Duleep Singh

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Birthday
6, 1838
Birthplace
Pakistan
Death Date
Oct 22, 1893 (55)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
6, 1838
Birthplace
Pakistan
Death Date
Oct 22, 1893 (55)

About

Maharaja known as the Black Prince of Perthshire who was deposed following the Second Anglo-Sikh War and converted to Christianity. His conversion and later re-initiation into Sikhism has made him the subject of controversy to this day. 

Before Fame

He took the title of Maharaja at age five following the assassination of four of his predecessors.

Trivia

He was beloved by Queen Victoria, who was the godmother of several of his children.

Family Life

He married twice and had a total of eight children. The first six children were from his first wife, Bamba Muller.

Associated With

He was the son of Ranjit Singh, founder of the Sikh Empire.