Jaswant Singh of Bharatpur

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Jashwant Singh (Hindi: महाराजा जशवन्त सिंह; 1851–1893) was the ruler of the princely state of Bharatpur from 1853 to 1893 in Rajasthan, India. His successor was Maharaja Ram Singh.

Jashwant Singh
Maharaja of Bharatpur
Durbar at Bharatpur.jpg
Reign21 March 1853–1893 AD
Coronation8 July 1853, again 10 June 1869, again 28 March 1872
PredecessorMaharaja Balwant Singh
SuccessorMaharaja Ram Singh
Born1 March 1851
Deeg, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, Bharatpur State, now Rajasthan, India
Died12 December 1893 (aged 42)
Deeg, Bharatpur, Rajasthan, Bharatpur State, now Rajasthan, India
HouseSinsinwar Dynasty
FatherBalwant Singh of Bharatpur

Early lifeEdit

Jaswant Singh was born at Deeg on 1 March 1851. He was the only son of Maharaja Balwant Singh. He was educated privately. He had knowledge of the Hindi, English and Persian languages.[citation needed]

Ascended the throneEdit

Jashwant Singh succeeded on the death of his father on 21 March 1853. He ascended the gaddi (throne) on 8 July 1853, reigning under a Council of Regency until he came of age. He assumed limited ruling powers on 10 June 1869 and was invested with full ruling powers on 28 March 1872.[citation needed]

Death and successionEdit

He died at the Deeg Palace on 12 December 1893, having had issue, four sons and three daughters. His successor was Maharaja Ram Singh.

Name and titlesEdit

His official full name and title was: His Highness Shri Yadukul Maharaja Jashwant Singh, 11th Maharaja of Bharatpur, GCSI.

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Regnal titles
Preceded by
Maharaja Balwant Singh
Maharaja of Bharatpur
Succeeded by
Maharaja Ram Singh