Uthram Thirunal Marthanda Varma
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|Uthram Thirunal Marthanda Varma|
|Maharaja of Travancore|
|Born||September 26, 1814|
|Died||August 18, 1860(aged 45)|
|Consort||Thiruvattar Ammachi Panapillai Amma Srimathi Madhavi Pillai Kochamma|
|Father||Changanasseri Rajaraja Varma Koyithampuran|
|Mother||Gowri Lakshmi Bayi|
Uthram Thirunal Marthanda Varma (26 September 1814 – 18 August 1860) was the Maharajah of Travancore state in southern India, succeeding his elder brother Maharajah Swathi Thirunal in 1846 till his demise in 1860. Known for his progressive rule, he abolished slavery in the kingdom. He was succeeded by his nephew Maharajah Ayilyam Thirunal in 1860. His mother was Her Highness Maharani Gowri Lakshmi Bayi. He was married to Thiruvattar Ammachi Panapillai Amma Srimathi Madhavi Pillai Kochamma of the Thiruvattar Ammaveedu, who died in 1860, a few months before the Maharajah's death. She was the younger sister of Maharajah Swathi Thirunal's consort. The Maharajah's daughter was married by his nephew and heir Maharajah Ayilyam Thirunal.
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Uthram Thirunal Marthanda VarmaBorn: 26 September 1814 Died: 18 August 1860
|Maharaja of Travancore