Shivaji Jayanti is coming we need to know about the great King who started the Maratha samrajya and Swaraj for the country. So here is the information of the great king Shivaji Maharaj Bhonsle
Chhatrapati Shivaji Bhonsle
- Name: Shivaji Maharaj Bhonsle
- Date of birth: February 19, 1630
- Birthplace: Shivneri Fort, Pune district, Maharashtra
- Parents: Shahaji Bhonsle (Father) and Jijabai (Mother)
- Region: 1674–1680
- Spouse: Saibai, Soyarabai, Putalabai, Sakvarbai, Laxmibai, Kashibai
- Children: Sambhaji, Rajaram, Sakhubai Nimbalkar, Ranubai Jadhav, Mahadik, Rajkumaribai Shirke
- Religion: Hinduism [Maratha ]
Birth of Shivaji Maharaj Images Quotes
Shivaji Maharaj was the son of Shahaji Raje Bhonsle & Jijabai. He was born on the fort of Shivneri which is located in Junnar taluka of Pune district in Maharashtra. The official birth date of Chhatrapati Shivaji is February 19, 1630, but some historians do put the years as 1627.
What was the height and weight of शिवाजी महाराज
The great Shivaji Maharaj has a height of 5ft&2 inches(1.68m) and has a weight of approx. 50kgs. want to more about lord shiva
Wife of Shivaji Maharaj
Chhatrapati Shivaji has four wife named as
(1) Sakvarbai (1656- 1680)
The second Maratha emperor Shambhaji Bhonsale was the son of Shivaji and Saibai.
छत्रपति शिवाजी महाराज Rajyaabhishek
Shivaji Maharaj was officially crowned (Rajyaabhishek) as the king of
Maratha kingdom in 1674. The grand ceremony was held at the Fort Raigad.
Swords of Chhatrapati Shivaji
Chhatrapati Shivaji has three swords which are as follows:
Bhavani Talwar(1.1 kg)
Tulja Talwar (65 kg)
Jagdamba Talwar(65 kg)
One of the शिवाजी महाराज swords was Bhavani Talwar, it was gifted by
Krishnaji Sawant (son of Ambaji Sawant ) to Maharaj Shivaji. It has a weight of 1.1 kg.
It was the sword that was gifted by his father as an honor. Its weight is 65
kgs (which is said as per the searches and historians talks)
Shivaji Maharaj needed many swords for their soldiers so he ordered to a
sword-making people of Spain, by getting them a huge amount of order, the
Spain’s sword makers gifted him a sword which he named Jagdamba Talwar. It also weighs 65 kgs (but there is no proper evidence is there about the weight of the sword).
Name of horse Shivaji used
As everyone is curious to know about the horse used by the king Shivaji. Here is the information about the horses used by Shivaji Maharaj. शिवाजी महाराजused a breed called Bhimthadi for the army which was also known as the Deccan breed and Arabian horses. The horse army of शिवाजी महाराज was known as Bargi.
Shivaji Maharaj used seven horses in their 50 years. The name of the horses are as follows:
Throne of Shivaji Maharaj
The golden throne of शिवाजी महाराज has a weight of 1.280 tonnes in pure
gold, besides this the throne also has many precious gems. शिवाजी महाराज
was officially crowned as the king of Maratha Kingdom in 1674.
Death Of शिवाजी महाराज
Shivaji was ill in his last stage and have a fever and dysentery ( a
disease with diarrhea with blood) and on 3-5 April 1680 at the age of 52 he
died due to illness on the eve of Hanuman Jayanti. His eldest wife Putalibai
committed sati by jumping on शिवाजी महाराज funeral.
Tree chart of Shivaji Raje Bhonsale
The tree chart of the Maratha Emperor and Shahaji Bhonsale family is shown in the chart below. It is easy to remember the names by the flow chart so there is the flow chart of the Maratha Kingdom.