Nara Bhupal Shah

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Nara Bhupal Shah (1697–1743) was the father of Prithvi Narayan Shah. Nara Bhupal Shah was the son of Bir Bhadra Shah and the grandson of Prithivipathi Shah. He was the king of the Gorkha state in Nepal. He was a brave and courageous man. He tried to extend his kingdom by capturing Nuwakot but he failed. After his death his eldest son Prithvi Narayan Shah completed the annexation of Nuwakot and even the Kathmandu Valley, in his dreams of unified Nepal. Nara Bhupal Shah is a familiar figure in Nepal history.

Preceded by
Prithvipathi Shah
King of Gorkha
1716–1743
Succeeded by
Prithvi Narayan Shah

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