Nara Bhupal Shah

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Nara Bhupal Shah (Nepali: नरभूपाल शाह) (1697–1743) was the father of Prithvi Narayan Shah. Nara Bhupal Shah was the son of Birbhadra Shah and the grandson of Prithvipati Shah. He was the king of the Gorkha state in Nepal. He was a brave and courageous man. He tried to extend his kingdom by capturing Nuwakot but he failed. After his death his eldest son Prithvi Narayan Shah completed the annexation of Nuwakot and even the Kathmandu Valley, in his dreams of unified Nepal. Nara Bhupal Shah is a familiar figure in Nepal history.

Preceded by
Prithvipati Shah
King of Gorkha
Succeeded by
Prithvi Narayan Shah