Travancore Royal Family

The Travancore Royal Family is a Hindu Nair dynasty that ruled over the Indian princely state of Travancore until 1947.The family descended from the Venad line of the Chera kings and holds the dignity of being Samantha Kshatriya. The Royal family is alternatively known as the Kupaka Swapooram, Thripappur Swaroopam, Venad Swaroopam, Vanchi Swaroopam etc.It has its seat today at Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, India. The last ruling Maharaja was Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma and Sethu Lakshmi Bayi was the last Queen Regent of Travancore. The present head of the family is Uthradom Thirunal Marthanda Varma.

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