PATIALA

The Phulkian Dynasty

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1845 - 1862 H.H. Farzand-i-Khas-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Mansur-i-Zaman, Amir ul-Umara, Maharajadhiraja Raj Rajeshwar, Sri Maharaja-i-Rajgan, Maharaja Sir Narendra Singh, Mahendra Bahadur, Yadu Vansha Vatans Bhatti Kul Bushan, Maharaja of Patiala, KSI (25.6.1861). b. at Patiala Fort, 26th November 1823, elder son of H.H. Raj Rajeshwar, Sri Maharaja-i-Rajgan, Maharaja Karam Singh, Mahendra Bahadur, Yadu Vansha Vatans Bhatti Kul Bushan, Maharaja of Patiala, by his wife, H.H. Maharani Shri Karam Kaur Sahib, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 23rd December 1845. Installed on the gadi at Patiala Fort, 18th January 1846. He rendered valuable services to the GOI during the Anglo-Sikh wars and the Indian Mutiny, often commanding the Patiala forces in person during several engagements (rcvd: MID, Mutiny Medal). His forces earned particular distinction at Dholpur and Delhi, Thanesar, Ambala, Hissar, Hansi and Ferozepur. Granted the titles of Maharajadhiraja and Raj Rajeshwar in 1857, Farzand-i-Khas, Mansur-i-Zaman, Amir ul-Umara, and Sri Maharaja-i-Rajgan on 13th May 1858, and Farzand-i-Khas-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia on 2nd June 1858. He also received the Narnaul division of the former Jhajjar state, jurisdiction over Bhadaur, and with the Delhi properties of Begum Zinat Mahal. These being further augmented by Khumanun district, portions of Kanudh and Budwana in Jhajjar, and the restoration of powers of capital punishment. Granted a sanad confirming sovereignty over his ancestral and acquired lands in perpetuity, abolition of tribute and the recognition and right of adoption, 5th May 1860. Raised to a permanent salute of 17-guns, 1st November 1861. Mbr. Governor-General's Council 1861-1862. m. seven wives, including (first) H.H. Kakarawala Sri Maharani Sahib-ji. m. (second) H.H. Banawala Sri Maharani Sahib-ji, daughter of Meherban-i-Dostan Sardar Jiwan Singh, CIE, of Bana, in Ambala. m. (third) H.H. Maharani Sri Karam Kaur Sahiba [Buriawala Sri Maharani Sahib-ji], daughter of Sardar Gulab Singh Buria. m. (fourth) H.H. Maharani Sri ... Sahiba (d. at Moti Bagh Palace, Patiala, 17th December 1871). He d. from a fever, at Calcutta, Bengal, 13th November 1862, having had issue (the Narendri Brar Sidhu), one son and three daughters:
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1862 - 1876  H.H. Farzand-i-Khas-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Mansur-i-Zaman, Amir ul-Umara, Maharajadhiraja Raj Rajeshwar, Sri Maharaja-i-Rajgan, Maharaja Sir Mahendra Singh, Mahendra Bahadur, Yadu Vansha Vatans Bhatti Kul Bushan, Maharaja of Patiala, GCSI (28.5.1870). b. at Patiala Fort, 16th September 1852, eldest son of H.H. Farzand-i-Khas-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Mansur-i-Zaman, Amir ul-Umara, Maharajadhiraja Raj Rajeshwar, Sri Maharaja-i-Rajgan, Maharaja Sir Narender Singh, Mahendra Bahadur, Yadu Vansha Vatans Bhatti Kul Bushan, Maharaja of Patiala, KSI, by H.H. the Kakarawala Sri Maharani Sahib-ji, educ. privately. Succeeded on the death of his father, 13th November 1862. Installed at Patiala Fort, 29th January 1863. Reigned under a Council of Regency until he came of age. Invested with full ruling powers, 26th February 1870. Instrumental in beginning construction of the great Sirhind Canal and the foundation of Mohindra College in 1875. A great benefactor and philanthropist noted for donating large sums of money for the foundation of University College at Lahore, the Bengal famine relief fund in 1873, and other good works. Granted an increased salute of 17-guns. Rcvd: the Prince of Wales's gold medal (1875). m. (first) at Am-Khas Bagh, Sirhind Fort, 5th March 1865, H.H. Chahalanwale Maharani Mai Sahib, daughter of Sardär Ram Narain Singh, of Banga. m. (second) … Kaur Sahiba. m. (third) 1866, H.H. Dinawale Maharani Mai Sahib (d. at Moti Bagh Palace, Patiala, 15th December 1875), daughter of Mian Mahtab Singh Dhaliwal, of Dina. He d. at Moti Bagh Palace, Patiala, 13th April 1876, having had issue, four sons and one daughter (the Mahendri Brär-Sidhu):
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1876 - 1900  H.H. Farzand-i-Khas-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Mansur-i-Zaman, Amir ul-Umara, Maharajadhiraja Raj Rajeshwar, Sri Maharaja-i-Rajgan, Maharaja Sir Rajinder Singh, Mahendra Bahadur, Yadu Vansha Vatans Bhatti Kul Bushan, Maharaja of Patiala, GCSI (21.5.1898). b. at Moti Bagh Palace, Patiala, 25th May 1872, eldest son of H.H. Farzand-i-Khas-i-Daulat-i-Inglishia, Mansur-i-Zaman, Amir ul-Umara, Maharajadhiraja Raj Rajeshwar, Sri Maharaja-i-Rajgan, Maharaja Sir Mahendra Singh, Mahendra Bahadur, Yadu Vansha Vatans Bhatti Kul Bushan, Maharaja of Patiala, GCSI, educ. privately. Proclaimed on the death of his father, 14th April 1876. Installed on the gadi, at Patiala, 7th January 1877. Reigned under a Council of Regency until he came of age and was invested with full ruling powers, October 1890. Imported the first motor car to India in 1892, a Deboin Bouton. Mbr. MCC. m. (first) at Patiala, November 1888, H.H. Maharani Sri Jasmer Kaur Sahiba [Mansahia Sri Maharani Sahib-ji], daughter of Sardar Kishen Singh Mansahia, of Chakerian, Patiala. m. (second) H.H. Maharani Sri … Kaur Sahiba [Ranewale Sri Maharani Sahib-ji], sister of of General Sardar Gurnam Singh, Sardar Bahadur, CIE, OBI, sometime Chief Minister of Patiala. m. (third) ) H.H. Maharani Sri … Kaur Sahiba, daughter of a Sardar. m. (fourth) at Patiala, 12th April 1893, Maharani Sri Harnam Kaur Sahib (b. 20th December 1873; d. from tuberculosis, at Patiala Fort, 1896), née Florence Gertrude Bryan, who embraced the Sikh faith shortly before her marriage, elder daughter of Charles Bryan, sometime Stable Master at Patiala, by his wife, Minnie. He d. from wounds received in a hunting accident, at Patiala, 9th November 1900, having had issue (the Rajendri Brar Sidhu), two sons:
Maharaja Sir Rajinder Singh, also married ten morganatic wives, by whom he had further issue, two sons and three daughters:
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