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.


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.


Ravi Varma died in February 1864 in Thripunithura.


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