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1932 - 1945 Field Marshal H.H. Ojaswi-Rajanya Ati-Projjwala-Nepal-Taradisha Atula-Jyotirmaya-Subikhyat-Tri-Shakti-Patta Ati-Prasidha-Prabala-Gorkha-Dakshina-Bahu Pridhuladhisha Sri Sri Sri Maharaja Juddha Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana, Maharaja of Lambjang and Kaski, GCB (m 23.12.1939), GCSI (1.1.1935), GCIE (3.6.1933, KCIE 1.1.1917). b. at Tallo Narayanhiti Durbar, Katmandu, 19th April 1875, fifteenth son of Commanding-General H.E. Dhir Shumshere Jang Bahadur Rana, by his fifth wife, Sri Rani Juhar Kumari Devi, educ. Singha Durbar Sch. Comsnd as  Col at birth 19/4/1875, prom Maj-Gen 1885, cdr Patan Bde 1890-1901, Northern Cdng-Gen 1901, Southern Cdng-Gen 1901-1907, Eastern Cdng-Gen 1907-1908 & 1909-1910, COS to the Prime Minister 1908-1909, Snr Cdng-Gen Western Cmnd and Chief of Army Staff 1913-1929 (actg. 1910-1913), Mukhtiyar & C-in-C 1929-1932. Proclaimed as Prime Minister, Supreme C-in-C of the Nepalese Army and Maharaja of Lambjang and Kaski, at Jawalakhel Durbar, Lalitpur, 1st September 1932. Installed at the Narayanhiti Royal Palace, Katmandu, 14th October 1932. Retired from all his offices and abdicated as Maharaja of Lambjang and Kaski, 29th November 1945. Hon. Lieut-Gen British Army 9/3/1934, prom Hon. Gen 17/3/1942. Hon. Col. 1st King George V's Own Gurkha Rifles (The Malaun Regiment), 2nd King Edward VII's Own Gurkha Rifles (The Sirmoor Rifles), 3rd Queen Alexandra's Own Gurkha Rifles, 4th Prince of Wales's Own Gurkha Rifles, 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles (Frontier Force), 6th Gurkha Rifles, 7th Gurkha Rifles, 8th Gurkha Rifles, and 10th Gurkha Rifles IA 9/3/1934-1946. Hon. Gen Chinese Army Heng Patwing Sunehiyan Lunchuyang Syanchyang, 6/6/1934. Grand Master of the Most Refulgent Order of the Star of Nepal and the Most Puissant Order of the Gurkha Right Hand 1932-1945, and the Most Illustrious Order of the Three Divine Powers 1937-1945. Rcvd: Great Earthquake (1935), and Royal Jubilee (1936) medals, GC Orders of St Maurice and St Lazarus of Italy (21.3.1933), Legion of Honour of France (23.5.1934), Leopold of Belgium (1935), and the Netherlands Lion (5.6.1939), Star and Sash of the Order of the German Red Cross (1937), and Pao Dingh Hsuan Chang 1st class (6.6.1934) of China. m. (first) at Katmandu, 1888, H.H. Sri Sri Sri Jetha Bada Maharani Padma Kumari Devi (d. at Padma Nivas Palace, Nati Imbi, Benares, 1965), from the family of the Shah Raja of Gulmi, by whom he had four sons and two daughters. m. (second) H.H. Sri Sri Sri Kancha Maharani I (b. at Godavari), previously styled Bardali Nani Sahibm. (third) H.H. Sri Sri Sri Mahila Maharani (b. at Katmandu), previously styled Musa Nani Sahib. m. (fourth) ca. 1916, H.H. Sri Sri Sri Kancha Maharani Gambir Kumari Rajya Lakshmi II (d. at Dehra Dun, India, 1955), a Chetri lady from Godavari, the only wife to follow her husband to Argali and Dehra Dun after his abdication in 1945. m. (fifth) H.H. Sri Sri Sri Sahila Maharani (d. at Katmandu, 7th October 1938), who had three daughters. m. (fifth) H.H. Sri Sri Sri Sita Maharani, a Bhotia lady from Rumjatar. m. (a) Sanu Rani. m. (i) Baithakay Nani Sahib. m. (ii) Talimay Nani Sahib. He d. at Dehra Dun, India, 20th November 1952, having had issue, twenty sons and twenty daughters, including:
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