Nana Sahib

Nana Sahib (born 19 May 1824 – disappeared 1857), born as Dhondu Pant (Marathi- धोंडू पंत ), was a rebel Indian leader during the Indian Rebellion of 1857 who played a part in two massacres of British troops and civilians. As the adopted son of the exiled Maratha Peshwa Baji Rao II, he sought to restore the Maratha confederacy and the Peshwa tradition.

Read more about Nana Sahib:  Early Life, Inheritance, Role in The First War of Independence of 1857, Disappearance

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