Fateh Jung Shah
Sri Mukhtiyar Chautariya
Fatte Jang Shah
श्री मुख्तियार चौतारिया
|Mukhtiyar of Nepal|
|Preceded by||Rana Jang Pande|
|Succeeded by||Mathabar Singh Thapa|
|Prime Minister of Nepal|
|Preceded by||Mathabar Singh Thapa|
|Succeeded by||Jang Bahadur Rana|
|Father||Chautariya Prana Shah|
|Relatives||Chandrarup Shah (great-great-grandfather)|
Chautariya Pushkar Shah (uncle)
Bam Shah (grand-uncle)
Hasti Dal Shah (grand-uncle)
|Nickname(s)||Fatte Jang Chautariya|
Early life and backgroundEdit
Fatya Jung Shah was born on 1805 A.D. as eldest son of Sri Chautaria Prana Shah and Chautaryani Moha Kumari Devi. He was 5th generation of King Prithvipati Shah of Gorkha. He was nephew of PM Chautariya Pushkar Shah. His 4 brothers were Colonel Sri Chautaria Guru Prasad Shah, Rajguru Ram Krishna Bahadur Shah, Captain Sardar Bir Bahadur Shah and Colonel Sri Chautaria Rana Sher Shah. His sister was Hiranya Garbha Devi, third wife of PM Jung Bahadur Rana. He was educated privately.
He was appointed Mukhtiyar (1840-1843). He lived in exile at Gaya, India from 1843 to 1845. Later, he was promoted to Full General and Commander of Three Regiments in 1845 after the exile. He then served as Mukhtiyar and Minister of Foreign Affairs (1845-1846).
He had three sons Sri Chautaria Khadga Bikram Shah (Khadga Babusaheb) who was killed with him at Kot Massacre. Other two are Guru Prasad Shah and Guna Bahadur Shah.
He was killed in Kot Massacre at the courtyard of Hanuman Dhoka Palace on 14 September 1846 A.D
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