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List of Maratha dynasties and states

Map of India under the British East India Company, 1857 (Oxford University Press, 1907)
India and Burma in the year 1857: Maratha states occupy regions in central and western India

This is a partial list of Maratha dynasties and Maratha princely states.

Historical Maratha clans outside today's MaharashtraEdit

Maratha Princely StatesEdit

The Marathas ruled much of India in the period immediately preceding the consolidation of British rule in India. The Maratha states came to form the largest bloc of princely states in the British Raj, in terms of territory and population.[1]

Ruins of the Raigad Fort which served as a capital of the Maratha Empire in the 17th century.

The Maratha Salute state and Head of State by precedenceEdit

Non-salute statesEdit

Non-salute Maratha states, alphabetically:

States Annexed by the British under the Doctrine of LapseEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ L. K. Singh (February 2008). Indian Cultural Heritage Perspective For Tourism. Gyan Publishing House. pp. 58–. ISBN 978-81-8205-475-2.
  2. ^ Ramusack, Barbara N. (2007). The Indian princes and their states (Digitally print. version. ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press. pp. 81–82. ISBN 978-0521039895. Retrieved 13 October 2016.

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