MYSORE

The Wodeyar Dynasty

GENEALOGY

Yaduvira
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Bhadrasena
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Sahasrajithu
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Brihatsena
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Brihatbanu
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Aparajithu
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Pradyathana
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Sumitra
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Vasumitra
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Bhadrasya
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Rajadeva
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Vijaya Raj
(with whom we treat)

1399 - 1423 Raja Vijaya Raj or Adi Yadurayaru Wodeyar, Raja of Mysore. b. 1371, eldest son of Rajadeva, educ. privately. Defeated and killed the Delavoi Mara Nayaka of Karugahalli, who had usurped Royal power in Mysore, becoming ruler of that place. m. ca. 1399, Soubhagyavati Rani Sri Devaja Ammani Avaru, daughter of Maisur Chamaraj Wodeyar, of Hadadana. He d. 1423, having had issue, two sons:
1) Raja Hiriya Bettada Chamaraja Wodeyar I, Raja of Mysore (s/o Devaja Ammani) - see below.
2) Rajkumar Sri Hiriya Chamaraja Wodeyar (s/o Devaja Ammani). Adopted into the Kenchengudu family. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
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1423 - 1459  Raja Hiriya Bettada Chamaraja Wodeyar I, Raja of Mysore. b. 1408, elder son of Raja Vijaya Raj or Adi Yadurayaru Wodeyar, Raja of Mysore, by his wife, Soubhagyavati Rani Sri Devaja Ammani Avaru, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1423. m. Soubhagyavati Rani Sri Conja Ammani Avaru, of Bettada Kote. He d. 1459, having had issue: Copyright© Christopher Buyers
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1459 - 1478  Raja Appana Thimmaraja Wodeyar I, Raja of Mysore. b. 1433, son of Raja Hiriya Bettada Chamaraja Wodeyar I, Raja of Mysore, by his wife, Soubhagyavati Rani Sri Conja Ammani Avaru, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1459. m. Soubhagyavati Rani Sri Kantaja Ammani Avaru, of Kalale. He d. 1478, having had issue:
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1478 - 1513  Raja Hiriya Abiral Chamarajarasa Wodeyar II, Raja of Mysore. b. 1463, son of Raja Appana Thimmaraja Wodeyar I, Raja of Mysore, by his wife, Soubhagyavati Rani Sri Kantaja Ammani Avaru, educ. privately Succeeded on the death of his father, 1478. m. Soubhagyavati Rani Sri Padmaja Ammani Avaru, of Bilikere. He d. 1513, having had issue:
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1513 - 1553  Maha-Mandalaswara Birud-antembara-ganda Raja Shri Hiriya Bettada Vijaya Chamaraja Wodeyar III, Raja of Mysore. b. 29th September 1492, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1513. Constructed the Fort of Maheshuru (Mysore) on the site of a village called Puragiri. Assumed the title of Birudantembara Ganda. m. Soubhagyavati Rani Sri Alagaja Ammani Avaru or Goparasamma, daughter of Channarajaiya of Bettada Kote-Tarvalli. He d. 17th February 1553, having had issue, three sons and three daughters: Copyright© Christopher Buyers
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1553 - 1572  Maha-Mandalaswara Birud-antembara-ganda Raja Shri Monegara Appana Timmaraja Wodeyar II, Raja of Mysore, eldest son of Maha-Mandalaswara Birud-antembara-ganda Raja Shri Hiriya Bettada Vijaya Chamaraja Wodeyar III, Raja of Mysore, by his wife, Soubhagyavati Rani Sri Alagaja Ammani Avaru or Goparasamma, educ. privately. Granted Hemmanahalli by his father, before his death. Succeeded on the death of his father, 17th February 1553. m. (first) Soubhagyavati Rani Sri Kempa Amanni Avaru, daughter of Mangappa Wodeyar of Kote-Taoravalli. He d. 1572, having had issue:
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1572 - 1576  Maha-Mandalaswara Birud-antembara-ganda Raja Shri Hiriya Bola Chamaraja Wodeyar IV, Raja of Mysore and Paramount ruler of the Wodeyar Territories. b. 25th July 1507, youngest son of Maha-Mandalaswara Birud-antembara-ganda Raja Shri Hiriya Bettada Vijaya Chamaraja Wodeyar III, Raja of Mysore, by his wife, Soubhagyavati Rani Sri Alagaja Ammani Avaru or Goparasamma, educ. privately. Struck by lightening in boyhood and reduced to baldness, thereafter nicknamed Bola (the bald). Granted Mysore as his appanage by his father, before his death. Succeeded on the death of his elder brother as paramount ruler of the Wodeyar territories, 1572. Expelled the Vijayanagar envoys and revenue collectors from Mysore. m. (first) Soubhagyavati Rani Sri Kempa Ammani Avaru alias Hiriyamma, of Bilikere. m. (second) Soubhagyavati Rani Sri Devaja Ammani Avaru alias Kiriyamma, of the Heggaddevankote family. He d. 9th November 1576, having had issue, four sons:
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1576 - 1578 Maha-Mandalaswara Birud-antembara-ganda Raja Shri Bettada Devaraja Wodeyar, Raja of Kembale and Paramount ruler of the Wodeyar Territories, son of Raja Sri Krishnaraja Wodeyar, Raja of Kembale. Succeeded his uncle as paramount ruler of the Wodeyar territories, 9th November 1576. Defeated in battle ay Kembale by his uncle and exiled to Ankanahalli, 26th November 1578. Later returned, and settled peaceably at Mysore. Blinded and imprisoned by his kinsman Kumaranarsaraja, in misplaced loyalty to his uncle, Raja Wodeyar I. Released by his brother and allowed to leave peacefully at Rungsummudra.
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1578 - 1617 Maha-Mandalaswara Birud-antembara-ganda Raja Mahipati Rajadhiraja Shri Raja Wodeyar I, Raja of Mysore and Paramount ruler of the Wodeyar Territories. b. 2nd June 1552, eldest son of Maha-Mandalaswara Birud-antembara-ganda Raja Shri Hiriya Bola Chamaraja Wodeyar IV, Raja of Mysore, by his first wife, Soubhagyavati Rani Sri Kempa Ammani Avaru alias Hiriyamma, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father as Raja of Mysore, 9th November 1576. Defeated and deposed his nephew in battle at Kembale on 26th November 1578, thereby becoming the paramount ruler of the Wodeyar territories. Acquired the viceroyalty of Seringapatam and thereafter made that city his capital, 8th February 1610. Changed his faith to that of the Vishnu sect, soon afterwards. Launched two campaigns against the ruler of Hadinad in 1614 and 1615 in which he acquired Ummattur, Terakanambi, Haradanahalli, Mugur and Ramasudra. Forced the rulers of Tagadur, Talakad, Hullahalli and Bilikere to submit to his authority in 1615. m. (first) Soubhagyavati Rani Viramba alias Viraja Ammani Avaru, of Sinduvalli, siter of Channaraja of Bommanahalli. m. (second) Soubhagyavati Rani Dodda Ammani avaru, of Bilikere. m. (third) Rani Kempa Ammani Avaru, of Hura. m. (fourth) Soubhagyavati Rani Thimmaja Ammani Avaru, of Bilugali. m. (fifth) Soubhagyavati Rani Nilaja Ammani Avaru, of Belgul. m. (sixth) Soubhagyavati Rani Devira Ammani Avaru, of Bilkere. m. (seventh) Soubhagyavati Rani Mudduja Ammani Avaru, of Tippur. He d. at Melukote, 20th June 1617, having had issue, six sons and one daughter, including:
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