List of Rajputs
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This is a list of notable members of the Rajput community.
- 1 Historical figures
- 2 Politicians and armed forces of India
- 3 Politicians, lawyers and armed forces of Pakistan
- 4 Sports
- 5 Art, culture and cinema
- 6 References
- Amar Singh Rathore, rebel against Shah Jahan
- Dulla Bhatti, rebel against Akbar
- Durgadas Rathore, rebel against Mughal rule
- Ganga Singh
- Gulab Singh, first Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir
- Hari Singh, the last ruler of Jammu and Kashmir (princely state)
- Hasan Khan Mewati, ruler of Mewat
- Isa Khan, a Muslim Rajput chief of Bengal
- Jai Singh I, King of Amber
- Jai Singh II, founder and King of Jaipur
- Jaswant Singh of Marwar
- Jodha of Mandore, founded the city of Jodhpur
- Kunwar Singh rebel against British rule
- Pabuji, local deity of Rajasthan
- Pratap Singh, successful insurgent king against Mughals
- Prithvi Narayan Shah, Emperor of Gorkha Kingdom, Unifier of Nepal, claims descent of Sisodia of Chittor
- Prithviraj Chauhan, King of Ajmer who ruled the kingdoms of Ajmer and Delhi in northern India during the latter half of the 12th century
- Rai Bhoe Bhatti, founder of Nankana Sahib
- Rai Bular Bhatti, son of Rai Bhoe Bhatti and heir to his estate of over 100,000 acres (400 km2) of land in the modern-day Nankana Sahib District
- Rana Sanga, ruler of Mewar
- Rani Padmini, queen of Chittor who committed Jauhar
- Rana Ratan Singh rebel against British rule
- Ratnasimha, ruler of Chittor (13 AD)
- Rawal Jaisal, founder of the city of Jaisalmer
- Shekha of Amarsar, king of Amarsar
- Udai Singh II, founder of Udaipur
- Vanaraja Chavda, ruler of the Chavda Dynasty in Gujarat
- Zorawar Singh Kahluria, Kalhuria Rajput who conquered Ladakh, Baltistan, Gilgit and Western Tibet
Politicians and armed forces of India
Politicians of India
- Bhim Singh, Jammu and Kashmir politician
- Shah Nawaz Khan, soldier with the Indian National Army and former Union Minister
- V. P. Singh, former Indian Prime Minister
Indian armed forces
- Khudadad Khan, awarded the Victoria Cross
- General Rajendrasinhji Jadeja, former Maharaja of Nawanagar state and the first Chief of Indian Army
- Major Shaitan Singh, awarded the Param Vir Chakra[page needed]
- Naik Jadu Nath Singh Rathore, awarded the Param Vir Chakra
- Brigadier Sawai Bhawani Singh, awarded the Mahavir Chakra
Politicians, lawyers and armed forces of Pakistan
Pakistani politicians and lawyers
- Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, 4th President and the 9th Prime Minister of Pakistan
- Rana Bhagwandas, former Chief Justice of Pakistan
- Allah Bux Soomro, former Chief Minister of Sindh
- Rana Chander Singh, former Federal Minister of Pakistan
Pakistani armed forces
- Major Rana Shabbir Sharif, awarded the Nishan-e-Haider
- Pilot Rashid Minhas, awarded the Nishan-e-Haider
- Major Raja Aziz Bhatti, awarded the Nishan-e-Haider
- Captain Raja Muhammad Sarwar, awarded the Nishan-e-Haider
Art, culture and cinema
- Jeffrey G. Snodgrass, Casting kings: bards and Indian modernity, Oxford University Press US, 2006, ISBN 978-0-19-530434-3,
... Amar Singh Rathore was seventeenth-century noble belonging to Jodhpur's royal Rajput family during the reign of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan ... made the emperor's representative (subedar) of Nagaur district ...
- Duggal (1979). Folk romances of Punjab. p. 51.
- The Cambridge History of India. p. 247.
- Animal Kingdoms By Julie E. Hughes- Google Books
- Full text of "Gulab Singh 1792 1858"
- Jael Silliman
- Aspects of India's International Relations, 1700 to 2000: South Asia
- Joglekar (2006). Decisive Battles India Lost (326 B. C. to 1803 A. D.). p. 60.
- Isa Khan on Banglapedia written by ABM Shamsuddin; chief Editor Professor Sirajul Islam
- Sarkar, Jadunath (1994). A History of Jaipur: C. 1503-1938.
- Nissan, Ephraim (2012). Computer Applications for Handling Legal Evidence, Police Investigation and Case Argumentation. Springer Science & Business Media. p. 431.
- Rani, Kayita (2007). Royal Rajasthan. p. 17.
- Veer Kanwar Singh foundation
- Kabeer, Naila (2005). Inclusive Citizenship: Meanings and Expressions. p. 88.
- Encyclopædia Britannica, Rana Pratap Singh
- Nepal - Jon Burbank - Google Books
- Encyclopædia Britannica, Prithviraja-III
- "Guru Nanak's estate flourishes in Pakistan". The Tribune. 26 May 2007. Retrieved 23 September 2014.
- "Rajput". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
- "Umerkot: Lost in history". Dawn.Com. Retrieved 2016-09-01.
- Sharma (2002). Meera: The Divine Incarnation. p. 35.
- Brown, Thomas (2008). Rajasthan, Delhi & Agra. Ediz. Inglese. p. 274.
- "Prof. Bhim Singh Official Website". Profbhimsingh.com. Retrieved 2016-09-01.
- Sahgal, Prem Kumar; Khan, Shah Nawaz; Dhillon, Gurbakhsh Singh (1946). The I. N. A. Heroes: Autobiographies of Maj. Gen. Shahnawaz, Col. Prem K. Sahgal. Hero Publ. pp. 15, 60.
- Kumar, Ashwani (2008). Community Warriors: State, Peasants and Caste Armies in Bihar. Anthem Press. p. 76.
- "Medals of Honour". emel.com. Retrieved 2014-09-13.
- Kutch rulers and their coinage
- India's World: Essays on Foreign Policy and Security Issues
- Pal, Dharm (1978). Traditions of the Indian army. Cite: Naik Jadunath Singh, a Rathor Rajput, serving in 1/7 Rajput Regiment (now the 4th Battalion of the Brigade of Guards) won the Param Vir Chakra posthumously in the Jammu and Kashmir operations in 1948.
- "Maharaja of Jaipur Bhawani Singh passes away - The Times of India". The Times Of India.
- "Zulfikar Ali Bhutto". Encyclopædia Britannica.
- "Former SC judge Rana Bhagwandas passes away in Karachi". The Tribune. Retrieved 2016-09-01.
- Dictionary of National Biography. Research Wing, Indian Bibliographic Centre. 2000. p. 435. ISBN 978-81-85131-15-3.
- "Umerkot's former Rajput ruler is dead". The Hindu News. Retrieved 2014-11-14.
- "Major Shabbir Sharif belonged to a Rajput family" (in Urdu). urdubiography.com. Retrieved 2014-09-18.
- "1971 war hero Rashid Minhas". Samaa tv. Retrieved 2014-07-18.
- "Raja Aziz Bhatti". OnePakistan. Retrieved 2014-08-23.
- "Aye rahe-haq ke shaheedo". Unique Pakistan. Retrieved 2014-09-12.
- "Milkha Singh - The making of a legend". Sify.com. 12 July 2013. Retrieved 18 November 2014.
- Wilde, Simon (1999). Ranji. The Strange Genius of Ranjitsinhji. London: Aurum Press. pp. 194–195. ISBN 1-84513-069-3.
- Dinakar, S. (9 December 2005). "Interview - M. S. Dhoni". Sportstar. 28 (49). The Hindu. Retrieved 30 April 2012.
- Davies, Gareth A (2 December 2011) "'I'm never scared, it's in the blood': Amir Khan interview". Telegraph.co.uk.
- Ganesan, Sharmila (11 May 2008). "I am only scared of God". The Times of India. Retrieved 2014-09-14.
- Garg, Chitra (2010). Indian Champions: Profiles Of Famous Indian Sportspersons. p. 245. ISBN 8170288525.
- "Chitchat with Vishakha Singh". Hyderabad: idlebrain. 20 April 2007. Retrieved 3 March 2012.
- "Obituary: Ram Gopal". The Daily Telegraph. 24 October 2003.
- "I am a strong Rajput girl: Preity Zinta". Express India. Press Trust of India. 2001-12-19. Retrieved 2016-09-01.