Jagat Shumsher Rana

Jagat Shumsher Rana (Nepali: जगत शमशेर राणा) was the Commander-In-Chief of the Nepalese Army from 27 February 1877 to 11 May 1879.[1][2]

Jagat Shumsher Rana
जगत शमशेर राणा
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Jagat Shumsher Rana
Commander-In-Chief of the Nepalese Army
In office
27 February 1877 – 11 May 1879
MonarchPrithvi Bir Bikram Shah
Prime MinisterRanodip Singh Kunwar
Preceded byRanodip Singh Kunwar
Succeeded byDhir Shamsher Rana
Personal details
Born1826 (1826)
Kingdom of Nepal
Died11 May 1879(1879-05-11) (aged 52–53)
Nepal
RelationsRana dynasty
Parents

Rana was born in 1826 to Bal Narsingh Kunwar and Ganesh Kumari as the seventh son.[2][3] He was removed from the rolls of succession after plotting against Ranodip Singh Kunwar.[4]

Rana was succeeded by Dhir Shamsher Rana in 1879.[5]

Seal of Jagat Shumsher Rana

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mainali, Pramod (2000). Milestones of History. Pramod Mainali. p. 34. ISBN 978-99933-57-60-5.
  2. ^ a b Khatri, Shiva Ram (1999). Nepal Army Chiefs: Short Biographical Sketches. Sira Khatri. p. 69.
  3. ^ Rāṇā, Purushottama Śamaśera Ja Ba (1998). Jung Bahadur Rana: The Story of His Rise and Glory. Book Faith India. p. 3. ISBN 978-81-7303-087-1.
  4. ^ Bell, Thomas (15 April 2016). Kathmandu. Haus Publishing. ISBN 978-1-910376-39-3.
  5. ^ Kumar, Satish; Studies, Indian School of International (1967). Rana Polity in Nepal; Origin and Growth. Asia Publishing House. p. 72.