Rana Bahadur Shah
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Rana Bahadur Shah, King of Nepal (Nepali: रण बहादुर शाह) (1775–1806) was King of Nepal from 1777 to 1806. He succeeded to the throne in 1777 on the death of his father, Pratap Singh Shah. He ruled under the regencies of his mother, Queen Rajendra Laxmi (died 1785), and then of his uncle, Bahadur Shah. During this time, the kingdom expanded by conquest to include the Garhwal and Kumaon regions, now part of India.He sent his uncle Bahadur Shah to jail and Bahadur Shah died in jail.
In 1799, he abdicated in favor of his infant son, Girvan Yuddha Bikram Shah Deva, in orrder to become an ascetic. However, he returned back to Nepal along with Bhimsen Thapa, Bal Narsingh Kunwar,and other supporters, and started taking an active part in the role of governance. He was stabbed to death on 25 April 1806 by his stepbrother, Sher Bahadur Shah.
Pratap Singh Shah
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Girvan Yuddha Bikram Shah Deva
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