Bapu Gokhale

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Bapu Gokhale was a general working for the Marathas in the Third Anglo-Maratha War.[1] He was entrusted by Peshwa Baji Rao II with the preparations of the Third Anglo-Maratha War against the British in 1818.[1] He died on February 19, 1818 during the battle of Ashti while defending the Peshwa from the British. He fought bravely and died with a sword in his hand just as he had wished he would have preferred to.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Duff 1921, pp. 468–469.
  2. ^ Duff 1921, p. 491.