Pratap Singh Shah

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Pratap Singh Shah
King of Nepal
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Reign 11 January 1775 – 17 November 1777
Coronation 12 January 1775[1]
Predecessor Prithvi Narayan Shah
Successor Rana Bahadur Shah
Born 16 April 1751
Gorkha, Nepal
Died 17 November 1777 (aged 26) (tuberculosis)
Kathmandu, Nepal
Spouse Rajendra Rajya Laxmi Devi
Maiju Rani Maneshvari Devi
Rani Bhitryani Devi
Issue Nagendra Shah (died young)
Rana Bahadur Shah
Bidur Bahadur Shah
Sher Bahadur Shah
Dynasty House of Shah
Father Prithvi Narayan Shah
Mother Narendra Rajya Laxmi Devi
Religion Hinduism Thakuri (Rajput)

Pratap Singh Shah, King of Nepal (Nepali: प्रतापसिंह शाह) (1751–1777)[2] was the second King of Nepal. He was the eldest son of Prithvi Narayan Shah, the king who first unified Nepal.

He became King at the age of 24 in 1775. Pratap Singha Shah rules only up to 1777 for 36 months and died of natural causes at the age of 26. He was succeeded by his two-year-old son Rana Bahadur Shah. He did not actively participate in the unification campaign led by his father, and the boundaries of Nepal kept extending as his brother Prince Bahadur Shah continued the unification campaign during his reign. He was more involved in the Royal luxuries rather than the unification campaign.


Pratap Singh Shah
Born: 16 April 1751 Died: 17 November 1777
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Prithvi Narayan Shah
King of Nepal
Succeeded by
Rana Bahadur Shah