Shahoji II

Shahoji II
Maharaja of Kolhapur
Reign 1947-1949
Predecessor Shivaji V
Born (1910-04-04)4 April 1910
Died 9 May 1983(1983-05-09) (aged 73)
Bombay, British Raj
Religion Hinduism

Shahaji II (formerly Vikramsinhrao (Nana Sahib) Puar) (4 April 1910 – 9 May 1983) of the Bhonsle dynasty of the Marathas, was the Maharaja of Kolhapur from 1947-1949. Before adoption to the Gadi of Kolhapur, he was the Maharaja of Dewas State (senior) from 1937–1947. He was the first Maharaja of Kolhapur to be adopted from the Puar dynasty.

He was the son of Maharaja Tukoji Rao III Puar of Dewas Senior.

See also


    Shahoji II
    Born: 4 April 1910 Died: 9 May 1983
    Regnal titles
    Preceded by
    Tukojirao III
    (as Maharaja of Dewas (senior))
    Maharaja of Dewas (senior)
    Succeeded by
    Krishnajirao III
    Preceded by
    Shivaji V
    (as Maharaja of Kolhapur)
    Maharaja of Kolhapur
    Succeeded by
    Monarchy abolished
    (Merge within the Republic of India)
    Titles in pretence
    Preceded by
    None; monarchy abolished in 1948
    Maharaja of Kolhapur
    Reason for succession failure:
    Royal titles & privy purse abolished by Government of India
    Succeeded by
    Shahu II
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