Chimnaji Damodar Moghe, popularly known as Chimnaji Damodar, was among the first Sardars to cross the boundary of Maharashtra to engage Mughal forces located in the central and northern regions of South Asia in 1698. He also served as Rajadnya in the court of Emperor Chhatrapati Shahu and as Peshwa (Prime Minister) to the court of Chhatrapati Sambhaji II of Kolhapur.
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... In 1707, when Shahu was released by Mughals, Chimnaji Damodar left Tarabai and joined Shahu ... Vishwanath’s death, Bajirao became the new Peshwa over objections raised by Damodar that Bajirao lacked the experience required for such a responsible post ... He had one son named Balwantrao Damodar ...