Ravi Varma IV

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Ravi Varma IV (died February 1864) was an Indian monarch who ruled the Kingdom of Cochin from 1853 to 1864.

Reign[edit]

Ravi Varma was the younger brother of Kerala Varma IV and succeeded the latter on his death at Benares in February 1853. Ravi Varma was not a capable monarch and had disagreements with his Diwan Venkata Rayar whom he sacked in 1860.

Death[edit]

Ravi Varma died in February 1864 in Thripunithura.

References[edit]

Regnal titles
Preceded by
Kerala Varma IV
Maharaja of Cochin
1853–1864
Succeeded by
Rama Varma XIV