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"Maharaja of Mysore" was the principal title of the ruler of the the Kingdom of Mysore in India. The Kingdom of Mysore was a kingdom of southern India, which was founded about 1400 AD by the Wodeyar dynasty, who ruled the state until the independence of India in 1947, when the kingdom was merged with the Union of India. ...


The Wodeyar dynasty founded a feudatory principality in 1399, which grew into the Kingdom of Mysore. The Wodeyars ruled that kingdom almost uninterruptedly between 1399 and 1947; they ruled initially as vassals of the Vijayanagara empire (1399-1646), then as independent rulers (1646-1799), and finally as allies of the British crown (1799-1947). The Maharajas of Mysore during these 650 years were: The Wodeyar dynasty (also spelt as Wadiyar-by the British and the Royal family members themselves and also as Odeyar by some) was an Indian royal dynasty that ruled the Kingdom of Mysore from 1399 to 1947, until the independence of India from British rule and the subsequent unification of... Events September 90 - Parksey peaked for the first time September 30 - Accession of Henry IV of England October 13 - Coronation of Henry IV of England November 1 - Accession of John VI, Duke of Brittany Births William Canynge, English merchant (approximate date; died 1474) Zara Yaqob, Emperor of Ethiopia (died 1468... The Kingdom of Mysore was a kingdom of southern India, which was founded about 1400 AD by the Wodeyar dynasty, who ruled the state until the independence of India in 1947, when the kingdom was merged with the Union of India. ... The Wodeyar dynasty (also spelt as Wadiyar-by the British and the Royal family members themselves and also as Odeyar by some) was an Indian royal dynasty that ruled the Kingdom of Mysore from 1399 to 1947, until the independence of India from British rule and the subsequent unification of... Events September 90 - Parksey peaked for the first time September 30 - Accession of Henry IV of England October 13 - Coronation of Henry IV of England November 1 - Accession of John VI, Duke of Brittany Births William Canynge, English merchant (approximate date; died 1474) Zara Yaqob, Emperor of Ethiopia (died 1468... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Vijayanagara empire was based in the Deccan, in peninsular and southern India, from 1336 onwards. ...


Maharajas of Mysore

// Definition The word Maharaja (also spelled maharajah) comes from the Sanskrit words maha meaning great and raja meaning king. Its use is primarily for Hindu potentates (ruler or sovereign). ... The Kingdom of Mysore was a kingdom of southern India, which was founded about 1400 AD by the Wodeyar dynasty, who ruled the state until the independence of India in 1947, when the kingdom was merged with the Union of India. ... Events September 90 - Parksey peaked for the first time September 30 - Accession of Henry IV of England October 13 - Coronation of Henry IV of England November 1 - Accession of John VI, Duke of Brittany Births William Canynge, English merchant (approximate date; died 1474) Zara Yaqob, Emperor of Ethiopia (died 1468... Events July 31 - Hundred Years War: Battle of Cravant - The French army is defeated at Cravant on the banks of the river Yonne. ... Events July 31 - Hundred Years War: Battle of Cravant - The French army is defeated at Cravant on the banks of the river Yonne. ... Events September 23 - Battle of Blore Heath. ... Events September 23 - Battle of Blore Heath. ... Events February 18 - George, Duke of Clarence, convicted of treason against his older brother Edward IV of England, is privately executed in the Tower of London. ... Events February 18 - George, Duke of Clarence, convicted of treason against his older brother Edward IV of England, is privately executed in the Tower of London. ... Events January 20 - Christian II becomes King of Denmark and Norway. ... 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This office holders article needs to be wikified. ... 1894 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1902 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Who was this philosopher-king, who was seen by Paul Brunton as living the ideal described in Plato’s Republic, who had been compared to the Emperor Ashoka by the English statesman Lord Samuel, and who was termed Rajarishi by Mahatma Gandhi? H.H. Maharaja Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV, known... 1894 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... ( with Queen Elizabeth II) Maharaja Jaya Chama Raja Wadiyar Maharaja Jaya Chamaraja Wadiyar also known by many other variations like jayachamaraja wadiyar, jaya chama raja wadiyar, jaya chamarajendra wadiyar and many times wadiyar replaced with the more popular wodeyar surname and at times with the royal appellation like Bahadur. ... 1940 was a leap year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Rajpramukh was an administrative title in India. ... Karnataka (ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ in Kannada) is one of the four southern states of India. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Karnataka (ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ in Kannada) is one of the four southern states of India. ... 1956 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Tamil Nadu (தமிழ் நாடு, Land of the Tamils) is a state at the southern tip of India. ... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1966 was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ...

See Also

  1. Maharaja
  2. Kingdom of Mysore
  3. Vijayanagara Empire
  4. British Raj

// Definition The word Maharaja (also spelled maharajah) comes from the Sanskrit words maha meaning great and raja meaning king. Its use is primarily for Hindu potentates (ruler or sovereign). ... The Kingdom of Mysore was a kingdom of southern India, which was founded about 1400 AD by the Wodeyar dynasty, who ruled the state until the independence of India in 1947, when the kingdom was merged with the Union of India. ... The Vijayanagara empire was based in the Deccan, in peninsular and southern India, from 1336 onwards. ... The British Raj is an informal term for the British colonial administration of most of the Indian subcontinent, or present-day India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, also included from 1886 was Burma. ...

External Link

http://www.4dw.net/royalark/India/mysore.htm


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University of Mysore (724 words)
The University of Mysore is among the foremost institutions of its kind, and is an enduring symbol in the sphere of higher education in India.
It was founded by the then Maharaja of Mysore, His Highness Sri Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV and his Dewan, the renowned engineer—statesman, Sir M.Visvesvaraya, on July 27, 1916.
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History of Mysore (823 words)
Mysore is the former Capital of the erstwhile Wodeyars and the state of Mysore.
Mysore, or Mahishur as it was called in the past, traces its history back to the mythical past, when Goddess Chamundeshwari of Chamundi Hills killed the wicked buffalo-headed demon, Mahishasura.
Mysore also has associations with the Mahabharatha and King Ashoka of 3rd century B.C. During the Wodeyar rule, Mysore reached the zenith of its glory as a fabled center of oriental splendor.
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