Jayappaji Rao Scindia

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Jayappaji Rao Shinde
Sardar
Reign 1745 - 1755
Born ca 1720
Died 25 July 1755
Nagaur, Rajasthan
Issue Jankoji Rao Scindia
Father Ranoji Rao Scindia
Mother Maina Bai
Religion Hinduism

Jayappaji Rao Scindia (Sindhia, Shinde) (ca 1720 - 25 July 1755) also known as Jayappa Dada Sahib, was a Maratha general. He ruled Gwalior State in northern India from 1745 to 1755, succeeding his father Ranoji Rao Scindia who had founded it.[1][2]

He was killed by two Rathore Rajput adherents of Maharaja Vijay Singh of Jodhpur before the walls of Nagaur in Rajasthan on 25 July 1755,[3] after entanglement in the affairs of Jodhpur[4]

He was succeeded by his son Jankoji Rao Scindia, killed at the Third Battle of Panipat in 1761.

Jayappa had four daughters who married in the knight families of Shinde includes Nimbalkar, Two in Ghorpades and last one in the house of Savant - Bhonsle family. Jankoji Shinde married to Kashibai Nimbalkar, sister of Vyankatrao and Janrao Nimbalkar of Phaltan, both Sardars of Nizam of Hyderabad hailing from Phaltan.

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Jayappaji Rao Scindia
Born: 1720 Died: 1755
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Ranoji Rao Scindia
Maharaja of Gwalior
1745–1755
Succeeded by
Jankoji Rao Scindia

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