Kanthirava Narasaraja II

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Kanthirava Narasaraja II
Wodeyar of Mysore
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Reign 1704 - 1714
Predecessor Chikka Devaraja
Born 1673
Died 1714
House Wodeyar
Father Chikka Devaraja
Mother Devajammanni
Flag of Mysore.svg Mysore Kings


Under Vijayanagara Empire


Yaduraya Wodeyar (1399–1423)
Chamaraja Wodeyar I (1423–1459)
Timmaraja Wodeyar I (1459–1478)
Chamaraja Wodeyar II (1478–1513)
Chamaraja Wodeyar III (1513–1553)
Independent Wodeyar Kings


Timmaraja Wodeyar II (1553–1572)
Chamaraja Wodeyar IV (1572–1576)
Chamaraja Wodeyar V (1576–1578)
Raja Wodeyar I (1578–1617)
Chamaraja Wodeyar VI (1617–1637)
Raja Wodeyar II (1637–1638)
Narasaraja Wodeyar I (1638–1659)
Dodda Devaraja Wodeyar (1659–1673)
Chikka Devaraja Wodeyar (1673–1704)
Narasaraja Wodeyar II (1704–1714)
Krishnaraja Wodeyar I (1714–1732)
Chamaraja Wodeyar VII (1732–1734)
Krishnaraja Wodeyar II (1734–1766)
Under Haider Ali and Tipu Sultan


Krishnaraja Wodeyar II (1734–1766)
Nanjaraja Wodeyar (1766–1770)
Chamaraja Wodeyar VIII (1770–1776)
Chamaraja Wodeyar IX (1776–1796)
Under British Rule


Krishnaraja Wodeyar III (1799–1831)
(Monarchy abolished)

Titular monarchy (1831–1881)

Krishnaraja Wodeyar III (1831–1868)
Chamaraja Wodeyar X (1868–1881)
(Monarchy restored)

Under British Rule and Dominion of India (1881–1950)

Chamaraja Wodeyar X (1881–1894)
Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV (1894–1940)
Jayachamaraja Wodeyar (1940–1950)
(Monarchy abolished)

Titular monarchy (1950–present)

Jayachamaraja Wodeyar (1950–1974)
Srikanta Wodeyar (1974–2013)
Yaduveera Chamaraja Wadiyar (2015–present)

Kanthirava Narasaraja II was the Wodeyar ruler of the Indian state of Mysore from 1704 to 1714 CE. He was born deaf and came to be called Múk-arasu (literally "mute king").[1] He succeeded to the throne through the influence of the chief minister, Tirumalaiyangar.[1] During his reign, his delavayi (chief of the army), who was also named Kanthirava, led an expedition to subdue Chik Ballapur, but was killed during the fighting.[1] His son later took over and succeeded in establishing Mysore's suzerainty.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Rice 1897a, p. 369