Shivaji III

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Shivaji III (26 December 1830 – 4 August 1866) was a Raja of Kolhapur of the Bhonsle dynasty. He ruled from 1838 to 1866. During his reign, he was granted a personal salute of 19 guns with a hereditary salute of 17 guns. He was succeeded by Rajaram I.

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Shivaji III married twice:

  • 1. Her Highness Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Sundrabai Sahib Maharaj Bhonsle (1835–1866). Married at Kolhapur in 1847 and had two sons:
    • 1. Shrimant Yuvraj Shahaji Chhatrapati Maharaj Bhonsle (24 August 1848 – March 1849)
    • 2. Shriman Maharajkumar... (no name) (1855–1857)
  • 2. Her Highness Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Rani Ahilyabai Barodekarin Sahib Maharaj Bhonsle (1842–1895). Daughter of Maharaja Ganpatrao Gaekwad, Maharaja of Baroda. Married at Baroda 1854 and had one son:
    • Shriman Maharajkumar...(no name) (1858–1863)

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Sources[edit]

  • The Royal Ark - Royal and Ruling Houses in Kolhapur: The Bhonsle Dynasty
Shivaji III
Bhonsle dynasty (Kolhapur line)
Born: 26 December 1830 Died: 4 August 1866
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Shahoji I
(as Raja of Kolhapur)
Raja of Kolhapur
1838–1866
Succeeded by
Rajaram I