Prince Nirajan of Nepal

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Prince Nirajan
Prince of Nepal
Full name
Nirajan Bir Bikram Shah Dev
House Shah dynasty
Father King Birendra of Nepal
Mother Queen Aishwarya of Nepal
Born (1977-11-06)6 November 1977
Narayanhiti Royal Palace, Kathmandu, Nepal
Died 1 June 2001(2001-06-01) (aged 23)
Narayanhity Royal Palace, Kathmandu, Nepal
(victim of the Nepalese royal massacre)
Religion Hinduism

Prince Niranjan Bir Bikram Shah Dev, (6 November 1978 – 1 June 2001) was a Prince of Nepal, younger brother of King Dipendra, who was responsible[1][2] for the Nepalese royal massacre, in which Nirajan and other royals were killed at a dinner in 2001. Nirajan was next in line to the throne after Dipendra.

Education and Interests[edit]

He was educated from Budhanilkantha School, Kathmandu and had a degree of B.B.A from Kathmandu College of Management. He was interested in sports and specially in swimming.

Death[edit]

He died in the infamous Nepalese royal massacre in 1st June 2001 along with his father, mother, sister and other close royal relatives.

Honours[edit]

National Honours
  • King Birendra Silver Jubilee Medal (1997).png Commemorative Silver Jubilee Medal of King Birendra (31/01/1997).[3]

Ancestry[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rahul Bedi; Alex Spillius (2001-06-08). "Massacre witness blames Crown Prince". The Telegraph. Retrieved 2008-05-28. 
  2. ^ Nepal survivors blame prince
  3. ^ Royal Ark