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The Royal House of Shah

GENEALOGY

Tilla Rai
I
Jita Rai
I
Atal Rai
I
Tutha Rai
I
Vimika Rai
I
Hari Rai
I
Brahma Rai
I
Manorat Rai [Manamath Ranaji Rao]
I
Jaina Khand
I
Bhupal Singh [Bhupal Ranaji Rao], who settled at Ridi, in Nepal, ca. 1494.
I
Mincha Khand I, of Nuwakot
I
Jayan Khand [Ajaya Simha]
I
Suriya Khand
I
Mincha Khand II
I
Vichitra Khand
I
Jagdeva Khand [Jayadeva Singh]
I
Sri Raja Kulmandan Shah [Kulanandan Khand], Raja of Kaski
I
Sri Raja Yaso Brahma Shah, Raja of Lambjang
(with whom we treat)

Sri Sri Raja Yaso Brahma Shah, Raja of Lambjang, youngest son of Sri Raja Kulmandan Shah, Raja of Kaski, who conquered Kaski and received the title of Shah from the Emperor of Delhi. He had issue, three sons:
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1559 - 1570 Sri Sri Raja Drabya Shah, Raja of Gorkha, second  son of Sri Sri Raja Yaso Brahma Shah, Raja of Lambjang, educ. privately. Conqured the principalities of Liglig, Siranchok, and Azirgarh. Eventually subjugated Gorkha, expelled its ruling dynasty of Khandka, and was crowned as Raja, at the Fort of Gorkha in September 1559. m. Sri Sri Sri Rani Sumadavati. He had issue, a son:
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1570 - 1605 Sri Sri Raja Purendra Shah, Raja of Gorkha, only son of Sri Sri Raja Drabya Shah, Raja of Gorkha, younger son of Raja Yasobam Shah, Raja of Lambjang, by his wife, Sri Sri Sri Rani Sumadavati, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1570. m. (first) Sri Sri Rani Satyavati Devi. m. (second) Sri Sri Rani Ambavati Devi (d.s.p.), of Salyana. He d. 1605, having had issue, two sons:
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1605 - 1609 Sri Sri Raja Chatra Shah, Raja of Gorkha. m. Sri Sri Rani Shushirakavati, elder son of Sri Sri Raja Purendra Shah, Raja of Gorkha., by his first wife, Sri Sri Rani Satyavati Devi, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1605. Deposed seven months later, 1606. He d.s.p.m. 1609.
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1609 - 1633 Svasti Sri Giriraj Chakrachudamani Narayantyadi Vividha Virudavali Sirajman Manonnat Shrimant Maharajadhiraj Rama Shah, Raja of Gorkha, younger son of Sri Sri Raja Purendra Shah, Raja of Gorkha, by his first wife, Sri Sri Rani Satyavati Devi, educ. privately. Succeeded on the deposition of his elder brother, 1606. One of the formost warriors of the dynasty, he expanded his territories considerably, clashed with Tibet, then established diplomatic relations with the Mughal Emperor in order to forestall them. Assumed the titles of Svasti Sri Giriraj Chakrachudamani Narayantyadi Vividha Virudavali Sirajman Manonnat Shrimant Maharajadhiraj. Abdicated in favour of his only son, 1633. m. (first) Sri Sri Rani Mahimavati, daughter of Sri Raja Raj Malla, Raja of Parbat. m. (second) Sri Sri Rani Sashirekha Devi, of Musikot. He d. 1636, having had issue, three sons:
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1633 - 1645 Svasti Sri Giriraj Chakrachudamani Narayantyadi Vividha Virudavali Sirajman Manonnat Shrimant Maharajadhiraj Dambar Shah, Raja of Gorkha, eldest son of Svasti Sri Giriraj Chakrachudamani Narayantyadi Vividha Virudavali Sirajman Manonnat Shrimant Maharajadhiraj Rama Shah, Raja of Gorkha, by his second wife, Sri Sri Rani Sashirekha Devi, educ. privately. Succeeded on the abdication of his father, 1633. m. (first) Sri Sri Sri Rani Barnavati. m. (second), Sri Sri Rani Rumavati or Rukma Bai. m. (third) Sri Sri Rani Gangavati. m. (fourth) Sri Sri Rani Manmutavati or Bhanmati. He d. 1645, having had issue, four sons:
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1645 - 1661 Svasti Sri Giriraj Chakrachudamani Narayantyadi Vividha Virudavali Sirajman Manonnat Shrimant Maharajadhiraj Krishna Shah, Raja of Gorkha, eldest son of Svasti Sri Giriraj Chakrachudamani Narayantyadi Vividha Virudavali Sirajman Manonnat Shrimant Maharajadhiraj Dambar Shah, Raja of Gorkha, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1642. m. (first) Sri Sri Rani Sakunthalavati Bai. m. (second) Sri Sri Rumilavati Bai. He d. 1661, having had issue, one son:
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1661 - 1673 Svasti Sri Giriraj Chakrachudamani Narayantyadi Vividha Virudavali Sirajman Manonnat Shrimant Maharajadhiraj Rudra Shah, Raja of Gorkha, only son of Svasti Sri Giriraj Chakrachudamani Narayantyadi Vividha Virudavali Sirajman Manonnat Shrimant Maharajadhiraj Krishna Shah, Raja of Gorkha, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 1658. m. (first) Sri Sri Bada Rani Purnavati Devi. m. (second) Sri Sri Kancha Rani Damantivati Devi. He d. 1673, having had issue, five sons:
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