Maharana Pratap

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Birthday
9, 1540
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jan 19, 1597 (56)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
9, 1540
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Jan 19, 1597 (56)

About

Former ruler of the Indian region of Mewar, today known as Rajasthan. He is remembered for his bravery against Akbar, the Mughal emperor.

Before Fame

He was coronated as king of Mewar following the reign of his father, Maharana Udai Singh.

Trivia

His bravery during the battle of Haldighati was immortalized in the Indian folk song “O Neele Ghode raa Aswaar”.

Family Life

He had 11 wives, with whom he had a total of 17 sons and 5 daughters.

Associated With

He ruled over the area of India now known as Rajasthan, which was governed by Pratibha Patil from 2004 to 2007.