Ranjit Singh

Ranjit Singh

Maharaja Ranjit Singh (13 November 1780 – 27 June 1839) was the founder of the Sikh Empire, which came to power in the Indian subcontinent in the early half of the 19th century. The empire, based in the Punjab region, existed from 1799 to 1849. It was forged, on the foundations of the Khalsa, under the leadership of Maharaja Ranjit Singh from a collection of autonomous Sikh Misls. Ranjt Singh was succeeded by his son, Kharak Singh.

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... Maharaja Ranjit Singh died in 1839, after a reign of nearly forty years, leaving seven sons by different queens ... of Kangra, daughter of Maharaja Sansar Chand, committed Sati with Ranjit's body as Ranjit's head lay in her lap some of the other wives also joined her and committed Sati ... The throne went to his eldest son Kharak Singh and the empire began to crumble due to poor governance and political infighting among his heirs ...
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... He was originally from Gujranwala, the region where Maharaja Ranjit Singh's Misl, the Sukerchakias held sway.He was son of Hushnak rai and grandson of Dharam jass and worked under Dal Singh of Akalgarh and had two ... Along with Hari Singh Nalwa, he was one of the top commanders in Ranjit Singh's army ... As a general under Ranjit Singh, he wrested the 'subah' (province) of Multan from the Durrani Afghans in 1823, after which he was made governor of the region, instituting improvements ...
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... By the late 18th century, the Sikhs under Maharaja Ranjit Singh controlled the region and had even placed a garrison at Chamba, forced the hill states to pay tribute to them ... Ranjit Singh deposed the hill princes, including the more powerful Kangra ruler, Sansar Chand Katoch, but spared Chamba, given that the Wazir Nathu of Chamba had been important as an ambassador in ... After Ranjit Singh’s death, Chamba became unprotected and was drawn into the vortex of the disintegration of the Sikh Kingdom ...
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... The Sikh army of Ranjit Singh met the most stiff resistance by Mishkar Khan the then Khan of Shewa, and was hailed as a lion, who chases the Sikhs like a lion chases his prey, as narrated by Hari Singh ... Ranjit Singh offered him a huge state for ending up the resistance but he refused and received martyrdom while fighting, along with his ten brothers ...

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