golbagh Palace, Bharatpur, 11th December 1969, Raja Shri Mahendra Singh, of Pisawa, in the Aligarh dist. of UP.
  • 4) Maharajkumari Sri Bibiji Deergh Kaurji Sahiba [H.H. the Maharani of Nabha]. b. at the Moti Mahal Palace, Bharatpur, 1954 (d/o Jaya Chamundammani), educ. privately. m. at Bharatpur, 12th December 1970, H.H. Farzand-i-Arjumand, Aqidat-Paiwand-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Barar Bans Sarmur, Raja-i-Rajagan, Maharaja Shri Hanuwant Singh Malvendra Bahadur, Maharaja of Nabha (b. at Dholpur, 5th December 1948), eldest son of Colonel H.H. Farzand-i-Arjumand, Aqidat-Paiwand-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Barar Bans Sarmur, Raja-i-Rajagan, Maharaja Shri Sir Pratap Singh Malvendra Bahadur, Maharaja of Nabha, KCSI, by his wife, H.H. Dholpurwala Maharani Shri Urmila Devi Sahib, only daughter of Colonel H.H. Rais ud-Daula, Sipahdar ul-Mulk, Saramad Rajha-i-Hind, Maharajadhiraj Sri Sawai Maharaja Rana Sir Udai Bhan Lokendra Bahadur, Diler Jung Jai Deo, Maharaj Rana of Dholpur, GCIE, KCSI, KCVO. She had issue, two sons - see India (Nabha).
  • 5) Maharajkumari Sri Bibiji Rohini Kaurji Sahiba [Ganga Kaur]. b. at Bharatpur, 1963 (d/o Videh Kaurji) educ. privately. m. Sardar Rabindrabir Singh Grewal, son of Sardar B. Singh Grewal, sometime Chief Minister of Faridkot, by his wife, Maharajkumari Ruby Rajbir Kaur Sahiba, third daughter of Brigadier H.H. Farzand-i-Dilband, Rasikh-ul-Itiqad-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Raja-i-Rajgan, Maharaja Sir Ranbir Singh Rajendra Bahadur, Maharaja of Jind, GCSI, GCIE. She had issue, a son:
    • a) Kanwar Govind Singh Grewal.
  • 6) Maharajkumari Sri Bibiji Bhanu Shankari Devi Sahiba. b. at Bangalore, 1965 (d/o Videh Kaurji).
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[1995]  H.H. Maharaja Shri Brijendra Sawai Vishvendra Singhji Bahadur, Bahadur Jang, Maharaja of Bharatpur. b. at Moti Mahal Palace, Bharatpur, 23rd June 1962, only son of Colonel H.H. Maharaja Shri Brijendra Sawai Brijendra Singhji Bahadur Jang, Maharaja of Bharatpur, by his second wife, H.H. Maharani Sri Videh Kaurji Sahiba, educ. Mayo Coll, Ajmer. Succeeded on the death of his father as Head of the Royal House of Bharatpur, 8th July 1995. Chair Bharatpur District Zila Parishad 1988-1989, MLA for Bharatpur in the Rajasthan state assembly 1993-1998, MP (Lok Sabha) for Bharatpur 1989-1991 and since 1999, Political Adviser to the Chief Minister of Rajasthan 2007-2008. Mbr Indo-US Forum of Parliamentarians, Parliamentary Cttees for Science, Technology, the Environment & Forests 1999-2004, and Personal & Public Grievances, Law & Justice since 2004, etc. m. 15th February 1989, H.H. Maharani Sri Divya Kumari Sahiba (b. at Lucknow, 6th November 1963), educ. Isabella Thoburn Coll, and Univ of Lucknow (BA), Mbr Bharatpur District Zila Parishad 1996, MP (Lok Sabha) for Bharatpur 1996-1999, Vice-Presdt Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) until 2006, MLA for Deeg in the Rajasthan State Assembly 2007-2008, Chair Rajasthan Subordinate Services Brd since 2008, daughter of Rao Shri Surendra Singh Ju Dev, Rao of Behri. He has issue, one son:
  • 1) Yuvraj Sri Maharajkumar Anirudh Singh Bahadur Sahib [Anirudh Vishvendra Bharatpur]. b. 19th June 1992, educ. The Leys Sch, Cambridge, and Univ Coll, London (UCL) (BSc 2012). Employed with The Oberoi, Dubai 2014-2015, Global Public Relations at One & Only Resorts since 2015.
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