Kanthirava Narasaraja II

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Kanthirava Narasaraja II
Maharaja of Mysore
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Reign 1704–1714
Predecessor Chikka Devaraja (father)
Successor Dodda Krishnaraja I (son)
Born 1673
Died 1714
Issue Dodda Krishnaraja I
House Wodeyar
Father Chikka Devaraja
Mother Devajammanni

Kanthirava Narasaraja II was the fifteenth maharaja of the Kingdom of Mysore from 1704 to 1714. 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 prime minister, Tirumala Iyengar.[1] During his reign, his dalvoy (chief of the army), who was also named Kanthirava, led an expedition to subdue Chikkaballapur, but was killed during the fighting.[1] His son later took over and succeeded in establishing Mysore's suzerainty.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d Rice 1897a, p. 369

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