List of Maratha dynasties and states

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

A Maratha Durbar showing the Chief (Raja) and the nobles (Sardars, Jagirdars, Istamuradars & Mankaris) of the state.

Historical Maratha dynasties with original clans spread globally edit

Maratha Clans around present day India Region(s) Controlled Present State
Bhonsale Maratha Empire
Satara State
Kolhapur State
Sawantwadi State
Akkalkot State
Kingdom of Nagpur
Bhonsale Thanjavur State Tamil Nadu
Ghorpade Mudhol State
Sandur State
Gaekwad Baroda State Gujarat
Holkar Indore State Madhya Pradesh
Shinde Gwalior State Madhya Pradesh
Pawar Dewas Senior
Dewas Junior
Dhar State
Madhya Pradesh
Newalkar Jhansi State Uttar Pradesh
Bhave Ramdurg State Karnataka
Gandekar Bhor State Maharashtra
Karkare Jalaun State Uttar Pradesh
Patwardhan Jamkhandi State Karnataka
Patwardhan Sangli State
Miraj Senior
Miraj Junior
Kurundvad Senior
Kurundvad Junior
Nimbalkar Phaltan State Maharashtra
Chavan Jath State Maharashtra
Pant Pratinidhi (Jaykar) Aundh State Maharashtra

† - States annexed by the British East India Company

Maratha Princely States edit

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.[citation needed]

The Maratha Salute state and Head of State by precedence edit

Non-salute states edit

Non-salute Maratha states, alphabetically:

States Annexed by the British under the Doctrine of Lapse edit

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ 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.


External links and sources edit