Prithvi of Nepal

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Prithvi Bir Bikram Shah
King of Nepal
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King Prithvi of Nepal
Reign 17 May 1881 – 1 December 1911
Coronation 1 December 1881[1]
Born 18 August 1875
Birthplace Basantapur, Nepal
Died 11 December 1911 (aged 36)
Place of death Kathmandu, Nepal
Predecessor Surendra Bir Bikram Shah
Successor Tribhuvan Bir Bikram Shah
Consort to Raman Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah
Divyeshwari Laxmi Devi Shah
Kirti Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah
Durga Rajya Laxhmi Devi Shah
Royal house House of Shah
Father Trailokya Bir Bikram Shah Deva
Mother Lalita Rajya Laxmi Devi
Religious beliefs Hinduism

Prithvi Bir Bikram Shah, King of Nepal (18 August 1875 – 11 December 1911) was King of Nepal from 1881 until 1911. Among the most notable events of his reign were the introduction of the first automobiles to Nepal, and the creation of strict water and sanitation systems for much of the country. King Prithvi's eldest child was Princess Royal Laxmi Rajya Laxmi Devi, who was married to Field Marshal Kaiser Shamsher Jang Bahadur Rana.[2] She was made the Crown Princess and was heir to Nepal's throne until she was in her late teens, when her brother King Tribhuvan Bir Bikram Shah Dev was born. Until then King Prithvi only had four daughters.[3]

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Prithvi of Nepal
Born: 18 August 1875 Died: 11 December 1911
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Surendra Bir Bikram Shah
King of Nepal
1881–1911
Succeeded by
Tribhuvan Bir Bikram Shah