Thanjavur Subha Rao

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Thanjavur Subha Rao
Diwan of Travancore
In office
1830–1837
Monarch Swathi Thirunal
Preceded by T. Venkata Rao
Succeeded by R. Ranga Rao
In office
1839 – June 1842
Monarch Swathi Thirunal
Preceded by T. Venkata Rao
Succeeded by Krishna Rao

Thanjavur Subha Rao was an Indian administrator and musician who served as the dewan of the state of Travancore in the 1830s.

Subha Rao was a native of Thanjavur. He was so fluent in English that he was also known as "English" Subha Rao.[1] He tutored the Maharaja of Travancore Swathi Thirunal in Sanskrit, Marathi, political science and Carnatic music.[2][1] In 1830, he was appointed Dewan of Travancore.[1]

As Dewan of Travancore[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Weidman, Pg 63
  2. ^ "Biography of Swathi Thirunal". Retrieved 2008-07-09. 

References[edit]

Weidman, Amanda J.(2006), Singing the Classical, Voicing the Modern, Duke University Press,ISBN 0-8223-3620-0